Steve recently joined HSBC as the Regional Head of the Financial Intelligence Unit in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining HSBC Steve worked for thirty-two years in law enforcement in both UK and Hong Kong. He left the Hong Kong Police as a Detective Chief Inspector having spent most of his twenty-seven years pursuing criminal investigations. During this period, he spent ten years in the Commercial Crime Bureau working in both Fraud and Counterfeit and Forgery Divisions. His last four years were sent in Central District covering the Central Business District. He has extensive experience in the investigation of Commercial Crime and Money Laundering cases.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geography from the University of Lancaster and a Master of Science Degree in Fraud Risk Management from Nottingham Trent University. Apart from Money Laundering he has a particular interest in West African Frauds and Boiler Room Fraud.