Reinforcing and Streamlining the Three Lines of Defense


Co-Hosted by BAFT and Windward with Danske Bank and GTR

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Time: 08:00 PDT (Los Angeles) / 11:00 EDT (New York) / 16:00 BST (London) / 17:00 CEST (Frankfurt)

Reinforcing and Streamlining the Three Lines of Defense

  1. How will the Russia Ukraine conflict impact trade finance operations, compliance, and maritime risk?
  2. How do you rethink a compliance strategy and rebuild it in a way that strengthens the connections and collaboration between 1st and 2nd lines of defense?
  3. How can tech innovation improve the efficiency and alignment across your entire trade finance operation?

Join our discussion with industry leaders and experts to hear first-hand accounts, actionable advice, and unique insights into maritime risk. Our panel will explore topics including:

  • Rebuilding a compliance strategy and its effects on the business line
  • Strengthening the connection and collaboration between 1st and 2nd lines
  • Using tech innovation to streamline trade finance operations


  • Tim Aquino, Compliance Solutions Expert, Windward
  • John Basquill, Senior Reporter, Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • Amalie Korning Wedege, Head of Sanctions and Embargo, Danske Bank Group
  • Scott Stevenson, Senior Vice President, Trade, BAFT

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Tim Aquino
Tim Aquino
Compliance Solutions Expert

Tim Aquino is Windward's Compliance Solutions Expert, with a focus on optimizing Artificial Intelligence technology to detect sanction evasion and trade-based money laundering. Tim has spent the last four years in corporate compliance, building quality assurance and control programs for leading financial institutions. Tim has extensive experience in Know Your Customer (KYC) and Due-Diligence workflows with a rich foundation of knowledge in the maritime sector.

John Basquill
John Basquill
Senior Reporter
Global Trade Review (GTR)

John is a senior reporter at Global Trade Review (GTR) in London. He covers all areas related to international trade and trade finance, with a particular focus on emerging technology, regulatory issues and financial crime. John was previously editor at PaymentsCompliance, a specialist legal publication based in London, and as a reporter has contributed to numerous trade publications in the financial services industry including BlockchainBriefing and The Fintech Times.

Amalie Korning Wedege
Amalie Korning Wedege
Head of Sanctions and Embargo
Danske Bank Group

Amalie is the global Head of Sanctions & Embargo for the Danske Bank Group and has overall responsibility for the global development, implementation and enhancement of the Danske Bank Group’s sanctions compliance program, as well as leading the Sanctions Compliance unit in Danske Bank and associated teams.

Scott Stevenson
Scott Stevenson
Senior Vice President, Trade

Scott Stevenson is the Senior Vice President of Trade at BAFT. Stevenson leads the association’s trade-focused policy, practices, and education initiatives, and supports its trade-related councils and committees. Prior to joining BAFT, Stevenson was a senior advisor for AF Capital Partners, which provided expertise in emerging market structured and project finance for development banking institutions. For two years, he consulted development banks and export credit agencies following a 17-year career at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank Group in various trade and investment project leadership roles. Before joining the IFC, Stevenson was the regional head of financial institutions at Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, and his MBA from York University.