John is the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and MLRO for Crown Agents Bank and Crown Agents Investment Management. Both firms are emerging and frontier markets specialists providing clients with new technologies for competitive FX and fast, efficient currency settlement in hard-to-reach markets. Clients include Central Banks, Non-Bank Financial institutions, and large International Development Organisations with global operations.

He previously spent 19 years at HSBC in various Compliance leadership roles in France, the UK and Globally. In his last role at HSBC he was MD and GBM Head of Regulatory Assurance. This was a first line role with responsibility for building the assurance oversight of a Regulatory Transformation Portfolio of more than $200 million.

John is a professionally qualified lawyer and a member of the New York Bar. He has and LLM from Warwick University and BA in French an Law from Keele University.