Michael Reystone

Michael Reystone

Partner, Financial Crime Practice, PwC Canada

Michael is a Partner in PwC’s Financial Crime practice. He has over 15 years of global experience leading large scale financial crime transformations, and leads PwC Canada’s near shore financial crime Acceleration Center. He has assisted clients in Canada, the US, Asia and Europe on topics such as regulatory response, program review and design, remediation and ongoing operational support in the domains of AML, KYC, and Fraud. 

Michael specializes in providing services for the mitigation of financial crime through the application of process, people and technology excellence. This includes the application of his wealth of knowledge in industry leading practices as well as the interpretation of regulatory expectations across multiple jurisdictions. Michael has led several large scale periodic reviews and remediations, including for global institutions operating under deferred prosecution agreements due to gaps in onboarding, periodic review and monitoring of client AML/KYC and transaction monitoring data. He also has specialized knowledge in capital market client regulatory lifecycle management, successfully running large scale client service teams in a business as usual setting across correspondent banking, trade finance and core capital markets business units. 

Michael has also assisted several organizations in the end to end review of their financial crime programs in response to regulatory, board or management requests. He led the delivery of multiple regulatory programs and operating model designs at numerous clients across the financial services industry.

Contact details

Tel: +1 416 869 2349



  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Fraud
  • Compliance
  • Operational Risk
  • Operations
  • Controls
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