Blockchain Firm TigerWit Appoints Gareth Derbyshire As Chief Compliance Officer

Job Appointments | April 3, 2019 By:

FinTech firm TigerWit Limited has appointed Gareth Derbyshire as their Chief Compliance Officer.

Headquartered in the UK, TigerWit is committed to changing the industry through disruption for the benefit of traders, by bringing innovative trading solutions, such as a pioneering blockchain-based settlement in the form of its distributed trading ledger and providing access to key global markets to trade on FX, indices, commodities and metals.

Derbyshire has 20 years of regulatory and compliance experience across financial services, including banking, accounting and retail derivatives. He worked for the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) earlier in his career and moved into the banking sector during the 2008 banking crisis as Compliance Manager at Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Derbyshire was also a Senior Manager of Financial Services Risk and Regulation at PwC.

“We are delighted to have someone with Gareth’s experience join the TigerWit team,” said Tim Hughes, CEO at TigerWit. “As we continue to grow, his knowledge of the regulatory environment will be invaluable. Our innovative approach to trading requires professionals with both industry and technological expertise.”

As Chief Compliance Officer at TigerWit, Derbyshire will be responsible for the company’s global operating licenses and compliance oversight.

“It’s very exciting to join such an innovative business and I truly believe they are a game changer,” Derbyshire said. “During these times of regulatory change, it’s important to ensure that technology advances serve to enhance the trading experience and greater protect clients.”