Ted Datta


Ted Datta is a director of Bureau van Dijk’s compliance solutions business with responsibility for the UK, Nordic, Middle East & Africa region.

He has spent the last decade helping organisations harness data and technology to improve their risk-based approach to customer and third party due diligence. As a leader within the organisations global practice group, he ensures Bureau van Dijk’s future product strategy meets the evolving needs of today’s risk management professionals.

Ted is a regular contributor to Europe’s leading anti-corruption forums and an active supporter of public-private collaboration initiatives. He was a member of the winning team at the FCA’s 2019 Global AML and Financial Crime TechSprint addressing beneficial ownership registry reconciliation for the benefit of all market participants. He also chairs Bureau van Dijk’s annual compliance, financial crime and due diligence forum in London.

Ted holds a degree in law from the University of Nottingham. More recently he achieved KYC/CDD Certification through ACAMs, an Individual Professional Award in Energy & Development at SOAS and he is currently studying a Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention with the International Compliance Association.







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