Francis Donoghue is a Consultant at KSG Risk Solutions. He is a highly experienced Compliance professional, with over 18 years’ experience in Compliance, Risk and AML/CFT both onshore and offshore, and 8 years’ experience as a practicing solicitor in Scotland.
Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands in 2007, Francis was a solicitor in Scotland working with the Financial Services Agency (now the Financial Conduct Agency) and subsequently providing regulatory advice to regulated financial institutions in the U.K. with one of Scotland’s largest law firms.
On moving to Cayman in 2007, Francis took up the role of Global Head of Compliance with a Cayman-based Bank, Fund Administration, Trust and Corporate Services provider. In 2016 Francis relocated to Bermuda as Compliance Manager with a large, international Trust and Corporate Services provider before returning to Cayman in 2017 as Head of Compliance for an international Life Insurance and Banking services provider with offices in Cayman, Puerto Rico and mainland U.S.
Francis has gained valuable experience of the regulatory regimes in the U.K, Cayman and Bermuda, and is a specialist in AML/CFT compliance and in providing bespoke solutions to financial services providers. He is known for his pragmatic, commercial but reasoned approach to the compliance risks faced by regulated firms, and for offering up effective, efficient solutions.
Francis is a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”) and of the International Compliance Association (“ICA”).Contact Francis