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Managing entity data and entity ownership hierarchies to ensure Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance is an ongoing challenge for many financial institutions. The webinar will discuss the most pressing concerns around entity and hierarchy data, and consider how to ensure you are effectively managing entity data, hierarchies, sanctions, watch lists and politically exposed persons (PEPs) across your KYC process.

Join the webinar to find out about:

  • Entity and hierarchy data requirements
  • Sourcing and validating data
  • Sanctions, watch lists and PEPs
  • Approaches to data management
  • Benefits of KYC compliance


Moderator: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group

Clare Rowley, Head of Business Operations, 
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

Alan Samuels, Business Manager, Entity Intelligence, Bloomberg LP

Kelvin Dickenson, Vice President, Compliance Solutions, Alacra

More About Our Speakers:

Clare Rowley
Head of Business Operations
Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

Clare Rowley is the Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). Prior to working with GLEIF, Ms. Rowley worked at the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she led technology initiatives improving bank resolution programs and contributed to research on subprime mortgages.

Alan Samuels
Business Manager, Entity Intelligence
Bloomberg LP

Alan is currently a Business Manager at Bloomberg for Enterprise, building data management, verification and screening solutions in the regulatory compliance space. He has extensive experience leading product management and data operations for financial information and payment processing companies including Alacra, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch Ratings and Worldpay. He is also a start-up veteran, having been part of the executive team of a number of venture-backed start-ups such as Clearpath, Dotmenu and People Capital. He began his career as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen and Gemini Consulting, where he worked on clients engagements across the US, Europe and Africa.

Kelvin Dickenson
Vice President, Compliance Solutions

Mr. Dickenson is responsible for leading a Customer focused product roadmap to ensure KYC/AML and vendor/third party due diligence compliance with a range of regulatory requirements. Prior to joining Alacra in 2014, Kelvin was at Dun & Bradstreet for 9 years. most recently as Managing Director of Compliance Solutions and previously as principal consultant for several of D&B’s strategic Customers, leading engagements in Compliance, reference data, credit review and risk management.

Before joining D&B, Kelvin spent a combined 20 years in Compliance, Credit, Loss Prevention and Managerial roles at two major financial institutions where his responsibilities included developing CIP policies, procedures, data sources and technology solutions to meet the requirements of the USA Patriot Act. Kelvin is a member of the charter class of Certified Financial Crime Specialists and is a current member of the advisory board at the Association of Certified Financial Crimes Specialists.


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