Jimmy Ibrahimllari
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Jimmy Ibrahimllari

Senior Consultant - Financial Crime & FraudSpecialising in Financial Crime & Fraud

​Jimmy has over 6 years' recruitment experience. He started his career as a "jack of all trades", working in the middle and back office spaces across Operations, Trade Finance, Trade Support, Audit and Compliance. During this time, he mastered the art of Financial Crime recruitment and has specialised in this arena since 2017.

Now, Jimmy is the go-to recruitment expert for all things AML, TM, AB&C, Sanctions and the rest. He has a particular forte for the nuanced area of Financial Crime Analytics and has a substantial network of Data Scientists and Analysts across data, systems, AI and machine learning. His expertise focuses on Financial Crime mainly within Payments, FinTech, Insurance, Gambling, Gaming, Private Banking, Wealth Banking and more.

Why MERJE?

Since the first interaction that I had with MERJE, I have felt so welcome and comfortable. It feels like I have been a part of the team for years! We're a very relaxed and honest bunch of people and the environment is great, with no unnecessary pressure or KPIs getting in the way of just doing a good job.

Loves & Loathes

Jimmy loves his family and friends and tries to spend as much time with them as possible. As an ex-basketball player, he loves his sport too, everything from basketball to football to volleyball!

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