Banking Insights:

Why It Takes Time to Know Your Customer  KYC/CDD Challenges

Enda Shirley, KYC and CDD Product Manager, BAE Systems

For financial institutions, every new customer heralds a new opportunity. But if the organisation doesn’t know enough about that customer – for example their preferences and how they intend to use their accounts – there may be a risk involved too.


In this, the latest in our Banking Insights series, Enda Shirley, Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) Product Manager at BAE Systems, looks at the use of KYC and CDD checks as an initial first line of defence in understanding this risk.

Enda Shirley

KYC and CDD Product Manager at BAE Systems

Enda Shirley is the Global Product Manager for KYC and CDD as a discipline within AML Regulatory Compliance at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Enda has over 14 years’ of industry experience in market leading software organisations.


Enda joined BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly Norkom) in 2011 and works with clients to understand their requirements and works with engineering teams to get solutions that meet their challenges. Enda is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).