Team

Thought leadership and industry expertise

ALL AML´s management and shareholders

Are active members in leading industry associations, such as the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) and the German Institute for Compliance (DICO), where they engage in current discussions on relevant AML/CFT topics as well as stakeholder initiatives.

Provide training courses for financial institutions and lecture at renowned business schools and other academic institutions.

Regularly speak and publish commentary on current developments in relevant journals (ACAMS Today, ZRFC Risk Fraud & Compliance etc.) and in their own online magazine Global Risk Affairs.

By acting as an external money laundering office, ALL AML has gained extensive experience in understanding the policies and processes necessary to comply with German and European money laundering regulations.

Understand the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing from practical experience through extensive track record in integrity due diligence including in the area of sanction risks.

Experience in investigating money laundering, fraud and corruption and providing risk mitigation advice.

Dr Carsten Giersch

Managing Director

Dr habil. Carsten Giersch is Managing Partner of ALL AML GmbH and Senior Partner of Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of risk management.

Carsten has developed and implemented methods and procedures for risk analysis and risk control against corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing for international organisations and financial institutions. He has been closely following the development of European and German anti-money laundering legislation for many years and is familiar with current trends. His compliance consulting is also based on the practice of in-depth business partner audits and international integrity due diligence investigations. With this background, he implements internationally recognised best practices in risk-based customer due diligence measures. His particular areas of expertise include the requirements and methods for money laundering compliance for investment funds.

Carsten has many years of experience as a lecturer, most recently as a lecturer at Steinbeis University for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Steinbeis University for Innovation and Management (SMI) and regularly teaches as part of Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) certification programmes. He is a member of the German Institute for Compliance (DICO), the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). He has published extensively on compliance and risk management topics and publishes the online magazine Global Risk Affairs.

 

Jennifer Hanley-Giersch (CAMS / CFE)

Managing Director

Jennifer Hanley-Giersch, is Co-Founder of ALL AML GmbH and Managing Partner of Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH, a consultancy based in Berlin.

She is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS and CAMS audit) and fraud investigator (CFE) and has 25 years of consulting experience in the areas of compliance, investigations and risk management. Jennifer has developed innovative methods and approaches for the risk assessment of business partners and implemented them in consulting projects.

She is a money laundering reporting officer for a number of investment funds where she has implemented a number of compliance management systems and worked closely with Clients to manage regulatory and audit requirements.

Jennifer advises companies and public institutions as well as non-governmental organisations on complex projects and investment plans. In addition to compliance requirements, she pays particular attention to the management of reputational risks.

She is also a certified whistleblowing officer and has experience in investigating whistleblowing cases and providing advice on the implementation of best practice whistleblowing processes and systems.

Jennifer has contributed to numerous working groups, certificates, training courses and conferences on compliance, including as a DICO member of the Business Partner Compliance and Money Laundering prevention working groups.

She has been a member of the Association for Certified Anti-Money Laundering Professionals (ACAMS) since 2008 and is a member of the Editorial Task Force of the member magazine ACAMS Today. Jennifer is also a founding and board member of the ACAMS Germany Chapter.

Jin Oberlinner (CFE)

Senior Consultant

Jin is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with more than 12 years of experience in compliance, due diligence investigations, risk management and money laundering prevention. With her expertise, Jin has contributed to the success of major international financing and M&A projects in Asia, Africa and Europe. In this context, she has conducted anti-corruption, antitrust, fraud and conflict of interest investigations in various industries including healthcare, energy and digital automation.

As a Senior Consultant at ALL AML GmbH, Jin is responsible for KYC screening and extended due diligence for high-risk companies.

Jin is fluent in Chinese and English and has a good knowledge of German.

Daniel Kolbow (AFCO)

Senior Consultant

Daniel Kolbow has over ten years of experience as an expert in combating fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing.

With a background in business administration, Daniel has held senior positions in KYC and money laundering compliance at an international bank. The teams he led were responsible in particular for high-risk cases for the corporate and investment banking departments. Due to his expertise, Daniel was also involved in bank-wide projects for the prevention of money laundering, the implementation of customer due diligence obligations and KYC remediation. The focus here was on the implementation of new requirements, the optimisation of existing processes and the management of large work packages.

As a Senior Consultant at ALL AML, he is responsible for money laundering compliance management.

In addition to Geman, Daniel is fluent in English.

 

 

Lena Melcher (AFCO)

Consultant


Lena Melcher is a Certified Anti-Financial Crime Officer and Compliance Consultant at ALL AML. 

With a background in political science, Lena initially worked as a project manager in a tech start-up in the field of corporate governance and govtech. As a Consultant at ALL AML, she is responsible for money laundering compliance management. Lena is also a certified whistleblowing officer and manages ALL AML’s whistleblowing channel.

In addition to German, Lena is fluent in English and has a good knowledge of French.

 

 

Annette Farrenkopf M. A.

Chief Operations Officer

Annette Farrenkopf is a Partner and Chief Operations Officer at ALL AML GmbH. She is responsible for finance and processes, marketing and business development.

She is also a certified information security officer. Annette has implemented an ISO27001 certified system for Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH and provides organisations with advisory services on all matters related to information security.

Annette has extensive experience in the area of communication and is actively involved in the topics of gender equality and gender-equitable communication, language and marketing in business in various functions.

Annette is fluent in German, English and Norwegian.

 

 

Additional expertise

Vlada Tkach (CGSS)

Vlada Tkach, M. A., is a Partner at ALL AML GmbH and Senior Partner at Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of corporate intelligence. She specialises in integrity due diligence investigations and fraud investigations as well as litigation support projects throughout the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Eastern Europe. She has also been retained to conduct asset tracing and reputational audits, and specialises in the identification of sanctions risks.

Vlada holds a Master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University (Mass/USA). A former journalist, she has worked for the BBC World Service, the Economist Intelligence Unit in London and the Financial Times` Inverstors Chronicle. She has also published in the Economist magazine and the Financial Times. Her language skills include Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, English and German.

Dr. Daniel Eisermann

Dr Daniel Eisermann is an Associate of ALL AML GmbH and Senior Partner of Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH. He has more than 15 years of experience as an expert in political risk analysis and integrity due diligence investigations. He has conducted complex risk assessment and corporate intelligence projects in countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Daniel has worked for German governmental development organisations as a consultant on governance and sustainability issues and led training courses for officials from partner countries worldwide. He specialises in current security issues and has recently published the international study “Cryptocurrencies as a risk for public security and counter-terrorism” (available in German/English). Daniel is a member of the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP).

Till Wedemann

Till Wedemann is an Associate of ALL AML GmbH and Senior Partner of Berlin Risk Advisors GmbH. He has over 15 years of experience as an IT consultant.

Till is an expert in networks and databases, solutions for secure communication, protected data transfer and encrypted data storage in accordance with the applicable data protection and IT security regulations.

Ina Rothe LL.M

Ina Rothe, LL.M., is co-founder of Two Towers Consulting GmbH & Co KG. She completed her studies in educational science and also has a Masters of Law. Ina is also a Certified Fraud Investigator (CFE).

Ina has 16 years of experience in compliance and anti-money laundering consulting for companies in the industrial and financial sectors. After ten years with large auditing firms, five of which were in management positions, she established Two Towers with a partner as a specialist in money laundering and data protection compliance. Ina has the broad expertise required for the role of external money laundering officer. This includes detailed knowledge of the complex legal requirements of AML/CFT compliance and a strong ability to identify and assess the various money laundering risks. She has many years of experience with business partner audits and investigations into suspected money laundering, including relating to organised crime, and is a proven expert in prevention consulting.

Ina draws up regulations, organises courses and training sessions, including as a lecturer at Steinbeis University for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), and is a regular speaker at specialist conferences. She also audits existing management systems for money laundering compliance. Ina is an active member of the “Money Laundering Prevention” and “Business Partner Compliance” working groups of the German Institute for Compliance e. V. (DICO) and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS).

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