Management Team

Jon Sweet
Chief Executive Officer

Jon has more than 30 years’ wholesale financial markets experience gained in London, New York, Singapore and Frankfurt. He founded Lysis Financial in 2001 after 11 years with AIM-listed TCA Consulting, where he held a number of senior positions including head of the Investment Banking, eBusiness and Trading Floor practices. Since 2001, Jon has successfully built and led Lysis into a global firm which is headquartered in London and has a presence in New York, Dublin, Frankfurt and Edinburgh.

Jon is a freeman of the Guild of Entrepreneurs.

Tom Griffiths
Associate Director, Head of AML Consulting

As Head of Sales & Marketing, Tom leads and consolidates new business and marketing initiatives across all practices within the Lysis group. In his role, Tom is responsible for planning and supporting all sales initiatives as well as leading new service development across all Lysis practices in order to identify and generate new opportunities.   Tom joined Lysis in 2012 and has played a key part in the expansion of the firm and is responsible for managing multiple programmes and budgets.

Tom also heads up the firm’s charitable initiatives including the Damilola Taylor Trust City Career Pathway Programme.

Dan Berner
Associate Director, Head of Lysis Operations

Dan is Head of Lysis Operations and has over 28 years within regulatory operations. Dan is responsible for all of Lysis regulatory operations which includes our managed services and on-site capabilities. Dan joined Lysis in 2011 fulfilling senior roles in large KYC & PEP refresh programmes and has led some of the firm’s biggest and long-term client engagements. Dan has considerable experience managing large budgets and multiple projects. He also plays a key part in the firms mentoring initiative.

Wendy Murray
Associate Director, Head of Lysis Academy

Wendy is Head of Lysis Academy and is responsible for the development and delivery of Lysis Academy training and thought leadership programmes. This training as been delivered globally to major financial institutions.

Wendy has managed the development and delivery of the firm’s Post Graduate Certificate in AML with Cass Business School.

As Head of Lysis Academy, Wendy is also responsible for managing multiple training schemes and plays a leading part within the firms though leadership programme.

Michelle Long
Financial Controller

Michelle has 10 year’s financial control and operations management experience following a 15-year career as an accounts supervisor and financial and management accountant.

She joined Lysis in 2011. Prior to Lysis Michelle was Financial Controller at Xayce (now part of Capita) for 10 years.

She is AAT qualified and CIMA part-qualified.

Jon Clare
Associate Director, Head of Sales & Marketing
Paul Burleton
Associate Director, Head of Lysis Financial and Strategy & Innovation

Paul has over 20 years of experience in both line and change management roles in Investment Banking operations. Paul has a successful track record in finding intellectual solutions to business problems and implementing innovative technology solutions to support new businesses and process change, delivering efficiencies and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Prior to Lysis, Paul was the Head of Regulatory strategy at GFT, a financial service technology engineering firm where was leading on various regulatory initiatives including delivery of MiFID II and building strategic partnerships with RegTech solution providers. He previously held senior operations positions at Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers and Barclays, where he was MD heading Equity and Prime Services Operations.

Paul joins the senior management team as Head of Strategy and Innovation.  In this role he will focus on driving value for our clients through innovation and strategic partnerships with services and solutions providers, alongside growing our Lysis Financial consulting brand.

Aman Bains
Business Manager,
John Cunningham
Associate Director, Head of Lysis Operations (Ireland) Ltd.