Sally Rochester has been appointed by Mourant, a law firm-led professional services business, to head up the newly launched Mourant Consulting offering in Guernsey.
Mourant Consulting is a global specialist consulting business and the expansion to Guernsey reflects further growth in the firm’s overall regulatory services.
Sally (pictured) who will be a Director of Mourant Consulting, has more than 20 years of regulatory and risk management experience. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a sustainability champion for the Guernsey branch of the Institute of Directors. Sally has recent practical regulatory experience as Executive Director of Supervision for the Jersey Financial Services Commission and a wealth of knowledge in internal audit and risk management across all sectors of the finance industry.
Commenting on the appointment, Mourant Consulting Managing Director Mike Jones said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming Sally to the Mourant Consulting team. Her expertise in providing risk and regulatory advice and experience in supporting licensed businesses and regulator-led projects across the Channel Islands makes her the perfect fit to lead Mourant Consulting in Guernsey, working with Mourant Consulting colleagues in our multiple jurisdictions.
“Our Guernsey launch is the result of growing demand for our regulatory services and will further strengthen our client offering. Sally’s appointment will enable our clients to navigate the complex and changing regulatory expectations and prevent and detect any regulatory issues before they escalate.”
Working in collaboration with the firm’s regulatory legal practice, Mourant Consulting in Guernsey will offer strong regulatory knowledge combined with expertise in helping financial services clients build long-term strategies to enhance their governance, risk and compliance culture and navigate the changing regulatory landscape.