Shahmeem Purdasy


Shahmeem is a Senior Executive and General Counsel with Plenitude Consulting, he has worked in the financial crime sector for 20 years.

Shahmeem has a wealth of public sector and industry experience. He has extensive knowledge of Financial Crime Compliance and its complex regulatory framework. Shahmeem has been a trusted advisor in HM Treasury and the Home Office, advising the UK Government on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the EU and the UK financial crime regimes.

He was an architect of key money laundering, terrorist financing and country sanctions regulations, including the UK’s Money Laundering Regulations 2017, which created a more robust and risk-based approach to tackling financial crime.

Shahmeem has worked in a variety of private sector roles and acted as a specialist counsel to Boards, compliance professionals and lawyers on financial crime advisory, supervisory and enforcement matters. He is actively involved in industry and Government workstreams that will deliver the UK’s Economic Crime Plan 2019-2022.