Matthew McGuire, BA (Hons), MACC, CPA, CA, DIFA, CAMS, AMLP

Matthew is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) who currently heads up the Financial Crime Risk Management Practice of Securefact, a leader in Know Your Customer (KYC), anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime risk management solutions. He previously led the National Anti-Money Laundering Practice and the Investigative and Forensic Services Group in Ontario for MNP LLP.

Matthew is a member of the Department of Finance’s Private/Public Advisory Committee on AML/Counter Terrorist Financing, chair of CPA Canada’s AML Committee, co-founder of the Seneca College Institute for Financial Crime Analysis and representative for the Automated Teller Machine Industry Association Bitcoin Governance and Risk Committee.

Matt is qualified by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice as an expert witness in forensic accounting and money laundering and has testified before Senate and House of Commons Parliamentary committees on the effectiveness of Canada’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing programs.

Matthew holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts as well as a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo, has completed the two-year Diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting program at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a designated Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and an accredited Anti-Money Laundering Professional (AMLP).