Hal Crawford
Managing Director
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25 years of banking, regulatory, and risk management experience
Expertise in banking regulation, governance, anti-money laundering, regulatory action remediation, and economic and political sanctions
Served as the Global Head of AML and Sanctions with related expertise in Private Banking, Wealth Management, Custody, Private Equity, Fund Administration, Transfer Agency, Trade Finance, and Correspondent Banking
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Anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention compliance have become the primary drivers for regulatory, financial, and operational success amongst financial institutions.
Harold A. "Hal" Crawford is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Financial Industry Advisory Services in New York.

He specializes in financial crime prevention, anti-money laundering, sanctions, and complex regulatory matters affecting banks, custodians, gaming companies, foreign banks and private funds.  

With more than 25 years of international regulatory experience, Mr. Crawford has served as the Global Director of AML, Sanctions, and banking compliance for Brown Brothers Harriman. Mr. Crawford also served as the Director of Risk Management for the firm's U.S. and Cayman Trust companies.  He also worked as a National Bank Examiner with the Comptroller of the Currency, was a Managing Director with a New York Based Intelligence firm, and held senior compliance roles at UBS Investment Bank and the US Trust Company.

Mr. Crawford earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the State University College at Oneonta and is a 2014 recipient of the school's Distinguished Alumni Award. Mr. Crawford is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a former member of the New York ACAMS Chapter Board and the SIFMA AML Committee.  He has volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 30 Years and is a member of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Islands Investment Advisory Board.  Mr. Crawford is a well know international speaker and writer in the areas of compliance and money laundering.