As Deputy Head of the Global Financial Crime Unit, Global Compliance Department, Zana Kelava is currently leading the Commerzbank AG working group on human trafficking and child sexual abuse for the Anti-Financial Crime Alliance (AFCA) Workstream 2. She is also Functional Project Lead for major Financial Crime investigations (such as Paradise Papers, Russian Laundromat, Troika Laundromat and Luanda Leaks).
Zana’s role also involves the forensic-criminalistic analysis of financial transactions including Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions & Embargoes and Counter Terrorist Financing. She is responsible for the development, implementation and enhancement of Business Intelligence (BI) solutions and the development of risk mitigation measures, as well as the EFIPPP (Europol Financial Intelligence Private Public Partnership).
Zana has been with Commerzbank since 2014, establishing herself as a well respected authority within compliance for the bank. Former roles included Senior Advisor “Transactions and Anti-Money Laundering“ at Zagrebacka Banka (UniCredit Group).