CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FINALISTS! 

Click on the tabs below to reveal the shortlisted teams and projects per category. 

AML Initiative of the Year
  • Estoril Sol Digital - Anti-Fraud Legal and Compliance Team
  • NatWest Group PLC - AML/CTF/PF Mandatory Learning
  • Northern Operating Services Pvt. Ltd - Going beyond Ordinary - Strengthening the Foundation
  • Yapı Kredi - Automatization of Approval Process for Cash Deposit Transactions through AI
Compliance Consultancy Firm of the Year
  • Advisory Services (Guernsey) Ltd - Support for a global investment firm
  • B-Compliant - Working in partnership: From supporting cast to starring role
  • Betsmart Consulting - Project Athena
  • C&G Regulatory Solutions - First class compliance support
  • Calathea Solutions Ltd - Developing AML Compliance Within The Accountancy Sector
  • Control Risks VANTAGE - Delivering Third-Party Peace of Mind
  • Cosegic - Successfully challenging FCA action
  • DCM - DCM Taskforce - KYC & AML Managed Service
  • Ocorian - Newgate Compliance partner with Sankofa Investment Partners to achieve full autonomy as a fund manager
  • Square 4 Partners Limited - Building an Outcomes Monitoring Framework
Compliance Influencer of the Year
  • Alexander Conrad Culley -  C&G Regulatory Solutions
  • Anila Haleem - UK Finance
  • Anu Ratan - BNY Mellon
  • Arun Chauhan - Tenet
  • Baptiste Forestier - Money Laundering Techniques (newsletter) & The Laudromat (podcast)
  • Bettina Palazzo - Palazzo Ethics Advisory
  • Ches Trower - Ches Trower
  • Christian Hunt - Human Risk
  • Mitch Trehan - Allica Bank
  • Nicolas Urien - DOJO Consulting Group
  • Vera Cherepanova - Studio Etica
  • William Bolivar - KYC Lookup
Compliance Leader of the Year
  • Ana Newman, Sr Manager, Royalty Assurance & Enablement Team - ARM
  • Cherilyn Owen, Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance Operations - Aviva Investors
  • Elkhan Nasibov, Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO - Guavapay Limited
  • Genevieve Coombes, Operations Manager - Talent Locker Ltd
  • István Vegh-Sigurvinsson, Compliance Officer - Borealis Data Center
  • Jon Childs, Head of Compliance and MLRO - FCE Bank PLC
  • Linda Lundqvist, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer - Nefco – The Nordic Green Bank
  • Liz Tubb, Group General Counsel & Global Head of Regulatory Compliance - McLarens Loss Adjusters
  • Martin Kisby, Director of Risk & Compliance - Lenvi
  • Sarah-Jayne van Greune, Chief Operating and Risk Officer - Payen
  • Susana Sierra, CEO - BH Compliance
  • Vivianne Gordon-Pullar, SAP Group Chief Compliance Officer - SAP
Compliance Team of the Year - Financial Services
  • Admiral Money - Admiral Money Compliance Team
  • Ageas UK - Creating Strategic Partnerships through empowerment and value-add Compliance Services across the Ageas Insurance
  • Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance UK Limited - Risk and Compliance team
  • Flutterwave - Flutterwave Global Compliance Team
  • Lenvi - Lenvi Compliance Services
  • Liberis - Embedding compliance into embedded finance
  • McLarens Loss Adjuster - McLarens European Compliance Team
  • Newcastle Building Society - Compliance Team
  • Vodafone Egypt - Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Team
  • Yapı Kredi - YKB AFC Team
Compliance Team of the Year – Non Financial Services
  • Ambassadeurs Group - Compliance Team of the Year (NFS)
  • BT Group - BT Data Legal, Compliance & Assurance Team
  • Dialectica - Compliance Team in Information Services Industry
  • e& formerly known as Etisalat - e& Group Ethics and Compliance TOY Submission
  • HM Revenue & Customs - Trailblazing with the MSB specialist team
  • SAP - SAP Office of Ethics and Compliance
  • TLT LLP - TLT Risk and Compliance team
  • Utilita Energy Limited - Domestic Sales Compliance, putting the customer first.
  • Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S - Offshore Wind Compliance Program Europe
  • YouGov plc - Compliance Team
Cyber Risk Initiative of the Year
  • Accedia JSC - Accedia Cyber Resilience Program
  • MAET - Cyber Awareness - Innovative and Collaborative solutions
ESG Initiative of the Year
  • Accedia JSC - Accedia Green Community
  • BH Compliance - G-Metrix
  • ESG Accord Ltd - Accord Initiative
  • JPMORGAN - ESG Investment Compliance
  • McLarens Global - Integrating ESG for prosperity and sustainability
  • Sqope Intelligence - ESG Reputational Assessment
  • UK Finance - Women in Sanctions Forum UK Finance
Financial Crime Prevention Leader of the Year
  • Cherilyn Owen, Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance Operations - Aviva Investors
  • Dejan Davidovic, Chief Operating and Integrity Officer - Kriptomat
  • Edyta Ryżko, Lead of Fight FinCrime Community of Practice - NatWest Group
  • Hany Razi, Global Vice President Fraud & AML - Paysafe
  • Jessica Cath, Head of Financial Crime - Thistle Initiatives
  • Nadia O'Shaughnessy, Head of Insight - Themis
  • Sarah-Jayne van Greune, Chief Operating and Risk Officer - Payen
  • Silvija Krupena, Head of Financial Crime - RedCompass Labs
  • Stephen Adams, Fraud Manager - Confused.com
Financial Crime Prevention Team of the Year
  • Aviva Investors -  One Aviva Financial Crime Prevention - Financial Crime Compliance Operations Team
  • Banking Circle - Banking Circle Business AML Team: Cohesively, regulatory, scalable and tech backed team build
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Office of the Chief Compliance Officer
  • IQUW Syndicate Management Ltd - IQUW Financial Crime Team
  • NatWest Group - Fight FinCrime Community of Practice
  • NatWest Group - Financial Crime Learning & capability Team
  • Northern Operating Services Pvt. Ltd. - Elevate, Excel, Exceed: Constructing a Center of Excellence for AML
  • Revolut Ltd - APP Scam Warnings — breaking the spell of the scammer
  • Schroder Investment Management Limited - Centralisation and stabilisation of due diligence activities to better support the wider Financial Crime Framework
  • Yapı Kredi - YKB AFC Team
Fintech and Payments Compliance Award
  • CoinsPaid - Development of automated real-time risk assessment system
  • Elucidate - Real-time Payment Risk Scoring
  • Liberis - Small doesn't mean less
  • Tenet - Balancing Fintech Growth: A Strategic Approach to Regulatory Risk, Compliance Cost Management, and Expert Guidance
  • The Benefit Company - Compliance Best Practice - Fintech & Payments
Innovation in Financial Crime Prevention
  • Banking Circle SA - Business AML program – Empowering the AML Value Chain with AI and ML Tools
  • Lloyds - Economic Crime Prevention as a Service
  • Lucinity - Luci – Transforming Financial Crime Prevention from Hours to Minutes
  • Monzo Bank Limited & Risk Alert 247 Ltd - Using Risk Alert 247 Data to Stop Financial Crime at the Door
  • Paysafe - Cloud Native AI Solutions
  • St. James's Place Wealth Management - Automation of the Client Risk Assessment
  • Sumsub - Sumsub - Powering a people-friendly digital future
  • Yapı Kredi - Automatization of Approval Process for Cash Deposit Transactions through AI
Innovation in Regulatory Compliance
  • Ageas UK - Governor: Empowering You to Manage Regulatory Compliance with Ease and Confidence
  • Ai Compliance - Digitised compliance monitoring platform and regulatory library
  • CCI Credit Management Ltd - International Credit Exchange
  • Eurobank SA in collaboration with Deloitte Netherlands-Greece - RegMiner -The digital platform to enable the regulatory adherence vision
  • Experian UKI - Using agile methodology and technology to transform our approach to compliance assurance
  • HM Revenue & Customs - MSB Specialist team
  • IFX Payments - Changing the face of regulatory compliance: How we embedded compliance into our company culture.
  • J.P. Morgan - Fusion Compliance Platform
  • Legal & General Home Finance Limited - Payment Term Lifetime Mortgage
Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Award
  • Confused.com - Confused.com
  • FINTRAIL - FinTech FinCrime Exchange (FFE)
  • Homes England - Functional Standards
  • Liberis - Embedding compliance into embedded finance
  • LSEG Risk-Intelligence (former Refinitiv) - Follow the Money: How understanding financial flows can help fight modern day slavery and human trafficking
  • Monzo Bank Limited & Risk Alert 247 Ltd - Monzo & Risk Alert 247: Targeting Financial Crime in the Business Bank
  • Morrison Foerster - Industry Sanctions Training for HM Government: A Public-Private Collaboration
  • UK Finance - Women in Sanctions Forum UK Finance
  • Vodafone Egypt - Proactive Strategies for Managing Dynamic Regulatory Changes
Rising Star Award
  • Alasdair Fraser - Mettle & NatWest Boxed
  • Caitlyn Winsor-Gray - Aviva Investors
  • Duygu Beyazo İpek - NSN Law Firm
  • Evgenii Afanasev - Noventiq
  • Jamie-Leigh Cahill - TLT LLP
  • Jason Sepala - Ageas UK 
  • Joel Bailey - Thistle Initiatives
  • Lisa Lacey - Lisa Lacey - Aviva Investors
  • Ray Nasrullah - Unlimit
  • Samantha Holloway - Legal & General
  • Susanne Gardner - Aviva Investors
  • Zena Smyth - Aviva Investors
Small Compliance Team of the Year (<5 team members) – Financial Services
  • Admiral Money - Admiral Money Compliance Team
  • Acquarius Trust Company Limited - Compliance: the Acquarius Way
  • Bridgepoint - Bridgepoint's Compliance Pioneers: Small Team, Big Impact
  • Buckinghamshire Building Society - Risk and Compliance team
  • Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) - Project 'Total Revamp': Upgrading and modernizing Compliance Policies of the Council of Europe Development Bank, the social Bank in Europe
  • Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong) Limited, A Restricted Licence Bank - Compliance as a Growth Partner: Efficiency for Impactful Evolution
  • Kriptomat - Kriptomat - Regulatory "white knight"
  • Liberis - Small doesn't mean less
  • M T Finance - Assess, Analyse, Evaluate, Report & Support - Recapitalisation of the Business to support Lending Growth in the Business
  • Nefco - The Nordic Green Bank – Nefco Ethics and Compliance Unit
  • Wrights Recoveries UK - Wrights Recoveries UK Compliance Team
Small Compliance Team of the Year (<5 team members) - Non Financial Services
  • Czarnikow Group Limited - Small Team, Big Impact: London-Based Team's Journey to Global Compliance Excellence
  • Galp Energia - Compliance
  • Homes England - Legal and Regulatory Compliance Team
  • Quanta Consultancy Services - Quanta’s Contracts & Compliance Team
  • SOCAR Midstream Operations LLC - Compliance Crusaders: Celebrating Excellence in Small Team
  • Utilita Energy Ltd - Business Compliance - Building Trust
  • Yunex Traffic - Yunex Traffic Compliance team
SME Compliance Team of the Year
  • Aura Life Ltd - Compliance Team
  • East Anglian Financial Planning - Adherence to Consumer Duty
  • M T Finance - Assess, Analyse, Evaluate, Report & Support - Recapitalisation of the Business to support Lending Growth in the Business
  • Wrights Recoveries UK - Wrights Recoveries UK Compliance Team
Technology Partner of the Year
  • ABSA and SymphonyAI - ABSA's Breakthrough Collaboration with SymphonyAI in AI-driven risk management
  • AI & Partners B.V. - EU AI Act Regulatory Compliance
  • Arctic Intelligence - Risk Assessment Platform - Digitise and Automate
  • First AML - Source by First AML
  • Ruleguard - Regulatory Compliance Risk / Control Oversight
  • Signicat - Signicat - Riskflow Orchestration
  • Silent Eight (with HSBC) - Adverse Media: Automated Alert Adjudication
  • smartKYC - smartKYC
  • Voyc - Voyc and Personal Group advance compliance oversight with artificial intelligence-driven interactions monitoring
Training Initiative of the Year
  • BT Group - 'Data: Play Your Part' Campaign
  • Dialectica - Compliance in the Age of AI: Navigating through the Challenges
  • emerchantpay - Fostering Compliance Culture Initiative
  • Ernst & Young - Gamification of Financial Crime Training
  • MAET - Innovative and collaborative training solution
  • Standard Chartered Bank - The Whole Story 2023 ‘Let's get #fightingfit'
  • Third Bridge - Immersive, gamified, and interactive compliance training
  • UNESCO - The Ethics Kit: Find Your Path - UNESCO's Game-Based Learning Solution
  • Vodafone UK - The Comply-Ants!