Executive, AML / CTF/ Fraud & FCR Innovation
Anthony is an Executive at National Australia Bank, accountable for Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing, and Fraud Risk. He also guides innovation around financial crime risk technology and processes. Anthony’s early career was in the UK Civil Service, where he held several roles, including Head of the European Finance and EU Budget Negotiations Branches for HM Treasury. He subsequently moved to Hong Kong, where he ran his own strategic consulting firm and founded MatrixVision, one of the first blockchain compliance companies. Anthony transitioned into banking in 2014, holding several Asia Pacific Head roles for HSBC before moving to his current role in Australia. Since his UK Civil Service days, Anthony has maintained his interest in the interaction between politics, economics, and industry. He held the position of Vice-Chair of the SME and Start-Up Committee for the British Chamber in Hong Kong from 2014 to 2022, and served on the Chamber’s Business Policy Unit. Anthony holds a MBA from Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and a MSc International Relations from the London School of Economics.