Sanja Tomić

Compliance and Foreign Operations Specialist

Sanja has over 25 years of banking experience in various areas of banking, from conducting client and bank operations in accordance with the legislation governing foreign affairs, operating and managing foreign payments, foreign exchange back office operations, dealing, documentary operations, functions for the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism and compliance functions. She participated in a number of projects, ranging from the introduction of e-banking to foreign payments, electronic reporting to the NBS, implementation of SWIFT, implementation of AML and CTF, compliance, Basel II and FATCA standards. She worked in several banks (Prva preduzetnička banka a.d. Belgrade, Representative Office of Bank Austria in Serbia, HVB Yugoslavia, Unicredit Bank Serbia a.d., Hypo Alpe Adria Belgrade, Addiko Bank a.d. Belgrade), and she actively cooperates with colleagues from the country and the region.

She joined the Association of Serbian Banks’ team as a Special Advisor for Compliance and Foreign Operations. She is the coordinator of the work of the ASB Compliance Committee and the ASB Foreign Operations Committee, as well as the coordinator of the working groups set up by the aforementioned bodies (Working Group for Complaints, Working Group for AML, Working Group for Personal Data Protection and Working Group for Guarantees). In addition to expert committees within the Association of Serbian Banks, she is active at lectures in the country and the region organised by the ASB, OSCE, EBRD, the European Commission and the US Treasury. She is a member of the International Cooperation Committee of the European Compliance Institute and ICC Serbia.

She also has significant experience in the processes of merging and selling in banks, she participated in the process of migration to new operating systems in the fields of foreign payment transactions, AML & CTF, risk compliance. She has also been performing well in organising several traditional gatherings, such as conferences (Compliance Function in Banks and Trade & Finance), expert meetings and workshops for her fields of work, with the aim of improving the communication with regulatory and control bodies relevant to the subject areas and improving the legal framework in banking, in the areas she is working in.

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