Ruzaan Karwa

Manager, Financial Intelligence Unit at Scotiabank

Ruzaan manages a team of Anti Money laundering investigators for the Financial Intelligence Unit at Scotiabank. Prior to this, he was associated with Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Ontario Ministry of Education. He has experience in Transaction Monitoring, Enhanced Due Diligence, Correspondent Banking, Corporate Banking, and Sanctions.

¬†Ruzaan has earned 11+ awards/accolades during his 7+ years of work experience. He holds a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation, a bachelor’s degree in Finance, and a postgraduate degree in Compliance Administration.¬†

He also is a Mentor/Guest Speaker at Financial Connections Program, ACCES Employment, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), Culture Link, HOPS, and conducts 1 on 1 coaching sessions for professionals who intend to join the industry. Outside of work, Ruzaan is a self-proclaimed ‘travelholic‘ and enjoys long drives to remote places in Canada.