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Katarina Pranjić


Katarina is an experienced economic crime prevention expert. In her capacity as Head of Regulation and Policy, she is supporting Strategic Planning in proactively driving development and execution of business strategies. She works collaboratively within the company to influence strategy, ensuring it meets customer needs and complies with both current and upcoming regulations. Simultaneously, she represents the business at industry events and bodies.

Based in London, she oversees the entire economic crime prevention market within the UK and Ireland (UKI), including aspects like identity verification, fraud prevention, credit risk and the utilisation of data and technology in these domains. Katarina serves as the recognized domain expert when engaging with regulators and participating in relevant consultations. Her outreach extends to strategic customers, partners, industry analysts, and the media. Notably, she holds a position on the executive leadership team as a Board member of Open Identity Exchange (OIX).

Prior to her role at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Katarina gained valuable experience at PwC, where she worked as a Risk & Compliance Manager specialising in Financial Crime Compliance and Risk Management. She obtained her CAMS certification in 2016 and has accumulated over 13 years of expertise in corporate risk management and financial crime compliance. Throughout her career, she has worn various hats, ranging from KYC analyst and AML supervisor to compliance manager, financial crime prevention consultant, and FCC market planner. She has contributed to every aspect of financial crime prevention, including customer screening, KYC/CDD, payment screening, risk assessment, policy development, compliance consulting, AML audit support, AML seminars, digital transformation, and aiding customers in identifying and mitigating financial crime threats in diverse sectors and jurisdictions.

In addition to her practical and consultancy experience in financial crime prevention, Katarina is well-versed in areas such as GDPR, FATCA, and CRS. Originally hailing from Croatia, she takes pleasure in engaging with industry practitioners across a wide array of markets and territories.