Tutor: Andrew Clarke, MA, FICA

Course Director, Global Lead - Financial Crime Prevention

Andrew creates and delivers Financial Crime Compliance training based on extensive experience gained as a financial investigation manager within law enforcement. As an internationally recognized subject matter expert, he has played a key role on significant projects working with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), United Nations, World Bank, and global training programmes. 


Key experience includes the FATF country evaluation process, visiting the United Arab Emirates and Kenya as the Independent Anti Money Laundering Expert on assessment teams; and carrying out a peer review on the evaluation of Tanzania. He delivered technical assistance to developing countries as part of the UN/World Bank Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) corruption project, presenting in international workshops and contributing to a best practice guide; and implemented a training programme for the Rwanda National Police, supporting the establishment of a Financial Intelligence Unit. 

In the UK, Andrew played a key role in the development of an advanced degree programme, representing multi-agency financial investigators on the project implementation team; and in 2010 was awarded a Master’s degree in Financial Investigation and Financial Crime. 

Andrew takes the ICA global lead on financial crime prevention and current specialist assignments include bespoke Anti-Corruption and Counter-Fraud compliance training programmes. He is designated a ‘Master Trainer’ with responsibility for assessing and accrediting specialist consultant trainers. In 2017 Andrew was awarded Fellow status of the International Compliance Association. 

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At a personal level, Andrew spent thirty years as a police officer trying to make a difference and reduce crime; he sees his current role as continuing in the same vein.