Brent Estrella

Brent Estrella

Group Chief Compliance Officer
Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

In the last twenty years, Mr. Estrella has been championing Compliance thought leadership in the areas of financial crime, regulatory compliance, operational management and corporate governance. He has been a consistent proponent of strategic compliance, business development and cultural transformation in his various stints in the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation across Southeast Asia (Philippines), the Middle East (UAE), and Sub Saharan Africa (Mauritius). As Chief Compliance Officer of the RCBC Group, he initiated a multi-year Compliance Transformation Program to pivot the Compliance function into a Hub & Spoke model and achieve enterprise wide consistency and control in compliance risk management. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) by ACAMS and has been Co-Chair of ACAMS Philippine Chapter since 2020. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Bank Compliance Officers Inc. since 2021, an Associate Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and an Ordinary Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). Mr. Estrella graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Management from the Ateneo De Manila University.