Over the last 20 years Chris has held a range of Financial Crime leadership and MLRO roles with UK Financial Institutions including: Coutts Bank; AIB Group UK Plc; Aviva Insurance and NatWest Markets. His FC Compliance and risk management experience covers key aspects of: AML, Sanctions & Terrorist Financing, ABC, Market Abuse, Internal Fraud, External Fraud and Major Investigations. He is currently the Financial Crime & Customer Security Director for Tesco Bank.
Chris likes to alternate permanent roles with work as a freelance FC Strategy Consultant, and has led the design and early stages implementation of enhanced end to end FC control and assurance frameworks for a range of UK and European banks and Insurers.
As a former member of various BBA and ABI FC Committees, Chris has shaped and led a range of UK industry initiatives, including the agreement of a common industry definition of insurance fraud, and the establishment of a pan-industry framework for benchmarking the fraud performance of UK insurers. He was also a member of the UK Fraud Measurement Committee and a founding director of the UK Insurance Fraud Bureau. He is currently a member of the UK Finance Economic Crime Planning Committee.