Icon_Webinar [SeeSaw]_2021 ON DEMAND WEBINAR

KYC – Evolving from data to risk management

Presented in partnership with RegTech Associates, iMeta and Evalueserve

What does ‘evolving from data management to risk management’ actually mean, and why is it important in today’s landscape?

As part of RegTech Associates’ Digital Regulation Series covering financial crime, we shared our views on moving from data to risk management, joining experts from across the industry.

In this 50 minute panel discussion hosted by RegTech Associates, Nick Ford (Encompass), Ben Marsh (iMeta), Anna Skoda-Turner (Evalueserve) and Samantha Sheen focus on:

  • How automation plays an important role in financial crime compliance
  • How different approaches are needed for different customers
  • The impact of COVID-19

Meet the speakers


Nick Ford


Nick is responsible for leading the overall strategy and revenue growth from partners and distributors globally, bringing a wealth of business development and sales experience within the financial sector. Nick has a deep understanding of KYC and client onboarding, data and the adoption of new technology and services.

Before joining Encompass, Nick worked for a global information services provider within risk managed services and, more specifically, within KYC managed services. Prior to that, Nick gained a decade of sales and business development experience in various firms, both in the UK and South Africa.

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Ben Marsh


At iMeta Ben is responsible for the strategy and direction of the business, product origination, business development, finance and take a keen interest in promoting the culture and values of the company.

Prior to iMeta, Ben was at Reuters where he generated significant revenue growth in software licence and consulting contracts. Previously, at Global Crossing he grew a 40m per year outsourcing and managed services business.

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Anna Skoda-Turner


Anna Slodka-Turner heads Evalueserve’s Risk and Compliance practice for Financial Services. In her role, Anna and her global team work with some of the world’s largest financial services organizations. The group focuses on providing risk analytics, model risk management, and financial crime support, delivering best-in-class services with a strong focus on automation and application development.

Anna has over 15 years of experience as a consultant and has worked across business and central functions in financial organizations, supporting stakeholders in Corporate and Investment Banking, Retail, Insurance, and Investment Management space. Anna has worked on some exciting projects, including digital transformation, post-merger integrations, and turnarounds.

Before Evalueserve, Anna worked at McKinsey & Co. and Ernst & Young. She has published many papers on banks’ relevance, use of technology, and ethics in banking. Anna holds a Ph.D. in business studies from the University of Lodz, Poland.

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Samantha Sheen

Financial Crimes Compliance Advisor

Samantha Sheen is a financial crime prevention professional with over fifteen years of practical experience in compliance. Sam's previous work experience includes working as MLRO, Data Protection Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Group Head of AML for various financial institutions in Europe.

Sam worked offshore for several years as the first legal counsel to the financial regulator in Guernsey, heading up enforcement actions and the creation of its dedicated financial crime division. Her role included working with regulators from other jurisdictions in the investigation of complex offshore financial crime. She continues to maintain ongoing engagement with other regulators on a variety of subjects matters, including the transposition of Pan-European regulations and guidance related to financial crime prevention.

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