Nicholas Joseph

Global Lead - Financial Crime Compliance for Worldplay

Nicholas Joseph is currently the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance, and the UK Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) for Worldpay (part of FIS). Prior to joining Worldpay, he held various senior anti-financial crime roles at Deutsche Bank, where he managed financial crime and reputational risks. Before Deutsche Bank, he was the Chief Compliance Officer and UK MLRO for a new international private equity division (investing in renewable projects) of GE Capital. Prior to Nicholas working in the financial sector, he was a senior British diplomat for over 13 years for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where he focused on geopolitical, intelligence and global financial crime issues (e.g. sanctions, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering). Nicholas also represented the UK government on the UN Security Council in Geneva, Switzerland, where he participated in nuclear disarmament, export controls and human rights negotiations. He was also posted to Dubai, UAE, where he covered regional geopolitical and sanctions issues for the UK government. Nicholas started his career as an environmental risk consultant covering environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.