Olivier Kraft is a financial integrity consultant for both McDonell-Nadeau and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and has contributed to global efforts against financial crime across the public, private and non-profit sectors.

At an intergovernmental level, his experience includes supporting countries in the implementation of the UN Convention Against Corruption, advising the World Bank’s Sanctions Board on allegations of fraud, and assessing the AML/CFT efforts of countries for the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Olivier specialises in the interactions between financial crime and new technologies. In 2018, he published the first comprehensive review of how FIUs and supervisors can leverage advanced analytics for AML purposes. During his time at HSBC, he led the Bank’s global intelligence assessment on virtual currencies and other new payment methods.

Olivier is an Associate Fellow with the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and he serves on the Committee of the International Development Section of the Royal Statistical Society. He holds a Master’s degree in Law from University Panthéon-Sorbonne, as well as an MSc in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning from University College London.