Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Global Financial Crime Officer
AXA Group

Bob Walsh is the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Global Financial Crime Officer for AXA Group. AXA provides insurance, investment management and banking in over 50 countries. Bob is based in New York.

His main focus is ensuring compliance with international laws on anti-money laundering, international sanctions, bribery and cross-border tax evasion.

His outside activities include:

  • Industry consultation to the Financial Action Task Force and the US Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group
  • The Financial Crime Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors
  • Chairing the Sanctions in Insurance Roundtable, comprised of most major global insurance companies

Bob started his career at an international bank, and had subsequent roles as a securities regulator, and as an executive at an innovative technology firm.

Bob has a Political Science degree from McGill University, a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.