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Tania Sunny is a specialist in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and forensic investigations. She brings over a decade of international experience to her role as Head of Legal, Risk & Compliance at Sanctuary. She spent her formative years residing in Dubai, and later spent 13 years in North America between her higher education and professional endeavours. She possesses a deep understanding of both regional nuances and global best practices, enriching her approach to compliance and risk management.

Whilst working in Toronto, Canada, as an AML strategist, her expertise spanned forensic investigations, Enterprise AML (EAML) transformations and regulatory compliance. She has worked for Canada’s Big Five Banks as well as Deloitte and established herself as a trusted adviser in the financial sector.

At Sanctuary, Tania oversees legal compliance, risk management and compliance functions, ensuring alignment with UAE laws and global standards.

Tania’s professional accolades include certifications as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Drexel University, USA.