Kim has a distinguished record of achievement in the areas of international financial crime and anti-money laundering. He brings 35 years of investigative experience to corporate, legal, financial, and government clients throughout Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, The Caribbean and Asia.
Kim Marsh is a globally recognized subject matter expert on compliance in the Citizenship by Investment industry. He pioneered best practises for citizenship by investment units in The Caribbean, Europe and elsewhere while spearheading changes that have been adopted by the industry.
Kim was instrumental in the establishment of the existing professional compliance association for the Citizenship by Investment Units in The Caribbean.
Kim’s early experience in vetting of residence/citizenship applicants started when he was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Kim completed 25 years with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, retiring as a Commander of an International Organized Crime Investigation Unit, where he was responsible for a large-scale, covert operation in Europe, Asia and North America.
Kim specializes in multi-jurisdictional corruption, bribery and due diligence investigations, as well as anti-money laundering assignments targeting onshore and offshore global tax havens.
Upon completing his RCMP service in 1998, Kim launched a risk management company that was acquired by IPSA International. While with IPSA, Kim rose to be President of the company and established a globally recognized brand for vetting, governance and training for the Citizenship and Residence industry.
Kim regularly presents globally on numerous topics including due diligence, financial investigations and national security issues. He is a regular source for the media on numerous topics.
Kim lectures internationally to public and private entities on covert investigative practices and multinational money laundering operations. He is a regular source for the media on numerous topics.
Kim’s Professional Qualifications Include:
- Bachelor of Professional Studies | Concentration in Banking | Barry University | Miami Florida
- Adult Teacher Certificate | Algonquin College, Ottawa,ON
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
- Chapter board member for CAMS (Vancouver) and CFE (Vancouver, London, UK)
- Current Global Compliance Specialist with Arton Capital