Our Customer Due Diligence Masterclass trainer is an investment banking governance, audit, risk and compliance specialist who has extensive international experience. He holds an MBA from the CASS Business School, London and is a Chartered Certified Accountant.
He worked for Price Waterhouse in Kingston, Jamaica before arriving in London just after the Big Bang in 1986 and subsequently worked for several major institutions, including Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Continental Bank, CIBC and ABN AMRO. His roles have included internal audit, product control, risk management and SOX.
In addition to gaining experience in the major global financial centres, the above roles covered all aspects of regulation, governance and internal controls over the origination, sales and trading of a broad range of investment banking and capital market products. These products include credit trading and credit derivatives, asset securitisation and structured finance, foreign exchange and foreign exchange options, interest rate derivatives, and commodities and treasury.
He has also served as a business manager, where he played a leading role in the development and implementation of major strategic initiatives within global banking and markets. This was followed by the delivery of a training and cultural change programme in alignment with that strategy, across 50 countries.
Our customer due diligence course trainer currently focuses on delivering CDD financial crime courses for major banks (HSBC, Soc Gen, RBS, Lloyds, Nordea and Handelsbanken) covering CDD AML compliance, Sanctions, Tax Evasion, Terrorist Financing Bribery & Corruption, as well as their related governance aspects. This delivery encompassed frontline staff and senior managers across global, private, corporate and retail banking in the UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, US and the Americas.
He has also run train the trainer (TTT) courses and presented in front of US regulators. In addition, he delivers training programmes in Audit, Operational Risk, Treasury, Basel III, Liquidity Management, Capital Management and the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP).