Lora von Ploetz is the Head of Global Financial Crime Unit at Commerzbank, where she is overseeing the cross-border evaluation of significant financial crime events by, tracking, investigating, analysing and reporting of such on a global scale and information sharing within Commerzbank group-wide. Before taking this position, Lora von Ploetz was Senior Sanctions Officer overseeing New York, London and Dubai sanctions operations. Lora von Ploetz has held various compliance and legal regulatory management roles at Western Union, UniCredit, etc. She holds a LL.M Law and Finance from the Goethe University in Frankfurt and a Master of Law from the University of St. Kliment Ohridski.