Michaela Arndt

Head, Sanctions Compliance, Americas and Group Head, US Sanctions
Standard Chartered (Newark, NJ)

MICHAELA ARNDT is the Head, Sanctions Compliance, Americas and Group Head, US Sanctions at Standard Chartered Bank. Ms. Arndt is responsible for building a robust and sustainable Sanctions Compliance Program to effectively mitigate sanctions risks. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank in October 2015, Ms. Arndt was the Global OFAC Officer and Head of AML and Sanctions, Americas at the Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”). Before her tenure at RBS, Ms. Arndt was a Compliance Executive at Bank of America. Ms. Arndt has extensive experience in cross-border regulatory issues within the financial services industry, as well as the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Ms. Arndt holds a BA in Literature from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a MA in Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.