Rebecca works within our specialist financial regulatory consultancy, BWB Compliance, providing regulatory advice to financial services firms. She has particular specialism and interest in consumer credit and social finance.

Rebecca has extensive operational and senior management experience of working within the social sector in the UK and overseas, and has successfully led a responsible consumer credit business from interim permission through to securing full FCA authorisation.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Creating compliance policies and procedures for an asset manager
  • Designing a compliance monitoring plan for an investment intermediary
  • Undertaking a compliance healthcheck for a crowdfunding platform
  • Advising a social investment finance intermediary on FCA authorisation and governance
  • Undertaking a feasibility project for a public sector body on creating a property fund and trust
  • Advising an authorised consumer credit firm on management of compliance risks
  • Leading a full, successful FCA authorisation application for a consumer credit business

Qualifications and Career

  • Joined BWB as Compliance Consultant, 2017
  • Independent Consultant and Associate at Practical Governance, 2016
  • Head of Operations (and CF11) at Fair Finance, 2012
  • Compliance Manager at Christian Aid, 2009
  • Programme Funding and Compliance at Christian Aid, 2005
  • University of Birmingham, MSc Global Ethics 2004
  • University of Birmingham, BSc (Hons) Physics, 2003

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Trustee of People Charity