Global Financial Crime Regional Leader / EMEA
Andrew leads the PwC’s UKs Financial Crime practice. He focuses on preventative measures for Anti Money Laundering, Anti Bribery, Market Abuse and Fraud, as well as the investigation of complex issues, including regulatory matters. Andrew is one of the firm's Global leaders of Anti Money Laundering Services and lectures on the subject at the Bank of International Settlements in Basel and other regulators.
He has wide experience in Banking and Financial Services and spent two years in the Special Investigations Unit at the Bank of England providing advice on appropriate courses of action to be taken regarding matters of fraud or dishonesty relating to Authorised Institutions. UK financial regulators have instructed Andrew and his team, under S.166 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, to examine the systems and controls of financial institutions, often in circumstances where there are concerns that fraud, market abuse or money laundering may be occurring. He has been seconded to the UK Government's Serious Fraud Office as a forensic accountant, has been appointed as an investigator by the DTI under S.447 of the Companies Act 1985, and has worked for a number of police fraud squads.