Senior Managing Director, Head Financial Crime Consulting, EMEA
Richard is a leading global expert in the prevention, detection and investigation of all forms of Financial Crime, and leads FTI’s Financial Crime work across EMEA .He has led over 450 Financial Crime related assignments, spanning compliance assessments, regulator intermediation, monitorships, customer onboarding/KYC automation, transaction monitoring optimisation, forensic investigations and more. Richard has led assignments in over 29 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and his expertise spans Money Laundering, Fraud, Bribery & Corruption, Terrorist Financing, Market Abuse, Sanctions, Tax Evasion and the Proliferation of Prohibited Weapons. His clients include law enforcement, regulators and many of the world’s largest FS institutions. Richard works extensively on behalf of geographies and supranational bodies, where he has worked to shape the future of international AML/CFT regulation. He also lectures on economic crime across multiple Tier 1 global universities .Richard’s recent work has included leading the design and build of one of the largest data driven FIUs for a major European geography, acting as the named monitor for one of Europe’s largest banks, and leading the design/build of automated KYC for a number of major global banks.
Local Banks to adequately address FATF requirements