Launch of the Northern Ireland Compliance Institute Chapter (In Person)

Get Ahead In Your Compliance Career Launch of the Northern Ireland Compliance Institute Chapter

Event Details

Date: 26th June 2024

Running Order

Networking/Coffee: 9:30am - 10:00am

Event: 10:00am - 11:30am

Fee: Free

Venue: In Person at First Derivative, 4th Floor, The Weaving Works, Ormeau Ave, Belfast BT2 8HD, United Kingdom

Event Overview

Compliance Institute in conjunction with our partner The Fintech Corridor is delighted to host the launch of the Northern Ireland Regional Chapter in-person event on Wednesday 26th June at First Derivative, The Weaving Works, Belfast.

This event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the establishment of our new NI Chapter, which will serve as a dedicated platform for local compliance professionals to connect, collaborate, and advance their expertise.


Highlights of the event include:

  • An introduction to the mission and vision of the NI Chapter
  • Keynote speeches from industry leaders
  • Networking opportunities with fellow compliance professionals

Panel 1 - Individual Success Stories

This panel of professionals in the field of compliance will share their personal journeys and achievements. This session will feature a diverse group of speakers who have navigated the complexities of compliance. Each panelist will provide insights into their career paths, highlighting key challenges they faced and the strategies they employed to overcome them, providing valuable insights for compliance professionals.


Panel 2 - The Growth of Compliance Opportunities in Financial Services in Northern Ireland 

This panel will reflect on the evolution of the financial services sector in Northern Ireland and the subsequent growth in opportunities for compliance professionals and others who may be looking to transition into compliance roles. Opportunities and challenges for Northern Ireland as a location for compliance operations will be explored as well as the important role the Compliance Institute can play in nurturing the talent pool in the region, facilitating collaboration and supporting professionals through education and continuous professional development.   


We are excited to provide Northern Ireland with its own chapter, fostering a strong, supportive community for compliance practitioners. Your participation will help shape the future of compliance in our region.


Join us to be a part of this launch and take the first step in building a vibrant compliance community in Northern Ireland.

Meet our Speakers 

Panel 1 - Individual Success Stories


Christopher Owers

Global Head of Regulatory Compliance Solutions, First Derivative 


Alison (Laird) Donnelly 

Director of fscom, Women in Fintech Powerlist, Ambassador for Ireland at European Women Payments Network (EWPN), The Fintech Corridor Ambassador




Neil Sinclair

 Consultant at Pytilia



Panel 2 - The Growth of Compliance Opportunities in Financial Services in Northern Ireland


Tracy Tookey

Tracy Tookey Consulting Limited


Karen Bradbury

FS Sector Lead


Rosalynd Smyth

Managing Director at FinTrU




Ciarán Lavery

Director CGW Compliance, Citi


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26/06/2024 09:30 - 11:30
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