PAUL MCLEAR

SENIOR MANAGER

Paul is a Senior Manager at Plenitude, with 10 years experience in financial crime compliance and fraud, and a total of 17 years experience in financial services. Paul is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

His primary role at Plenitude is the oversight and development of the firm’s regtech product suite, including Plenitude Compass, its financial crime country risk platform, trusted by global financial institutions for geographical risk assessment.

Paul’s primary experience includes leading complex and time-driven FCC initiatives visible up to c-level executives and external monitors/ regulators in areas such as financial crime transformation, remediation, with a particular focus on financial crime technology, including: customer risk assessment, name screening, transaction monitoring, and risk assessment.

Paul has a wide-ranging technical skillset, including:

  • Financial crime model design, development, calibration, and testing, with proficiency in Excel, SQL, and Python;
  • Data analysis, using machine learning techniques, including regression, clustering, and classification;
  • Application design, development, and testing – Paul is a full-stack web developer and is proficient with languages including Python and JavaScript.

Paul holds an IBM Professional Certificate in Data Science and a BA degree with Joint Honours in Accounting and Finance, and is a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner

In his career, he has worked on numerous engagements with large global financial institutions, spanning Corporate & Investment Banking, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Retail Banking, and Insurance.