Maja Andreevska-Blazevska is a banking professional and a legal graduate, holding an MBA in Finance, Certified Compliance Officer (CCO) and AML officer (CAMO). Maja’s 15 years of compliance experience include a leading role as Compliance Division Manager in Stopanska Banka AD-Skopje, member of NBG Group.
She started her career as a journalist for the Macedonian Information Agency (MIA), quickly rising to the position of a Deputy Editor, moving over to the financial industry in 2003. After completion of the Executive MBA in Finance, she specialized within the banking sector and the regulatory environment. She is also Member of Legal & Tax Committee to the American Chamber of Commerce Macedonia, President of AML & Compliance Committee of the Macedonian Banking Association as well as lecturer and head of specialist module of Certified Compliance Specialist on Academy of Banking and IT (ABIT) in Skopje.
Maja’s experience includes Compliance, AML, CFT, Fraud detection, FATCA classification, and reporting, Code of conduct and Ethics, Corporate Governance, Training and development, Personal Data protection, Whistleblowing, Anti – Fraud, Anti-bribery, investigative research, market analysis, legislative frameworks, training. She often appears as a guest speaker at nationally and internationally acclaimed professional events.