Billie-Jo leads our team of compliance experts in Singapore and is a specialist in MAS regulation.
She has over twenty years’ experience in financial services and is a respected expert in regulatory compliance. B helps firms decide if they need to be licenced in Singapore and guides them through the MAS licensing process and all aspects of being a licenced business. For many financial institutions, she is a trusted advisor, having provided ongoing regulatory support for several years. She also leads on Bovill’s internal audit of fund management companies.
Having also worked for Bovill in the UK, B is perfectly placed to help Asian firms unravel the AIFMD and other European Directives when they wish to raise capital or to carry out regulated activities in Europe. She also works closely with colleagues in Chicago and New York when it comes to providing US regulatory advice. She is highly experienced in supporting the Singapore arm of global businesses, aligning the local team with the compliance team at HQ to make sure that any MAS nuances are understood and properly incorporated in their compliance framework
Before joining Bovill, Billie-Jo worked in buy-side compliance teams at Merrill Lynch and ABN AMRO. She uses her experience in house, and from over a decade of consulting, to give clients practical, commercial advice.
A graduate of Durham University in the UK, Billie-Jo holds the UK’s Investment Management Certificate and Derivatives module of the SII Diploma, and the CMFAS Rules and Regulations for Fund Management module. She sits on AIMA’s Development Committee and is regularly invited to speak at industry events