Thomas Lee
Head of Financial Crime Compliance & MLROStandard Chartered Bank

Tom is the of Head of Financial Crime Compliance and Country MLRO for Standard Chartered Bank UAE, a position he has held since joining SCB in 2016.  He has over 40 years’ experience in international banks, having held senior financial crime roles and regulatory approved (MLRO) positions in the UK. 

Tom is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Fellow of the International Compliance Association (FICA) and has the ICA Dip (AML) and ICA Professional Post Graduate Dip (AML) qualifications awarded by the International Compliance Association in association the University of Manchester, UK. 

Through extensive involvement in banking industry peer groups over many years, Tom contributed to the development of UK AML/CTF regulations and was a member of the JMLSG Editorial Panel in the UK.  He has also represented UK banks as an expert witness in high profile money laundering cases.  Tom remains passionate about fighting financial crime.