Webinar #9: Don’t Break the Bank: how to protect your business in a high-risk environment
  • Time: 6.00PM - 7.30PM (GMT+1)
  • Date: Thursday 13 May 2021
  • Location: Online Webinar

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The last five years have seen unprecedented change within the financial services as high-growth, tech-enabled businesses have risen in prominence to disrupt and challenge traditional structures.

However, such success has prompted new challenges for Fintechs in high-growth periods, as increased regulation and large customer influxes stretch organically grown financial crime departments. The balancing act of protecting the business whilst continuing to facilitate sustained business growth is an issue that every financial crime team must confront.

Join us for a virtual panel discussion, where we will discuss the varied approaches taken by some of the UK’s leading, and highest-growth fintechs to protect themselves without breaking the bank. Automation, departmental structuring, and agile resourcing will all be discussed to help you understand what is the best route to take for your business.

Our panel:
- Mike Rogers - Chair and Host @ Broadgate Search Social
- Emma Mohan-Sata - Head of Fraud & Compliance @ Capital on Tap
- Shay Oshinusi - Head of Financial Crime Prevention @ Curve
- Ashraf Aly - Head of Compliance @ iwoca
- Matthew Tataryn - Head of Financial Crime @ Tide
- Gabriel Cozma - Financial Crime and Compliance specialist

Emma Mohan-Satta
Emma is the Head of Fraud & Compliance at Capital on Tap, a Fintech offering business credit cards in the UK, Spain and the US. Emma has worked in financial crime prevention for the past decade with experience at American Express and at a number of fraud prevention vendors. She has been responsible for building out the fraud and AML automation for Capital on Tap to allow the business to scale rapidly and securely. Emma is authorised as the MLRO and holds an ICA Diploma in AML.

Seun Oshinusi
Seun Oshinusi is the Head of Financial Crime Prevention at Curve. With expertise working as a fraud and financial crime professional, Seun has been a part of Curve’s Financial Crime team for over a year. Previously working at Wonga and Jaja, Seun is highly skilled in Analytics, Financial Crime, Dispute Resolution and Anti Money Laundering. Seun has a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Criminology from University of Roehampton, before moving into financial services.

Ashraf Aly
Ashraf Aly is the Head of Compliance and MLRO at iwoca, a firm which specialises in providing finance and working capital to SMEs in the UK and Germany. He brings a decade's worth of experience in financial regulation, from dispute resolution to consultancy to in-house roles in which he has built fintech compliance functions from the ground up and through to scale.

Matthew Tataryn
Matt is the current Head of Financial Crime at Tide Platform Limited. Tide provides banking services for SMEs and has a current member base of 300,000 members.

Prior to Tide, Matt managed Santander’s Financial Crime Apprenticeship programme, focusing on developing future leaders within the world of Financial Crime. Matt has also held roles at multiple other international organisations such as Barclays and Amazon.

Matt has a passion for building Financial Crime teams in a new and innovative way by training them in a way that allows them to engage both the technical and creative parts of their brains.

Gabriel Cozma
Gabriel Cozma is a recognised Financial Crime (FC) and Compliance specialist with over 20 years’ experience in helping organisations to meet regulatory expectation and commitments and management of the risk to financial institutions represented by criminal related activities, sanctions, tax evasion and bribery and corruption.

He worked with numerous Financial Services organisations, on the development of FC framework and improvement of controls, including HSBC, Standard Chartered, Barclays, RBS, Santander, Metro Bank. More recently, he focused on the fast-moving FinTech disruptive new market force facing the challenges of operating in a global regulated market.


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