Financial Compliance Risk

The CKG Regulatory Practice recruits experienced and board level experts within Compliance, Regulatory, Financial Crime and Data Privacy. Our professional networks span commerce, industry, management consulting, banking and financial services, including RegTech and FinTech.

The evolution of national and international regulatory requirements creates significant challenges for companies across the globe. It is essential that our clients stay ahead of changes in both the letter and the spirit of legislation to maintain professional integrity and avoid financial penalties or reputational damage. For these companies, we identify and recruit specialists who are professional, commercial with strong technical skills, proven practical experience and the latest knowledge of legislation and regulatory frameworks.

Our financial services clients include retail and investment banks, wealth managers, investment firms, management consulting, life assurance, general Insurance, consumer finance, payments and cards.

We have a strong track record of Executive Search, Retained Assignments, Exclusivity and Professional Interim Assignments in a broad range of regulatory disciplines, up to C-suite and global leadership:

  • Compliance and Regulation
    • Regulatory affairs
    • Monitoring & surveillance
    • Policy
    • Advisory
    • Financial promotions
    • Training & competence
    • CF10 / SMF 16
  • Financial Crime
    • Fraud
    • AML
    • Sanctions
    • Termism Financing
    • Anti-Bribery and Corruption
    • CF11 / SMF17
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Governance
  • Investigations


  • FTSE top 10 following commercial growth need to growth and restructure their compliance team we added 6 key hires in six months surpassing their time expectation
  • Assisting a big four with a large-scale division grow plan over two years recruiting 15 strategic hirers
  • Start-up fin tech Head of Compliance
  • Start-up platform Head of Compliance
  • 3 Heads of Compliance in a Payments firm
  • Group Compliance Director in Technology Firm
  • Group Director of Compliance Banking
  • Global Head of Financial Crime – Investment Banking
  • Global Head of AML – Oil and Gas
  • 15 hires supporting a demerger within a major Insurance firm
  • 3 VP’s Compliance and Finance Crime Tier 1 investment Bank
  • EMEA Financial Crime Lead AML Tier 2 Investment Bank
  • Head of Privacy Cards
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) – Commodities Firm
  • Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) – Technology
  • 2 DPOs - Retail Banking