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Hugo Chamberlain

Hugo Chamberlain

COO at smartKYC
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Bio Hugo is COO of smartKYC and leads the day-to-day operations of the company Career History Previously Hugo was a founding director of ClearView Financial Media, the publishers of WealthBriefing, and has over 15 years experience in marketing to the wealth management industry.



The Evolution of KYC to KYX: Understanding Your Counterparties

24 Jan 2024

In the realm of financial services and beyond, ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) has long been a foundational principle. Initially implemented as a means of combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and fraud, KYC procedures have ‌traditionally centred around verifying the identity of individual customers. But, as the business landscape has grown ...

Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Automated Enhanced Due Diligence Using AI

25 Jul 2022

When to use Enhanced Due Diligence Know Your Customer (KYC) screening can take many forms as a process and certainly as a technology solution in the ever expanding industry. At a minimum, companies have a requirement to check and verify an individual's identity by using document verification and/or biometric tools, which may suffice in terms of a ...

Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

Why Showing Your Workings is Essential for Trusted AI and KYC

20 Aug 2020

The concept of artificial intelligence (AI) has been in our collective consciousness for decades, mainly due to far-fetched Hollywood depictions of AI-powered killer Terminators, i-Robots and Replicants. These fictional portrayals, twinned with outspoken views from technology titans like Elon Musk and Professor Stephen Hawking, have led to some ...