Vanessa is the Global Chief Compliance Officer and AML/CFT Officer of CrossTower, a digital
asset exchange with capital markets capabilities, with offices in Bermuda, the US, and India.
Vanessa has a consistent track record managing regulatory and compliance risk in virtual
currency, asset management, broker-dealer, and the insurance industries. Prior to joining
CrossTower, she served as Chief Compliance Officer to a quantitative and multi-asset
investment advisor, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Officer/Identity Theft Prevention Officer to
U.S. and offshore mutual funds, and provided compliance expertise to new product launches
and global regulatory compliance initiatives with Legg Mason (now Franklin Templeton).
Vanessa also held prior compliance roles with Citigroup and Lincoln Financial Group.