Martin has been at the forefront of Anti-money Laundering (AML) Regulation and the development of electronic solutions to automate KYC Compliance since the first Regulations in 2004. As a qualified lawyer he has a detailed understanding of the overriding regulations and the way they are interpreted by the various Regulatory Bodies. Martin was instrumental in developing one of the earliest electronic verification systems in 2004.
In 2011 Martin joined SmartSearch as Managing Director and started the development a new mutli-function AML platform known as SmartSearch. Using the latest technology and quality data to deliver individual and business searches in both the UK and International Markets. This new platform serves over 4000 Client Firms and some 40,000 Users; SmartSearch has won multiple awards in recent years and has become pre-eminent solution for Regulated Professional Firms.