Nick J. Maxwell

Head of the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing (FFIS) research programme, RUSI Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies

Nick is also the founding Director of NJM Research, a consultancy focused on anti-money laundering issues and public-private collaboration. Prior to this role, Nick led the Research and Advocacy team at Transparency International UK and was appointed to lead Transparency International’s global preparations for the London Anti-Corruption Summit in May 2016. Before being involved in civil society research, Nick was an Intelligence Liaison Officer providing anti-money laundering specialist advice to a NATO taskforce in Afghanistan. He received the Queen’s Commendation for Valued Service for supporting cooperation between Afghan law enforcement, civilian and military agencies to disrupt the financing of the insurgency. Nick’s early career included managing the International Economics Programme at Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs) and leading the public policy function at the ICAEW.