The Leadership

Gracechurch is the formalisation of a partnership that started in 2001 when the Co-Founders first joined forces at the offices of a UK Tier 1 Bank on Gracechurch Street in the City of London, assisting with the Bank’s response to an FSA Section 166 Report in respect of Know Your Customer weaknesses

Richard Mossman

CO-FOUNDER

Richard has a unique track record for establishing and operating successful consulting firms such as Certeco, which featured at number 12 in the Sunday Times TechTrack 100 list of fastest growing companies in the UK (2011).

Richard has also held a number of executive positions on the boards of City of London based, consulting firms.

The foundation for Richard’s success is a combination of his incredible customer focus, coupled with 20+ year’s experience of successfully delivering professional services to major business and technology change programmes in the Financial Services, Life & Pensions, and Trade Exchange sectors. The majority of the programmes Richard has serviced during this time have been in the Financial Crime Prevention and Compliance arenas.

Richard is extremely altruistic and as such is a strong advocate of investing in people. Consequently, professional training, academies and apprenticeships have been core competencies of the companies he has been involved with.

Anthony Lamont

HEAD OF TRAINING SERVICES

Anthony is an innovative and highly skilled training manager, with an unprecedented 20+ years experience in Financial Crime related training.

Anthony also has the distinction of having successfully led some of the largest Financial Crime training programmes in the UK banking sector, and has also delivered training initiatives for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

During this time Anthony has helped a number of financial institutions in the fulfilment of Financial Crime training requirements resulting from regulatory enforcement actions through the development and delivery of blended training solutions across all Financial Crime categories, as well as successfully leading a number broader Financial Crime awareness and culture change programmes.

Steve Barnett

CO-FOUNDER

Steve brings an unprecedented 20+ years’ experience of leading some of the largest Financial Crime Prevention related transformation programmes in the industry. 

Consequently, Steve has extensive experience in assisting financial institutions in their Regulatory interactions and also with their responses to enforcement actions, both in the UK and also overseas.  

Steve’s passion is fighting Financial Crime and helping financial institutions with that fight, he strongly believes this is a social, and not a competitive issue, and that collaboration is the key to success.

Steve describes himself first and foremost as a change practitioner.  However, his significant Financial Crime subject matter knowledge has seen him perform operational roles including, the Global Head of Transaction Monitoring and Analytics, the Global Head of Anti-Financial Crime Transformation & Remediation, and the Chief Operating Officer for Legal and Compliance, at Global, Tier 1 Banks.