John Atiyeh is a Consultant with Treliant with experience in assurance, advisory and project management in financial crimes compliance, payments, foreign exchange (FX), and general compliance. Over the past several years, John has conducted reviews of BSA/AML and Sanctions compliance programs in independent consultancy and third line of defense capacities for global / regional financial institutions and fintech companies; assurance work focused on assessing both design and operating effectiveness of key controls such as transaction monitoring, including trade finance and trade surveillance, sanctions alert dispositions and quality assurance, issue management, and customer due diligence. He has also advised clients on BSA/AML and Sanctions compliance remediation efforts with particular focus on governance and transaction monitoring processes.

In addition to work conducted within the financial crimes compliance space, he has partnered with multinational and domestic banks across a number of business units to deliver both business development goals as well as regulatory remediation. He has operational and strategic organizational banking knowledge, particularly in risk management. He also has experience in conducting risk assessments and control gap analyses for banks’ payments systems, wire desks, commercial and consumer real estate portfolios, wealth management divisions, and treasury funding offices.

Prior to joining Treliant, John was a Junior Investment Operations Associate at Cambridge Associates, where he assisted in data collection to create industry benchmarks and analyze portfolio performance. He also has experience as a Financial Analyst at a law firm in Philadelphia.

John holds a BS in Finance from the Kogod School of Business with a minor in economics at American University in Washington, DC. He holds the Bloomberg Market Concept Certification.