Pekka is responsible for the ICA Financial Crime Prevention (FCP) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) programmes worldwide. His experience includes roles as a MLRO for a multinational life and pensions firm and Head of Financial Crime of a division of a major UK retail bank.
A qualified lawyer, Pekka has also conducted prosecutions for tax evasion and provided legal advice in respect of organised crime groups, complex frauds and corporate tax evasion. He has also worked for the UK Department of Trade and Industry (now BERR) in the investigation of corporate fraud and misfeasance. Pekka is chairman of the Money Laundering Officer’s Discussion Group (MLODG), a body which shares best practice amongst practitioners.
He is passionate about promoting professionalism and best practice across all sectors engaged in AML and FCP.