at GSB & KB Consulting Limited
August 2017 - February 2019
Client: InsureTech – Charles Taylor, London | Role: Lead Business Analyst Engaged on a range of major strategic projects including a system integration project and implementing a claims visualisation software tool on an online Portal for Members and Brokers to conduct detailed claims trend analysis across the global insurance market. Superintended solution architects and developers in an Agile Project Management environment. Exhibited at Working Group and Project Meetings to ensure all project milestones are on target. Client: Harrods Bank – London | Role: Project Manager, GDPR Accountable for ensuring compliance with EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); responsible for full stakeholder management including C-Suite and Board level interactions;
at ERNST & YOUNG
May 2016 - June 2017
Project: Section 166 – RoleProject Manager – Financial Intelligence Unit Formulated detailed test steps for FIU covering AML, CTF, and sanctions responsibilities globally in line with JMLSG, FATF, and ML regulations to be subjected to FCA scrutiny. Reviewed bank’s global AML, CTF, and sanctions governance, IT infrastructure, and standard operating procedures in line with regulatory financial crime responsibilities. Performed detailed interviews with bank to attest financial crime framework. Worked with assurance, legal, and senior partners to ensure summary of findings were both accurate and aligned with the Section 166s’ objectives against the bank. o Project: Enhanced Due Diligence Review – Global Investment and Corporate Bank, London Role Lead Project Manager – EDD Review Managed overall regulatory change management initiative at a global bank to enable reduced regulatory scrutiny and avoidance of fines and other negative reputational implications.
July 2012 - March 2014
Project: FATCA, Multiple Projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, and Lebanon | Role /Project Manager Produced and presented detailed stakeholder engagement packs for the Steering Committee Led detailed FATCA impact analysis; composed final impact analysis client reports. Ran workshops and built relationships with a wide range of senior Compliance SMEs and certain IT and operations SMEs to gather high level and detailed requirements for the introduction of FATCA compliance. Made FATCA Target Operating Model to proceed with implementation phase of FATCA compliance. Integrated a FATCA portal into core banking system as part of revised onboarding and KYC refresh and engineered FATCA MI reporting as per the IRS guidelines. Established and managed the PMO Project: Fraud Risk Assessment, Dubai | Role Project Manager Facilitated fraud risk assessment workshops and meetings with senior Compliance and Business SMEs to identify fraud scenarios
Senior Financial Services Consultant
January 2010 - March 2012
Project: Payments Engine Centralisation | Role Project Manager Worked on a payments’ sanctions project for a leading U.K. Bank on analysing international payment processing cycle. Analysed end-to-end payments: international payments processes including SWIFT Gateway connections and sanctions screening; facilitated compliance workshops with senior SMEs. Synthesised detailed sanctions procedures and wrote systemised business and IT requirements Project: Commercial Bank Integration | Role:Project Manager Evaluated and documented “as-is” end-to-end business processes around commercial and corporate lending and designed processes featuring IT systems. Conducted analysis of end-to-end commercial banking processes from Compliance KYC and customer due diligence through to account closure.
BSc (Hons) Economics
at City University
2000 - 2003 (3 years) London