Rachel Gardiner

Director - Head of Prescribed Roles

Rachel Gardiner joined the Newgate Compliance team in January 2023 as the Technical Director - Head of Prescribed Roles. She has over 20 years’ experience in a wide range of strategic and regulatory roles across many industries having commenced her career in the UK, including having held the prescribed roles of Compliance officer, MLRO and MLCO in the Funds, Fiduciary, and Pensions sectors. Her previous roles have also included the delivery of compliance and financial crime training including the development of compliance teams and prescribed roles in Guernsey, Jersey, South Africa, Luxembourg, Mauritius and the UK.

Rachel is an experienced governance, risk, and compliance professional, with strong leadership, project management and relationship-building skills and holds International Compliance Association (ICA) Diplomas in both Governance, Risk and Compliance, and Anti-Money Laundering. She has the ICA associations designation of FICA Certified Professional (Fellow of the International Compliance Association).

Rachel is also a member of the Chartered Governance Institute holding a MSc in Corporate Governance from Bournemouth University and has a special interest in the emerging developments of regulation in ESG, sustainability and virtual currencies.