Alpha FMC has hired John Schneider as an Executive Vice President and lead of the firm’s Compliance and Regulatory practice. The addition boosts the Alpha FMC’s recently launched dedicated Compliance and Regulatory Practice.
Prior to joining Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, John Schneider was a Partner at KPMG where he, for more than five years, led the firm’s US Investment Management Regulatory Practice, focusing on supporting regulatory efforts for asset managers across all industry segments including mutual funds and alternative managers. Previously, between 2003 and 2010, Schneider was a Managing Director at Navigant Consulting, where he headed the consulting firm’s Investment Management Regulatory Practice. Between 1998 and 2003, Schneider was a Vice President at Brown Brothers Harriman. Schneider holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Scranton and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Boston University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is Certified in Financial Forensics.
Alpha FMC has appointed Schneider to the role of Executive Vice President and Compliance and Regulatory Lead. He brings more than 25 years of experience in, among others, risk advisory, due diligence, compliance transformation, regulatory exams and forensics. The addition further boost the firm’s capabilities to assist clients with a broad array of global regulatory needs, and continues the development of the recently launched dedicated Compliance and Regulatory Practice. Other recent additions to the practice include Andrew Glessing as a Director and Mikko Ala-Ilomaki as a Principal.
Euan Fraser, Alpha FMC Global Chief Executive Officer, says that the firm is “extremely excited” about the increased globalisation of its Compliance & Regulatory practice. He adds “The global practice builds upon Alpha’s existing capabilities and enable us to help our client respond to the growing complexity of regulatory requirements. Alpha already has a strong track-record of supporting our clients with their compliance and regulatory initiatives and adding John to our team deepens our capabilities and provides a new range of services to our global clients.”
John Schneider remarks that he looks forward to helping the consultancy build its global Compliance and Regulatory Practice. He states “With the regulatory environment continuing to evolve, evidenced by the many proposed rules, we see a continuing trend toward greater transparency and an escalating focus on an organisation’s compliance culture. I look forward to being able to provide our clients with a global perspective on regulatory change, risk management, processes and technologies and best practices on regulatory remediation.”