Rasoul is a Director at FRA’s London office. Rasoul has over 18 years of experience in the areas of data, analytics and software development and has extensive experience applying data analytic techniques on structured and unstructured datasets to detect, investigate and prevent instances of fraud, corruption, misconduct and other non-compliance issues.
Rasoul has led technology and investigation teams in developing monitoring capability and supporting clients respond to global regulators across a range of sectors and issues including breaches of economic sanctions, money laundering and other financial crime, conduct risk, customer contract breaches, trader surveillance, fraud, bribery and corruption. He uses his experience to gather data forensically and interrogate such data to identify and visualize patterns that help explain events and activities and also provide evidence to best advise clients and their legal counsel.
Prior to joining FRA, Rasoul spent 13 years with EY and Deloitte as part of their respective Forensic Data Analytics teams and was engaged on multi-national cases across a wide range of industries, focussing on financial services and life sciences, as well as working closely with law firms. Some examples of Rasoul’s work include
- Confidential sanctions compliance investigations on behalf of global financial institutions involving reviews of millions of transactions conducted by way of data interrogation and manual review to support US and UK regulators.
- Global continuous compliance monitoring program for a FTSE 100 pharmaceutical company implementing analytics to identify anomalous trends and potential risks delivered through interactive dashboards.
- End to end remediation programs for a major UK bank to identify key datasets, determine impacted customers, and build automated complex redress models and regulatory reporting.
Rasoul has a Computer Science degree from University College London. He is a native Persian speaker and has basic knowledge of French.