London-based foreign exchange (FX) specialists Global Reach Partners has appointed Millie Richardson as its new Chief Compliance & Risk Officer. A qualified chartered accountant, she brings over 20 years of experience of working for some of the biggest firms in the financial services sector.
Millie joins from World First where she spent five years as Chief Compliance Officer, responsible for managing compliance, legal, audit, risk and governance across its international operations. Prior to that she was Head of Governance and Reporting at insurance giant AXA UK. She has also held key risk management and compliance roles at HSBC and the FSA (now FCA).
Commenting on the appointment, Global Reach Group’s CEO David Stevens said: “We’re delighted to welcome Millie to the Global Reach team. She is an extremely high calibre professional with extensive experience in the field of Compliance and Risk Management.
“Throughout her career Millie has consistently demonstrated an ability to build strong internal compliance cultures and constructive relationships with regulators. At a time when the FX sector is facing a number of new regulatory changes, her experience and skills will be a huge asset to our business going forward.”