Jennifer Calvery

Jennifer Calvery

Jennifer Calvery is a Group General Manager and the Global Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation at HSBC in London.

Jennifer Calvery is a Group General Manager and the Global Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation at HSBC in London.In this role, she runs a unified, global capability that leverages analytics and technology to identify, analyze and investigate financial crime risks to the HSBC Group in more than 60 countries.Jennifer previously served as the Director of the Financial Crime Enforcement Network(FinCEN), the financial intelligence unit and anti-money laundering regulatory agency for the U.S. Government, which is part of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. As FinCENDirector, Jennifer strengthened the organizational design of the function to break down information silos and make the bureau more nimble given the dynamism of the financial services industry; she exercised FinCEN’s use of regulatory and enforcement authorities to protect the U.S. financial system from significant money laundering threats and AML program inadequacies; and she introduced the first global regulatory AML framework defining the obligations of virtual currency service providers. Prior to FinCEN, Jennifer spent 15 years as a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice(Justice)combating money laundering, corruption, fraud and organized crime in a variety of executive and staff roles. During her time with Justice, Jennifer specialized in the prosecution of Russian organized crime and led the development of a national security strategy to combat transnational organized crime and the creation of an intelligence operations center; during periods of significant terrorist threats, including in the days after 9/11, she served short assignments at the FBI providing legal support on FISA matters; and as Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section she was responsible for enforcement actions brought against several large global financial institutions. Jennifer has testified numerous time in front of both houses of Congress on topics including money laundering, virtual currency, and terrorist finance. Jennifer is a graduate of the George Washington University, where she was a two-time All-American athlete, and the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law.

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