Clarinda Grundy

Financial Crime Manager
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2906
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2906
Clarinda Grundy

Clarinda Grundy

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Clarinda Grundy is a financial crime manager working in our Risk Consulting practice in London. Her primary areas of focus include anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and sanctions evasion within the banking industry.

Prior to joining the firm, Clarinda developed financial crime technical, consultancy and project management skillsets through a diverse range of roles in a Big4 consultancy within the banking and capital markets sectors (2014 - 2020). During this time, she engaged with a wide range of UK and global financial services firms, as well as with the UK banking regulator (the FCA). Clarinda has deep subject matter knowledge of the UK anti-money laundering regulatory framework, skilled person reviews (s166/shadow s166 financial crime control framework assessments) and financial crime risk assessments.   

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University education

  • University of Bristol (2013 - 2014): MSc Management, grade Merit
  • University of Durham (2010 - 2013): BSc Hons Chemistry, grade 2:1

Professional qualifications

  • International Compliance Association (2018): Diploma in AML, grade Distinction
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) (2015): CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting
  • UK retail bank - Know Your Client (KYC) remediation
    • Managed the mobilization of a KYC remediation of the client's 1,600 high risk business banking customer files
  • UK branch of a Pakistani retail bank - shadow s166 control framework review
    • Over a six month period, managed a shadow s166 control framework review focusing on the bank's KYC remediation; KYC and onboarding process; business wide risk assessment; customer risk assessment; policies and procedures; transaction monitoring; sanctions screening; and governance
    • Drafted the review report to be shared with both the client and the Financial Conduct Authority
  • Nordic retail bank - financial crime enterprise risk assessment analysis and reporting
    • Led a team to analyse data captured from the bank's 2018 financial crime enterprise risk assessment (covering anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing and ABC)
    • Drafted a global report plus four separate country reports to be shared with both the client and local regulators
  • Swiss investment bank - global financial crime risk assessment methodology enhancement
    • Managed a team to enhance the approach and methodology for a bank's global financial crime risk assessment
    • Led the development of a set of 20 discrete risk assessment 'toolkit' items/documents for the client
  • Global retail bank - Financial Crime s166 skilled person review
    • Over a two year period, assessed the design and operational effectiveness of various aspects of the client's financial crime controls framework, including customer and business-wide risk assessments, sanctions alert investigations and transaction monitoring
    • Drafted relevant report sections to be shared with both the client and the FCA
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