STEVE HANCOCK FICA Dip (AML)
Steve Hancock joined the financial services industry in 1988 and has worked in the field of financial crime prevention since the introduction of the UK money laundering legislation in April 1994.
Steve is the Professional Services Director and co-founder of AML Analytics Limited.
In this role, he
leads the regulatory and financial crime professional services business, which supports financial institutions as they review, enhance and developed their legal and regulatory processes.
Prior to establishing AML Analytics Steve was the Director of Regulatory and Financial Crime Programmes at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
, based in London.
Previously, he was the Global Head of Money Laundering Prevention and Counter Terrorist Financing for Prudential plc for fifteen years.
In this role he
had operational oversight of the Prudential businesses throughout Europe, Asia and the USA.
In addition, he had responsibility for Group policy and procedures in the prevention of money laundering crime, counter terrorist financing and economic sanctions.
Steve was the founder chairman of the UK Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers from 2001 until 2008 and is now their honorary president.
He is a professional member of the US Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and is the Co-Chair of the UK Chapter.
Steve is also a Fellow of the International Compliance Association, successfully completing the ICA Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering, obtaining a pass with distinction from the University of Manchester.
is recognised as a leading expert in financial crime prevention.
has addressed international conferences in Europe, Africa, Asia, the United States and Australia.
has advised the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
on assignments in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Budapest, Hungary.
He has also led a financial crime awareness project with the Police of the Czech Republic (PCR), and has been a regular contributor to the UK West Midlands Police Fraud Training Course for new entrants.
In 2007 Steve
received the Annual MLRO's.com/Complinet Anti-Money Laundering Achievement Award.
In 2008 he
was awarded the Best MLRO Award (Outstanding Leadership/Dedication) at the Compliance Register OStCar (Outstanding Service to Compliance and Regulation) Award ceremony.