Blog: Bovill appoints Matt Browne as head of wealth practice – Finextra

Source: Bovill

Matt Browne joins financial regulation consultancy Bovill as head of its Wealth Practice.

The role will cover discretionary management, financial planning, regulatory compliance and prudential obligations.

With 18 years’ experience in financial regulation, Matt joins from PwC, where he was a Director in their Risk and Regulatory Practice, leading a team supporting clients across retail investment markets. He has worked on a broad range of conduct and culture issues, including governance reviews, Senior Managers Conduct Regime (SMCR) frameworks and digital advice platforms.

Prior to PwC, Matt worked at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), leading on regulatory initiatives including the RDR and investment platforms, and gaining a deep understanding of the regulator’s strategy and approach.

Matt Browne, Practice Lead, Wealth, commented:

“I am delighted to be joining the team at Bovill. I look forward to working with our clients across a range of regulatory projects and compliance services, supported by my talented team of wealth and regulatory specialists.“

“This is a challenging period for the UK financial services sector given the UK Government’s intention to amend EU rules in the hope of delivering a Brexit dividend, and I’m excited to help clients navigate the challenges that will arise.”
Rebecca Thorpe, CEO of Bovill, commented:

“We are thrilled to welcome Matt to Bovill at such a critical time for our clients and the broader financial services industry. I know that our Wealth team will be strengthened by his depth of experience including insight from his time at the FCA, and our clients will find his perspectives on their most pressing issues highly valuable.”

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