Douglas (“Doug”) Sloan is the Director of Commercial Financial Crime & Sanctions Risk Management for 5 Stones intelligence. Mr. Sloan is a leading Subject Matter Expert (SME) with 30 years of complex work within the global banking industry. On behalf of 5 Stones intelligence commercial Clients, he leads Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Anti Financial Crime (AFC) services, strengthening compliance and sanctions (e.g. OFAC) programs, as well as conducting a variety of forensic financial investigations. Mr. Sloan manages 5 Stones’ risk mitigation services for foreign and domestic financial institutions and leads complex financial investigations and asset tracing initiatives. Mr. Sloan is responsible for developing and delivering customized AML/AFC training programs to both the public and private sectors.
Mr. Sloan performs risk assessments; develops risk-based Client business models; conducts in-depth financial investigations; and augments control programs tailored to specific Client risks. Through 5 Stones’ government services programs, Mr. Sloan supports law enforcement agencies around the world, assisting in numerous complex and sensitive criminal investigations, and has testified in court on numerous occasions involving high-profile cases as an expert witness. Mr. Sloan has been recognized by international law enforcement agencies for his services, including the highest award conferred by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”). He has also received commendations from the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”); the US Secret Service; the US National Security, Joint Counter-Terrorism Task Force; the US-HSI; the National Crime Agency of the United Kingdom; and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs of the United Kingdom. He has counselled officials from various governments as well as senior business leaders in the European Union, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Mr. Sloan also holds security clearance from the US Department of Justice.
Mr. Sloan has held numerous AFC functions including Head for Transaction Banking; Head of Sanctions and Global Head of Special Investigations. In his capacity leading Global Special Investigations, initiated and led a program that facilitated cooperation between the international law enforcement community and the international banking community in the global fight against all categories of large, complex financial crimes. From such collaboration, public-private partnerships were developed in numerous jurisdictions in the global fight against financial crimes. Mr. Sloan serves on numerous domestic and international industry working groups dealing with AFC/AML and sanctions issues including the Wolfsburg Group, the Clearing House, and many international US Treasury/US State Department financial crime and anti-terrorist financing initiatives.
Mr. Sloan previously served as a Bank Examiner for the US Federal Reserve System.
Mr. Sloan graduated from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy of Tufts and Harvard Universities with a “double” Masters in International Law and Finance. His undergraduate studies are in the humanities and accounting. In addition to English, he is fluent in German; has intermediate command of Spanish and Dutch; and basic skills in Hungarian, Italian and Afrikann.