More about the participants:
Dr. Diana Tlupova
Dr Diana Tlupova spent around 14 years working in the UK in various roles from Univetsity lecturer to advisor at UK Parliament. Her most significant role included being a Policy Advisor at Financial Conduct Authority, where she was developing rules and regulations for consumer credit markets. After relocating to Sofia, Bulgaria in 2018, Diana took on a role as a Vice-President for Financial Crime Compliance at a leading international financial institution. Most recently, she was offered an exciting opportunity to lead an AML team at a fast growing Fintech company. Diana speaks English, Russian, Bulgarian and Circassian languages.
Svetoslav Dimitrov is co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Bulgarian Fintech Association. He was previously Managing Partner of one of the biggest Bulgarian Law Offices – Penkov, Markov & Partners, and has an extensive experience as litigator, especially in the area of IT, TMT and FinTech. He is currently one of the partners at Innimmo and the Paynetics group
Elina Karpacheva, PhD
Elina Karpacheva, PhD is a lawyer and academic researcher. She is the founder of the European Compliance Center – an international network of compliance experts in the CEE region and the first NGO in Bulgaria with a specific focus on corporate compliance. Elina is Bulgarian Editor in Chief of the Risk & Compliance Platform Europe.
Throughout the years, Ivan has lead a team of over 20 fraud prevention specialists as part of the management team in Moneybookers (later renamed to Skrill an now Paysafe Group), later becoming VP Risk Management Strategy & Innovation for the whole group. He also held a position as a lead of the Consumer Fraud and Payments department at the ecommerce giant Groupon in Switzerland
He has been part of NOTO (Notolytix) since inception and is a key contributor to the core product functionalities and features. Ivan’s current role includes benchmarking the NOTO solution against market competitors and overseeing the company development and innovation strategy.
Since the beginning of the year, Ivan also joined a newly emerged industry as SVP Risk Management for Crypto.com.
Radomir Dukov, CFE has more than 12 years experience in the banking sector. During the 11 years spent in Raiffeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD he has changed 8 positions in the corporate structure of the bank which widened his expertise in Compliance, building the process of fraud, managing operational and credit risks. Currently as a Head of Compliance Department at Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria and Head of Fraud Risk Management in Bulgaria, he is responsible for AML, Fraud, FATCA/CRS, Internal Control System and Capital Market Compliance. Together with his team he helps the Bank to be compliant with the AML regulations, to fight fraud more effectively: assessing fraud risk, providing enterprise improvement recommendations, increasing Fraud/Compliance awareness/prevention and best practices.