The trainer, MBA FCCA, is an investment banking governance, audit, risk and global sanctions compliance specialist who has extensive international experience. He holds an MBA from CASS Business School, London and is a Chartered Certified Accountant.
He worked for Price Waterhouse in Kingston, Jamaica prior to arriving in London just after Big Bang in 1986 and subsequently worked for a number of major institutions including Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Continental Bank, CIBC and ABN AMRO. His roles have included internal audit, product control, risk management and SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act).
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; 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.
The trainer currently focuses on delivering financial crime courses for major banks (HSBC, Soc Gen, RBS, Lloyds, Nordea and Handelsbanken) covering AML, 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).
He has delivered over 150 courses online via WebEx and Zoom.