Liyana Mahirah is a Compliance Manager at RHT Compliance Solutions where she manages a portfolio of clients regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”). In the capacity of her role, she provides regulatory advice and consulting, acts as the outsourced compliance officer for clients, and advises and assist companies to obtain licenses from the MAS, for a variety of companies spanning fintech entities to fund managers.
Liyana is in charge of creating and stream lining compliance and/or AML/CFT frameworks and Manuals. She also assists in ongoing compliance monitoring, including spotting gaps, errors and breaches in client’s compliance structure and to exercise judgment and provide intelligent changes. On a regular basis, Liyana conducts periodic reviews to update and maintain her clients’ manuals and procedures policies. She is seconded part time to clients’ premises, including a trust company and a direct insurer, where she works closely with the heads of department in Singapore and overseas to coordinate and implement local and global policies.
In addition to advising clients on regulatory developments, she also helps implement internal policies, procedures and controls on AML/CFT. She manages a team of Compliance Analyst and Senior Analysts in the course of her role.
Prior to joining RHT Compliance Solutions, she was previously involved in legal advisory work providing advice to individuals and entities for corporate and litigation issues. Liyana holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Singapore Management University.