Helen joined Waystone in 2018 and has nine years of experience within legal and financial services, including five years in the Cayman Islands.
Helen is an integral part of the Waystone AML Compliance Services team, having been part of the team since its inception. Helen is responsible for proactively managing and supporting fund clients and related stakeholders. Helen supports existing and new clients, providing advice, guidance, and support across the business, as well as assisting with the internal and operating controls within Waystone.
As Associate Director, Compliance Services, Helen serves as an AML Compliance Officer (AMLCO), Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO) and/or Deputy MLRO (DMLRO) for a diverse portfolio of funds with a broad range of investment strategies. Fund clients include hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, private credit funds and real estate funds managed by investment advisors located primarily in the North American, South American and Caribbean regions. In her capacity as AMLCO, Helen is responsible for overseeing AML Compliance Programs and assisting funds in meeting their Cayman regulatory requirements.
Helen holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of York, and has completed her International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association. In addition, Helen is a member of 100 Women in Finance, a Professional Member of the International Compliance Association (MICA) and a Student Member of the Chartered Governance Institute.