Joanna Jenkins

Joanna Jenkins

Chief Compliance Officer at Railsbank

Startupbootcamp Colab FinTech London Mentor

Joanna Jenkins is the Compliance Product Manager at Railsbank and MLRO for Payrnet, an authorised E-Money Institution. Railsbank is a banking and compliance platform that connects a global network of partner banks with companies who want API access to global banking. Before Railsbank Joanna was the European Compliance Director and Money Laundering
Reporting Officer at AFEX, a global payments and currency risk management firm. She was responsible for the European branches and subsidiaries and overseeing the anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) programmes for the UK, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Jersey.

She started her career at Bank of America and gained most of her AML experience at Deutsche Bank where she was the UK client on-boarding manager for Corporate Finance, Transaction Banking and Capital Markets. Joanna studied at Harberdashers and has a joint bachelor’s degree in Italian and business studies from University College London—her third
year was spent at the University of Bologna, Italy, where she studied international law.

ACAMS – UK Board Director ( RegTech Council – Part of the team driving the customer due diligence stream to advise the EBA, FCA and BoA on the utilisation of regtech FFE (Fintech Financial Crime Exchange) – Member