Alan was appointed to be the first full-time Executive Secretary of the Wolfsberg Group effective October 1, 2021. The Wolfsberg Group is an association of thirteen global banks which aims to develop frameworks and guidance for the management of financial crime risks, particularly with respect to Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing policies.
Prior to joining the Wolfsberg Group Alan spent 40 years working at six major global banks and was based in the UK or New York. His 40 years in banking were split almost equally between business and compliance and he has deep experience in wholesale banking activities including payments, trade, correspondent banking, corporate trust and prepaid cards. From 2017 to 2021 Alan was the co-chair of the Wolfsberg Correspondent Banking Due Diligence Questionnaire which created the guidance material and updated the questionnaire twice.