Liya Belenska, AML & CDD Associate at BitPay

Liya has been part of BitPay’s compliance team since 2015, when she first started as a Compliance Intern and quickly became a permanent member of the team. Liya’s current role as an AML & CDD Associate at BitPay entails full ownership of the company’s transaction monitoring program, acting as a subject matter expert in handling enhanced due diligence processes and investigations, and as of recently she is spearheading the compliance efforts across Europe pertaining to a newly launched BitPay project. Liya holds a bachelor in International and European Law and is currently in the final stages of completing her master’s degree in International and European Tax Law. In July 2018 Liya obtained her CAMS accreditation (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), further enhancing her AML skills and knowledge.