2012 Effective Risk Based Anti-Money Laundering Controls - Speakers
Mark has over 20 years banking experience the majority of which was front-office based. He has held a number of line and strategic positions in international banks in the City of London, where he developed his expertise in lending to and assessing the strength of international financial institutions.
Mark has, more recently, specialised in risk based Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and risk based compliance issues and MiFID. He is a subject matter expert on the 3rd EU Money Laundering Directive and has been an FSA registered MLRO and risk manager at a European Bank offering financial services to High Net Worth Individuals. As well as providing practical solutions to senior management problems, Mark also provides high impact training solutions tailored to international client requirements.
He also delivers independent advice, training and support for the firms covered by risk based AML regulations. Mark has worked as an expert for both the Council of Europe and the European Commission, working in Russia and The Republic of Serbia. He has spoken at AML and Financial Crime conferences in Germany, the Netherlands and the Republic of Ireland and throughout the UK. Mark has twice chaired the very successful Financial Times Annual Financial Crime Conference at the London Stock Exchange (2005 and 2006) and the Institute of Money Laundering Professionals Annual Conference in Manchester in May 2007. He is a frequent writer and commentator (including TV interviews on “The Accountancy Channel”) is a robust international speaker on AML and Fraud. During the last year, Out & Out Answers Ltd has provided advice and training courses covering financial crime from AML to Fraud Prevention. Clients include The Council of Europe, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Association of International Accountants (The AIA), The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) and the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA). Mark is currently advising a number of the new AML Regulatory Authorities on how to discharge their responsibilities under a risk based regime as well as how to assist their professional members.