Ravi De Silva recognized for achievements in risk management and accounting

Ravi De Silva has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

De Silva initially pursued a formal education at the University of Sydney, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting and business information systems. Thereafter, he obtained a diploma in computer studies from Cambridge University and executive education and organizational leadership from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Well qualified in his field, De Silva is certified as a chartered accountant, internal auditor, antimoney laundering specialist and in risk management.

De Silva began his career as a management trainee for John Swire & Sons HK and later garnered experience at various banks and global businesses. In 2011, he relocated to the United States and accepted a position as a senior manager of Protiviti Inc., and served as a consultant for JPMorgan Chase & Co. A respected voice in his field, Mr. De Silva was recruited to act as a director for American Express, an executive director for JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the head of compliance testing for anti-money laundering pre-closure testing at Citigroup. Among his career highlights, he is most proud of the work he performed at Citigroup, related to regulatory remediation of the AML program.

Since 2019, De Silva has found success as the global head of compliance testing for financial crimes and analytics at Citigroup. In this role, he manages a global team from Europe, South America, Asia, and the United States, maintaining relationships with regulators all over the world. Moreover, De Silva ensures that Citigroup manages compliance risk for financial crimes adequately and helps build technology for compliance testing across the enterprise, for financial crimes and for the consumer and banking business.

De Silva serves as a member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. He has acted as a board member for the Institute of Internal Auditors of Sydney. To help raise funds to support underprivileged schools, De Silva participates in an alumni group based in Sri Lanka.



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