Nick Maxwell

Nick Maxwell

Head of the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing (FFIS) Programme

UK Royal United Services Institute

Nick leads the Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing (FFIS) research programme; a research partnership between NJM Advisory and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. The role of the FFIS programme is to examine evidence related to the effectiveness, proportionality and efficiency of public/private information-sharing partnerships, and to share good practice between existing partnership models around the world. Nick is the founding Director of NJM Advisory, a research consultancy focused on anti-money laundering issues and public/private collaboration. Prior to this role, Nick’s professional career included head of Research and Advocacy for Transparency International UK; providing anti-money laundering specialist advice as a financial intelligence liaison officer to a NATO Taskforce in Afghanistan; managing the International Economics Programme at Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs); and initially working at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Breakout Session 2A: Information Sharing, the Challenge of Transparency and the Opportunity of Privacy Enhancing Technology


Privacy Enhancing Technologies (or PETs) can support various forms of financial information-sharing and analysis without data-owners decrypting or divulging underlying data. This emerging field of cryptographic technology is evolving at pace. The panel will discuss the latest developments in this field and the potential and limitations of PETs in the U.S., LATAM and wider international […]