Jo Priestley


Jo is EFI’s Head of Financial Crime Expertise and has 20 years’ experience working in first- and second-line risk frameworks across legal, conduct and financial crime workstreams. Prior to joining EFI, Jo has worked in digital, challenger and global banks and has experience across retail, corporate commercial, trade finance and investment banking products. Jo’s wealth of knowledge and experience leading a wide range of financial crime prevention programmes which consider both business operations and customer journey is a great asset to EFI’s clients. Jo works closely with clients to provide advice and guidance on the technical and practical aspects of KYC, transaction monitoring, SARs, and other anti-financial crime regulations.

Jo has a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Law (LLB) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Crime Compliance. She is also studying towards a MSc in Financial Crime.





Jo Priestley
Head of Financial Crime