Nick is currently the U.S. Head of Financial Crime Program & Framework for HSBC’s Financial Crime function in the U.S. and reports directly to the BSA/AML Officer.
Previously, Nick served as the U.S. Head of Engagement for HSBC’s Financial Crime Threat Mitigation (FCTM) function where he was responsible for driving public-private financial information sharing partnerships in the U.S. and supporting HSBC’s intelligence-led financial crime risk management framework. Prior to that role, he served as a Deputy Director for HSBC’s Financial Intelligence Unit in the U.S. and led a team that analyzed complex, multi-jurisdictional casework.
Before joining HSBC in 2015, Nick served nearly seven years with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI).While with TFI, he served as Treasury’s first senior advisor to U.S. Southern Command (Southcom) on illicit finance issues in Latin America and the Caribbean, and directly supported the development of targeted financial measures against national security threats in the region. Nick also helped found and lead Southcom’s Counter-Threat Finance (CTF) Branch, based in Miami, FL.
Nick is also currently a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve with past active duty deployments with Southcom, tov Kuwait with 3rd Army,and in Iraq as part of the special operations community. He is an active member of HSBC’s employee resource group for military service member/Veteran advocacy. He earned his MBA and BA (History) from the University of Florida as well as a Graduate Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from Florida International University.