BDO in Jersey appoints a new Head of Financial Crime Compliance
02 August 2022
Dianne Gollop has been appointed as the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and will also be responsible for the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and the Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO).
The BDO Group in Jersey, including C5 Alliance and ALX Training, has made a further key appointment. Dianne Gollop has been appointed as the Head of Financial Crime Compliance and will also be responsible for the role of the Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and the Money Laundering Compliance Officer (MLCO). This appointment reflects the BDO Group’s continued commitment to financial crime compliance to deliver integrated and transformative business and professional services to firms across the Island.
Dianne has over 20 years’ experience in the compliance space. Prior to joining BDO Limited, Dianne worked at PwC as the Senior manager of AML Compliance for Jersey & Guernsey and spent time working in the financial crime examinations unit at the JFSC. Here she examined regulated businesses in line with the regulations and AML/CFT Handbook. She more recently worked on contract with a trust and funds business assisting with updating and redeveloping Financial Crime policies & procedures, in addition to supporting their MLCO’s and MLRO’s.
In her new role Dianne will primarily assist the Board with the development, implementation, and maintenance of an AML/CFT program and culture. As the Money laundering Reporting Officer, she will also be responsible for receiving Internal Suspicious Activity Reports from employees, conducting further enquiries and ultimately conclude whether to make an External Suspicious Activity Report to the Joint Financial Crimes Unit. Both roles will require acting as the liaison point with the JFSC and the JFCU and in any other external enquiries in relation to money laundering or the financing of terrorism
Matthew Corbin, Chief Executive Officer of the BDO Group in Jersey, said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Dianne to the firm. Dianne has a wealth of experience in anti-money laundering especially where the regulations have continually evolved over the years. Dianne has a wide skill set through the financial crime examinations she conducted while with the JFSC. This will be vital to ensuring we remain compliant. Supported by our multi-disciplinary team, Dianne will work across the business to ensure that we are able to provide our services that support our clients’ needs today and in the future.’