The importance of a risk-based approach to customer screening

14:00 – 15:00 GMT
Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Join us for this informative virtual roundtable where we will discuss the importance of a risk-based approach in customer screening. Chaired by RiskScreen CEO Stephen Platt, and Tom Devlin, Senior Director Regulatory & Product, our guest panellists will be: 

  • Linda Baskett, MICA, Int.Dip (Financial Crime), Financial Crime Director at Aon UK
  • Rodrigo Espinosa, Risk & Compliance Specialist, Dow Jones

What to expect? 

  • Hear about these industry leaders’ experiences, challenges, and discussion about the importance of customer screening. 
  • Discussion around the benefits of an effective risk-based approach in screening programs. 
  • The sources you should screen against, and the importance of data accuracy.

Register to join this virtual roundtable


Stephen Platt

Stephen Platt, RiskScreen Founder & CEO

Stephen is RiskScreen's founder and CEO, and regarded as one of the world’s leading experts in financial crime prevention. Prior to establishing RiskScreen, he spent 25 years conducting large scale regulatory enquiries into AML compliance failings by businesses ranging from Tier 1 banks downwards. He is a barrister, the original founder of the International Compliance Association, an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University in Washington DC and the author of the #1 best-selling book ‘Criminal Capital’.

Tom Devlin

Tom Devlin, Senior Director Regulatory & Product

Tom is our Senior Director – Regulatory and Product Design. Educated at Oxford, Tom worked in corporate finance at Rothschilds before qualifying as an English barrister. For almost ten years he managed systemically important enquiries for regulators into compliance failures within regulated businesses both on and offshore. This experience plays a critical role in Tom's specification of the design of our technologies and in his support of enterprise customers.

Linda Baskett

Linda Baskett - Financial Crime Director, Aon UK

Linda Baskett has been the Financial Crime Director for Aon's UK entities since 2016. During this time, she has reinvigorated Aon's Anti-Financial Crime framework, developing a more risk-based, proportionate approach and introducing new technologies to create smoother processing of several of the controls. Linda has 16 years' experience in financial services firms, covering both financial crime prevention and data protection/information security. Prior to moving to the private sector, Linda worked for the public sector as a Financial Crime Investigator and also in Financial Crime intelligence to enable the disruption and detection of financial crime.

Rodrigo Espinosa

Rodrigo Espinosa, Risk & Compliance Specialist, Dow Jones

Rodrigo Espinosa is a Risk & Compliance Specialist at Dow Jones, currently supporting customers across the EMEA region, including the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and others. With over 10 years of experience in the industry and 8 years at Dow Jones, Rodrigo advises customers how to best leverage risk intelligence to help them mitigate regulatory and reputational risks.