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Wynyard Group appoints Jim Oakes as director, financial crime

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Wynyard Group has appointed international financial crime expert Jim Oakes in the newly created role of director, financial crime.

 
Based in London, Oakes (pictured) brings real-world experience garnered over a more than 30 year career managing large-scale financial fraud and anti-money laundering investigations for major financial institutions in over 62 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
 
A globally recognised industry expert, Oakes will apply his extensive experience and knowledge in managing international financial crime investigation, anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention to drive Wynyard’s global financial crime strategy.
 
Wynyard chief operating officer Paul Stokes says: "Wynyard is experiencing growing demand for our advanced financial crime SaaS solution, particularly in the UK, the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand. Jim’s appointment will add valuable expertise to our financial crime team and help shape our offerings targeted to these markets. His experience in conducting complex corporate fraud and anti-terrorist investigations will give Wynyard clients access to the best global knowledge, skills and experience for supporting local, national and trans-national financial crime detection and prevention.
 
"Being able to attract someone with Jim’s experience and international standing in the field of financial crime is a real coup for Wynyard and we are delighted that Jim has chosen to work with us.”
 
Delivered through its financial crime detection centres globally, Wynyard’s financial crime solutions provide government agencies, financial institutions and critical national infrastructure providers with a highly effective platform for the prediction, detection and prevention of cross-channel financial crime.
 
Oakes says: "I’m passionate about fighting financial crime and my new role with Wynyard will give me the chance to help government agencies, financial institutions and critical national infrastructure providers disrupt crime, corruption and threat.
 
"Through my experience managing complex and large-scale financial crime cases I understand the challenges that continue to grow in scale, complexity and look forward to helping Wynyard’s clients combat financial crime.”
 
A former UK Police Fraud Squad Detective, Oakes has held senior regional and global positions in the field of financial crime with major financial institutions including Citigroup, GE Money, Abbey/Santander, Barclays and Standard Chartered Bank. 

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