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 develop their legal and regulatory processes.
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 Honorary President until 2012.
He is a professional member of the US Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists and 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.
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.