Ben WoodEMEA Head of Sanctions at Nomura
Ben joined Nomura’s London based Financial Crime Team in June 2018 as EMEA Head of Sanctions. He is responsible for overseeing the firms approach to sanctions compliance within the EMEA region, and is involved in all aspects of the Sanctions compliance framework including Policy design and implementation, Screening Technology, Training and Advisory. Ben has over 18 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to Nomura, Ben worked at Citigroup for 14 years, most recently in the capacity of Interim Head of Sanctions. Ben has 9 years’ experience working in Sanctions Compliance and helped lead Citi’s response during a particularly dynamic time in the sanctions environment. In addition to Sanctions expertise, Ben has broad banking experience including managerial roles in Operational risk, Equity Operations and Corporate Actions.