Judges

Dr Stephen Strickland

Dr Stephen Strickland

Global Anti-Money Laundering Officer/Head of Financial Crime Compliance
Sotheby's

Steve is an accomplished public and academic speaker; he is a regular speaker for ICA, AMLP and the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime; he has also spoken at the House of Commons on the use of technology in combating fraud and economic crime. Currently Global Anti-Money Laundering Officer/Head of Financial Crime Compliance at Sotheby’s, the worlds leading auction house. Previously Head of Financial Crime Operations and Nominated Officer for Deutsche Bank Operations International having joined in 2016 from Barclays where he was Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption for Barclaycard (global).

Steve is a highly qualified individual, his Doctorate is in economic crime with a focus on fraud and strategic leadership. In 2014 with the College of Policing he published the ‘Authorised Professional Practice for Fraud’ (APP) and is attributed as having designed the blueprint for Action Fraud (National Fraud Reporting Centre). Steve’s contributions have influenced standards and practices globally in the prevention, detection and investigation of economic crime and fraud. He has worked globally with many central, regional & global banks, regulators, national FIU’s, anticorruption bodies and public private partnerships assisting them in building & enhancing their capability to combat economic crime locally and globally. His passion is in establishing Centres of Excellence and setting industry standards.