Daniel Tannebaum

Partner and Americas Anti-Financial Crime Head
Daniel Tannebaum is a Partner and member of the Americas Risk and Public Policy Practice. He leads the Anti-Financial Crime Practice for the Americas and serves as the firm’s Global Head of Sanctions. Dan is based in the firm’s New York City office.

Dan provides Anti Money Laundering (“AML”) and Sanctions regulatory crisis management support to global financial institutions including banks, broker dealers and money services businesses. He also provides strategic AML and Sanctions Compliance Program support during both program creation and remediation. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, he was a Partner at a global consulting firm where he supported the Global AML and Sanctions Remediation for several G-SIFIs under investigation or subject to enforcement actions. He’s led the design of target operating models, program governance frameworks, policies and procedures, and communication strategies for over a dozen global financial institutions.

Dan has advised a number of technology, hospitality and aviation companies with respect to their Export Control and Sanctions risk. The support ranged from response and remediation related to regulatory scrutiny, to generalized program strategy and enhancement support. He has also advised numerous governments in advance of their FATF and APG Mutual Evaluations, as well as in relation to their national risk assessment process. He also supported the delegation for the 2006 US Mutual Evaluation process and National Risk Assessment.

Previously Dan served as the Head of Compliance for the Americas and Global Sanctions Champion at Travelex. In this capacity he directed a staff of over 30 Compliance professionals in the U.S., Canada and Brazil. Before joining Travelex, Dan was the OFAC Compliance Coordinator for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he advised on OFAC issues.

Dan began his career in Compliance when he served as a Compliance Officer with the Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury. Dan received the FBI Director’s Certificate for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest in May 2007.

Dan is a highly sought-after speaker on financial crime issues and is often quoted in print publications and is a regular guest on business television and radio. He holds a BA from The George Washington University in Political Science.