Svitlana Burlakova

Associate Director, GRC

Svitlana Burlakova

Svitlana Burlakova is with Vistra since 2015 and brings over 17 years of professional legal and compliance experience: 14 out of those 17 are with international financial companies holding various senior-level positions (Head of Legal, Compliance departments, Risk officer): MetLife Group, Société Générale Group, BNP Paribas Group, Unicredit Bank, including over 17 years of legal experience, 14 years of compliance expertise, 11 years of senior-level positions and managerial expertise, 7 years of Risk Management practice.

Svitlana leads a team of GRC consultants working on various authorisation projects to set up businesses in and from the ADGM or DIFC. Svitlana has strong compliance and AML background and expertise including development and maintenance of the effective internal compliance/AML risk management and corporate governance frameworks in accordance with the regulatory requirements and best practice standards for the clients (financial institutions), Audit of AML and compliance frameworks of financial institutions including banks and assets managers, mentorships and supervision of the Compliance Officers/MLROs of the clients.

Svitlana is a Certified Attorney at Law; Certified Compliance Officer and Risk Manager with extensive internationally recognized qualifications.

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