Wan Ling (Kiki) Cheung joined Waystone in 2022 and is an experienced compliance professional with a focus on AML and its associated compliance programmes.
Previously, Kiki held the role of Senior Compliance Analyst (AML) at Walkers, Hong Kong where she was responsible for managing a team of compliance analysts. Within this role, Kiki supported clients to resolve any AML compliance issues, including developing and maintaining AML policies and procedures.
At Waystone, Kiki serves as an AML Compliance Officer (AMLCO), Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and/or Deputy MLRO (DMLRO) for a diverse portfolio of funds with a broad range of investment strategies. Fund clients include hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, private credit funds and real estate funds managed by investment advisors located primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. Kiki is responsible for overseeing the AML compliance programmes for fund clients, and overseeing their regular AML audits.
Kiki is a qualified lawyer, admitted in New South Wales and holds an ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets, together with a certificate of risk assessment from ACAMS.