Senior Director of Business Services, Financial Crime Compliance
Leslie Bailey is the Senior Director of Business Services for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, directing market strategy for the company’s financial crimes compliance solution. Based in Alabama, she is experienced in financial services operations and preventing financial crimes for U.S. business.
Managing Director, Business Services UK & Ireland
Steve has experience across a very broad range of industry sectors including Global CSO at the world’s largest trade inspection, testing firm and certification firm, a Board Advisor on a £4bn Global Security Fund, a range of Operational and Financial Crime (MLRO) roles at Insurance, Wealth and Investment PLCs and spending several years leading HQ Fraud/AML investigations in the Royal Hong Kong Police.
Having been on the law enforcement side and now moving over to vendor, Steve is an expert when recommending how to manage risk. LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides data-led solutions to enable firms to manage financial crime compliance and customer authentication challenges. This also includes use of machine and deep learning across physical, digital and behavioural data attributes.
Daniel Falen is a Solutions Consultant with expertise in Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, BSA and USA PATRIOTACT compliance, and Identity Management. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Director, Financial Crime Compliance
Nina Kerkez is a part of the International Financial Crime Compliance Market Planning team. From her base in London, Nina leads FCC market strategy in EMEA.
Nina specializes in go-to-market strategies and new product development for the risk and compliance sector with focus around know your customer (KYC) efforts. She is adept at advising complex global organizations on risk and compliance issues to deliver true business benefits.
Nina has just completed Executive MBA at Cass Business School, and already holds Bachelor of Arts in Business and Master of Arts degrees in International Business. She is a Serbian native, and speaks fluent English and Spanish, colloquial French and has a basic knowledge of Russian and Italian, in addition to her native Serbian language.
Director of Anti-Bribery and Corruption
Charles Thomas is a subject matter expert within the Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) market. With more than ten years of global experience, he provides a detailed view of the pressures and problems that ever-increasing enforcement and regulation of ABC poses to companies in all sectors. Key subjects include: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, The UK Bribery Act, and the convergence of risk and compliance management.
Vice President, Global Financial Crime Compliance Strategy
Daniel Wager is an experienced financial crime compliance and investigations executive with extensive experience in developing and running programs designed to prevent, detect and report money laundering, sanctions violations, arms proliferation and other crimes.
As a respected expert witness in civil and criminal litigation, he is a trusted authority in interactions with regulators and enforcement agencies. In his current position, he assists regulated and non-regulated entities in avoiding legal, regulatory and reputational risk, while protecting the global financial system from illicit fund flows.
He joined LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2016 from a long and meritorious career fighting financial crime.
Director, Financial Crime Compliance
Douglas Wolfson is Director, Financial Crime Compliance for LexisNexis Risk Solutions in Asia. Headquartered out of Hong Kong, Douglas drives the strategy and product development of the leading risk tools used by the biggest banks in the world that help to mitigate financial crime compliance issues.
Douglas has 18 years of financial services, risk management and international business experience. His deep experience includes leading risk management departments at the world’s most recognizable financial institutions.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in International relations from Colgate University. He also is the co-founder and organizing committee member of the Blue Tie Ball in Hong Kong, an event created to raise awareness about and reduce the stigma around mental illness.