Daniel Tannebaum
Partner and Head of Anti-Financial Crime, Americas
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Daniel is a Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Risk and Public Policy Practice, where he leads the Anti-Financial Crime Practice for the Americas and serves as the firm’s global lead on sanctions. Dan provides regulatory crisis management support to global financial institutions including banks, broker-dealers, and money services businesses. In addition, he provides strategic anti-money laundering (AML) and Sanctions Compliance Program support in program creation, remediation, transformation, and optimization.

A preeminent expert and in-demand speaker on financial crimes issues, Dan is regularly interviewed by leading media outlets in print, television, radio, and online, including American Banker, BBC, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, The Financial Times, The Guardian, MSNBC, The New York Times, Politico, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. 

Prior to Oliver Wyman, Dan was a Partner at a global consulting firm and specialized in anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance. Previously, Dan served as the Head of Compliance for the Americas and Global Sanctions Champion at Travelex. In this capacity, Dan directed a staff of over 30 compliance professionals in the US, Canada, and Brazil, and oversaw divisions specializing in retail/wholesale foreign exchange, corporate FX payments, prepaid access, travel insurance, and a Brazilian bank holding company. 

Before joining Travelex, Dan was the OFAC Compliance Coordinator for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he advised the bank on OFAC issues. Dan began his compliance career as a Compliance Officer with the Office of Foreign Assets Control at the US Department of the Treasury.  

His other notable achievements include receiving the FBI Director’s Certificate for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest in May 2007. Dan was also appointed to the Indian Gaming Working Group: an interagency task force comprised of various federal law enforcement agencies providing advisement to the tribal gaming community. Dan holds a BA from George Washington University in Political Science. 

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