Colette has over 20 years’ experience in the UK financial services regulatory environment and joined Padda Consulting after leaving AXA where she headed up the UK regional Compliance function for the AXA UK Group and where she qualified as a Solicitor. Before this, Colette was a Supervisor of both insurance firms and personal investment firms at the financial services regulator (PIA and FSA) having joined in 1997. Colette has a wide variety of experience gained at both the regulator and the ACA Group across all aspects of regulation and governance. Since joining Padda Consulting,
Colette has undertaken numerous Governance, Risk and Compliance engagements for a range of organisations including specific activities relating to the SMCR and associated Conduct Rules, as well as wider Corporate Governance reviews involving assessments of firm culture and behaviours.