abrdn is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Ronayne as Compliance Advisory Manager in their Jersey office. Lisa will report directly to Barry Kane, Head of Regulatory Risk and Compliance and will be responsible for all regulatory aspects of the firm's Jersey business. Lisa joins from R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited.

Lisa has many years’ experience in the banking, trust, funds and investment management industries originally in operational and front office roles, and for the last 19 years within compliance functions. Previously, Lisa was Head of Client Compliance for R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited acting in a key person capacity for regulated clients.  Before that, Lisa held a variety of roles for leading investment firms all based in Jersey.

Lisa is an associate of the Chartered institute for Securities & Investments and a member of the International Compliance Association.

Barry Hardisty, Head of Jersey, abrdn said: “I’m delighted to welcome Lisa to abrdn. She has a huge amount of experience and expertise in all aspects of compliance in our industry that will support the team here in our Jersey office. Compliance is a key part of our offering ensuring advisers and their clients are confident in the propositions we offer. Lisa’s wide and varied knowledge of the industry is second to none.”

Lisa commented: “I’m excited to join abrdn at such a pivotal time for the business. I’m passionate about the importance of compliance and its place in a competitive proposition. We’ve got a great team already in place and I look forward to working with them, together we will strengthen and enhance the controls we already have in place.”


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Lisa Ronayne – Concise CV:
May 2019 – December 2021; Head of Client Compliance, R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited
August 2016 – May 2019; Head of Compliance International, Smith & Williamson (International) Limited
Before August 2016 Lisa held a number of roles in the banking, trust, funds and investment management industries

Notes to Editors  

At abrdn, we empower our clients to plan, save and invest for their futures.  

We structure our business into three areas – and together they reflect our focus on enabling our clients to be better investors: 

Investments: We work with clients to create solutions across markets, asset classes and investment strategies – combining our global network of investment professionals with research, data and technology. 

Adviser: We offer market-leading platform technology and tools that enable UK wealth managers and financial advisers to look after the diverse needs of their clients. 

Personal: We help people throughout the UK plan for their financial futures – through our financial planning business and our digital investing services. 

Through the expertise, insight and innovation of our team, we aim to help clients create more ways for money to make an impact. We set our sights on giving them more confidence to achieve their goals, and more clarity about what they need next. And we focus on delivering outcomes that are more than just financial – by investing sustainably to build a better world. 

We’re a global business. We manage and administer £532 billion of assets for our clients, and we have over 1 million shareholders. (Figures as at 30 June 2021) 


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