Stuart Adams

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Stuart Adams


Stuart’s career in compliance commenced in 2000 as the compliance manager at AXA Insurance, he was later appointed Head of Operational Risk Management. Stuart has a master’s degree in Marketing, which gives him a broad understanding of business and a unique view of the regulatory environment.

Stuart joined Padda Consulting as an associate and since joining, Stuart has undertaken a variety of strategic compliance and operational risk management roles, including corporate governance reviews; SMCR training to Senior Managers and Certified staff; reviews of FCA conduct rules within organisations.

Additionally, Stuart is Data Protection Officer for three firms; has been involved in strategic Brexit planning for a small number of Lloyd’s intermediaries, including helping them to establish reverse-branch set ups. Stuart has recently been part of a Lloyd’s Insurance Company S.A. working party to establish a reverse branch into the UK and develop the compliance requirements for Managing Agents.