Raza Abidi

Co-Founder

Raza Abidi has 20+ years of international banking experience across various risk management functions including Financial Crime Compliance, Audit and Risk Review, Governance and Credit & Operational Risk Management. He has expertise in executing risk and control management strategies for various functions including; Regulatory and Financial Crime Compliance – AML, KYC, Sanctions, Fraud risk, Anti-bribery and Corruption as well as conduct and emerging risk.

Antony Bellingall

Co-Founder

Prior to co-founding Idenfo, Antony Bellingall worked for Standard Chartered Bank as programme director, deploying a global CDD solution for the retail bank. Previously, he delivered multiple AML solutions to banks and financial institutions across APAC with Actimize. He has very strong domain knowledge across AML – including know your customer, name screening and transaction monitoring.

K Srinivas Nayak

Chief Technology Officer

Nayak led systems development and application support for Standard Chartered Bank globally. He is an industry expert in financial services Information Technology, has built technology platforms with global deployments and has managed project portfolios with over USD 500 million development budget. He is an expert in managing outsourced service management. His interests include latest technology and resource optimisation.

Azfar Naqvi

Country Lead – Pakistan

Azfar Naqvi has over 30 years of experience with local and multi-national organisations, both in Pakistan and around the world. Drawing on a vast knowledge base, he has held leadership positions with areas of expertise in financial management, financial planning, strategic planning, product development, risk management and project management across both the financial and manufacturing sectors. His skill-set also encompasses non-finance related areas, such as operations, technology, retail banking, market risk, corporate affairs and human resources. Azfar has provided valuable contributions as a Subject Matter Expert for various global projects. He also provides effective leadership in people management.

S. Hassan Abbas

Country Head - United Arab Emirates

Over 23 years of professional achievements with diverse leadership roles at several prominent financial institutions. He is an expert in the areas of Compliance, Financial Crime, Sanctions, AML, Transactional Banking, Wealth Management, Investments and Liability management, Product Development and Treasury. Geographies covered include Middle East, North Africa and and Pakistan with Citibank, Credit Suisse and American Express Bank. His interests include start-ups and innovative solutions.

Duncan Edwards

Senior Advisor

Duncan is an experienced advisor and banker. He spent over 20 years working for one of the Big 4 Professional Services firms, working across UK, Europe and Asia. A Chartered Accountant, Duncan has specialised across operational risk, especially in Financial Services, Regulatory AML, CDD and Client Tax compliance as well as process and controls optimisation. This experience includes working with many global, regional and local banks. Duncan has also been an employee of banks and so has a good insight into the challenges and opportunities they face, especially enhancing the client experience.