Pierre Simon Managing Director & Principal Consultant
Pierre is a financial crime compliance expert with over 20 years of experience.
He started his career with the Aruba Police Force in 1997, and moved on to study law at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Subsequently, he specialized in management consulting and compliance. This is where his passion for compliance started.
Pierre currently hold the titles CAMS, CCEP-I, CDPO and is a Certified Auditor for ISO 19600 & 37001.
“My goal is to help organizations detect, prevent and report fraud and money laundering. In addition, I am happy to help set up effective compliance programs so that organizations can better deal with integrity risks by means of knowledge and competences.”
After finishing his studies, Pierre was mainly active in the financial sector, including as Business Analyst Anti Money Laundering at ABN AMRO Bank, with a focus on AML/CFT risk management. He also contributed as a consultant for organizational development issues at UWV.
In 2010, he founded Simon Consulting, an independent compliance consulting firm specialized in financial crime prevention. It has been a great journey since. As the team is growing, more clients are reached, which leads to building a stronger force against financial crime. And because compliance is his passion, Pierre was extremely happy to receive a nomination for the National Compliance Award in 2017.