Dr. Nicholas Ryder has been a Professor of Financial Crime at the University of the West of England, Bristol, since 2013. He has taught at the University of Glamorgan, where he was awarded a Ph. D. for research into credit unions’ role in the United Kingdom. His main research interests are financial crime, money laundering, market manipulation, and terrorism financing. Dr. Ryder has provided counter-terrorism financing training for NATO, CEPOL, and numerous law enforcement agencies.
Dr. Ryder’s research has been commissioned by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), Innovate UK, RUSI, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, the City of London Police Force, ICT Wilmington Risk & Compliance, Universities South West, the France Telecom Group, and the European Social Fund. He is also the series founder and editor for Routledge’s The Law Relating to Financial Crime and an invited contributor to symposia at the Law Commission, Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security Studies, PWC, UK Finance, and European Society of Criminology.