Zaugg, Simon

Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

  • Simon Zaugg

    Research Interests

    • Human trafficking
    • Illicit finance
    • International finance
    • International financial institutions
    • Modern Slavery


    • Master of Law in Criminology and Security, Criminology - University of Lausanne
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - University of Bern

    Biographical Statement

    Simon Zaugg is Anti-Money Laundering Specialist with the Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST) initiative, a project based at United Nations University Centre for Policy Research.

    Before joining UNU-CPR, Mr Zaugg worked for the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS), the Swiss Financial Intelligence Unit, as a Financial Analyst and eventually as the Deputy Head of the International Affairs Department. Through his work at MROS, he gained a broad knowledge in the area of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing. He also represented MROS in the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units. His academic background is in economics and criminology.