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.


Digital Identity Management

Time to evolve your approach to know your business (KYB) checks

26 Sep 2023

Fraud, whether by an individual or a business, is on the increase. This is largely due to many banking services being accessible online – a convenience that comes with some risk. To help prevent fraud, as well as to ensure compliance with existing know your customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations; know your business (KYB) and KYC...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

How SaaS is leading the way in cleaning customer data and delivering ID checks

14 Jul 2023

Speeding up business processes and tasks is something evolving software-as-a-service (SaaS) has been instrumental in delivering. Today, as SaaS reaches maturity, it offers great value to those in financial services to improve the way they operate. Efficient, cost effective and easy to deploy Due to SaaS tools being able to be accessed instantly thr...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

How banks can obtain a valuable single customer view (SCV)

17 Mar 2023

Many financial institutions are experiencing share price fluctuations and some uncertainty as events play out from the collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. While navigating their way through the current macroeconomic climate it’s very important, if they are not already doing so, to focus on delivering a competitive advantage to h...


Digital Identity Management

Reduce inflationary pressures with data cleaning technology

16 Jan 2023

With inflation hovering at around ten per cent, triggered largely by the growth in energy prices due to the conflict in Ukraine, costs for many financial institutions are spiralling at a rapid rate. It’s leaving many worried about remaining competitive in the future as they contemplate price rises for products and services. Those in financial ser...