Jennifer Hanley-Giersch has eighteen years experience in the field of corporate intelligence, investigations and risk asessment. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. She has worked for some of the most renowned risk management firms headquartered in London and New York.
Jennifer’s expertise is in reputational due diligence; fraud, money laundering and corruption investigations; asset recovery and litigation support as well as compliance adisory topics related to regulatory requirements such as anti money laundering, sanctions, counter terrorism, fraud prevention and financial crime risk assessment. She is a fluent Italian, German and English speaker and has knowledge of French, Spanish and Portuguese.
She has extensive experience in undertaking due diligence investigations globally. Jennifer is active in a number of industry associations where she is involved in developing standards and contributing to the development of professional training and certificates for ACAMS – Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Quadriga University Hochschule, as well as industry standards for business partner compliance at Deutsches Institut für Compliance. She is also a founding board member of ACAMS Germany Chapter which is active in Berlin, Frankfurt, and Munich and wider DACH region. Jennifer is also responsible for managing Berlin Risks’ strategic relationship with the German Council of Foreign Affairs’ consulting arm, DGAP Consulting.
Jennifer is part of the initiative „Starke Frauen – Starker Mittelstand (Strong Women – Strong Medium-Sized Businesses)” at the BVMW – Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft (German Association of Medium-Sized Businesses). In and interview she shares her experiences as a founder and entrepreneur. Read the full interview here.