Head, Sanctions Compliance, Americas and Group Head, US Sanctions
Standard Chartered Bank

Michaela Arndt is Head, Sanctions Compliance, Americas and Group Head, US Sanctions at Standard Chartered Bank in New York. Ms. Arndt is responsible for the overall development, maintenance and oversight of US Sanctions and anti-boycott compliance efforts. Before commencing this role in 2015, Ms. Arndt was the Global OFAC Officer and Head of AML and Sanctions, Americas at the Royal Bank of Scotland. Before her tenure at RBS, Ms. Arndt was a Compliance Executive at Bank of America, and served in the public sector as Compliance Officer at the Office of Foreign Assets Control and Bank Examiner at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Ms. Arndt has extensive experience in cross-border regulatory issues within the financial services industry, and a solid understanding of development, administration, and enforcement of U.S. sanctions laws. Ms. Arndt holds a BA in Literature from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MA in Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.