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One of the qualities that differentiates RiskScreen from all other AML technology providers is our commitment to cultivating a team of subject-matter experts and data scientists. Our many years' experience in compliance and regulatory investigations is reflected in the way we design, build and deploy our solutions, and in the operational efficiency gains experienced by users of our technologies.

Senior management

Stephen Platt​

Founder & CEO​

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Stephen Platt

Stephen is RiskScreen's founder and CEO, and regarded as one of the world’s leading experts in financial crime prevention.

Prior to establishing RiskScreen, he spent 25 years conducting large scale regulatory enquiries into AML compliance failings by businesses ranging from Tier 1 banks downwards. He is a barrister, the original founder of the International Compliance Association, an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC and the author of the #1 best-selling book ‘Criminal Capital’.
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Neal King

CTO

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Neal King

Neal is RiskScreen's Chief Technical Officer in which role he leads a team of in-house developers.

Neal has a long track record of designing and coding software solutions designed to manage risk and improve customer lifecycle management. His previous roles have included senior appointments at a Tier 1 bank and at fiduciary and investment businesses.

Tom Devlin

Senior Director, Product & Regulatory

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Tom Devlin

Tom is our Senior Director – Regulatory and Product Design. Educated at Oxford, Tom worked in corporate finance at Rothschilds before qualifying as an English barrister.

For almost ten years he managed systemically important enquiries for regulators into compliance failures within regulated businesses both on and offshore. This experience plays a critical role in Tom's specification of the design of our technologies and in his support of enterprise customers.
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Sharon Spence

EVP - Sales

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Sharon Spence

An accomplished business leader who works alongside all areas of the organisation to deliver business excellence, Sharon has an extensive history in building and leading sales teams to success, developing strategies to facilitate growth, and steering organisations through rapid growth phases.

A a leading UK seller in the world of FinCrime software, having had a highly successful career at NICE Actimize, Sharon knows what is required to make a SaaS scale-up successful.
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Cate Wright

Director, Customer & Strategy

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Cate Wright

Cate is our Customer and Strategy Director and acts as the voice of the customer. Cate uses her experience as both a FinTech customer and supplier to drive a truly customer-centric strategy for our business.

With over 10 years’ experience in financial crime and implementing counter-fraud solutions in financial services businesses. Cate oversees all areas of our customers' journey from onboarding to ongoing support.
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Sherjeel Aman

Head of Customer Success

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Sherjeel Aman

Sherjeel is the Head of our Customer Success function which handles RiskScreen implementations and support.

Sherjeel obtained a BEng in Electronic Engineering from King’s College, London and Masters in Communication & Signals Processing from Imperial College, London. His previous experience includes roles at Citi, Accenture and most recently as an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs.
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Katie de la Haye

Head of Ops

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Katie de la Haye

Katie is our Head of Operations, responsible for Finance and HR.

She read PPE at the University of Oxford after which she qualified as a chartered accountant. Working for Deloitte in Manchester she managed audit engagements across a variety of sectors. Her previous experience of working with tech companies includes a role heading up financial reporting at Laterooms.com.
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Caroline Ruark

Head of Governance

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Caroline Ruark

Caroline is our Head of Governance, responsible for corporate secretarial and corporate governance.

She obtained her degree and postgraduate diploma in law from the University of Aberdeen, and is a qualified Scottish solicitor and Cayman Islands attorney at law. Caroline’s previous experience includes roles at Slaughter & May, Maples & Calder and Mourant.
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RiskScreen sales team

Jeremy Swetenham

Director, Sales and Channel Partnerships

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Jeremy Swetenham

As Director, Sales and Channel Partnerships, Jeremy manages enterprise and partner relationships for RiskScreen.

Jeremy obtained a BEng Hons in Electronic Engineering from Edinburgh and went onto become the youngest Major in the British Army at the age of 26, where he also served as the Chief Technical Training Officer for the Royal Armoured Corps. Jeremy has deep technical expertise and a thorough understanding of risk management through the application of people, processes and technology.
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Mark Cobby

VP Sales

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Mark Cobby

As VP Sales, for International Finance Centres, Mark is an experienced screening software sales professional.

Mark has extensive experience in understanding and meeting the AML requirements of a range of organisations including financial institutions, trust and corporate service providers, real estate agents and dealers in high value goods.
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Jack Mills

Business Development Executive

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Jack Mills

As Business Development Executive, Jack is responsible for driving growth and market share opportunities in the KYC onboarding space.

Having successfully positioned risk assessment solutions for several years across financial and corporate sectors, Jack has a wealth of knowledge in the challenges faced by compliance teams to orchestrate and execute their due diligence processes, and how technology can be deployed to ensure regulatory compliance whilst exposing potential risks through automated processes.
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Matt White

Business Development Executive

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Matt White

Matt joins RiskScreen's business development team from a background with Thomson Reuters in New York and Refinitiv in London.

He worked as a sales specialist for AML/KYC data, and has a deep understanding of onboarding processes related to these obligations.
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Board members

Ian Crosby

Ian is Head of Group Risk and Chairman of Stonehage Fleming. He chairs several family offices, is a director of numerous mutual funds, fund advisory and investment boards and committees and acts as trustee on a number of family trusts. Ian has Bachelor of Commerce and LLB (Law) degrees.

Peter Kenyon

Peter Kenyon is the former Chief Executive of Umbro, Manchester United and Chelsea FC. He is the founder of Coaches Voice and a widely respected expert in Business Strategy and commercial operations.

Stephen Chandler

Stephen is the co-founder and Managing Partner at Notion Capital, a venture capital firm focused on cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service; and a board director of several high-potential tech companies. Also co-founder of SeedCloud, the seed incubator which helps great technology ideas become successful businesses.

Previously President, EMEA and CFO at MessageLabs, the global leader in SaaS messaging security acquired by Symantec in 2008 for $700m.

Stephen Platt

A barrister by training and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., before he founded RiskScreen Stephen also co-founded the International Compliance Association, where he wrote both the International Diploma in Compliance and the International Diploma in Money Laundering Prevention – professional qualifications that have been awarded to tens of thousands of professionals around the world. He is also the author of the #1 bestselling book ‘Criminal Capital’, widely regarded as a seminal work on money laundering prevention.

Stephen is one of the world’s leading authorities on the criminal abuse of financial services through on and offshore jurisdictions. . He has trained numerous supranational bodies, regulators, law enforcement and intelligence agencies. He consults to Stephen Platt & Associates LLP on large-scale regulatory investigations.

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