GBTA Convention 2019 - Si-Yeon Kim


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Si-Yeon Kim

Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
American Express Global Business Travel

Si-Yeon Kim is chief compliance and risk officer for American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), overseeing compliance & ethics, operational risk, and credit risk for the company.

Previously, Kim served as chief compliance officer for One Equity Partners (OEP), JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s private investment arm, where she oversaw all financial and bank regulatory matters, as well as FCPA/UKBA, OFAC and AML compliance for OEP and its portfolio companies. Before joining OEP, Kim was the Asia-Pacific general counsel of Avon Products, Inc., based in Hong Kong, and prior to that, assistant general counsel at Avon’s Global Corporate headquarters in New York. She began her law career at Chadbourne & Parke LLP.

Kim received her J.D. from Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, her A.M. from Harvard University in Russian regional studies, and her B.A. from Seoul National University in Russian language and literature.