VP, Compliance and Fraud Services – EMEA

Yair Samban is responsible for pre-sales and delivery operations in the EMEA region. His responsibilities include interacting with risk and compliance industry leaders across the region, managing client relationships and building a strong delivery team for the region.

Yair has more than 20 years’ experience in building and delivering complex analytical programmes of work in the EMEA and APAC regions, with domain expertise in Financial Crime and AML Compliance, Fraud prevention and Cyber Security. His background includes academic research of terrorists’ decision making and funding processes, 13 years of military service in technology and counter-terrorism intelligence analysis roles, and 8 years consulting and delivery experience in the financial services sector, which he gained at NICE Actimize.

Yair holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from Tel Aviv University, and is an Affiliate member of faculty at the Behavioural Political Science Lab at the Interdisciplinary Centre (Israel). Yair is based out of London.