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Increasing AML/CFT risks in the Irish funds sector

On the 27 October 2020, IOB hosted a live event on a very important regulatory topic.

Increasing AML/CFT risks in the Irish funds sector – what risks should worry funds professionals.

We were delighted to be joined by Eoin O’Shea, CEO, Alfie White, Partner and Baheer Jeyeraj, Senior Programme Manager from Temple Grange Partners, together with Amy Morris, Senior Vice President, BBH and John Cusack, Inaugural Chair, Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime.

The panellists bring their expertise and passion to share their practitioner insights, which are critical in AML/CFT risk identification and mitigation in the funds sector.


Eoin O’Shea

Chief Executive Officer, Temple Grange Partners
Eoin O’Shea

Founder and CEO, Temple Grange Partners, a global compliance and regulatory consultancy. Seasoned banking professional previously at Credit Suisse and Citibank with over 30 years’ international experience in CEO, COO and global Compliance management positions.

International tier one banking experience includes 5 years in New York (Global Chief Central Compliance Officer), 12 years in Hong Kong (General Counsel, COO and CEO positions) and 12 years in London (General Counsel), across investment banking, private banking and asset management business lines.

Over 22 years PQE as Solicitor (England & Wales) with current practising certificate. Previously Adjunct Professor (Dept. of Finance) at CUHK, and Irish Barrister.

Alfie White

Partner, Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance Practice
Alfie White

Founding Partner of Temple Grange Partners, having previously held senior Compliance roles at two of the world's largest banks. Over 20 years experience delivering change programs in the banking and financial services sector specializing in the appropriate and effective delivery of Financial Crime Compliance programs including AML, Economic Sanctions and Prohibitions, Counter Terrorist Financing, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, and Fraud Prevention.

International experience working across multiple geographies, time zones, and with many different cultures, spending significant time in; India, Dubai, the United States, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Dealt with financial regulators around the globe and has built and led teams (>100FTE) in the successful closure of internal audit findings and addressing policy and regulatory breaches to ensure full compliance with all requirements.

Baheer Jeyaraj

Senior Programme Manager, Temple Grange Partners
Baheer Jeyaraj

Baheer is a professional delivery and business focused Programme Manager with 15+ years extensive Business Integration and Transformation experience in major UK and Global companies within Banking and Financial services. During this time, he has consistently delivered critical Business Transformation programmes and substantial Business Benefits to time, budget and quality standards. His experience in Financial services is extensive and he brings strong knowledge of Financial Crime, Regulatory & Compliance transformation to any challenge.

His role at Temple Grange Partners centres on providing our clients with superior programme leadership. His first assignment at TGP was for a European Bank where he led on an AML Enhancement Programme, here his team produced a rapid current state assessment (<6 weeks) identifying weaknesses in the banks existing AML programme including control framework, governance and system controls and processes. He then led on the subsequent design of a Target Operating Model (TOM) presenting to senior management of the Bank.

Amy Morris

Senior Vice President, BBH
Amy Morris

Amy Morris leads BBH’s Transfer Agency Anti-Money Laundering (TA AML) product globally. In this role, Amy is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of transfer agency investor due diligence standards across funds domiciled in US, Ireland, Luxembourg, Cayman and Hong Kong. Having worked in BBH’s Boston and Luxembourg offices, Amy has gained a wealth of experience across the Investor Services business and has previously held leadership roles in BBH’s Compliance and Fund Services teams. Prior to joining BBH, Amy served as Senior Counsel within the asset management industry. Amy is licensed to practice law in New York and Massachusetts and holds a J.D. and a B.S in Finance.