Compliance Solution Director, SAS EMEA & AsiaPac
Alexon Bell is an experienced financial crime specialist with over 15 years’ experience in this field. He has worked in the banking, insurance, government and telecommunications sectors helping organisations comply with regulations and protect their customers and shareholders from losses.
Alexon has been involved in numerous projects across all sectors of compliance, ranging from sanctions and PEP screening solutions through to global, multi-country, multi-jurisdiction anti-money laundering (AML) transaction monitoring implementations and the creation of institutional and governmental Financial Crime Intelligent Units.
Alexon has worked with many leading banks on fraud projects, ranging from traditional banking fraud through to international payments and trade finance, as well as market abuse and rogue trader detection. He is currently focused on Hybrid AML approaches, applying advanced analytics to optimised existing platforms helping to dramatically reduce false positives.
Prior to joining SAS, Alexon worked for organisations including Searchspace, Fortent, Actimize and Oracle:Datanomic, where he helped implement some of the first automated AML systems in Europe, South Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Alexon holds a Diploma in AML compliance from the International Compliance Association (Manchester Business School) and is a Certified AML Specialist (CAMS).