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Jean Losco

Jean is an industry pioneer who has been developing cutting edge financial crime technology solutions since the early 90s. He was one of the first in the industry to actually apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques to the problem areas of real time payment filtering and routing, and natural language parsing. His most notable achievement has been founding and growing FircoSoft to become one of the most successful companies in the sanctions technology area.

Jean is the driving force behind the vision at Contineo, and is responsible for formulating the company's strategy for solving the next generation of challenges the industry faces.

Munir Merchant

Munir has worked for over a decade and a half in the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) industry across global banks, big 4 consulting firms, and prominent software houses in various leadership roles. He has overseen the delivery of some of the most complex AFC initiatives in the financial and corporate domains, and comes with first hand experience of the current challenges the sector faces along with an informed view of the future challenges.

In founding Contineo his vision is to enable organisations to become increasingly data driven, model centric, and proactive in their fight against financial crime. At Contineo, Munir is the consulting practice leader responsible for conceptualisation and delivery of the company's specialist solutions and services packages.

Andy Mainstone

Andy has been working in a Change environment for over twenty years, delivering complex change initiatives for several large global banks. Over the past ten years his primary focus has been in Anti- Financial Crime, where he has strived to deliver excellence by developing positive, valuable strategic changes within reputable organisations. His passion for work has resulted in Andy becoming a lead figure, successfully delivering against a deferred prosecution agreement and a cease and desist order as part of the current challenges against financial crime, the industry encounters.

Andy's knowledge of the global financial regulatory landscape and the balance which organisations require to strike between their regulatory commitments and business growth objectives is unrivalled. His track record of successfully delivering complex business and technology change initiatives in this field makes him uniquely qualified to strongly lead Contineo's programme management services proposition.

Alejandro Escolar

Alejandro is an industry SME with a proven track record in both business and technology related programmes. Over the last 10 years, he has held numerous senior positions at top global consulting and financial institutions where he was responsible for delivering global AFC transformation projects. Considering his extensive experience and deep know-how, Alejandro possesses a unique ability to understand and advise on AFC solutions.

Alejandro is a true expert in the areas of tuning & optimisation, model validation, and advanced analytics in the areas of watch-list screening, watch-list management, and alert management. He is our in-house go to expert for a number of AFC problem areas.

Dinesh Shetty

Dinesh is a seasoned industry practitioner with over 15 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing technology based solutions in the Anti-Financial Crime (AFC) sector. He is one of the few people in the industry who is able to grasp and interpret the AFC business domain and its interconnectedness to the complex realm of data and technology.

At Contineo, Dinesh builds next generation technology solutions in the areas of natural language processing, robotic process automation, machine learning and predictive analysis. His team's work significantly contributes to the accelerators we are able to bring to our services engagements in order to deliver more value to our clients in lesser time.

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