Keith Harding (CAMS) is a Director and Head of AML Compliance Risk Management at Citi, covering the Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) and Public Sector Group (PSG) businesses.
In his role at Citi, Keith provides oversight and challenge, as well as advisory support, for a diverse set of products covering Payments and Receivables, Liquidity Management, Trade Services and Finance, and Commercial Cards programs. He also covers high-risk client segments such as Embassies and Foreign Missions amongst others.
Before joining Citi, Keith was a Director and Anti-Financial Crimes Advisory Services Practice Lead for Dixon Hughes Goodman, the 17th largest accounting firm in the nation. He also held various roles at HSBC, where he most recently worked as a Business Risk and Control Manager within Global Liquidity & Cash Management (GLCM), focusing on Anti-Financial Crimes and Operational Risk.
Throughout his career Keith has focused on delivering strategic enhancements by driving change through transformation initiatives and regulatory response efforts in the Anti-Financial Crimes and Operational Risk areas. Keith develops these perspective through active and regular engagement with financial industry regulators and participation in industry working groups.
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.