Leading independent Compliance, Risk Management support and advisory provider Aspida Group, have appointed Mark Chammings as head of its Financial Crime team.

Mark has in excess of 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, holding senior roles in both Fiduciary, Risk and Compliance. Most recently, he spent 10 years at a Swiss private bank as head of Compliance & Operational risk; holding the prescribed positions of Compliance Officer, MLRO & MLCO. Mark is a Member of the International Compliance Association, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, and Association of Accounting Technicians.

Peter Mills, Joint Chair of Aspida Group, Said ‘We are delighted to welcome Mark to our senior management team. His wealth of experience, particularly in the area of the preparation and handling of regulatory visits, and Client File review management, is a welcome addition to our product offering. Together with his experience on advising on policy and strategy, and the application in implementing and overseeing projects, I am confident that Mark will play a pivotal role in meeting our clients’ needs.’