Véronique Bégnoche, BBA

Chief Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Tax Evasion Officer


Véronique Bégnoche 

Responsibilities

  • Serves as Chief Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Tax Evasion Officer for Desjardins Group
  • Is accountable and responsible for the economic sanctions (ES), anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (AML/ATF), and anti-tax evasion (ATE) compliance programs within Desjardins Group
  • Oversees monitoring activities, develops and implements measures to prevent and detect ES, AML and ATE violations
  • Assesses the overall status of compliance and reports the results to the Board of Directors and senior management

Experience

Since joining Desjardins in 2015, Véronique has held various positions, including director of anti-tax evasion. She previously worked in public safety with the Canada Border Services Agency, serving as chief finance and procurement officer and as a cross-border operations manager in Montérégie.

Véronique holds a BBA with a finance concentration, has studied communications and public relations, and holds several industry accreditations. She’s very active within the industry, particularly with FINTRAC, sitting on its Advisory Committee on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and participating in its money laundering major reporter group.