Charalambos is the owner and Director of CSA-PRO Solutions Ltd and a co-owner and a co-Director of CiSero Ltd, companies specializing in providing compliance services to financial institutions. CSA PRO Solutions provides consultancy and training on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing to financial institutions regulated by the Central Bank of Cyprus and the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission; members of the Cyprus Bar Association, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus and the Cyprus Fiduciary Association as well as to other professionals. Charalambos expertise includes the design and development of compliance programs, compliance risk assessment and analysis, compliance systems evaluation and compliance training.
Charalambos has an MBA degree from Vanderbilt University and a B.A. from York University (Canada). He has more than 30 years of work experience of which 28 are in the financial services industry. In addition to working as a Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO), he has worked in the finance, retail and corporate sectors of financial institutions. His extensive experience in compliance (last 10 years) ranges from Know-Your-Customer due diligence processes, customer risk assessment and case management to AML compliance program development, implementation and evaluation. He is also qualified for the Provision for Investments in Financial Instruments from the CySEC.
Furthermore, throughout his career with the major Banking Institution and specifically during the last fifteen years, he has been giving numerous lectures and training seminars relative to the financial sector. During the past six years he has delivered more than 500 hours of compliance training to Financial Organisations’ employees / managers.
Charalambos’s education, training and practical experiences make him a very knowledgeable and capable presenter / trainer.