Vessy Reid

Managing Consultant

Vessy is a Managing Consultant in our Capital Markets team, based in London. She provides advice on compliance with client asset protection regulations, such as the UK’s CASS regime, drawing on her six years’ experience within financial services.

She has managed end-to-end CASS audits and ISAE3000 control reports of large investment banks and CFD institutions with: complex multinational custody structures, a variety of product offerings, outsourced activities and international operating models.

Before joining Bovill, Vessy was an external CASS auditor at PwC and internal CASS auditor at Citibank, the Global Custodian of 2022.

Vessy understands the challenges facing CASS firms and is well placed to:

  • Identify gaps in controls
  • Find inconsistencies between the CASS framework and its technical implementation
  • Strengthen the control environment
  • Undertake effective and practical remediation projects.

Vessy is an ACA BFP qualified chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and has completed the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Client Asset technical module.


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