Over the last 20 years Chris has held a range of Financial Crime leadership and MLRO roles with UK Financial Institutions including: Coutts Banking Group; AIB Group; Aviva Insurance, NatWest Group Plc and Tesco Bank. 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.
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 UK Finance and Association of British Insurers Financial Crime 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. Most recently was a member of the UK Finance Economic Crime Planning Committee.