Managing Director, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
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Nikhil is a managing director in the Anti-Money Laundering Consulting practice of Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. He draws on more than 20 years of analytics experience to advise clients on Anti-Money Laundering and financial-crime compliance. He has extensive experience in program design and review, with a focus on applying machine learning and analytics to risk assessments, models for rating client risks, transaction-monitoring system optimization, suspicious-activity reporting, metrics and reporting, and model validation.
He joined Deloitte from Promontory, a Business Unit of IBM Consulting where he was Managing Director and AML Analytics & RegTech Leader for five years. He led client engagements spanning rule design and threshold tuning/calibration, deploying segmentation and case/alert risk-scoring models, customer screening, customer risk rating models and risk assessments. He served as an expert on efficiency/effectiveness reviews, MRIA/MRA remediation and lookback exercises.
From 2002-2017, Nikhil was based in the US and Singapore where he led global teams of data analysts and data scientists in the financial services industry. Nikhil holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MA in Economics from the University of Southern California. He has made presentations at a number of conferences on AML Analytics and Technology. Nikhil serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial Compliance.