James Siswick, partner and European global investigations and compliance lead. He is a seasoned risk and compliance professional specializing in financial crime compliance. Based in Guidehouse’s London office, James manages client relationships while also developing technology and forensic solutions for institutions facing increasingly complex compliance demands from regulators.
Prior to joining Guidehouse, James was a partner in KPMG’s forensic financial crime practice. His professional background includes more than 20 years’ experience in financial crime and technology engagements, leading some of the largest global financial crime investigation and remediation projects. He has given a particular focus to sanctions, AML, tax evasion compliance and helping clients take advantage of new technologies, including artificial intelligence. James has led teams focused on new tax compliance regulations, such as the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and prior to KPMG served as director for data analytics and financial crime at Deloitte. He has strong international experience, having led engagements in France, Germany, Switzerland, the U.S., and the Caribbean.
Post-graduate diploma in Anti-Money Laundering, University of Manchester & International Compliance Association BSc Physics, University of Durham
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants