Acting Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer
John Mair joined the EBRD in 2008, becoming Director, Head of Project Integrity in 2015.
Mr Mair leads the team which advises management, committees and the Board on investment-related integrity matters. He is EBRD’s Head of Mission at the Financial Action Task Force, the global watchdog on anti Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, based at the OECD. Latterly Mr Mair has been an active member of the Financial Stability Board’s work on ‘de-risking’ – working to reduce the extent to which correspondent banks in certain jurisdictions experience reduced or no access to the global financial system.
Mr Mair is a British National. Prior to joining the EBRD he was Senior Vice President at Western Union, and Group Financial Crime Director at the Lloyds Banking Group, following a career in Europe and Latin America as head of businesses and banks in the Lloyds Group.
A former coach to the British Rowing Team, and a schoolmaster, Mr Mair studied at the Universities of Durham and Cambridge.