The session will be delivered by Gary Pitts.
Gary has been a compliance professional for over 27 years, having started his career at Lautro and the Personal Investment Authority and including spells at Threadneedle, Henderson (managing the N2 transition), Head of Compliance at hedge fund Brevan Howard and Head of Compliance Europe, Mid-East, Africa and Japan for a boutique investment bank. Since 2013 he has run his own regulatory and training consultancy, Tetractys, with operations in the UK and Ireland. Tetractys focuses the importance of governance as the essential driver of good compliance outcomes. He delivers open and bespoke training courses and external Board effectiveness assessments alongside his consulting work. Gary has a particular interest in cyber security governance and the impact of digitisation on compliance and business processes.
Gary has held FCA controlled/senior manager functions since 2001, has been a director of regulated companies in the UK and South Africa and is also has been a Central Bank regulated person in Ireland. Gary is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and holds an MBA from the Open University Business School and Masters degrees from Oxford and London Universities. He sits on the regulatory advisory board of the Journal of Securities Compliance has also held a number of charity trusteeships.