Faisal Khan is a banking / payments consultant specializing in cross-border payment systems and a crypto money evangelist. He is the co-host of Around the Coin, a weekly podcast on Payments & Fintech with over 22,000+ listeners. Mr. Khan is a talent scout for Series A & B financing for various fintech VCs/funds. He is also a frequent contributor to popular Q&A site Quora where he has been a Top Writer for 6 consecutive years.
When not traveling, Faisal calls Istanbul home.
CEO / CO-FOUNDER
Dr. Mara Wesseling is a financial crime researcher and AML/CFT consultant with a particular and longstanding (10+ years) interest in combating terrorism financing. In 2017 she founded WES Consulting to help governments and private companies to understand and improve AML/CFT effectiveness, to implement and assess risk-based policies and to advise on arrangements for public private information sharing. Her work is based on an evidence-based approach. She has provided expertise on combating terrorism financing to the European Commission, the European Parliament, the OECD, the Dutch Ministry of Finance, the Dutch Ministry of Justice, the Royal United Services Institute and to private companies (banks, money transfer services, trusts, fintech/regtech start ups). She frequently speaks at conferences and is a co-host of the Around the Coin podcast shows on compliance.
Dr. Wesseling testified as an expert during hearings on AML/CFT before the Dutch and the European Parliament. She is part of the Supervisory Commission for the Dutch Risk Analysis.
Director Compliance / Co-Founder
Mohiuddin “Mo” Razak is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s in Economics and Accounting. He has since worked with a diverse pool of clients from US & Europe predominantly providing services in finance, sales and marketing.
His attention to detail and result-oriented approach have helped him achieve sales goals and at the same time, maintain a firm grip over the financial aspects of every deal. Always up for a challenge, Mo eagerly dives into new projects and is constantly learning and improving his skill-set. His unique client-first attitude makes him one of the best people to work with on projects of any size.