Steve is the Co-founder and Director of AML Analytics and is recognised as one of the UK’s leading industry experts on anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing issues, legislation and regulation.
He has worked in the financial services industry since 1988 and within financial crime compliance since the inception of the UK Money Laundering Regulations in 1994.
He has previously held roles as the Director of Regulatory and Financial Crime Programmes at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services in London and as Global Head of Money Laundering Prevention for Prudential plc., where for fifteen years he had responsibility across the Group for the development and delivery of the corporate money laundering, counter terrorism and sanctions policy, together with providing advice and guidance on AML/CTF prevention. During this time he worked in the UK, USA, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Whilst with Prudential he spent time on secondment to NCIS (now the National Crime Agency) and at the UK National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit at Scotland Yard.
In 2001 Steve created the UK Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers where he was Chairman for seven years and then President until 2012.
Steve holds an ICA Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering with distinction and is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association.
He is an experienced speaker on financial crime issues and has lectured at conferences throughout the UK, Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia and the USA.