Encompass hires KYC expert Michael Horsnell

Jessica Bird

August 10, 2021

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Automated know your customer (KYC) solutions provider Encompass Corporation has appointed financial crime compliance professional Michael Horsnell (pictured) as business development director.

Horsnell has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, having focused on areas including operations, transformation and risk and control and governance.

His expertise covers client onboarding, financial crime and anti-money laundering (AML).

Horsnell has held senior roles at institutions including Citi, Royal Bank of Scotland and UBS Investment Bank, where he has headed up client KYC services and client reference data.

Prior to Encompass, he was global head of PEP, KYC and financial crime exits at Barclays.

Ed Lloyd, EVP and global head of sales at Encompass Corporation, said: “We are delighted to have someone with Mike’s expertise and level of experience across the industry join our team at such a crucial time for our business.

“His experience, knowledge and industry understanding will be crucial as we scale globally and continue to develop in order to deliver the best for our growing list of customers.

“We are at an important juncture, and I am looking forward to growing our talented team further as we progress.”

Horsnell added: “It is great to be part of an innovative team that has developed a product offering that is game changing in a very challenging space for financial services organisations.

“I am looking forward to utilising my industry knowledge to help develop the product further, and strengthening partnerships with our existing and future customer base.”

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