Neil Katkov, PhD
Neil oversees the Risk and Compliance space at Celent. His expertise focuses on financial crime, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer compliance, AML/KYC technology, and regtech.
Neil initiated Celent's influential research on AML compliance and technology in 2002. He regularly advises leading financial institutions and technology vendors on their business, technology, and compliance strategies. His advisory engagements have included vendor selection for financial institutions, market feasibility studies for financial institutions and technology vendors, and strategic due diligence on a number of the leading compliance vendors.
Neil has been widely quoted in the press, including The Financial Times and The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, has appeared on CNBC, CNN, and TV Tokyo, and is a popular speaker at conferences in North America, Asia, and Europe.
Neil previously launched and managed Celent’s presence in Asia for 15 years and helped establish Celent’s market leading position in Japan. He holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and MA and PhD degrees from Harvard University. He is fluent in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
13 January 2021Convergence of fraud and anti-money laundering (FRAML) technology and operations has been somewhat of a Holy Grail for financial institutions fo…
20 November 2020Risk management has a crucial role to play in keeping financial institutions on an even keel during these turbulent times. This session focuses…
4 October 2020Employee conduct is critical for financial institutions due to the reputational and regulatory risks. It is a complex, enterprise-wide area invo…
29 September 2020Financial institutions, and regulators, have traditionally been sensitive to data protection, privacy, and security issues for risk and complian…
17 November 2020 11:00 - 12:00 EST (16:00 GMT, 17:00 CET)
United StatesRisk management has a crucial role to play in keeping financial institutions on an even keel during these turbulent times. This virtual live ses…
1 October 2020 12:00 - 13:00 EDT (17:00 BST, 18:00 CEST)
United StatesEmployee conduct risk and conflict of interest (COI) is a crucial area for financial institutions due to the reputational and regulatory risks.…
22 September 2020 10:00 - 11:30
Risk management has a crucial role to play in keeping financial institutions on an even keel during these turbulent times. This virtual live ses…
8 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
Virtual Industry Discussion, United StatesThe pandemic lockdown has strained the resources of financial services firms in new ways, including their efforts to fight financial crime and m…
14 January 2021
The improvements banks have made over the past decade to their risk practices are now up against COVID-19—the ultimate stress test for financial…
3 December 2020
Neil Katkov, head of risk at analyst firm Celent, has recently pointed out that ”financial crime is an area that is perhaps—in addition to finan…