Lee Hale


Lee is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in London. He specializes in all aspects of financial crime and is a proven executive leader with over 20 years of anti-financial crime experience covering retail, wealth, corporate, and investment banking. Most notably, he has performed critical leadership roles in investigating and remediating some of the most high-profile regulatory enforcement actions within financial services. These include a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA), Cease and Desist Orders, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority Orders, and Consent Orders. He has a demonstrable track record of leading high performing, international teams in large and complex financial institutions.

His focus at Ankura is delivering Anti-Money Laundering (AML), sanctions, bribery and corruption and fraud solutions to clients. He specializes in creatively looking for the most effective and efficient methods to mitigate financial crime risk by using big data, analytics, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Ankura, he held executive financial crime roles with Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and Barclays.





Lee Hale
Senior MD - Risk, Forensics
& Compliance