Oonagh van den Berg

Over 19 years experience in compliance and regulation, with key focus on FinTech and Crypto Compliance framework development. An Innovative industry disruptor pushing to change the status quo:

🧩 Working with financial regulators and industry bodies to help scope and develop more effective and efficient regulations which align to ESG expectations

✅ Working towards better detection methods within the financial sector to help identify and prevent socially imperative issues such as Human Trafficking, Modern Day Slavery and Illegal Wildlife Trading

🔨 Breaking down financial barriers to career entry and growth in financial institutions compliance risk through networking and affordable quality

What makes you a Risky Woman?

Advocate for implementation of Ethical Culture and Decision Making in Financial Institutions. Financial Crime, Fintech and Crypto regulation and risk control development Subject Matter Expert, with focus on Automation and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning implementation. Each of us can make a difference but together we can make change happen!

Name your top 3 achievements

  1. My children
  2. Setting up RAW Compliance - a global compliance industry social enterprise to help information and knowledge sharing
  3. Establishing a business during the pandemic - Virtual Risk Solutions VRS Limited - and being able to transition totally to virtual business offerings including trainings

What is the biggest risk you’ve taken in your career?

Speaking up and asking questions! It sounds simple but it's not always encouraged. Also I suppose setting up a business in the middle of a pandemic was a risk.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

I successfully completed the Potential Officer Candidate Course (POC) with the intention of joining the Royal Navy after university.

What is the best quality for successful leaders in Risk?



RAW Compliance
CEO & Founder

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Hong Kong
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