Claire Ijeh


Claire is a Consultant at Plenitude Consulting and a financial crime subject matter expert with over 6 years regulatory experience gained at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Previously to joining the FCA, she worked as an International Consultant at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

She joined Plenitude in June 2020 from the FCA where she was an Associate in the Supervision , Retail and Authorisation Division, supervising regulated firms adherence  to the FCA’s conduct rules , as well as  their compliance with the  UK financial crime legislations , regulations  and industry guidance.

Claire’s area of expertise covers the following AML/CFT legislations and industry guidance:

  • EU 4th, 5th and 6th Money Laundering Directives (4MLD, 5MDL, 6MLD)
  • Proceeds  of Crime Act (POCA) 2002
  • Terrorism Acts 2000
  • UK Money Laundering Regulations 2017 and 2019
  • FCA Financial Crime Guidance
  • Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Guidance

She holds both an ICA International Diploma in AML (with Merit) and a Master’s of Arts degree in International Studies and Diplomacy (with Merit) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

She is also a native French speaker