Speaker Profile
Nick Van Benschoten

Director, International Illicit Finance at UK Finance

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About the Speaker

An experienced subject matter expert with a public sector background in regulatory policy and international standards for financial crime and responsible business conduct. Wide-ranging experience of assisting companies in understanding and managing their integrity risks, and in facilitating public-private collaboration on emerging public policy issues.

Nick has worked on regulatory compliance over the last 20 years as a regulatory licensing officer, policy official, private sector advisor and government relations officer. He specialises in anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and business and human rights.

During his UK civil service career, Nick represented the UK at the OECD Working Group on Bribery and the OECD Responsible Business Conduct Working Group. He was part of the Government working group that developed the UK Bribery Act and ‘adequate procedures’ guidance.

During his professional services career, Nick supported the International Chambers of Commerce UK’s Corporate Responsibility and Anti-Corruption Committee including regular public policy dialogue with the UK Joint Anti-Corruption Unit, OECD and G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group. He has also supported enhanced DNFBP engagement with governments and regulators, as part of the professional services leaders’ statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit (https://www.ucl.ac.uk/laws/law-ethics/cel-news/documents/statement-london-anti-corruption-summit-4 ).