Ocorian, the specialist global provider of services to financial institutions, asset managers, corporates and high net worth individuals, has appointed Aron Brown as Global Head of Regulatory & Compliance as it continues to enhance its service to clients.
He brings extensive regulatory knowledge and a deep understanding of how the UK financial regulator works as well as practical knowledge of compliance and regulation from experience as a Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer.
During his 20 years-plus career, Aron has worked at the UK financial regulator as well as in compliance consulting and as an approved person at firms in the asset management sector. At the then Financial Services Authority he led and managed teams of supervisors visiting regulated firms and undertook the authorisation of new asset management firm applications.
He was also instrumental in the development and implementation of the process of interviewing key individuals for significant influence functions at large and complex firms.
Aron founded and was Managing Director of Ocorian’s subsidiary compliance consultancy service, Newgate Compliance, and in his new role will report to Ocorian’s Chairman & CEO Frederik van Tuyll.
Frederik van Tuyll, Chairman & CEO at Ocorian, said: “Aron’s appointment as Global Head of Regulatory & Compliance highlights our focus on constantly strengthening our service to clients based on the combination of local expertise, strong technology platforms, and global capabilities.”
Aron Brown added: “Ocorian has a strong track record in delivering pragmatic and flexible solutions to help our clients meet what are often complex and evolving regulatory obligations and I look forward to my new role.”