Protiviti has strengthened its UK financial services industry (FSI) practice with three appointments. Jacqueline Fenech joins Protiviti as associate director, having worked at her previous employer in the risk advisory services practice with a focus on the insurance sector. During this time, she was seconded to the Financial Services Authority for one year in the Solvency II Project Office. Jay Iyer joins Protiviti as senior manager and has a broad range of investment banking experience, most recently helping large financial institutions to meet the requirements for MiFID. Richard Mason joins Protiviti as senior manager. Previously, Mason was an executive director at a leading global asset management firm, where he was co-head for the EMEA Compliance function and was responsible for the co-ordination of the implementation of MiFID throughout the EMEA region.
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