Alan Chen, Senior Consultant with Treliant, is a professional with over 10 years of experience in trade finance compliance, Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act (AML/BSA) regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions, and anti-bribery compliance.
Prior to joining Treliant, Alan worked at BNP Paribas, a top international bank, where he monitored the firm’s daily Trade Finance business activities regarding U.S. economic sanctions and the laws, regulations, and internal guidelines to deter criminal activities and terrorist financing through the use of Trade-Based Money Laundering (TBML) techniques. His role involved managing OFAC filtering processes, reviewing all trade documents for red flags, performing vessel movement tracking, and detecting fraud and other suspicious activities.
Alan began his career at Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. as a Logistic Trading Coordinator. Within Mitsui’s grain distribution operations, he performed contract negotiations, logistics, reconciliations, risk assessments, and contract reviews for audit purposes.
Alan is a graduate of State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he studied Business Management and Asian Studies. He is in the process of obtaining his certification as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He is also proficient in the Mandarin (Chinese) language.
Areas of Specialization
- Anti-Money Laundering / Bank Secrecy Act