Alipay Limited has hired Polish lawyer Tomasz Janyst as its Chief Compliance Officer / Money Laundering Reporting Officer in Luxembourg.
Alipay is a third-party mobile and online payment platform that was established in Hangzhou, China, in February 2004 by the Alibaba Group.
Janyst started his legal career with Miller Canfield in Warsaw. In 2011, he joined the Industrial And Commercial Bank of China as an Assistant Compliance Officer. In June 2015 he was promoted to Legal and Compliance Manager, and in 2017 he became Deputy Head of Legal and Compliance. In July 2019, he relocated to Luxembourg to take on the role of Head of Financial Crime Compliance for ICBC in Europe.
In 2014, Janyst co-founded the Kalecki Foundation, an independent Polish think tank established in Warsaw dedicated to broadening the public debate on economic policy in Poland. He acted as head of the foundation's board until March 2020.