Victor Matafonov
Group Chief Compliance Officer - Emirates NBDChairman - UBF Compliance Committee

Victor Matafonov is the Group Chief Compliance Officer at Emirates NBD and has more than 35 years of international banking experience across Australasia, Europe, Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.  This includes more than 20 years in regulatory and financial crime compliance.  He has extensive experience dealing with regulators, industry bodies, correspondent banks and systems vendors in the Middle East, US, UK, Europe and Asia.  Currently, he is the Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the UAE Banking Federation and a founding member of the MENA Financial Crime Compliance Group.

Prior to joining Emirates NBD, he held senior Compliance, Risk and Audit positions with Standard Chartered Bank, Grindlays Bank and the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group based in Dubai, London and Melbourne.  He started his career with Coopers and Lybrand in Melbourne after graduating in Accounting and Economics at Deakin University.