Ross is an experienced financial crime consultant and professional trainer with over 20 years of experience. As an ex-Detective and Accredited Financial Investigator, Ross focused on conducting money laundering investigations and stripping the illegally obtained assets of organised criminals. Ross spent part of his operational career working for the UK National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU). Working closely with government & industry partners, he led terrorist finance operations and supported work on domestic and international sanctions investigations.
As part of a UK Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office capacity building program, Ross delivered bespoke, tailored training in Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Compliance to overseas partners in the Middle East. During this time, Ross was also seconded to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide specialist CFT/AML & sanctions expertise, travelling to Afghanistan, the United States and across Europe. In addition, Ross was responsible for delivering bespoke financial crime training to identified defence stakeholders.