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Barley Laing

Barley Laing

UK Managing Director at Melissa
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Bio Barley's role is focused on ensuring clients meet their customer onboarding, data quality and compliance needs; including their ID, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. He and his team at Melissa work with the likes of Bank of America, Creditsafe and MetaBank. Career History With 17 years of experience in the data industry, Barley was previously CEO at World Address, founded 2LT, and held senior management positions at: ADC; BT; Shell and Xerox.


Data Management and Governance

Time to spring clean customer databases to drive growth

12 Apr 2021

The last twelve months have been a challenging time for many in financial services, with the pandemic and also Brexit to contend with. This means it’s more important than ever to look at all options to keep customers happy and drive growth in 2021. Spring clean customer data A good place to start is with data. Best practice business decision makin...

Banking Regulations

Are you ready for 6AMLD?

19 Feb 2021

Already in effect in EU member states since 3 December 2020, financial institutions must implement the Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (6AMLD) by 3 June 2021. While it requires less changes than previous anti-money laundering directives, 6AMLD brings clarity to specific regulatory details to close loopholes, toughen penalties, and encourage g...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

ID Verification is no longer an obstacle to global growth

04 Dec 2020

The global growth of banks and challenger fintechs based in the western world has long been restricted because of issues related to effective identity (ID) verification. The stumbling block has been large parts of the world’s population, particularly in Africa and Asia, lacking verifiable private addresses and internationally recognised IDs. This ...

Data Management and Governance

Seamless 2x2 ID verification is critical during and post pandemic

24 Sep 2020

What is clear from the pandemic is that financial institutions need a standout online presence if they are to prosper today and in the future. The health crisis has hastened acceptance and reliance on digital solutions for home working and shopping. The same goes for banking and payments as consumers become increasingly comfortable engaging with th...