Asad is a Partner at Plenitude and is a subject matter expert and advisor to Heads of Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) across a number of Global, European and UK financial institutions. He provides advisory and transformation services and has played key roles on several complex and high-profile financial crime matters for clients that have been subject to Systematic AML Programme (SAMLP), Skilled Person (S166) reviews, Cease & Desist Orders and Monitorships.

Prior to joining Plenitude, he held FCC roles at Morgan Stanley and GE Capital where he was the Head of AML and Sanctions for the EMEA region. He started his career at Deloitte’s and has over 21 years of Financial Crime Risk and Compliance experience covering of FCC laws and regulations, programme management, process improvement and systems implementation.

His FCC subject matter expertise includes Anti-Money Laundering; Customer Due Diligence/Enhanced Due Diligence; Counter Terrorist Financing; Economic and Trade Sanctions; Proliferation Financing; Anti-Corruption/Anti-Bribery; Tax Evasion; and Market Abuse. His client coverage includes leading Retail, Private, Commercial and Investment banks; and Wealth, Asset and Investment Management firms.