Mark Allen

Assistant Director, Head of Fraud & Financial Crime

Mark leads the fraud and financial crime team within the policy directorate. He is responsible for the implementation and oversight of major counter-fraud initiatives. He is a member of the General Insurance Fraud Committee, a key part of the industry’s counter fraud governance infrastructure. He sat on the Government’s Insurance Fraud Taskforce and is currently a member of the Public-Private Steering Board overseeing implementation of the Government’s Economic Crime Plan. Mark is also responsible for developing policy on financial crime issues, including anti-money laundering.

Mark has worked in a number of different roles at the ABI including financial conduct regulation and legislation. Following a degree in Law and Economics, and vocational training, Mark started his career at a London law firm. He holds an International Compliance Association (ICA) diploma in Financial Services Compliance.