Barry Koch

Barry M. Koch, Esq., CAMS, CFCS

Principal, Barry M. Koch PLLC

Barry Koch is an internationally recognized financial crimes compliance leader (former CCO and Chief AML Counsel), having successfully managed global teams of 2,000+ professionals for financial institutions conducting regulated businesses in 200+ countries and territories, in 100+ currencies, in 70 languages. He is a subject matter expert in BSA/AML, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery and Corruption. As a former assistant district attorney and member of the Supervisory Board of a European-regulated bank, he brings a unique perspective to his role on our Advisory Council.

Barry is a co-founder of the Bankers’ Alliance Against Human Trafficking and served as a Commissioner on the “Financial Sector Commission Against Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking” (The Liechtenstein Initiative), co-convened by the governments of Australia, The Netherlands and Liechtenstein, and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus. An early private-sector participant in the US Treasury Department’s “Private Sector Dialogue”, he has also participated in the “Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program” under the auspices of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Barry teaches “Global Corporate Compliance” at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and maintains a consulting practice through which he provides expert witness and advisory services in domestic and international financial crimes matters. To say we are thrilled to have Barry Koch on our Advisory Council would be an understatement!