By: 21 February 2023

Mike Rigby joins WealthKernel from Investec Wealth and Investment, where he was responsible for managing the framework designed to identify and address regulatory, operational, data and financial crime risks arising in the business

WealthKernel appoints new CCO

WealthKernel, a UK-based wealth tech provider, has appointed Mike Rigby as its new chief compliance officer.  

In his new role, Rigby will lead the compliance, risk and financial crime function across WealthKernel and manage day-to-day relationships between regulators and the company.  

Rigby is a chartered accountant and has 30 years of experience in compliance and risk. 

He joins WealthKernel from Investec Wealth and Investment, where he was responsible for managing the framework designed to identify and address regulatory, operational, data and financial crime risks arising in the business. 

Rigby commented: “I look forward to contributing to the company’s strategic growth and maintaining a robust compliance and risk framework to help identify and address potential issues and meet our compliance and regulatory obligations.” 

Karan Shanmugarajah, chief executive officer of WealthKernel, added: “His extensive experience and expertise will play a key role in helping us build and maintain our reputation as a trusted and reliable partner for companies looking to offer digital wealth and investment services.”  

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Josh Poyser
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