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Industry Expert Jim Oakes Joins Chartis To Lead Financial Crime And Cybersecurity Research

Posted: 3 June 2015  |  Source: Chartis


Chartis, the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk and compliance technology, has announced that Jim Oakes has joined as a Research Director focusing on financial crime risk management.

Jim Oakes has over 35 years fraud, security and anti-money laundering experience operating worldwide and is a globally recognised industry expert. A former Fraud Squad Detective, his financial crime, cybercrime and security experience has spanned across Public, Private, Corporate and in particular some of the world’s largest Financial Services firms, including Citibank, Abbey National/Banco Santander, GE Money and Barclays.

“Our research shows that financial crime risk management and cybersecurity are the fastest growing segments for risk technology expenditure,” says Peyman Mestchian, Managing Partner at Chartis. “We are delighted to have Jim Oakes as a member of our team. His practitioner level experience and global network of contacts will further strengthen Chartis’s knowledge-base and insight in this important market segment.”

"I am very excited to join Chartis's research and advisory team," commented Jim Oakes, Research Director at Chartis. "Chartis's unique combination of industry experience and research is helping to shape the future of the risk and compliance technology industry".

For further information visit www.chartis-research.com.