Ms. Hue Dang established ACAMS-APAC's Regional Head Office in Hong Kong in 2008. ACAMS is an association of professionals in the Anti-Money Laundering /Financial Crime field with its global headquarter in Miami, Florida, USA. The mission of ACAMS is to assist in the fostering/building the AML/Financial Crime community, and Ms. Dang achieves this mission by building relationships with key stakeholders, namely regulators, law enforcement agencies, financial institutions, industry associations and working groups. ACAMS also assists in improving the skills and career advancement of AML/Financial Crime professionals through training and certification, and providing networking opportunities.
Ms. Dang is an Advanced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, specializing in Audit (CAMS-Audit), and also an ACAMS-accredited trainer, who has conducted numerous AML trainings around Asia, including for central banks, private-sector financial institutions, and universities. She is also the Program Chair & Moderator for all ACAMS training events, including the annual large AML and Financial Crime Conferences (APAC, Australasia, Indian Subcontinent & China), and annual country symposia held in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo, Beijing, Shanghai, Mumbai, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Macau, and Seoul. She is a frequent speaker at AML-related conferences around the region and the US. She also conducts the Annual Train-the-Trainer Program to certify ACAMS trainers.
Ms. Dang has more than 20-year experience in banking and finance. She was previously a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director for Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore and Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial in Hong Kong. Ms. Dang holds educational degrees from the US, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. In addition to English, she is fluent in French, Vietnamese, and Cantonese Chinese.