Jim Nelson


Jim is results driven and commercially focused senior leader with Big 4 background. Extensive financial crime experience and exposure to board level executives and regulators in the banking sector across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Experience covers AML, CTF, fraud, sanctions and ABC in both 1st and 2nd lines of defence.

In a career spanning more than 20 years in financial crime risk, Jim has also held positions with Bank of America in London and Credit Suisse in Hong Kong. Before entering banking, Jim spent seven years in KPMG’s Forensic practice, based in London, Switzerland and the Far East, covering a range of investigations, corporate intelligence, expert witness and regulatory assignments. He is a chartered accountant and certified fraud examiner.






Jim Nelson
Head of Quality & Standards,
FC & Controls
NatWest Group