Kurun Bhandari, an Executive with StoneTurn, specializes in investigations, financial crime compliance and skills and capability reviews. Kurun conducts investigations into fraudulent activity and allegations of bribery and corruption, and leads reviews into skills and capabilities frameworks for in-house investigations teams and compliance divisions.

Working with financial services clients, Kurun has been seconded to UK and overseas banks to redesign and implement financial crime frameworks. His experience includes a secondment to a Maltese bank in administration, during which Kurun led the investigation into a suspected terrorist financing cell.

Additionally, Kurun has broad experience in leading engagements for clients under regulatory scrutiny. Most recently, he restructured a financial institutions skills and capabilities framework for their investigations function, bringing the framework in line with regulatory expectations. The framework was met with regulatory approval and described as industry leading.

Prior to joining StoneTurn, Kurun spent five years with a Big Four accounting firm, where he worked in their Forensic Investigations & Compliance and Wealth & Asset Management tax teams. In the latter role, Kurun advised clients on the corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion and fund structuring for private equity firms.

Kurun is a Chartered Accountant.