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Associate Managing Director

David Skade

David is an Associate Managing Director in the Advisory Services based in the London, where he is a leader in the firm’s financial crime advisory group.


David joined Exiger after completing a period in Malta advising the MFSA, FIAU and the appointed Competent Person in the closure of a Maltese institution following regulatory intervention to close the bank based on the findings of an AML review.

Before this, David was the regional UK MLRO at Deutsche Bank AG in London.  Whilst there David was the key senior liaison with the FCA for the firm’s management of the S.166 notices and led the interaction with the appointed Skilled Person. With experience of delivering improvement in the risk management of financial crime prevention he has the track record to engage with Boards and Executives and focus on the required changes.

David brings over 20 years of senior executive experience in managing financial crime risk acquired from holding MLRO and senior advisory positions at some of the largest global financial institutions: Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, HSBC, Barclays Wealth, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Agricole CIB and Bayerische Hypo und Vereinsbank AG.

David started his career in retail banking at Natwest Bank and Coutts and is a seasoned banker having served in both the front line as a relationship manager and an Internal Auditor and UK Operational Risk Manager.

  • London
  • Fellow of the ICA and holds a Diploma in AML
  • Own Consultancy Firm Advising on Financial Crime Issues
  • Managing Director, Head of Financial Crime and UK MLRO at Deutsche Bank AG
  • Managing Director, Head of UK Financial Security and UK MLRO at BNP Paribas
  • Global AML Business Advisory at HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA in Geneva