Director Global Sanctions

Heidi Kinkartz is a sanctions specialist with over two decades of professional experience in varying capacities in the financial services industry.

Heidi is currently the Director, Global Sanctions in Scotiabank’s AML Risk Group, based in Toronto, Canada. In this role, she leads a team that is responsible for developing and maintaining Scotiabank’s enterprise-wide sanctions policy and program and for issuing enterprise-wide advisory documents and guidance tools. In addition, her team facilitates enterprise-wide compliance with Canadian and OFAC sanctions by providing expert advice and counsel on the design of new products and services, business line procedures and controls, and client and transaction sanctions exposure as well as by delivering enterprise-wide and business-specific sanctions training.

Before joining Scotiabank’s AML Risk Group, Heidi was Senior Legal Counsel in Scotiabank’s Legal Department supporting the Canadian retail bank and enterprise-wide insurance businesses.

Heidi holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University) and is called to the Ontario Bar.