Mitch Trehan

UK Head of Compliance
Banking Circle

Mitch Trehan is the UK Head of Compliance and MLRO for Banking Circle, and is a regular speaker at various events.

He started his career in the RAF, training as a Pilot, before moving into financial services where he has over 17 years of experience in Corporate Banking (Citi, Barclays, and JP Morgan) and FinTechs (Ebury, Currency Solutions and Banking Circle).

Mitch sits on the Executive Committee of the Association of Foreign Exchange & Payments companies industry trade body and is involved in a number of industry initiatives, including the EPA’s “Project Regulator”, UK Finance’s project on “Access to Banking for PSPs”, FCA’s “Currency Transfer Services Engagement Group”, HM Treasury’s “Action Group on Remittances” and the PSR’s Payment Strategy Forum’s work on “Financial Crime Liability Models for Banking PSPs”.

He holds English, Scottish and Northern Irish Law degrees, a Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance Risk and Compliance, and is a fellow of the International Compliance Association.