As Chief Compliance Officer, Lisa Rosen is responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of integrity are applied throughout all activities of the EBRD.
The Office of the Chief Compliance Officer, which is also the anti-money laundering office of the Bank, provides a range of advice and assistance to all Bank departments in assessing and evaluating integrity and reputational risks relating to proposed, as well as on-going, Bank transactions.
Ms Rosen’s office conducts Bank-wide integrity and anti-money laundering training courses, advises on actual or potential conflicts of interest in respect to the Bank’s handling of operations and investments, and investigates instances of staff misconduct as well as allegations of fraud and corruption in Bank financed projects. The Bank’s Project Complaint Mechanism which provides redress for complaints by local groups adversely affected by EBRD financed projects, is also managed by the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer.
Ms Rosen represents the EBRD in the Financial Action Task Force, the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies, MoneyVal, Transparency International’s Steering Committee on the Business Principles for Countering Corruption, and numerous other international fora.
Prior to joining the EBRD, Ms Rosen was Group Head of Compliance, Public Affairs and Regulatory Change Management at the global clearing house LCH.Clearnet. She has 20 years of legal and compliance experience in the USA and the UK. Previous positions include Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Barclays Capital and Head of Litigation and Contentious Regulatory Affairs for Europe, the Middle East and Africa with Merrill Lynch.
A United States national, Ms Rosen is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and the London School of Economics. She received her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.