Nikhil Aggarwal

Nikhil Aggarwal

Job Title: Executive Director, Financial Crime Compliance Analytics

Company: Standard Chartered Bank

Nikhil Aggarwal is the Executive Director, Financial Crime Compliance Analytics at Standard Chartered Bank. He is based out of New York City and leads a global team of 40 data scientists tasked with deploying advanced analytics solutions to set and continuously maintain the operating parameters of the Bank’s transaction monitoring, transaction screening and customer screening systems.

Nikhil previously led the Group MIS and Analytics function at SCB and oversaw the design and development of the FCC reporting and metrics suite. He has worked on a range of analytics initiatives to convert internal data into actionable intelligence including the Group Risk Assessment, and cross-border payments and client risk analysis.

He has 17 years of international experience in banking analytics spanning corporate, private and retail banking across financial crime compliance, operations, credit risk and marketing. Prior to joining SCB, Nikhil held analytics positions with Bank of America, Citi and Capital One. Nikhil holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and degrees in Economics from the University of Southern California.

Speaking at the following:

2.00pm - 2.45pm
Discussion Group 1A: Winning the talent war – attracting and retaining top analytics and data talent in a hyper-competitive market

Discussing strategies for attracting top talent – what is most attractive to analytics talent today and how can your company compete? Where are the best places to look for talent? Internal vs. external discussed. What are the pros and cons of hiring straight out of college? Once you have attained your killer analytics team, trained… Read more.

2.15pm - 3.00pm
Discussion Group 4B: Structuring teams for success and business integration

Examining which company dynamics impact the way in which you structure your team and why they matter? Defining the operating model – what is the best way to organize your teams to be effective and deliver services in the most efficient way? Discussing the challenges around business integration, how do you embed analytics within your… Read more.