Phil has worked in Financial Crime roles for over 11 years within financial services. After starting life at Ernst and Young, Phil’s first financial crime role was at the, then, FSA as part of their specialist financial crime supervisory unit. After nearly 4 years, Phil moved to Lloyds to oversee their private banking financial crime team and then spent over 5 years at Investec Bank as their Deputy MLRO, covering a diverse business both geographically and from a product perspective. Phil moved to become the MLRO/SMF17 of OakNorth Bank in 2020, which offers a range of online/app-only savings products and focuses on lending to growth and midmarket companies in the UK. Phil is also chair of The Institute, a financial crime networking platform for all members of the regulated sector.