2022 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum


Kenneth A. Blanco

Chief Compliance Officer for Financial Crimes


Kenneth A. Blanco (Ken) is the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) for Citi’s Financial Crimes Unit and a member of Citi’s Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) Executive Management Team. In this role, Ken supports and protects Citi against financial crimes risks by overseeing the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Global Financial Crimes Investigations and Intelligence, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery programs, across all lines of business, subsidiaries and jurisdictions in which Citi operates. Prior to joining Citi in April 2021, Ken served as the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a Bureau within the U. S. Department of Treasury, where he worked to combat domestic and international financial crime and enforce regulations to protect against money laundering and its related crimes, including terrorism financing.