Duncan DeVille is Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance at Western Union. Before joining Western Union he headed the Office of Compliance and Enforcement at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), in the US Dept. of Treasury. His previous positions were: heading the Commercial Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Finance (AML/CFT) Compliance Practice at Booz Allen Hamilton; Senior Financial Enforcement Advisor on AML/CTF matters in the US Dept. of Treasury’s Office of International Affairs; Rule of Law Director with the US Dept. of Defense in Iraq; and a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School & Kennedy Public Service Fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School, while also a Senior Consultant to RAND.
Prior to these positions, for the first half of his career, Duncan was a prosecutor. He was an Asst. US Attorney in Los Angeles with the US Dept. of Justice’s Organized Crime Strike Force, and was also posted in Moscow and later in Yerevan for DOJ. Before this, Duncan worked as a prosecutor at the state level, as a Special Asst. Attorney General; and at the city level, as a Dep. District Attorney.
Concurrent with his present work at Western Union, he is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Univ. Duncan earned graduate degrees from Oxford, Harvard, and the Univ. of Denver, and his undergraduate degree from the Univ. of Louisiana.