Richard leads PA Consulting’s work in Financial Crime and Tax Evasion compliance, and is a recognised expert in all aspects of global Financial Crime and Tax Evasion legislation. He has led or advised major Financial Crime change activities for many of the world’s largest banks, insurers and asset managers and is a Skilled Person under the FCA’s Financial Crime Lot.
He has led over 50 major Financial Crime assignments in recent years, from new technology development to change delivery to compliance assessments. Richard has led Financial Crime compliance activities in over 20 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and is able to provide international best practice alongside local regulatory insight.
Most recently, Richard led PA’s new report in financial crime – Partners Against Crime. Richard interviewed heads of financial crime, CROs, MLROs across the private sectors, alongside senior figures from regulators, government bodies, RegTech and FinTech companies, giving him clear insight into current industry best practice. He was also asked to speak at the most recent international FATF forum on the future of Financial Crime alongside the UK’s delegation, with both HMT and the FCA.