Eric leads the GRC team for the EMEA region at Hawksford.

Areas of expertise

  • Risk
  • Compliance
  • Project management
  • Financial systems assurance

Responsibilities

Eric's role involves developing the Group Enterprise Risk Management framework and managing the policy framework at Hawksford. He ensures staff's compliance with relevant regulatory policies and procedures. 

Eric joins Hawksford from Sanne Group, where he was previously Risk Director for two years. However, his career started in Ernst and Young in Jersey and London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He then went on to work for the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for nine years in a series of roles, including as Deputy Director of Supervisory Operations, as well as a banking examiner.

 Qualifications and memberships

  • Degree in Physics
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Diploma in Investment Compliance (CISI)

Notable achievements

  • Assisted the Jersey regulator (JFSC) prepare for its 2008 IMF assessment (Banking regulations) and led a team of supervisors in preparation of the 2015 Moneyval assessment (AML/CFT regulations).
  • Led a team which redesigned the Jersey regulator’s risk based approach to supervising the financial services Industry in Jersey.
  • Part of the Risk team at a FTSE 250 listed company which introduced and developed its Enterprise Risk Management framework in compliance with FRC listing requirements.

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