Compliance and Financial Crime

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Compliance and Financial Crime

Our team specialises in connecting high-performing talent within compliance, financial crime, and fraud with the best clients and jobs in the UK, Europe, and USA. We support a variety of financial service clients including investment banks, retail banks, fintechs, payments and cards firms, lenders, and cryptocurrency companies. Depending on the clients’ requirements we can provide a highly bespoke solution to best suit the focus and seniority of the clients’ needs.

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Senior Financial Crime Manager

£90,000

Birmingham

Permanent

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Compliance Manager

£50,000

Wolverhampton

Permanent

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Compliance and Supervision Manager

Competitive

London

Permanent

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Senior Compliance Associate

£65,000

London

Permanent

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Compliance Manager

£65,000

London

Permanent

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Information Risk Specialist

£45,000

West Midlands

Permanent

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Financial Crime and Risk Specialist

£50,000

London

Permanent

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Risk Officer

£35,000

London

Permanent

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Liquidity Reporting Manager

£75,000

Kent

Permanent

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Meet the team

InterQuest's Compliance and Financial Crime team prides itself on being customer and solutions focussed. By understanding our clients' needs we can propose and execute the right solution to deliver the best outcome. With a strong track record of delivering senior retained or confidential searches, recruitment projects, niche roles, and interim or consultancy talent we can provide a holistic solution to our clients’ challenges.

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Gregory Coleshill

Managing Director

Gregory Coleshill
Gregory Coleshill

Gregory Coleshill

Managing Director

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: London, Manchester, Amsterdam

Greg is the Managing Director of InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business. He has spent the last 15 years with InterQuest building a strong reputation with banks, financial services, and fintech clients. In addition to leading the business, Greg has partners with clients in the UK, EU, and US to deliver search mandates for senior talent and provide solutions to programmes of work. Recent successfully delivered retained mandates include; Director of Financial Crime and MLRO (fintech), Head of Operational Risk (challenger bank), and Deputy Chief Risk Officer (crypto exchange).

E: greg.coleshill@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 0186

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Michelle Khan

Associate Director

Michelle Khan
Michelle Khan

Michelle Khan

Associate Director

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: London, Manchester, Amsterdam

Michelle is the Associate Director of InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance practice. Michelle has spent the last 15 years investing in her reputation within risk and compliance in financial services. In addition to leading a team of consultants, Michelle has a strong track record of partnering with many of the UK’s leading banks, challenger banks and fintech clients to deliver search mandates for senior talent. Michelle also hosts InterQuest’s C-Suite focused industry events and CRO series.

E: michelle.khan@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0060

Anna Massey

Managing Consultant

Anna Massey
Anna Massey

Anna Massey

Managing Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: London, Manchester, Amsterdam

Anna is a Managing Consultant within InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business. Following a successful time with the business in the UK, Anna is now based in our new Amsterdam office where she is tasked with continuing to grow InterQuest’s client base. In addition to InterQuest’s larger banking clients, Anna primarily supports fast-growing fintech clients within digital assets, crypto, banking, cards and payments to scale at pace by delivering high-performing talent. Anna has successfully built senior risk leadership teams and wider risk teams for clients. Successful European mandates include; Head of Operational Risk, Head of Fraud, Head of Financial Risk (crypto exchange), Credit Risk Director (fintech bank), Head of Credit Risk (fintech lender), and Head of Regulation (fintech lender).

E: Anna.Massey@interquestgroup.com T: +31 202 170 224

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Daniel Postchi

Principal Consultant

Daniel Postchi
Daniel Postchi

Daniel Postchi

Principal Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: Manchester

Daniel has been with InterQuest for 7 successful years during which time he has built a strong network within risk, regulation and compliance. He is currently responsible for several key accounts, supporting our clients with a partnership approach and is well respected by his clients. Daniel holds a broad knowledge of different risk types and is highly versatile. His ability to identify and engage top talent allows him to support many of our senior retained and niche mandates. Successfully delivered mandates include; Head of Prudential Risk (challenger bank), Head of Operational Risk (challenger bank), Group DPO (challenger bank), and Head of Market Risk Management (Investment Bank).

E: daniel.postchi@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0041

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James Chappell

Senior Consultant

James Chappell
James Chappell

James Chappell

Senior Consultant

Expertise: Compliance and Operational Risk

Location: Manchester

James joined InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business in 2019. During his time with InterQuest James has supported challenger banks, payments Institutions and consumer lenders to identify highly sought-after talent within compliance, financial crime, risk, and information security across the UK and Europe. James has a demonstrable track record of delivering excellent talent for senior mandates throughout the UK. An honest and empathetic approach to delivering a high-quality candidate experience saw James win the 2021 InterQuest Group award for “Best Customer Experience”.

E: james.chappell@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0046

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Sean Conn

Consultant

Sean Conn
Sean Conn

Sean Conn

Consultant

Expertise: Compliance

Location: London

Sean joined InterQuest in March 2022 as a specialist in Financial Crime, Fraud, and Compliance. Having spent the previous 2 years working with leading fintechs, banks and lenders he is able to utilise his market and industry knowledge to identify top talent. He supports InterQuest’s clients to scale their financial crime, fraud, and compliance teams with interim and permanent resource.

E: sean.conn@interquestgroup.com T: 0207 025 0180

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Cagla Gurses

Associate Consultant

Cagla Gurses
Cagla Gurses

Cagla Gurses

Associate Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: Manchester

Cagla joined InterQuest at the start of 2022 and predominately supports several InterQuest’s key accounts to identify sought-after talent. Her enthusiastic and customer-centric approach ensures she can positively engage with candidates and clients to deliver excellent outcomes.

E: cagla.gurses@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0022

Sofie Hayward

Associate Consultant

Sofie Hayward
Sofie Hayward

Sofie Hayward

Associate Consultant

Expertise: Compliance

Location: Manchester

Sofie joined InterQuest in 2021 following graduating from the University of Glasgow with a Law Degree. During her time with the business, she has worked with several challenger banks and payments institutions to support the growth of their compliance teams. Sofie focuses on candidates who are motivated to progress their careers with strong regulatory compliance and financial crime knowledge. With these skills being in high demand in the thriving fintech industry, Sofie aims to provide these businesses with the strongest talent to support their growth plans.

E: sofie.hayward@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0013

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Sunil Rupchand

Associate Consultant

Sunil Rupchand
Sunil Rupchand

Sunil Rupchand

Associate Consultant

Expertise: Credit Risk and Financial Risk, Operational Risk and Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime

Location: Manchester

Sunil joined InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business at the start of 2022. He is a tenacious outcomes focussed consultant with a strong focus on delivering positive outcomes for his clients and candidates.

E: sunil.rupchand@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0017

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Niamh Stutchbury

Associate Consultant

Niamh Stutchbury
Niamh Stutchbury

Niamh Stutchbury

Associate Consultant

Expertise: Compliance

Location: Manchester

Niamh joined InterQuest’s Risk, Regulation and Compliance business in February 2022. She is an enthusiastic recruitment professional with a strong desire to support her clients and candidates alike.

E: niamh.stutchbury@interquestgroup.com T: 0161 237 0019

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Our work

Digital Bank - Director of Financial Crime and MLRO

Our client is a leading fintech bank providing loans, cards and savings products. InterQuest were retained to hire a Director of Financial Crime and MLRO to support the business’ growth and to support the implementation and embedding of a formal three lines of defence model. Following a change in the mandate which required the search to be run again, InterQuest were able to provide a diverse and strong shortlist. This assignment has been successfully delivered.

Cards and Payments Firm - Compliance Director and MLRO

Following a change in senior leadership, InterQuest were retained to support the hire of a Compliance Director and MLRO (in addition to the compliance team below this role). The mandate called for very specific industry experience, relating to payments and cards, in addition to the ability of the successful candidate to deliver change. Optimus had previously used contingent recruitment businesses and had been unsuccessful. InterQuest were able to deliver against the mandate successful and received excellent feedback from the CEO. Successfully delivered assignment.

High Growth Fintech - Global Head of Fraud

Due to a strong track record of supporting our client to identify high-performing talent, InterQuest were retained to deliver a Global Head of Fraud, in addition to a Fraud Team, for the business based in the USA. InterQuest were able to deploy our specialist consultants to run a thorough search to deliver a shortlist of qualified and interviewed candidates who we were confident would be both a cultural and role fit. We were then able to successfully guide the candidate through the process and pace to ensure a successful hire.

Global Cards Company – Director of Compliance

Having supported the Chief Compliance Officer at our global cards client previously, with full-time and consulting talent, InterQuest were engaged to deliver a Director of Compliance for the Nordics. This was a highly sensitive and nuanced mandate that required strong compliance skills, direct credit card experience, and the ability to deal with several strong stakeholders whilst operating within a matrix global organisation. Having previously struggled to identify quality talent utilising local firms our client trusted InterQuest to deliver this mandate.

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Where you'll find us

We're rapidly expanding

The risk, regulation and compliance team currently has three office locations with plans to expand into more regions.

We’ve landed in Europe too

In 2022, our business expanded its office locations into the Netherlands. We’ve got an office in Amsterdam, where the team focus on the European market.

London

London is our group head office where we bring together all brands from across InterQuest. We’re based in the lovely and modern Cannon Green offices that are exceptionally connected for commuting via Cannon Street tube and rail station, from here we’re able to service financial clients across the City, London, and the South-East.

Manchester

Our Manchester team is based in a modern renovated space called the Bonded Warehouse which sits on the same site as the Old-Granada studio tour. The office sits in the heart of the city and is well connected being only a short walk from Deansgate station and Manchester Oxford Road. We have a large growing team with a mix of experience levels. The culture is extremely collegiate, friendly, helpful, and supportive.

Amsterdam

Amsterdam is our newest office based in the financial centre of Zuid. We’re able to support our financial services clients both in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but also more widely across Europe. This team is led by Anna Massey and we plan to rapidly grow with new hires inbound and further expansion planned.

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Locations

Risk, Regulation and Compliance, London

Cannon Green, 27 Bush Lane, London EC4R 0AA, UK

risk@interquestgroup.com +44 20 7025 0100

Risk, Regulation and Compliance, Manchester

Bonded Warehouse, 18 Lower Byrom Street, Manchester M3 4AP, UK

risk@interquestgroup.com +44 161 236 3776

Risk, Regulation and Compliance, Amsterdam

Gustav Mahlerplein 2, 1082 MA Amsterdam, Netherlands

risk@interquestgroup.com +31 202 170 224