Neil Marshall

COO & Senior Consultant

About Neil

Neil Marshall is a co-founder of Kaizen and a highly qualified AML, Sanctions & AB&C practitioner with over 16 years’ experience in financial crime prevention, operational management, change management execution and implementation/mobilisation. His expertise has seen him work in varying commercial, retail, private wealth management, asset management & investment banking companies, gambling firms, Fintech and card service payment/PSP companies.

Neil has lead, managed and advised MLRO’s and Senior Executives on KYC/CDD Remediation projects, AML, Fraud, MiFID impact and classification, PEP’s, payment screening, risk management process controls, MI optimization, tools/systems embedding and policies & procedural drafting. He has also lead and managed several s166 driven transformation projects for major world banks and designed and implemented Target Operating Models (TOM), FC Change Management initiatives within 1st & 2nd LoD for banking organisations which include Europe Arab Bank, Macquarie, ING, Rabobank, RBS – Williams & Glynn, Lloyds Banking Group, NBAD, BNP Paribas, TSB, Capco (Merril Lynch Private Wealth Management) etc.

Neil was invited in 2019 by ACAMS to the Netherlands to help design ACAMS training modules. He has also written several articles on Money Laundering with a recent publication on PEP’s and Source of Wealth generation published in 2016.



  • AML, Sanctions & AB&C advisory
  • Designing and managing TOM Projects
  • MiFID & SMCR advisory
  • CDD/KYC Remediation & Change Management
  • Designing FC related Policies & Procedures
  • Advisory on Governance Control frameworks
  • Resource augmentation

Education & Qualifications:

  • BA Honours Degree – Financial Services
  • FPC 1 – Qualification in Legal Relationships
  • ICA Certified and ACAMS member


  • English