Brian Claffey is a Director with over 25 years of combined compliance, operations and risk experience in the banking, investment, and asset management industries.
A hands-on Compliance, Operations and Risk professional with a wide range of experience, Brian was most recently the Head of Compliance and MLRO for Transact Payments Limited in Gibraltar, overseeing transaction monitoring, third party providers and overseeing the compliance and risk frameworks in the region. Prior to this, Brian was based in Dubai for over 15 years and held several senior positions including the Head of Compliance and MLRO for Bank ABC.
Brian has strong consultancy experience having performed the role of Managing Consultant at CCL Limited in the DIFC. In this role he was responsible for managing a team of consultants and performed the outsourced Compliance Officer and MLRO functions for a range of financial service firms, with specific focus on asset management, fund management and financial advisory. In this role Brian was also responsible for managing regulatory applications in the DIFC and ADGM as well as advising Authorised Firms on their compliance and AML frameworks.
Brian has in-depth understanding of funds and asset management, having started his financial services career at State Street in Ireland, prior to relocating to Dubai.