Ashley is currently the Head of Financial Crime for BNZ’s Fraud Protection area. Fraud Protection assists BNZ customers, people and operations through the prevention, detection and investigation of fraud.
Ashley is BNZ’s representative on the NZ Bankers’ Fraud Strategy Group. He is also one of the NZ Bankers’ Fraud Strategy Group’s representatives on the Interagency Fraud Working Group (IFWG). The IFWG is a public/private partnership tasked with tactical responses to educate consumers on scams, with a view to reducing the social and financial harm of these scams on New Zealanders.
Prior to joining the BNZ, Ashley was the Officer in Charge of the New Zealand Police Financial Intelligence Unit. In this role he was engaged in several areas relating the money laundering and terrorist financing. These included:
- Chairing the Asia-Pacific Group on Money Laundering Typologies Working Group.
- Oceania representative on Management Committee on the global group of Financial Intelligence Units known as the Egmont Group.