Juan Saa is a Compliance Professional with more than eight years of BSA/AML, fraud, and sanctions experience.
Prior to joining Chartwell, Juan worked at Robinhood as a Fraud Investigator with a special focus on regulatory inquiries and escalated cases as a result of internal and external referrals involving account takeovers, elder financial exploitation, and potential self-harm claims.
Prior to Robinhood, Juan worked at Franklin Templeton as an AML and Fraud Analyst overseeing U.S. registered mutual funds and was responsible for BSA/AML compliance, fraud investigations, regulatory filings, as well as sanctions screening. While still at Franklin Templeton, Juan was promoted to Senior AML and Trade Compliance Analyst overseeing outside broker-held products registered in Luxembourg and South America. He was responsible for high-risk jurisdictions ensuring proper enhanced due diligence, KYC and proof of regulation for clients and introducing dealers were in place. Juan also assisted as a consultant for the operations and sales divisions for client onboarding.
Throughout Juan’s career, he has worked as an enterprise AML and Fraud SME and assisted organizations in revamping AML and compliance programs, and has been responsible for, but not limited to, establishing fraud prevention, detection, and investigation procedures, sanctions screening as well as led cross-functional teams across the globe in Mexico, India, Luxembourg, Poland, Panama, and the United States.
Juan enjoys spending time in the garage working on his cars, traveling, and visiting family when possible, and most recently has commenced pursuing his Private Pilot License.