Oleksandr Svyryd

Personal Information

Age
38 years
Gender
Male
Location
Zürich, Switzerland
UCGA Alumnus
2019A
UCGA Certificate
Certificate in Corporate Governance
Certificate of Participation in UCGA Board Direction
Work Experience
Associate at Banking&Finance Practice
Baker & McKenzie
Kyiv, Ukraine
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Global law firm
Over 7 years of legal client-facing experience in the top tier global law firm. Participation and leadership in the deals on the banking and finance market in Eastern Europe.

Key Focus Areas:
• Banking & Finance Regulations, M&A
• Project and Trade Finance
• Wealth Management
• Due Diligence and Compliance
• Corporate Law, Corporate Governance
• Secured (Debt) Finance) and Restructuring
• Aircraft Finance and Restructuring
• Foreign Investments
Industry
Legal Services
Functional Speciality
Legal Governance / Risk Management / Compliance
Sector
Private
Vice President, Senior Compliance Officer | Head of the Global Focus Clients Desk at Clients & Markets Intelligence | Global AML/Financial Crime Compliance
Credit Suisse AG
Zürich, Switzerland
Major global Swiss bank
• Experienced Legal and Risk Management / Compliance professional with 10+ years of leadership experience in top global banking and legal consultancy firms (front, and 2nd line of defence roles)
• Promoted to Senior Management and Team Leader with global mandate in Credit Suisse. Currently leading an innovative global compliance program focusing on lifecycle risk management of the major (and most sensitive/risky) clients, which caters the C-suite stakeholders
• Voting member of the global Compliance/FCC committee making decisions on the high / complex risk client onboarding situations, and participant of the global Crypto risks working group
• Active contributor to the strategic governance and digital transformation initiatives of the firm
• Formerly Senior Compliance Officer in Global PEP Desk at Credit Suisse, conducting the enhanced due diligence and assessments of high risk / sensitive PEPs, and leveraging my expert knowledge of the Emerging Europe markets (Russia, Ukraine et al)
• Formerly Legal Advisor / Associate in Baker & McKenzie (banking and finance practice group), engaged in transactional and advisory work in complex M&A, corporate governance, cross-border financing, and regulatory topics
• Passionate about developing new solutions and efficiencies in risk management, compliance, and corporate governance in banking, wealth and asset management industries
Industry
Banking
Financial Services
Functional Speciality
Legal Governance / Risk Management / Compliance
Sector
Private
Education
University of Oxford
Magister Juris
From
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Fields of Study
European and Comparative Law
Diploma
IE Business School
MBA
From
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Fields of Study
Global Management
Diploma
Harvard University
Diploma
Fields of Study
Disruptive Innovation
National Law Academy of Ukraine (Kharkiv)
Master of Laws
From
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Fields of Study
Law
Diploma

Accomplishments

Languages
English
Full professional proficiency
German
Professional working proficiency
French
Limited working proficiency
Russian
Native or bilingual proficiency
Ukrainian
Native or bilingual proficiency
Skills
Compliance
Legal
Decision Making
Risk Management
corporate governance
Financial Services
Global Management
Organizations
Swiss Association of Compliance Officers
Achievements
Chevening Scholar