Charles Delingpole is CEO of ComplyAdvantage, a technology company focused on wiping out financial crime using Machine Learning. As CEO, Charles leads the product development and growth of the company. His passion for the issue came from his time as the MLRO of a previous startup he founded when he realized the ubiquitous inefficiency concerning money laundering processes.
Over 99% of money laundering is successful, ComplyAdvantage is working to stop it completely. Founded in 2014, ComplyAdvantage works with over 500 enterprise clients across 75 countries. ComplyAdvantage has raised $88m from Index Ventures, Balderton Capital and OTPP, ComplyAdvantage has four global hubs in London, New York, Cluj-Napoca, and Singapore. Charles set up his first company, The Student Room Group, now the world’s largest student discussion forum when he was 16. After completing his MA in Politics at Trinity College Cambridge, and then an MSc in Management, Strategy, and Finance from the LSE, he became an associate at J.P. Morgan Cazenove.
Its unique proprietary database of individuals, organisations and associated entities provides dynamic real-time insight into financial crime risks. ComplyAdvantage uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data analytics combined with a tailored risk-based approach to help firms not only to manage their compliance and risk obligations but to prevent the occurrence of financial crime.
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in London and with offices in Singapore, Cluj, and New York, USA, ComplyAdvantage works with some 500 clients in the financial markets and other regulated and high-risk sectors.