- Auditor at Santander UK
- Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer at Sidney Smith (Chelsea) Ltd.
Vladimir Petrov is a Director based in Exiger’s London office, where he focuses on the firm’s regulatory and financial crime compliance advisory practice.
At Exiger, Vladimir has been leading projects to review the Financial Crime control frameworks of financial institutions around the globe. He assesses governance at the Executive Committee level, policies, technology solutions, training, assurance functions and culture. He also brings expertise in assessing and improving sanctions controls, as well as identifying and investigating potential instances of sanctions contravention and evasion. Vladimir has significant experience in Internal Audit, and has helped drive improvements and specialist financial crime reviews in large multinational financial institutions.
Vladimir joined Exiger from Santander UK where he was an Auditor specializing in regulatory risk and governance audits across all business areas in the company, including retail, commercial, and wholesale divisions. In this role, he was responsible for independently planning and managing audit reviews of key areas, as well as setting up the compliance monitoring function by building strong relationships with senior management in first and second line units. He also managed and trained junior team members and was involved in recruitment of experienced talent to the company. Vladimir’s experience in audit includes anti-money laundering, fraud, compliance, conduct risk, and risk governance.
Prior to Santander, Vladimir was Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer at Sidney Smith (Chelsea) Ltd., where he was responsible for the day-to-day management of accounts, management information, statutory accounting, and preparing for audits.
- University of Sheffield, B.A. (with honors)
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW)