Kayan Lee-McKenzie


Kayan advises firms on the application of CFTC regulations and NFA rules. She works closely with firms primarily CPOs, CTAs and IBs on a variety of compliance matters such as, CFTC registration and NFA membership applications, compliance risk assessments, internal controls/policies and procedure reviews, periodic filings, ongoing support, NFA mock examinations and supporting firms during NFA examinations.

Kayan began her career in Banking and has held various roles in Operations, before transitioning to regulations. She joined the US Practice from the NFA where she spent six years, most recently as a Senior Compliance Supervisor in the New York office tasked with performing regulatory examinations of NFA Members in the US and UK. During her time at NFA, Kayan has had the opportunity to work with some of the largest hedge funds in the industry and has gained valuable insight into their operations and application of CFTC regulations and NFA rules.

Kayan holds a MS in Business Economics from the Koppleman School of Business – Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University College of the Caribbean. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, maintains the Series 3 license and has completed NFA’s Swaps Proficiency Requirements.

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