David Artingstall

Consultant (Regulation)

David Artingstall is a recognised international expert on anti-money laundering/counter terrorist finance (AML/CFT) issues, having carried out assignments on behalf of the IMF, European Commission, Council of Europe and UK government departments, as well as the private sector. David has carried out technical assistance and assessment missions in several jurisdictions that involved training and development work with FIUs and AML supervisors, as well as national strategy and risk assessment.

Prior to becoming a consultant, David was a Technical Specialist in the Financial Crime and Intelligence Division of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), leading on strategic intelligence and policy matters, as well as acting as the deputy MLRO. Prior to this, he worked at the UK’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) as both an intelligence and policy officer and was a founder member of the Terrorist Finance Team in the immediate aftermath of September 11 2001. David began his career with the Metropolitan Police, where he served in the Special Branch Financial Investigation Unit, working on terrorist financing and national security matters.

David holds both ACAMS and ICA professional qualifications. He also has an MA in Mathematics from Oxford University and a Certificate of Legal Studies from the Open University.

Specialist Skills

Design and implementation of AML/CFT strategy and risk assessment, gap analysis and legislative reform in relation to international standards, design and delivery of training, development and handling of financial intelligence, AML/CFT supervision, financial investigation (in particular terrorist finance).

Countries in Which Employed

UK, Serbia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, the northern part of Cyprus, Ethiopia, Somalia, Georgia, UAE, Macau, China.