Nathan Lynch

Asia-Pacific Manager, Regulatory Intelligence
Thomson Reuters

Nathan Lynch is an experienced public speaker, writer, manager and start-up enthusiast. He specialises in the fields of Financial Crime Intelligence, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorism Financing and Regulatory Risk. He has a passion for leading high-performance teams, scouting out opportunities, developing talent and supporting people to reach their career goals.

At Thomson Reuters, Nathan takes a leadership role in identifying emerging threats, typologies, solutions and commercial opportunities in the Financial Crime & Risk field.

Nathan leads a team of experts who provide breaking news, deep analysis and practical guidance to more than 25,000 subscribers in the global financial services sector. He manages Thomson Reuters’ award-winning Regulatory Intelligence team across the Asia-Pacific region, tracking developments in financial services law, AML/CTF and risk management.

Nathan speaks regularly at industry events and in the media on a range of topics, including financial crime, AML/CTF, risk management, sanctions and technology.

He has been involved in building innovative, tech-based businesses — from start-up stage through to private equity investment and corporate acquisition. He has a track record in the “regtech” sector through his founding roles with BlueFrontier Studios, Complinet Australia (sold to Thomson Reuters in 2010) and later with the Thomson Reuters Risk business (sold to Blackstone as part of a $17bn deal in October 2018).

Nathan is a program expert with the US-based Financial Services Volunteer Corps, which offers support to developing countries to help them combat terrorism financing, money laundering and other serious financial crimes. He also provides training to Asia-Pacific law enforcement bodies on the role of financial intelligence and technology in tackling serious and organised crime threats.