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Interview with Ed Maguire – MD – Regional Head of Financial Crime Compliance Europe at Standard Chartered Bank

Interview with Ed Maguire – MD – Regional Head of Financial Crime Compliance Europe at Standard Chartered Bank

  How did you get into financial crime? I spent nine years in Customs & Excise, the last five with the National Investigations Service, prosecuting Money Launderers. In February 2002 I moved across to the private sector as the DMLRO for DrKW. Was financial crime your first career choice? No, I wanted to be an Officer in the Royal Marines, but didn’t pass the Navy’s Admirals Interview Board.  None the less it was a great learning experience. How did you…

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Interview with Andrew Clark – Financial Crime Leader EMEA, Partner at PwC

Interview with Andrew Clark – Financial Crime Leader EMEA, Partner at PwC

  How did you get into regulatory consulting? I joined PW in 1987 and qualified there as a Chartered Accountant. I moved into the Forensic practice soon after, where I specialised in fraud and criminal investigations. Was financial crime your first career choice? No, I did a degree in Materials Science and took a summer placement in a copper smelter in Australia. The accountant in this firm seemed to be doing most of the interesting and important work, and made…

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Interview with Vesna McCreery – Director of Financial Crime at RBS

Interview with Vesna McCreery – Director of Financial Crime at RBS

  How did you get into financial crime? By chance. I was hired into the legal team at Goldman Sachs, which was a new team at the time looking at the reputational risk of clients. This group grew significantly after 9/11 and earned its name of the Business Intelligence Group as it is now known.   Was financial crime your first career choice? No, I took a degree in Japanese language and literature and I thought I was going to…

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