Mark Hammond has over 25 years of experience working on international financial crime issues and has worked for the governments of Canada and the United Kingdom, the FATF and Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, and also in the private sector. Mark has held various managerial, advisory and policy roles in Canada (Public Safety, Canada Revenue Agency), in the United Kingdom (National Crime Agency, Charity Commission) and in Australia with Ernst & Young’s Risk Advisory Services.

Having worked with over 150 countries on AML/CFT issues with the Secretariats of the FATF and Egmont Group, Mark specialises in providing analysis and advice on operational effectiveness issues supporting Financial Intelligence Units and law enforcement agencies, and national AML/CFT/CPF policy and coordination, including designing and calibrating risk-based approaches for government, the private and civil society sectors.

Mark has a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Dalhousie University in Canada and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wales, Swansea. Mark is an accredited project manager (University of Toronto) and has been trained and worked as criminal intelligence analyst and financial investigator.