Pekka has oversight of the delivery and development of ICT programmes worldwide. His role involves management of the ICT Training Faculty, where he has developed a world class faculty that delivers best in class training and education programmes across a range of jurisdictions.
Pekka’s other responsibilities include managing the ICT Research and Development Team which creates new and innovative programmes to respond to emerging regulatory and industry issues.
Pekka is Chairman of the Money Laundering Officer’s Discussion Group (MLODG), a body which shares best practice amongst practitioners.
Pekka has extensive experience as a practitioner, including roles as an MLRO for a multinational life and pensions firm and Head of Financial Crime Prevention of a division of a major UK bank. A qualified solicitor in the UK and New Zealand, Pekka has conducted prosecution for tax evasion and provided legal advice in respect of organised crime groups, complex frauds and corporate tax evasion. He also worked for the UK Department of Trade and Industry.