Meet the team

David Grace

David Grace – Global Financial Crime Leader

Office: +44(0)20 721 24881

Email: david.w.grace@pwc.com

David is PwC’s Global Leader of Financial Crime, leading and coordinating a network of more than 2000 specialists focused on preventing and detecting all aspects of financial crime. David is also involved with the creation and roll out of PwC’s KYC utility offerings, working with governments, regulators and clients, as well as with PwC’s global anti-financial crime remediation practice.


Sian Herbert

Sian Herbert

Office: +44 (0)20 7213 8447

Email: sian.herbert@pwc.com

Sian specialises in financial crime in all industries but in particular in the Insurance, Investment Management and Retail Banking Industries. She has worked with regulators and law enforcement in relation to money laundering investigations and also has extensive experience of commercial disputes, in particular those arising in the financial services sector.


Matthew Russell

Matthew Russell

Office: +44(0)20 780 44227

Email: matthew.russell@pwc.com

Matthew helps financial services clients improve the effectiveness of their financial crime controls.  He is a specialist in anti-money laundering and has led global projects to remediate KYC records at several global banks.  Matthew also has experience of responding to anti-Money laundering and sanctions regulations from inside the banking industry.


Imran Farooqi

Imran Farooqi

Office: +44 20 7804 4481

Email: imran.farooqi@pwc.com

Imran has 15 years experience advising global private sector and financial institutions on matters of regulatory driven change. He specialises in advising clients on their financial crime effectiveness and establishing near-shore KYC utilities. Imran also works with clients to deliver large scale financial crime and regulatory focussed remediation exercises.


Graham Ure

Graham Ure

Office: +44 (0)20 7804 9428

Email: graham.ure@pwc.com

Graham leads the UK Forensic Data Analytics practice, providing technology based services focused on the detection and investigation, prevention and remediation of financial crime. He is the global co-lead for Financial Crime Technology.  Graham has a background in systems implementation and specialises in helping clients respond to regulatory issues.


Alex Petsopoulos

Alex Petsopoulos

Office: +44(0)20 780 46775

Email: alex.petsopoulos@pwc.com

Alex is a leading partner in the UK Cyber Security practice.  He has spent his entire career working in technology, with his last 11 years focused on information security. He supports clients transform the way they manage cyber risk as they seek to protect their sensitive data and critical national infrastructure.


Rukshan Permal

Rukshan Permal

Office: +44 (0)20 7212 6398

Email: rukshan.permal@pwc.com

Ruk combine​d​ his understanding of market abuse regulation, trading environments and technology to build our anti-market abuse and business from scratch to the sustainable business that he leads for the UK firm today. Ruk is our UK firm's lead spokesperson on market abuse, where he has advised a range of clients from global investment banks right through to major industry bodies. Ruk also co-leads our surveillance business, which helps clients mitigate the risk of market abuse manifesting and going unnoticed in the trading environment through the use of technology.​

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