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Anrike
Visser
Anrike
Visser
A diligent and thorough policy advisor, trainer, investigator and analyst.

Anrike excels in EU regulation, compliance and financial services advice with experience in cross-border financial flows in Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa. She divides her time between European capitals and investigates other parts of the world.

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I want to understand financial crime from the bottom up and travel all over the world to do so.

Nice to meet you! Financial crime doesn’t stop at borders. Networks span origin, transfer and destination countries to hide their dirty assets.

I provide policy advisory services to European governments, EU institutions, and (international) financial institutions on regulatory frameworks on PEPs, high-risk jurisdictions, and sanction enforcement to shed light on the entire global network of financial crime. To do so, I also offer compliance services to financial service providers, FinTech, Crypto Asset Service Providers and other private companies to counter the reputational risk of exposure to Money Laundering, sanctions and human rights abuses in their services or supply chains.

My grounding in this industry comes from my time spent at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. I am well-versed in the UN, US, UK and EU sanction regimes, corporate sustainability and due diligence regulations including the EU’s 6th AML Directive and Regulation, Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation, the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

For over a decade I have investigated FinCrime in Europe, Southeast Asia and more recently Africa. I am a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and Trainer of Trainers.

I started investigating financial misconduct at banks, insurers and investment companies at a European regulator. There I was trained by the Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) as a Special Investigative Officer (“buitengewoon opsporingsambtenaar”).

Next, I lived in Southeast Asia for four years investigating the proceeds of crime before they are laundered through the international financial system. As an anthropologist, I always want to include local perspectives and when possible conduct research on the ground. FinCrime is not a victimless crime and I have witnessed the consequences first-hand during revolutions, civil war and coups.

For more than a decade I have built a robust investigative and policy network to fight some of the most pertinent and egregious abuses and their illicit financial flows. My role has taken me all across the globe. I innately leave no stone unturned to create original analysis of the highest levels of accuracy.

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Männimäe/1
Pudisoo 74626
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Curriculum VitaeAnrike Up Close

  • Work experience
  • Consultancy ethic & approach
  • Certifications
  • January 2012 – December 2015
    Associate Supervision Officer at the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AMF) investigating misconduct at banks, insurers and investment companies at the Market Integrity & Enforcement department.
  • January 2016 – present
    • Policy advisor, trainer and consultant to a broad range of public and private companies including briefings at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, CEELI Institute, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies (CFCS) at RUSI, The Sentry, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, eBay, Vive, International Media Support, DW Akademie, Free Press Unlimited. 
    • Independent analyst and researcher for think tanks and international media. Bylines at U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Euractiv, EUobserver, Just Security, The Diplomat, Deutsche Welle, The Conversation, National Post, NOS, Nieuwsuur, Bureau Buitenland, Äripäev, Mizzima, Delayed Gratification magazine, eg.
  • March 2018 – December 2023
    Managing an online publication covering illicit finance issues in Asia called Global Ground Media.

Financial services and corporates don’t operate in a vacuum. Companies and policymakers face increasing ESG restrictions, geopolitical tension, economic security considerations, material dependencies like chips and minerals, the reality of political economies and conflict financing.

Anrike applies a holistic approach when providing consultancy services and doesn’t shy away from questions about the political, economic and cultural landscape. When conducting training, interviewing sources and analysing the ferocity of data it is essential to understand the situation on the ground.

In addition, she regularly applies a political and anthropological lens to analyses. The highest ethical standards, informed consent policies and conflict-sensitive approaches are applied to all projects.

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
    Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists




  • FinTech Global

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Consultancy
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Covering All Your FinCrime Needs

From Strategy
To Investigation

A good consultant doesn't stay on the sidelines; they jump in where needed. I conduct investigations into missing millions, go into the field to assess the feasibility of plans, and interview sources from all over the world. Only then can you bridge the gap between policy and reality.
CEELI/IFES Summit 2022

With her hard work and ‘can do’ mentality she contributes greatly to the success of Vive working on our investment license, GDPR, and marketing strategies.

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Alexander Brouwer
Vive

Extensive expertise in leveraging sanctions, AML/CFT advisories, law enforcement investigations, and other mechanisms which positions her as a true leader in this specialised field.

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Rebeca Sandoval del Campo
Illicit Wilflife Trafficking

With great professionalism, Anrike prepared a tailormade online training for a small target group and addressed the audience perfectly – thanks to her excellent expertise on digital security and her intercultural skills acquired in Southeast Asia.

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Florian Reinold
Development Agency

Anrike has the ability to see illicit financial flows and conflict through a very unique lens. She is a joy to work with, kind, humble, incredibly meticulous & super efficient.

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Denisse Rudich
Rudich Advisory

I wholeheartedly endorse Anrike and have no doubts about her ability to succeed in her future pursuits.

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Seint Sandar Hlaing
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Anrike is so knowledgable and committed to fighting corruption. I was just so impressed with her professionalism.

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Debra LaPrevotte
International Corruption Investigator
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