Jona Boscolo Cappon is a Director at FRA’s London office. Jona delivers analytics-driven solutions to global financial and non-financial institutions to help them respond to business critical events by identifying, quantifying and mitigating risks. He specializes in the areas of financial crime investigations, multi-jurisdictional investigations, compliance, data science, data analytics and software development.
Jona has led forensic technology teams to design reactive fraud detection analysis, develop monitoring capabilities and support clients across the public, corporate and financial sector to respond to global regulators. He has experience in leading large forensic investigations and complex regulatory compliance projects covering issues relating to fraud, bribery, anti-money laundering (AML), conduct risk, customer contract breaches, sanctions violations and other complex financial crimes.
Prior to joining FRA, Jona spent over 5 years with EY London and was engaged on multi-national cases across a wide range of industries. Some examples of Jona’s work include:
- Supported compliance and AML functions of a global financial institution in uncovering entities with sophisticated organizational structures that were heavily involved in money laundering. Developed complex networks analysis with the aim of providing a holistic customer view and revealing connections between parties of interest based on a variety of customer attributes and transactional activities.
- Lead technical developer on confidential sanction compliance investigations on behalf of major global financial institutions. Linking and analysis of millions of SWIFT messages with the aim of identifying transactions routed through US Correspondent banks and book to book transfers where collusion was involved to hide identifiable information involving sanctioned entities.
- Global continuous compliance monitoring program for a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company implementing analytics to identify anomalous trends and potential risks delivered through interactive dashboards.
- Extensive experience in leading teams that serve as strategic advisers for both Boards and executive management teams as they respond to regulatory inquiries and put remediation plans in place to address regulatory actions.
Jona holds a Master’s in Computer Science from Ca’Foscari University of Venice and he is a native Italian speaker.