Steve is the Head of Financial Crime Threat Mitigation in Asia Pacific at HSBC. Prior to this role, he was 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.