Head of Compliance & Operational Risk - Christopher is Alder Capital’s Chief Compliance Officer and Company Secretary having joined the firm in April 2015.
As Head of Compliance and Chair of Alder’s Operations Committee, he ensures that the company has appropriate policies, procedures and reporting mechanisms in place to effectively identify, measure and manage the risks to which the company is exposed and to ensure compliance with Alder’s regulatory obligations.
Before joining Alder Capital, Christopher was Head of Compliance for the Treasury, Investment and Savings businesses of one of Ireland’s major banks, AIB Group. Prior to this, he headed the Capital Markets Compliance function at Bank Zachodni WBK S.A., one of Poland’s major banks, and was a non-executive director of its Stockbroking and Asset Management subsidiaries.
He has held a variety of senior finance and risk roles in AIB’s Irish and Polish Treasury divisions and was formerly the Operations Director of WBK AIB Asset Management.
Christopher holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UCD and became a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) in 2006. More recently Chris has continued his professional development by completing a Professional Diploma in Compliance (Institute of Banking, 2014), Professional Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention (UCD, 2015) and a Certificate in Company Secretarial Law & Practice, (Law Society, 2016).