Lysis Operations provides qualified and experienced teams from our London and near-shore centres, delivering efficient and cost-effective KYC and AML processing, remediation and client on-boarding.

Lysis Operations is an innovative AML and KYC service company which operates globally, serving major global investment banks, financial service institutions and other regulated industries, including estate agency businesses. We provide qualified and experienced teams from our City of London Operations Centre and we can also scale across New York, Frankfurt, Dublin and Edinburgh, where we have an operational presence. We deliver efficient and cost-effective KYC and AML processing, remediation and client on-boarding. Our ability to scale to meet our clients’ needs is matched by our proactive and highly responsive customer service.

Business and Management Team

Dan Berner
Associate Director

Dan has worked in the City of London for 28 years with financial institutions including HSBC, RBS, ABN Amro and the LIFFE floor. For the past 15 years Dan has specialised in the KYC and client on-boarding arena with a proven track record in management of both business as usual (BAU) and project teams on and off-shore.

Prior to joining Lysis, Dan was the Global KYC Integration & Off-Boarding programme manager for one of the largest cross-border investment banking integration programmes, including the project management to establish an offshore KYC facility; this facility grew to a function with over 500 personnel.

Wendy Murray
Associate Director, AML Operations Manager

Wendy is a successful Operations Change Manager specialising in Operations and Regulatory Change Management. She has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry with investment banks in London including RBS, ING, Bear Sterns and Deutsche Bank, and has extensive experience of complex bank integration projects and global regulatory and compliance driven change operations.

Wendy supported the development of harmonised global AML policies following the largest ever cross-border banking merger, and managed the development and global implementation of those policies within a world-wide Client On-boarding system. She was also responsible for the global implementation of Banking Secrecy and Data Security regulations across 40 locations for a major international bank, and was instrumental in the development of global procedures and the embedding of these rules within the Bank’s global KYC systems.

Wendy joined Lysis in December 2010 and is qualified as a Bachelor of Law.

Tom Griffiths
Associate Director, AML Operations Manager

Tom’s career in regulatory operations started in 2003 within KYC. He since held a number of managerial and SME roles with a range of firms including ABN AMRO, JP Morgan, Lloyds Banking Group and Citigroup. Tom has also helped a number of firm’s establish Client Onboarding functions which included global coverage. Tom also has significant Management experience managing both on-shore and globally located operational teams.

Since joining Lysis, Tom has worked on a number of KYC remediation projections as well acting as Global Head of Quality Assurance for a major KYC utility firm.

Frank Tasker
Managing Consultant, AML Operations Manager

Frank has over 10 years of Regulatory Operations experience and specialises in building and managing high performance KYC remediation teams. Prior to joining Lysis in 2016, Frank held senior positions with the regulatory operation divisions of a number of global financial institutions including BNP, JP Morgan and Barclays.

Since joining Lysis, Frank has successfully managed a number of key projects, and has recently taken on responsibly of mobilising and running a 50 man KYC project team which involves day-to-day senior leadership, project delivery and mentoring of the team. Frank has strong experience in providing oversight, execution and responsibility for scaling functional KYC teams at speed in line with client demand.

Jon Wallis
Supervising Consultant, AML Operations Manager

Jon has over 10 years’ experience within banking and financial services in both London and Jersey, working at financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Danske Bank and Schroders. For the past 7 years he has specialised in the KYC and client on-boarding arena within investment, corporate and offshore banking.

As an Operations Manager, Jon has experience in managing large scale projects, with responsibility for MI, control reporting, pipeline management, quality assurance, and engaging with senior stakeholders. As an AML SME, he has been involved in the training of over 60 KYC analysts.

Jon holds the ACAMS qualification (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists).

Mark Davy
Supervising Consultant, Pipeline Management & MI
Liesl Clothier
Senior Consultant

Liesl is a Senior Consultant at Lysis and joined the firm in 2017. She has over 14 years’ experience working in both operational and compliance roles for a number of major financial institutions including JP Morgan, BGC Partners and Wells Fargo. Liesl has operated at Vice President level and is an AML and KYC SME.

Liesl has been the Operations Manager for a CLM Managed Service which Lysis delivered for a major global financial institution.

She has recently completed the Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced AML at Cass Business School.