Allan Clare FICA, FCII, FCILA, CAMS, CFE, Dip.(Fin.Crime)
Allan is an accomplished financial crime leader in the financial services sector, particularly banking and insurance. He has held senior executive financial crime leadership roles in a range of systemically important institutions. During his career, Allan has acquired over 30 years of operational and strategic expertise and experience designing, building and leading financial crime compliance and risk functions.
Allan now mentors, coaches and advises financial crime leaders (SMF17s/ MLROs), CEO’s, C-Suite and Boards seeking to address financial crime related challenges and strategic planning. In addition, Allan is a part-time Senior Advisor to Plenitude Consulting, a niche consultancy specialising in Financial Crime Risk and Compliance, a Board Director & Trustee at The Insurance Charities and a member of the ICA Experts Panel.
Previously, Allan was a member of the Executive Committee at HSBC UK Bank Plc, HSBC’s ‘ring fenced bank’, formed to comply with the UK’s Banking Reform Act. Here he was the Head of Financial Crime Compliance & MLRO holding FCA Senior Manager (SMF17) responsibility for the bank’s financial crime risk management programme.