Clay has been active in the financial services industry since 2006. He has particular experience in the areas of anti-money laundering/counter terrorist financing and transfer agency. He has been appointed by a number of global asset managers to act as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”) to Irish and Cayman investment funds and advise them on anti-money laundering (“AML”) issues. He is responsible for providing guidance and expertise on AML documentation to fund boards, reviewing and testing the AML procedures of fund administrators, providing training to directors and reporting to the directors on AML compliance matters.
Prior to joining KB Associates, Clay was a senior AML specialist with BNY Mellon Fund Services (Ireland) DAC with responsibility for customer due diligence across a number of jurisdictions. He has also served as Risk and Compliance officer and MLRO for Harmonic Fund Services in the Cayman Islands.
Clay holds a LL.B (Hons) Degree from Dublin Business School and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Florida. He has also completed an International Diploma in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (International Compliance Association) and holds a Diploma in Hedge Fund Administration (University of Manchester School of Business).