Julie Sefton

Senior AML Consultant & Trainer


About Julie

Julie Sefton is an experienced AML, Remediation Expert & KYC Training specialist. She has over 33 years’ experience in Financial Services and holds several professional certified qualifications in AML, Sanctions & CDD. Her financial crime consulting skills has seen her deliver advisory work within the Investment Banking, Hedge Funds and Brokerage service sectors within the City of London, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas. She has lead several large scale projects, delivered KYC/AML training and mentored & managed KYC Service units within Poland and India on KYC/CDD and Quality Assurance requirements.

A former DMLRO and Remediation Specialist focusing on impacts of s.166, her knowledge and skillset covers regulatory requirements within MLR 2019, JMLSG Part I, II and III, FATF 40, Sanctions, POCA 2002, Terrorism Act 2000, Patriot Act, FATCA, CRS, and the Bank Secrecy Act.

Within 3 decades, Julie has provided consulting, training and advisory services to the following clients – Commonwealth Bank of Australia, JCB International, Nomura, Commerzbank AG, JP Morgan, HSBC Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs International, Newedge Group, BlueCrest Capital Management Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, Credit Agricole; to mention but a few.

Julie is one of our highly experienced senior consultants and focuses on training and remediation project deliverables.



  • Financial Crime Advisory
  • AML, Sanctions, CDD & ABC training Specialist
  • Client Onboarding Team Lead
  • Audit Report Writing
  • Policy & Procedural Writing
  • FC related Gap & Impact Analysis Report writing
  • Transactional Monitoring Specialist

Education & Qualifications:

  • Professional Member of the ICA (MICA)
  • ICA Diploma in AML
  • ICA Advanced Certificate in AML
  • ICA Certificate in AML Awareness – (Distinction)
  • Banking Certificate (CIB)


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