Head of Advisory-Sanctions, Nordea
Tyler Nielsen is currently the Head of Advisory – Sanctions at Nordea, covering sanctions for all of Nordea’s global operations as part of the Group Financial Crime Compliance office. Tyler joined Nordea after serving as senior analyst and senior policy advisor in the US Department of the Treasury’s office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and US Department of State’s Office of Sanctions Policy and Implementation. In these roles, he aided US sanctions policy formation and enforcement on Iran, North Korea, Russia, Syria, and other countries in the Middle East and Africa. Tyler has extensive experience engaging on sanctions matters with Nordic governments, financial institutions and businesses, including serving as an economic officer at US Embassy Helsinki.