David Howes

Global Head, Financial Crime Compliance, Conduct, and Compliance Frameworks

David is the Global Head, Financial Crime Compliance, Conduct, and Compliance Frameworks. In addition to developing and implementing systems and controls designed to drive compliance with law and regulation, he focuses on how we can be Partnering to lead in the fight against financial crime. He has worked in various Financial Crime Compliance roles since joining the Bank in 2007 from HM Treasury in the UK, where he had worked on financial regulation, governance and debt management and in the Financial Crime team. He previously held roles in business management at Reuters, based in the UK, US, Japan, Vietnam, and as Country Manager for Malaysia. David holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Henley Management College.


Financial Crime Compliance: Risks and trends in 2021

New risks are emerging around financial crime and here’s how correspondent banks can best tackle them.

| 4 Feb 2021

The digital revolution – managing the emerging AML and regulatory risks of new payment methods

As the payments landscape evolves at lightning pace, compliance must become a shared responsibility.

| 1 Mar 2019

Cracking the remittance challenge

Safeguarding financial inclusion and protecting the integrity of the financial system

Explore our world | 5 Mar 2018

The unintended consequence of tackling financial crime

Why a decline in correspondent banking is endangering trade and posing a threat to financial inclusion

Explore our world | 20 Sep 2016

China’s debt turned a corner (and no-one noticed)

The increase in China’s debt grabbed headlines worldwide – the turnaround is yet to receive much attention

Trade beyond borders | 19 Mar 2015