Joan Bentley

Director, Compliance, Assessment Program, AML & Compliance Division
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI)

JOAN BENTLEY is Director, RegulatoryCompliance Assessments, Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Division, inOSFI's Toronto office. OSFI’s Compliance assessment function was developed andlaunched by Joan in 2010 at the request of the Non-Conglomerate Deposit TakingInstitutions area of OSFI’s Supervision Sector. The function now assessesregulatory compliance controls for Supervision’s Conglomerate Banks, LifeInsurance and Property & Casualty Insurance areas. OSFI’s Guideline E-13was revised and rolled out in 2014 under Joan’s supervision. Beforelaunching AMLC’s dedicated Compliance function, Joan was a member of theCanadian delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and regionalbodies. She played a lead role in drafting OSFI's AML/ATF Guideline B8 andOSFI’s 2010 Instruction Guide on Designated Persons Listings and SanctionsLaws. She is currently responsible for all aspects of the Compliance functionand represents AMLC in related policy development.