Paul Taylor

Head of Financial Crime Compliance Initiatives Americas & UK Region, SWIFT

Paul Taylor is responsible for financial crime compliance initiatives and business development of SWIFT’s strategic offering in the areas of sanctions, anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) services, a position he has held since 2013. He leads the teams in North and Latin America, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Nordics. Previously he was head of Global Matching at SWIFT, where he was responsible for further developing SWIFT’s value proposition and strategy in Post-Trade services.

Prior to joining SWIFT in 2012, Paul worked in the banking sector for some 15 years, predominately within investment banking operations across bulge-bracket banks including Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Paul’s affiliation with SWIFT commenced a number of years ago, when he helped define and shape the Accord for Securities offering as part of the Broker/Dealer and PB Community in 2008-2009.