Riley Peterson,

Head of Head of Compliance,
China Construction Bank Corporation London Branch


Leveraging technology to detect and tackle sanctions evasion attempts


Riley Peterson is the regional head of Strategy and Governance, reporting directly to the MLRO. Mr Peterson leads a number of teams which provide oversight and support to the offices across the EMEA region. These teams provide policy guidance, regulatory change, audit and regulatory exam support and all MI reported to Group. Additionally, he oversees the global roll out of financial crime policies and procedures a key transformation project across the Group.
Prior to joining MUFG Bank in 2017, Mr Peterson worked for KPMG for 11 years specializing in financial crime compliance. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Nebraska (Bachelor of Arts) and a 2005 graduate of the Vermont Law School (Juris Doctorate).