Nik is a Managing Director and co-lead of the Fraud Advisory Technology and Operations practice of EY with over 15 years of experience in the banking, capital markets, and insurance industries, providing financial crime advisory services to many of the largest global institutions across five continents.
Nik has successfully guided large and complex initiatives spanning fraud prevention, detection, investigation, and claims processes, customer identity and authentication, cyber risk, regulatory compliance, AML, KYC, sanctions, operational risk and payments. His advisory experience includes working with large and mid-size firms in the execution of financial crime capability/maturity and risk assessments, strategy and roadmap definition, and implementation of governance and control frameworks with an emphasis on leveraging technology.
Nik has worked extensively with financial services firms to design and build fraud programs spanning all three lines of defense, covering a diverse range of internal and external fraud risks and upstream cyber threat vectors.
Nik led the business requirements team for IBM’s Counter-Fraud platform. He also oversaw multinational teams that designed and built first-of-a-kind solutions spanning data analytics, counter-fraud, case management, list screening, AML and KYC.
Nik led implementations of enterprise financial crimes platforms for top-tier US, Canadian, European, Asian, and African financial institutions. This included engagements performed under regulatory scrutiny.