Ioan Pop

Ioan Pop

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Associate Managing Director, K2 Intelligence’s Financial Crimes Risk and Compliance

Ioan Pop is an associate managing director in K2 Intelligence’s Financial Crimes Risk and Compliance practice in New York. He leads teams of compliance specialists and investigators in advising financial institutions on a range of Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions compliance matters.
Prior to joining K2 Intelligence, Ioan worked for 10 years as a senior intelligence analyst in the New York Police Department (NYPD) Intelligence Bureau, where he led various teams of intelligence analysts to support and direct NYPD counterterrorism investigations. Ioan worked alongside senior detectives on highly sensitive intelligence investigations, focusing mainly on counterterrorism and terrorist financing investigations relating to Hezbollah and Iran.
Ioan has an M.A. in international affairs from Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a B.S. in political science from Southern Connecticut State University.