Complyport is pleased to announce that Robert Easterbrook has joined the firm to take up the role of Head of Technical Services.
He is part of the front line compliance consulting team at Complyport, supporting clients in responding to regulatory, compliance and technical queries and assisting clients in face to face consultation or during site visits.
He will play an important role in heading up Complyport’s research into the latest regulatory and compliance developments and in preparing regulatory bulletins and guidance for our clients and professional connections.
Robert has over 30 years of experience in financial services. He is an experienced regulatory and compliance professional with extensive expertise in regulatory research.
In addition to his technical expertise, Robert has hands-on practical experience gained from working in many different types of regulated organisations. His experience includes working with collective investment scheme operators, life companies, banks, P2P lending platforms, third party funds administration, investment administration, trustee companies and investment managers. Robert has experience in both the wholesale and retail distribution sectors of financial services
Robert has a strong fintech and regtech background, having been a founder of 3d Investment Regulation, an online reference and research resource comprising 60,000 web pages of primary source information relating to the regulatory, compliance, anti-money laundering, tax and legal requirements for UK financial services firms. The on-line reference and research tool proved to be an invaluable resource helping client firms and their professional advisers with their UK, EU and global risk, regulatory and compliance obligations.
Robert plays an important role in supporting colleagues in the design, creation and delivery of classroom-based and technology-based training courses. He has also regularly presented courses on a range of regulatory and technical matters including AIFMD, investment accounting and funds operation amongst others.
Robert is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a former chairman of ACCA’s Financial Services Network. In addition, he is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCISI) and holds the Certificate for Financial Advisers (CeFA).