Kim has worked in international investigations and intelligence gathering for over 30 years. The majority of this experience focused on financial crime, with more than 20 years’ attained in Hong Kong. Kim’s most recent position was as Head of Financial Crimes APAC at Citibank’s Corporate and Investment Bank where he also led the global rollout of a new data analytics capability related to Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT). In the Corporate Bank, Kim was responsible for all regional client vetting and intelligence gathering activities and for the coordination of these initiatives with all other regions. He is a subject matter expert in AML/CFT.
Kim began his career as a Special Agent in the FBI where he became an expert on organized crime and financial crime working out of the FBI’s New York City office. Kim subsequently joined the Chase Manhattan Bank and had senior assignments in New York, London, Germany, and Hong Kong where he served as the regional APAC CFO. After Chase, he began his consulting career, including senior positions at JFK Consulting in France, Hill & Associates (principal), Control Risks Group and Kinetic Partners.