Complyport has appointed Paul Grainger as CEO replacing Martin Herriot who left the firm in 2013. Paul Grainger takes over from Richard Eagle who has very successfully acted as interim CEO since July 2013. Richard will continue in his principal role as Director responsible for the Securities Business team.
During this time the Complyport group has undergone a substantial overhaul of its management team and business services, launching both ComplyTracker and ComplyTrainer; on-line compliance monitoring and training systems in 2013.
Paul Grainger joins from the RGP Group where he was Managing Director of Resources Compliance (UK) Ltd. Having established Grainger Consulting in the early 1990s, it formed the wholesale markets arm of Compliance.co.uk Group in 2005. The group was acquired by and integrated into the RGP Group, a NASDAQ listed company in 2007 to form its specialist regulatory and compliance consultancy practice. Paul brings with him extensive regulatory experience in many areas of financial regulation.
Haydon Thomas has been promoted to Associate Director on the Authorisations Team and Kam Jaspal to Associate Director on the Regulatory Consulting team. Additional consulting staff include Joe Denney ex-FCA, William Jamieson ex-Lombard Odier (Europe) S.A., Richard Harding ex-FCA, Chris Fincham ex-Tuckers Solicitors and Joseph Lazaris joins our Authorisations team from Thistle Initiatives.