Stephen Alsace, LLB, JD
Global Head, Economic Sanctions
Royal Bank of Canada
Based in Toronto, Stephen is the Global Head, Economic Sanctions at RBC Group. Previously Stephen worked at Navigant, where he helped guide financial services executives in Canada and the U.S. in developing effective sanctions, AML and anti-terrorist financing (ATF) risk management, and compliance programs. With nearly 20 years of experience in financial services and compliance, he most recently served as head of sanctions and ATF at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). He has extensive legal experience in AML and sanctions engagements across the U.S. and Canada, and has worked with financial regulators and federal law enforcement in Canada, the U.S., Hong Kong, Singapore, and the UK.