Dickon is the Chief Executive Officer for Themis. His professional mission is to foster wider awareness and understanding of the detrimental impacts that financial crime has on businesses and on our society.
Before joining Themis, Dickon held a number of senior positions in banking including as the CEO of First Abu Dhabi Bank in the UK. He has over 18 years of banking and consulting experience with First Abu Dhabi Bank, Abu Dhabi Finance, Barclays & Accenture and has worked and travelled extensively in the Middle East, as well as France, America & Hong Kong.
Dickon is a committed Financial Crime professional and has extensive first-hand experience of what it takes to develop and lead positive and sustainable AML cultures across complex organisations as well as building out comprehensive anti-financial crime frameworks, systems and controls. Dickon holds an ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and an MA (Hons) from the University of Edinburgh.