Caitlin is approaching a decade of service to professional education in the financial services industry. She has gained a full service understanding of financial services education needs having worked with organisations and students on their qualification needs and their CPD and professional training needs.
Through her career she has worked with local and global education providers including One Study; BPP; Jersey International Business School; and now with us, the School of International Financial Services (SIFS).
Caitlin is our Senior Professional Development & Events Manager and is most clients first point of contact at SIFS.
In her spare time, Caitlin loves to travel, be active and spend time socialising with her friends and family.
Claire has over 15 years industry experience and a degree in Financial Services from Manchester Met University. She moved to Jersey 11 years ago and is married to Joel with two young girls, Georgia and Annabelle.
Claire is passionate about the offshore financial service market and sees there is a great opportunity for SIFS to assist the financial services industry. She strongly believes that the most important resource for any company is their people, and it is of paramount importance that companies continue to invest in up-skilling and developing talent in their businesses across the offshore jurisdictions, given the dynamic regulatory and economic landscape we all work in, she believes this is an important element of companies achieving long term, sustainable success.
She is keen to hear from you as SIFS develops and grows, on what financial topics you would like to see being discussed, and what qualifications you want available to you, so together we can continue to build a strong and vibrant offshore financial community.
Darren is a regulatory consultant specialising in helping businesses achieve a more structured and practical approach to identifying, measuring and treating their compliance risks.
His background includes over 15 years in senior roles at the JFSC spanning banking, securities, trust and supervisory risk.
He has extensive experience of supervisory processes and helped design the JFSC´s supervisory risk model and the supporting guidance used by staff.
Darren is the lead author and senior lecturer of the International Certificate in Financial Regulation, a professional qualification for regulators.
Qualifications and Training
MSC Financial Regulation & Compliance Management
Institute of Risk Management - Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management
Institute of Risk Management Root Cause Analysis Facilitator
IOSCO - International Evaluator
Financial Stability Institute - Bank Supervisor
Securities and Exchange Commission - International Enforcement Programme
Heather-Anne is a serial entrepreneur, with business experience as a lawyer, banker and consultant. She has an extensive legacy in financial services, strategic planning, digital transformation and corporate governance. Experienced at providing board-level management information to group and risk audit committees, her expertise is underpinned with experience as private practice lawyer, in-house counsel, and Director & Company Secretary of companies in Canada, the UK and Jersey.
Heather-Anne has leveraged 35+ years of experience to create Phundex, a digital solution to finding innovative ideas, digitally facilitating the investment due diligence process, bringing investment opportunities to market faster, and then administering and reporting to management, investors, and regulators.
Helen Hatton is widely recognised as the prime architect of the modern Jersey regulatory regime. She resigned as Deputy Director General of the Jersey Financial Services Commission in May 2009, having led the implementation of regulatory development in the island from its blacklisted state in 1999 to achieving one of the world’s best IMF evaluation results, to establish Sator Regulatory Consulting, which merged with BDO Jersey in April 2016.
Prior to taking up her roles in Jersey, Helen was Director of Enforcement with the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission from 1992-1999, introducing the first offshore ‘all crimes’ money laundering regime in 1997 and, notably, achieving the world’s first ‘freestanding’ offshore Mareva injunction without a local cause of action in the case SIB-v-Lloyd Wright. This milestone case brought an effective end to banking secrecy in the Crown Dependencies.
Helen is a Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Banking Regulation and member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers. She is a recognised international speaker on regulatory compliance topics and regularly publishes papers on regulatory matters.
Jo, through her company JETT Limited, specialises in developing contemporary bespoke, technical in-house CPD programmes covering a range of AML, compliance and governance issues. She has over 25 years’ experience in delivering credible training to a wide range of financial service businesses both in the Crown Dependencies and internationally, as well as institutions that include the BBA, the ACSP in the Isle of Man and the Guernsey Training Agency. In addition, she has taught on the International Compliance Association’s full range of AML and compliance qualifications since 2005, and as a Fellow of the Governance Institute (formally ICSA) written and delivered across both level 4&5 Certificate and Diploma as well as the qualifying scheme, (subjects include Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Boardroom Dynamics, Company Law and Company Compliance and Administration.)
A committed educationalist, Jo has a First Class Law Degree (LLB) and Masters in Law (LLM) (Merit) from Queen Mary University of London specialising in financial services law. She is passionate about the delivery of accessible and innovative training courses.
Joel Graves is an experienced Investment Director with a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry working with private clients, trustees and charities, skilled in Discretionary portfolio management, Investment Advisory, Business Relationship Management, and Risk Management.
Specialises in: AML, CFT, Sanctions and wider financial crime compliance thematics
Ross is an experienced freelance financial crime consultant and professional trainer with over 20 years of experience. As an ex Detective and Accredited Financial Investigator, Ross initially focused on conducting money laundering investigations and stripping the illegally obtained assets of organised criminals.
Ross spent part of his operational career working for the UK National Terrorist Financial Investigation Unit (NTFIU). Working closely with government & industry partners, he led terrorist finance operations and supported work on domestic and international sanctions investigations. During this time, Ross was part of a small training team that delivered bespoke, tailored training in Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Sanctions Compliance to overseas partners in the Middle East. For part of the time Ross worked within UK counter-terrorism, he was seconded to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). Here, he provided specialist CFT/AML & sanctions expertise, travelling to Afghanistan, the United States and across Europe.
Outside of UK law enforcement, Ross has previously held the title of Global Lead for Sanctions Compliance Training for the International Compliance Association, and is a visiting expert and trainer for several other financial crime and sanctions compliance training companies.
Specialises in: Financial Reporting and Analysis (IFRS/IPSAS), including Financial Instruments and Insurance Accounting
Saket Modi is a financial trainer and consultant based out of London. He has developed and facilitated workshops for finance professionals from over 50 countries in Europe, Africa, Americas, Middle East and Asia.
Saket specialises in financial reporting and analysis (IFRS/IPSAS), financial instruments, corporate finance and CFA® exam preparatory courses. He has spent considerable time working, advising and training in matters relating to IFRS, and delivered workshops for corporates, banks and similar financial institutions, public sector organisations, and professional services firms.
Saket has written material on IFRS Accounting for Financial Instruments for Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and was invited by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board® (IAASB®) to present on IFRS 9 at their board meeting in New York. In addition, he has spoken at conferences and events organised by professional bodies and management associations.
Saket has previously worked with Lloyds Bank, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In addition to being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Saket holds IFRS certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and IPSAS Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). He has an MSc in Multinational Accounting and Financial Management from UK and is a CFA® charter holder.
Shazia Zamir has worked for over 25 years in various Senior Compliance roles held within Legal, Financial and Law Enforcement sectors.
Her experience includes managing and setting up compliance teams, reviewing and testing effectiveness of policy and procedures, implementing process improvement, conducting AML and GDPR audits, guiding MLRO/COLP’s and COFA’s in making informed risk decisions, designing bespoke risk case management system for centralised teams, writing and delivering firm-wide training on various key compliance topics.
Having graduated in Civil and Structural Engineering (BEng) from the University of Bradford, Shazia extended her studies further graduate in Law (LLB) from University of College London.
With her academic experience her approach to compliance is making it simple, practical and she is always honest ensuring that the solutions she proposes are workable and effective.