Sanchit LangarHead of Due Diligence for Financial Crime Prevention at Santander Consumer Bank
Sanchit Langar is the Head of Due Diligence for Financial Crime Prevention at Santander Consumer Bank in the Nordics.
Sanchit is a seasoned leader with over 18 years of experience in Consumer Banking, most of it within Risk Management - spanning from Credit Risk, Non-Financial Risk, Risk Technology & Operations, Operational Risk & Internal Control Oversight, and Financial Crime and Sanctions Risk Supervision. Over the years he has held various strategic roles at GE Capital and Santander, working across all major lines of business in the bank, across different international jurisdictions. He has lived and worked in the US, India, UK and the Nordics, and benefits immensely from the broad business and cultural experience he has been able to gain through all his global roles.
As the Head of Due Diligence at Santander Nordics, Sanchit provides thought leadership and strategic direction to customer and partner Due Diligence practices in the Bank, and is responsible to ensure execution of the same is done by regulatory standards across the Nordics. As part of the Management team of Santander’s Nordic Financial Crime Prevention Unit, he leads a team of AML Due Diligence Specialists spread across the Nordics (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland) that he has built after FCPU was formed in April 2020, and is responsible for the Bank’s CTF & Sanctions Compliance, Due Diligence Advisory, and Enhanced Due Diligence of High Risk clients (Private Individuals & Corporate Entities), ensuring AML and Sanctions compliance across SCB Nordics.
Sanchit has a Master’s degree in Business from Symbiosis International University in India and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance. He has also had various Leadership Trainings and Certifications (Six Sigma, ICA, PMP, etc.) over the years at GE and Santander. Sanchit is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.