Martin has been at the forefront of Anti-money Laundering (AML) Regulation and the development of electronic solutions to automate AML Compliance since the first Regulations in 2004. As a qualified lawyer he has a detailed understanding of the overriding regulations and the way they are interpreted by the various Regulatory Bodies. Martin was instrumental in developing one of the earliest electronic verification systems in 2004, as the Lead Executive he set up Callcredit Direct to deliver this early basic electronic AML verification service.
In 2009 Martin joined SmartCredit as Managing Director and started the development a new mutli-function AML platform known as SmartSearch. Using the latest technology and top quality data to deliver individual and business searches in both the UK and International Markets. Uniquely integral real-time Sanction & PEP checking incorporates daily monitoring and user alerts along with automated enhanced due diligence. This new platform serves over 3000 Client Firms and some 35,000 Users; SmartSearch has won multiple awards in recent years and has become pre-eminent solution for Regulated Professional Firms. You will have to go a long way find an individual who has a similar unique understanding of AML Regulation and Compliance and the foresight to apply this to efficient and cost effective electronic solutions.