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Leadership Team

Meet our global leadership team who drives the firm’s strategic financial crime compliance goals and tactical objectives in a collaborative manner.

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 Group 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.

John Cunningham

Chairman

John Cunningham is Chairman of Lysis Group Ltd, and Director at Lysis Operations (Ireland) Ltd. John is also a Director of CheckRisk LLP.

Chris Oliver

Associate Director, Head of Lysis Operations

Chris has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years, predominantly at Goldman Sachs, Nomura and BMO Capital Markets in client relationship management roles.

Wendy Murray

Head of South Africa Operations

Wendy has more than 18 years’ experience within regulatory operations and financial crime compliance.

Bart Puszko

Head of Lysis Australia

With over 16 years at tier-1 global financial firms in Europe and Australia, Bart is an internationally experienced operations and financial crime compliance leader.

Rolf van der Pol

Head of Lysis Singapore

Rolf van der Pol is a director at Lysis Singapore. He is an experienced manager, leader and consultant, who has worked in Europe, Latin America and APAC.

Michelle Long

Financial Controller

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

Lynn Hurlston

Principal Consultant

Lynn joined the Lysis Financial and FinTech team bringing over 20 years’ experience in various roles within the financial services industry.

Mark Davy

Principal Consultant

Mark has a degree in Biotechnology and a post graduate degree in Microbiology, as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in AML/KYC at CASS Business School in London.

Suganya Culleton

Supervising Consultant

Suganya holds an ICA Advanced Certificate in Customer Due Diligence and currently leads a KYC and Transaction Monitoring team in Lysis.

Aman Bains

Business Manager

Aman is an experienced Business Manager and PMO with strong programme planning, reporting and financial management skills.

Advisory Panel

Meet the members of our advisory panel who are industry experts and provide strategic insight regarding key aspects on a regular basis.

Tom Griffiths

Chief Compliance Officer and MLRO for Digivault

Brian Stevenson

Chairs the Nominations / Audit and the Risk & Capital Committees at Investec Bank PLC

Matthew Gardiner

Crypto Regulation

Andrew Pullman

Managing Director at People Risk Solutions

Ben Marsh

Chief Executive at iMeta Technologies Ltd

Anne-Maria Rothenstein

Non-Executive Director

Paul Burleton

Chief Operating Officer at Delio

Consultants

Meet some of our consultants who are very experienced and cross-trained in AML, KYC, and other financial crime requirements.

Louise Green

Senior AML Analyst

Louise obtained the Cass/Lysis post graduate certificate in AML, at Cass Business School. Louise joined Lysis in 2014.

Michal Cerny

Principal Consultant

Michal has an MBA from Liverpool John Moores University and is based in Paris, France.

Phil Kelly

Consultant

Phil received his ICA Advanced Certificate in AML in 2015. He joined the Lysis Group as a consultant in 2020.

Vanitha Vinayak

Principal Consultant

Vanitha graduated with a degree in Computer Science and has 12 years of experience within banking and financial services.

Abdullah Ashur

Senior Consultant

After studying Financial Economics at Kingston University Abdullah joined the Lysis graduate training scheme.

Anshul Verma

Supervising Consultant

Anshul has 11 years of experience in the Financial Services industry working for organisations such as Santander UK, Lloyds Banking Group, Commerzbank AG, UniCredit, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Ebury and Silicon Valley.

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