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Graham Barrow

Graham Barrow is from the United Kingdom. He works in senior roles across Global Banking, Global Markets, Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management.

During his career, Graham has worked for a number of both global and local banks, including both HSBC and Deutsche Bank as part of a team brought in to address the significant failings discovered there.

He was also drafted in by the UK regulator, then the FSA, after the Northern Rock crash as part of the team tasked with reforming the training and competence of internal FSA staff. He worked there throughout the credit crunch of 2008, gaining an insider’s view of the seriousness of the situation.

Graham Barrow is currently working with a number of Regulatory Technology (RegTech) start-ups, to help design new tools for automating elements of financial crime controls and alerts to make them more effective, efficient and economical for use within the banking industry.

Furthermore, he works with a variety of NGOs (Transparency International, Global Witness, Tax Justice Network) and Open Data initiatives (OpenCorporates, OpenOwnership, OpenDemocracy) to advocate for, amongst other things, improvement to Financial Crime legislation and transparent corporate registers. Graham also advised the Danish Parliamentary Committee on AML on how best to improve the Danish Regulatory environment and its effectiveness in relation to financial crime.

Graham is the co-host of “The Dark Money Files” podcast, a weekly download covering all aspects of money laundering and financial crime. It has a very wide base of regular listeners from all over the world.

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