Keith Harding is Practice Lead, Anti-Financial Crimes Advisory Services for Dixon Hughes Goodman, the 17th largest accounting firm in the nation.
In his role at DHG, the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) provides risk advisory services to top-tier financial institutions across multidisciplinary risk domains. Keith specializes in anti-financial crimes, enterprise risk management and operational risk, with a focus on delivering strategic enhancements by driving change through transformation initiatives and regulatory response efforts.
Before joining DHG, Keith worked as a business risk and control manager within Global Liquidity & Cash Management (GLCM) at HSBC, where he helped business partners identify, assess and mitigate risks within business processes and operational functions. He also was a primary contact for the OCC, FRB and HSBC’s DOJ-mandated independent monitor for GLCM during regular review cycles and ad hoc examinations.
Highly active throughout the compliance community, Keith is a board member of the ACAMS New York Chapter and he serves as the Director of the board’s Virtual Currency Committee. Keith’s interests are in the identification, and mitigation, of emerging risks posed by FinTechs within the payments landscape, as well as the disruption of human trafficking operations through advanced typologies.
Before starting his career, Keith earned a Bachelor’s in urban planning and a Master’s in management information systems from the State University of New York at Buffalo.