Interview with Richard Fielder – Head of Compliance at ICBC Standard Bank

Interview with Richard Fielder – Head of Compliance at ICBC Standard Bank

  How did you get into compliance? I fell into compliance by accident. My education was in law, but I followed a personal interest and joined the British Airways Pilot School.  When events led to the suspension of that programme, I got into compliance after a friend suggested it was suited to my skill-set. Was compliance your first career choice? As mentioned above, I was in the British Airways Pilot School when 9/11 happened. BA decided to put the programme…

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Interview with Jane Ibbotson – EMEA Head of Compliance at Wells Fargo

Interview with Jane Ibbotson – EMEA Head of Compliance at Wells Fargo

  How did you get into compliance? I started work at the Bank of England, initially in banking supervision and then in a range of supervision, policy and markets roles over a period of nine years.  This was a great foundation and I gained a lot of knowledge on the financial markets and how the City operates which, in turn, gave me the grounding to move into compliance. Was compliance your first career choice? I studied French and Russian, but…

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Interview with Vesna McCreery – Director of Financial Crime at RBS

Interview with Vesna McCreery – Director of Financial Crime at RBS

  How did you get into financial crime? By chance. I was hired into the legal team at Goldman Sachs, which was a new team at the time looking at the reputational risk of clients. This group grew significantly after 9/11 and earned its name of the Business Intelligence Group as it is now known.   Was financial crime your first career choice? No, I took a degree in Japanese language and literature and I thought I was going to…

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