Marlene Meli

"Marlène Meli is acknowledged for her track record to transfer AML and CFT standards into operational efficient and effective solutions. Her strong analytical and organizational skills, the performance-oriented mind-set together with her coaching and training experience make her your ideal partner to manage the challenges in financial crime prevention."



  • Broad experience in Banking Operations and IT holding senior manager positions in Core Banking, Securities Services and Investment Banking Operations
  • Profound expert knowledge in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) screening solutions and algorithms (e.g. fuzzy logic, relaxed pattern matching)
  • Experienced project manager for implementing AML and Combating the Financing of Terrorist (CFT) screening solutions and operational efficiency programs


Career History

since 2015              Managing Director at MMeli Consulting
2006 - 2015    UBS, Zurich - Head of Global Compliance and Risk Screening Infrastructure
2000 - 2006   UBS, Zurich - Head Client Reporting & Output Management Services
1999 - 2000   UBS, Zurich - Project Manager Operations Merger
1998 - 1999   UBS, London - Banking Advisory Consultant in Emerging Markets
1985 - 1998   Swiss Bank Corporation SBC, Zurich - Project Manager Custody Services


Key Success Stories

  • Achieved up to 50% reduction in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) in Global Compliance and Risk Screening Infrastructure
  • Global roll-out of a Compliance and Risk Screening Infrastructure within time, budget and agreed functions
  • Reached up to 20% reduction in TCO in Output Management Services
  • New high-quality client asset reporting implemented within the shortest time


Professional Education

  • Cert. of Advanced Studies International Compliance Zurich University of Applied Sciences
  • Cert. Anti-Money Laundering Specialist CAMS
  • Cert. Integral Coach ECA
  • Dipl. Mental- & Stress-Coach ECA
  • Certificate Advanced Executive Program Swiss Finance Institute
  • Diploma Executive Program Swiss Banking School
  • Business Administrator HF Zurich Business School



  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists ACAMS
  • Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists ACFCS
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners ACFE
  • Alumni Swiss Finance Institute