Michael Jones is a Managing Director with Treliant’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance practice.  He joins Treliant through the firm’s recent acquisition of UK-based, Vox Financial Partners. He is an ex-Big Four partner (Deloitte and PwC) and senior financial crime compliance advisor and consultant to financial services businesses.  He has 25 years of global consulting experience in Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, and the technologies required for compliance programs.

Michael has spent the last 12+ years focused solely on financial crime, including interim roles as Head of Financial Crime, Deputy Group Money Laundering Reporting Officer (GMLRO), and Head of Audit for Financial Crime at a number of large global retail and investment banks. He has delivered multiple projects covering sanctions and AML risk assessments, optimizing and enhancing transaction monitoring and sanctions screening systems, and supporting large-scale financial crime transformation programs in financial institutions around the world. Recent clients have included retail, corporate, investment banks, and insurance companies in the U.K., U.S., South Africa, and across Europe.

His current financial crime focus areas include risk management in correspondent banking and the use of new technologies to enhance transaction monitoring.

Michael is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.