Who's Who?


​Trevor ​​​Barritt

AML Principal
Trevor Barritt is a Subject Matter Expert within the NICE Actimize AML Line of Business. He ensures clients’ business and regulatory needs are met with Actimize’s suite of AML solutions. Mr. Barritt has 20 years experience as a Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting and Prevention Officer; he worked at the Financial Conduct Authority (the UK regulator) and in the compliance and AML departments of CIBC, ING, CSFB and Morgan Stanley. He has authored ICA Compliance textbooks and also lectured and acted as an examiner for ICA compliance and AML qualifications. Mr Barritt is a regular speaker at conferences and contributor to AML trade journals.​




Pini B​en-Or

Fraud Risk Management Analytics and Operations
Pini Ben-Or has more than 20 years experience in financial risk management, consulting, analytics, and R&D, having worked with global financial institutions including Washington Mutual, Digitas, American Express, and now NICE Actimize. At American Express he was involved with the development​ and implementation of the first world-wide, transaction-based risk models, which have served as the baseline for today's dominant card fraud detection systems. Additionally, throughout his career, Mr. Ben-Or has led the development of large-scale, value-based operational and marketing optimization tools to help adapt operational research algorithms for optimizing risk controls; these tools have been increasingly used in the risk management field across financial institutions around the world. Mr. Ben-Or holds a Master's degree in Philosophy from Columbia University and a Bachelors of Science in Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy from The Hebrew University.​​



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Cromwell Fraser​

Vice President, Compliance Line of Business
Cromwell is the Director Product Management and Business Development for the Financial Markets Compliance line of business within NICE Systems, Cromwell has been working in the voice/data capture and recording industry for 16 years. He has a deep technical knowledge and understanding built over this period, during which time he has successfully designed and delivered compliance recording and analytics solutions. Cromwell has chosen to use this experience, to focus on trading solutions within the energy and capital market space. Today his primary efforts are to continuously reviewing the market needs to ensure the technologies being offered by NICE Systems, both now and in the future, truly fit customer requirements, bringing genuine benefit to these markets which are faced with constant regulation additions and changes.​



Wes Wilhelm

Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management
Wesley Wilhelm has over 30 years of experience in ban​king and consulting to the banking industry, with extensive knowledge of fraud management, payments, and retail banking technology and operations. Over the years, he has held numerous management positions in risk and fraud management, credit card issuing, debit card issuing and ATM driving, merchant acquiring, and branch and call center operations. Prior to joining NICE Actimize, Mr. Wilhelm was a senior analyst at Aite Group, LLC, and is a recognized fraud management thought leader for his pioneering research on the Fraud Management Lifecycle Theory. He is also a named inventor on two United States Patents in fraud management for fraud control processes. Mr. Wilhelm has been widely quoted by the press and has been a speaker at numerous industry/client events and conferences.​​​​



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David T. Ackerman

Subject Matter Expert, Communications Compliance Line of Business
David is a published author, attorney, and contract specialist with over 10 years of experience in the compliance field. As a recognized financial services compliance expert, David frequently shares his insights on national radio talk shows, including Bloomberg radio. He has participated in and chaired panel presentations at the ABA Business Law Annual Conference, conducted original empirical research on international contracting methods, and was a member of the New York State Bar Association’s delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He currently undertakes market research on MiFID II, communication compliance, emerging market economies, and trade reconstruction compliance. Current projects include educating investment professionals on MiFID II, Dodd-Frank, the DOL Fiduciary rule, and the evolution of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.


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Richard Malish

General Counsel
Richard Malish is General Counsel at NICE Actimize. He has over 15 years of experience advising major financial institutions, broker dealers and corporates on regulatory, M&A, finance and technology matters. Mr. Malish previously worked at a premier interdealer broker and played a lead role in advising on the establishment of their Swap Execution Facility (SEF), an electronic derivatives trading platform established pursuant to Dodd-Frank Act. He also helped found the NY desk of Allen & Overy’s China practice and was the Chief Counsel, Greater China for Nielsen in Shanghai. Richard Malish’s research has been published in media such as the Financial Times and has been taught in several universities and business schools.


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Mike Diamond

Global Head of Data Solutions
Mike Diamond serves as Global Head of Data Solutions at NICE Actimize. Mike has been delivering innovative, market-leading analytics and technology solutions for more than 20 years. Through various leadership roles at NICE Actimize, he has partnered with financial crime experts at leading global Financial Institutions to define and bring to market next generation solutions. In his current role, Mike leads NICE Actimize’s expansion into managed analytics and consortium-based data solutions. Mike’s unique perspective combines expertise in advanced analytics, cloud, anti-money laundering and fraud detection.


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Ted Sausen

Subject Matter Expert, AML
Ted Sausen is a Subject Matter Expert within the NICE Actimize AML Line of Business. His role focuses on ensuring the Actimize AML technology solutions align with regulator expectations and the needs of the customer. He has over 25 years of experience implementing global enterprise solutions across multiple industries including high tech, financial, transportation, and manufacturing, supporting engineering, finance, supply chain, product safety, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Actimize, Mr. Sausen was a Senior Vice President a large financial institution, leading the Global Compliance Analytics and Technology group. His role focused on implementing strategic solutions to fight financial crime, and supporting Global Economic Sanctions, AML Framework and Advisory, and the Financial Intelligence Unit. Ted has received his Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS ) Certification.