About Tom Keatinge
om Keatinge is Director of the Centre for Financial Crime & Security Studies (CFCS) at The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
Financial crime and threat finance have a direct impact on UK and international security. The CFCS brings research focus and capacity to support the work of HM Government, other international governmental partners, and the private sector in addressing the challenges posed by financial crime and threat finance in all its forms.
Tom Keatinge is the Director of the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI, where his research focuses on matters at the intersection of finance and security, including the use of finance as a tool of intelligence and disruption. He has a Master’s in Intelligence and International Security from King’s College London, where his research focused on the effectiveness of the global counter-terror finance regime. Prior to joining RUSI in 2014, he was an investment banker for 20 years at J.P. Morgan.
His research on finance and security considers a number of themes including:
He also co-leads RUSI’s work on:
Tom has contributed to a variety of publications and media outlets; has addressed the UN Security Council; given evidence to UK and Canadian parliamentary hearings; testified in the US Congress; and spoken at a range of high level forums. Full details of publications and media work can be found on this website by following the links or page tabs.