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Paul Laffan

Paul Laffan

Managing Director, Head of Financial Crimes Compliance (Europe, Middle East, Africa), and Global Head of Fraud Program, State Street

Paul is the Global Head of Fraud Program at State Street Bank and Trust Company.  An English qualified lawyer (barrister), Paul has extensive experience tackling money laundering and other financial crime matters.   

He joined State Street in July 2016 from a leading European bank where he had been the Head of Anti-Bribery and Corruption for the UK, Middle East, Africa for 3 years. Prior to this, Paul was a prosecutor and investigator for 7 years in the Enforcement and Financial Crime Division at the FCA / FSA. Before working at the FCA and qualifying as a lawyer, Paul was an experienced fraud and financial investigator, specialising in money laundering and asset recovery cases under the Proceeds of Crime Act.