Eunice Lee

Previous Experience
  • Vice President, Compliance & Ethics and Head of Global Anti-Corruption, American Express
  • Director, Compliance & Ethics, for American Express Global Prepaid and Global Foreign Exchange Services
  • Vice President, Corporate AML Compliance, JP Morgan Chase
  • Associate Director, Anti-Money Laundering Group, Bear Stearns

Eunice Lee

Associate Managing Director | APAC Deputy Head, Financial Crime Compliance

Eunice is an Associate Managing Director and APAC Deputy Head of Financial Crime Compliance. She is based in Exiger’s New York office, where she focuses on the firm’s financial crimes compliance advisory practice, specializing in anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

Eunice comes to Exiger with significant experience in financial crime compliance. Before joining Exiger, she was a Vice-President and Head of Global Anti-Corruption at American Express. Eunice’s responsibilities there included developing, establishing, and enhancing global minimum standards for anti-corruption due diligence, management of third parties, gifts and hospitality, and training. She also developed and managed anti-corruption compliance risk assessments, and advised on anti-corruption compliance due diligence for the company’s M&A activity.

Prior to leading Global Anti-Corruption, Eunice was a Director with the compliance team for the American Express prepaid card, foreign exchange and international payments products and services. In that role, she advised business and operational groups on implementing risk-based compliance and anti-money laundering (AML) policies and procedures, and managed multi-state examinations of the company’s money services business activity.

Eunice joined American Express from JPMorgan Chase, where she was a Vice President in Corporate AML Compliance and assisted in coordinating global AML policy across the firm.

Additionally, Eunice worked at Bear Stearns, and assisted in AML integration projects, including OFAC and other watch list screening. As an Associate Director in the AML Group at Bear Stearns, Eunice supervised OFAC screening, and developed and implemented screening for internal watch lists. She also assisted in developing and drafting global requirements for customer identification, enhanced due diligence on foreign financial institutions, written supervisory procedures, and AML requirements for new businesses and affiliated entities.

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
  • Boston University, J.D.