Gillian Roche-Saunders
BWB Compliance PartnerBates Wells Braithwaite
Gillian is an experienced regulatory expert and runs BWB Compliance, a consultancy which specialises in advising alternative finance firms. She has worked with over 45 crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platforms and supports the UK Crowdfunding Association in their lobbying and education efforts. Gillian also works with a wider range of venture capital investors, asset managers and other fintech firms. Gillian and her team cover all areas of regulation that affect UK financial services companies including the FCA rules and regulation from Europe such as AIFMD, MiFID and PSD. Aside from her work at BWB, Gillian is a Director of the EIS Association and runs an online regulatory marketplace called Umbrella Hunter. Gillian has won a string of awards for the teams she has run, and herself won Best Compliance Consultant for Regulatory Strategy at the Compliance Register Awards 2015.