CAMS, Head of the Regulatory Compliance Department, Infocredit Group, Cyprus
Sophie Ioannou is a CAM S Certified (since 2017) and has succeeded in the new AML CYSEC Standard in March. Sophie has more than 6 years’ experience in the AML field and is the Head of the Regulatory Compliance Department of Infocredit Group. Effective and articulate communicator in all levels, Infocredit Group management has been relying on her to effectively handle the accounts of its clients that need AML advise or training on a day to day basis. Sophie is also highly experienced in the most sophisticated AML tools in the market, such as Lexis Nexis Bridger, Lexis Nexis WorldCompliance, trained exclusively by Lexis Nexis staff. She has also received training in identifying forged ID Documents while participated in all AML related forums on the island. Three years ago, she was assigned by Infocredit Group management the drafting of the Anti-Money Laundering face to face courses for a few selected clients; as this course had huge success among customers, the company has since been delivering face to face courses on AML issues, both Basic and Advanced level on a quarterly basis. With her first bachelor degree in Journalism and Mass Media, Sophie initially worked as an investigative reporter and a newscaster for 12 years in Athens and in Nicosia (Alpha tv Greece, Sigma tv Nicosia, Radio Proto, Nicosia, Politis, Nicosia) with main focus the Cyprus problem and investigative journalism.