European Forum on

Financial Crime & Sanctions Risk Management

November 3 - 5, 2021 Surrey, United Kingdom
Received an invitation or already a member of the Forum? Login to view further details.


The Steering Committee welcomes up to 48 senior in-house practitioners and leading advisors who specialize in financial crime and sanctions risk for financial institutions. Participants are drawn from across the United Kingdom and Europe with a complement of selected representatives from abroad.

Using candid, seminar-style discussions at this annual meeting, the group shares the most pressing issues they face and examine trends and developments across jurisdictions to learn how others address these problems and work together to identify solutions.

2021 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Members

  • Alma Angotti Partner, Financial Services Global Legislative and Regulatory Risk Leader Guidehouse London, United Kingdom
  • Marike M. Bakker Partner NautaDutilh N.V. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sterling Daines Chief Compliance Officer Diem Networks Zürich, Switzerland

    Sterling is the Chief Compliance Officer of Diem Networks and leads all aspects of financial crime compliance. Sterling brings extensive experience in the financial crime compliance discipline having had leadership roles across banking, financial services, and standard-setting bodies.  Previously, Sterling was a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance for Credit Suisse; a Managing Director in Compliance at Goldman Sachs, and a Principal with Deloitte.

  • Dr. Peter Hsu Partner Bär & Karrer Zürich, Switzerland
  • Ben Kingsley Partner Slaughter and May London, United Kingdom
  • Thomas J. Koffer Global Anti-Corruption & Economic Sanctions Compliance Credit Suisse New York, United States
  • Livio Russo Group Ethics Officer & Group MLRO Generali Milan, Italy
  • Nadine Weyers Head of Financial Crime Barclays Bank plc London, United Kingdom

    Nadine Weyers
    Head of Financial Crime, Barclays UK
    Nadine is the Head of Financial Crime for Barclays UK (Senior management accountabilities effective since April 2018). Prior to this, Nadine joined Barclays in November 2005 and has worked in a varied number of Legal and Compliance, as well as Financial Crime roles within Europe and Emerging Markets.  Nadine was appointed as the Europe Retail Business Banking Money Laundering Reporting Officer in late 2007 where she gained Pan-EU regulatory experience. She held this position until moving into the role of the Head of Sanctions in February 2012.


    In 2013, Nadine was promoted to the Barclays Global Head of Sanctions as part of a wider functionalization exercise within Financial Crime. In late 2015, Nadine was seconded to South Africa and appointed as the Acting Head of Financial Crime for BAGL on an Interim basis whilst recruiting someone permanently into the role.


    Before joining Barclays, following Nadine’s decision to widen her international experience she moved from South Africa to London in 2001.  She started her career in the International Financial Services sector and gained extensive Regulatory and Compliance experience holding a number of varied positions in a number of top tier Global Financial Organisations including Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche, JP Morgan Chase and Brewin Dolphin Securities.


    As a qualified Solicitor of the High Court of South Africa – Nadine practiced law at Deneys Reitz Attorneys (now merged with Norton Rose) in Durban South Africa.


    Nadine graduated from the University of Natal, Durban, South Africa and has an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Social Sciences and a postgraduate Bachelor of Laws degree.


    Nadine is happily married to Jaco and lives in Surrey.

Forum Director

  • Emma Phillips Senior Forum Director Cambridge Forums Toronto, Canada M: +1 437 216 3119

    Emma is Senior Forum Director and Financial Services Lead at Cambridge Executive Connections (CEC), a subsidiary of Cambridge Forums, Inc. Naturally curious and a lifelong learner, Emma has developed and managed a variety of meetings in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Before joining Cambridge, Emma was Assistant Vice President, Global Marketing at State Street in Canada, where she spent close to two decades of her career, offering her a great depth of knowledge and understanding of the financial and investment sectors. In Emma’s current role, she leads CEC’s Financial Services portfolio, including programs for institutional investors, banking, private funds, risk, and governance professionals.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. EXCEL. This is a different event, unlike any you've attended

Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions between outside and in-house counsel considered preeminent leaders in financial institutions enforcement.


Learn why people return year after year

Hear how our participants describe the practical benefits of our forums.

Emma Phillips

Forum Director


+1 437 216 3119


ephillips@cambridgeforums.comEmail Emma

Account Login Log in to view your upcoming forums, download materials, update your personal information and more.
Reset Password Enter the email address associated with your account, and we’ll email you a link to reset your password.
Password Reset Email Sent An email has been sent to . Follow the directions in the email to reset your password.
Set Your Password to Log in An email has been sent to . Follow the directions in the email to set your password and log in.
Two-Factor Authentication A message with a verification code has been sent to your device. Please enter the code to continue.
Two-Factor Authentication An email with a verification code has been sent to you. Please enter the code to continue.

Terms of Use

The Site is for your personal use only. As a condition of your use of the Site, you agree:


  1. To keep your registration and contact information up to date at all times;
  2. To keep your password for the Site and any Communities confidential and not to share any such password with any person or entity;
  3. Not to use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful under applicable law, or prohibited by these Terms of Use;
  4. Not to defame or disparage any person or entity, or make comments of an obscene, derogatory or offensive manner or otherwise use the Site or its Content in a way that brings us or any third party into disrepute, or causes us to be liable to any third party;
  5. Not to reverse engineer, decompile, copy, modify, distribute, transmit, license, sublicense, display, revise, perform, transfer, sell or otherwise make available to any third party or otherwise publish, deep-link, create derivative works from, or exploit in any way the Site or its Content except as permitted by us under these Terms of Use, the Communities Terms of Use or any Rules;
  6. Not to use the Site to distribute viruses or malware or other harmful software or HTML code or other similar material;
  7. Not to represent or suggest that we endorse any other business, product or service unless we have separately agreed to do so in writing; and,
  8. That you are solely responsible for all costs and expenses you may incur in relation to your use of the Site and shall be solely responsible for keeping your password and other account details confidential.


We reserve the right to terminate, prevent or suspend your access to the Site if you do not comply with any part of these Terms of Use, the Communities Terms of Use, any Rule or any applicable law.


Please review the Website Terms of Use for details on Ownership, Use and Intellectual Property Rights, Trade-marks, Software, Submitting Information to the Site, Communication with Us or Other Users, Accuracy of information and availability of the Site, Hyperlinks and Third-Party Sites, Warranties, Limitation of Liability, and Cookies.


By clicking “I Agree”, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the other terms, conditions, and documents referred to in them. If you do not agree with or accept any of these Terms and Conditions, you should cease using the Site immediately. If you have any questions about the Site or these Terms of Use, please contact