Philip Smith

Philip Smith - Associate General Counsel - AML, Sanctions & Risk, VEON

Phil is the Associate General Counsel for Sanctions, Anti-Money Laundering & Risk at VEON Ltd., in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Prior to joining VEON, Phil worked for seven years at Credit Suisse AG in Zurich, Switzerland and New York, USA. At Credit Suisse, Phil was part of the Financial Crime Legal and Compliance organization where he oversaw financial crime risk and controls, advised on customer acquisition and transactions, and interacted with prudential regulators. Phil’s previous work experience also includes opportunities at the Financial Action Task Force in Paris, France, the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control in Washington, DC, USA, and an international law firm working on an anti-bribery and corruption investigation in Stuttgart, Germany. Phil is a licensed lawyer in New York, USA and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.