Partner, PwC United Kingdom
Imran joined the firm with over 15 years’ experience advising global private sector and financial institutional clients on matters of regulatory driven change. He specialises in the development and delivery of large scale global financial crime and regulatory focused risk mitigation programme.
Imran has advised a number of financial institutions on the design and implementation of target state operating models for anti money laundering, including customer onboarding, Know Your Customer, PEPs, sanctions compliance and transaction monitoring. This includes the implementation of customer onboarding operating models for various global financial institutions, in house utilities and offshore transaction monitoring centres of excellence reviewing transactional activity across a number of jurisdictions.
Imran has also led numerous remediation mitigation programmes following instances of regulatory breaches for a number of banks, including large scale KYC remediation programmes, transaction monitoring ‘lookbacks’ and clearance of alert backlogs, making suspicious activity reports to law enforcement as appropriate.
Most recently, Imran led a global programme to develop and implement the AML and Sanctions policies across in excess of 50 countries for a global universal bank in response to a regulatory failure. In parallel Imran was responsible for developing and mobilising the operating model to complete the remediation of a large volume of entities for a global financial institution.