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Michael Temple

International Financial Crime and Compliance Leader, Standard Chartered Bank

Michael Temple is a passionate financial crime and compliance manager at a global bank in New York. In combination with 10 years experience in UK law enforcement as a leader in intelligence analysis, Michael has significant experience in tackling serious and organized crime via the analysis of data.

Academically, Michael has a Master in International Crime and Justice, New York, where he concentrated his research on Albanian organized crime. He has a Masters in Geography from the University of Edinburgh, ACAMS accreditation, and a Professional Diploma in Intelligence Analysis from the Scottish Police College.

Michael has presented at international security conferences, including The Rule of Law in an Era of Change: Security, Social Justice and Inclusive Governance conference held in Athens, Greece. This included topics such as financial crime and compliance capacities of countries in transitions, as well as new developments in the evolution and expansion of Albanian organized crime in New York.

Recent publications
  • Arsovska, J., and Temple, M.R.D. (2015). “Organizational Learning, Adaptation, and Rationality: The Expansion of Albanian Organized Crime in New York City.” Crime, Law, and Social Change

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