Biniam Shiferaw graduated with an LLB from Alemaya and LLM from Addis Ababa Universities. He lectured at Debre Markos University and was a public prosecutor in the Federal Attorney General’s Office in Ethiopia. At the AG’s Office, he worked as Assert Recovery Expert as a member of the Asset Recovery Task Force for the repatriation of assets stolen from Ethiopia. He has previously been a consultant on AML/CFT with the Global Centre on Cooperative security from 2013 to 2018, before taking up the current position with Tana Copenhagen.
Biniam is the author of Money Laundering, the International crackdown and The Law of Ethiopia: Specific Reference to the Banking Sector, and the primary author of the training manual on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism in Ethiopia. He has also published several articles on the confiscation of criminal assets and money laundering issues.
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