Damian Kalinowski

Partner, Financial Crime Unit, PwC Poland

Damian is business advisor with over 14 years of professional experience in Financial Crime services. His expertise includes Banking and Capital Markets, particularly in delivering large scale remediation and transformation programmes including Know-Your-Client (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). He combines practical industry knowledge with a structured approach to implementing effective operating models.

He has supported several global financial institutions in designing and building sustainable Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programmes and successfully embedding them within their existing organizational structures. Additionally, he has supported clients in their efforts to design and implement offshoring models for Financial Crime Operations.

Currently, he is leading a 500+ multidisciplinary team located in Poland which includes technology, process, compliance and operations specialists.
He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

He is passionate in helping people in their development process and exploiting their full potential in professional career.

Education

  • MBA in Finance at Colombia University
  • Master’s degree in Economy at Gdansk University