Senior Policy Advisor
Companies Commission of Malaysia
Ravin Kaur is the Senior Policy Advisor at Regulatory Authority in Malaysia with several years of experience working on AML/CFT, corporate policies, corporate fraud investigations, and anti-corruption. She is a member of the Joint Committee on AML/CFT and participates in FATF’s Policy Development Group meetings on the revision to Recommendations 8, 24, and 25. She is a certified AML/CFT Trainer awarded by the Central Bank of Malaysia and Asian Banking School. Former Head of AML/CFT Policy Group and Sub-Committee on Non-Profit Organisations. She was appointed for two terms as Co-Chair of Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) Typologies Working Group and Joint FATF/APG Typologies Workshop 2011. She has worked closely with APG Secretariat in developing the APG’s Typologies Report on ‘NPO Vulnerability’. She has also worked closely with many international organisations such as UNCTED, APEC, USAID, UNODC, UNEP and Global Center on Cooperative Security in projects related to AML/CFT, NPO Sector and organized crime. A lawyer by profession, Ms. Kaur has over 20 years of experience in capacity-building and has participated as a moderator/panelist/speaker in many international and regional conferences on TBML, transparency of beneficial ownership, green crime, anti-corruption, cross-border transactions and asset recovery. She is a member of the working committee to develop legislation on beneficial ownership for the legal persons in Malaysia. Currently, she is conducting research on green crime in Southeast Asia Region. She holds Master’s Degree in International Law specialising in AML/CFT. Currently, she is collaborating with Transparency International Malaysia in a series of regional forums on Political Funding and Transparency of Beneficial Ownership. Recently, she participated as panelist for UNODC’s Southeast Asia Regional Workshop 2023 on Liability of Legal Persons for Corruption.