• We have assembled an unrivalled panel of experts to help shape our solutions

    Our panel of experts act as an informal advisory board allowing us to tap into the best and brightest minds in anti-money laundering prevention who are helping us to shape our platform roadmap for the future.

Expert Panel

Our panel of experts have deep domain expertise and decades of combined skills, knowledge and experience and provided valuable input and insights during the design and development of AML Accelerate.

Each of these AML experts are highly accomplished and leaders in their field and have a working knowledge of our solutions and can provide advisory support to your business on financial crime related matters.

Neil Jensen

Independent Consultant

As AUSTRAC’s Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2009, Neil led AUSTRAC through a period of significant change as Australia’s new AML/CTF supervisor.  Neil was also a delegate for more than 15 years to the FATF and was the Australian head of delegation to the Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering for more than 10 years.

Neil has a successful consulting business, including working on projects with the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). As well as a number of South Pacific and Asian nations in producing their ML/TF National Risk Assessments.

Aub Chapman

Independent Consultant

Aub is a career banker with over 42 years of professional experience. Aub has been involved with fraud and anti-money laundering controls since 1991 and has appeared as a technical expert before several Australian parliamentary committees including one which examined the operational effectiveness of Australia’s AML legislation.

Aub has also been involved in international AML/CFT consulting assignments on behalf the United Nations, The Asian Development Bank, and the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering.

Aub is a founding member and Co-Chair of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Australasian Chapter and a member of the ACAMS Education Taskforce.

Tim Phillipps

APAC Leader Financial Crime Network Deloitte

Tim leads the Southeast Asia Forensic and Analytics practices and is also the APAC Leader for the Financial Crime Strategy and Response Centre.

Tim is regularly engaged by financial institutions and global corporations to advise on financial crime issues including money laundering, bribery, corruption, fraud and economic and trade sanctions.

As the former leader of Deloitte’s Global Forensic and Analytics practices, Tim brings strategic insight and a wealth of client experience gained in the UK, US, Southeast Asia and Australia.

Gary Hughes

Independent Consultant

Gary is widely regarded as one of New Zealand’s leading Anti-Money Laundering experts, and the leading AML/CFT lawyer in New Zealand, having worked on specialist AML/financial crime matters since 2007.  Gary is a barrister specialising of regulatory issues and proceedings. He takes briefs ranging from handling investigations and providing compliance advice through to court prosecution, appeals or judicial review.

Gary is also Board member of Australasian Chapter of ACAMS and co-chair of annual ACAMS/Police FIU Conference in Wellington.  Since 2015, Gary has also represented New Zealand on the International Bar Association’s anti-corruption committee.

Neil Jeans

Principal Initialism

Neil has a unique background in financial crime risk management spanning almost 30 years, investigating money laundering as a Law Enforcement Officer, developing AML regulation and supervision techniques as a Financial Services Regulator, and managing AML compliance across Europe, the US, Latin America, Asia and Australia at a senior level within three major European financial services companies and one major Australian bank.

Neil has extensive experience in designing and implementing policy and controls to address AML/CFT compliance and since August 2012 has worked as an independent consultant advising clients in Australia and Globally on AML/CFT matters.

John Waters

Principal Initialism

John has over 40 years’ experience in financial services for two major Australian financial institutions , working in senior operational roles, including Risk Management, Anti Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing, International Sanctions and Anti-Bribery compliance roles.

AML, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery experience spans Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, and Asia.

Since May 2013 has worked as an independent consultant advising financial institutions in Australia on AML/CFT and Sanctions matters.