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Louvre Announces Two Senior Promotions

Louvre Trust (Guernsey) Limited has strengthened its senior Compliance team with the promotion of Leon Smith and Ed Riley.

Leon Smith takes a position on the Board as Fiduciary Risk & Compliance Director and Ed Riley becomes Money Laundering Compliance Officer.

Leon has over 35 years of experience working in the finance industry. Having gained his International Compliance Diploma in 2005, Leon is now a Fellow member of the International Compliance Association. He started his career in banking before moving into compliance 15 years ago; Leon has extensive experience working for both large and medium fiduciary firms in a compliance role.

Ed is an experienced trust professional, having worked in the offshore wealth management sector since 2006. With more than 10 years’ experience in client-facing roles including a position on the board of the trustee, Ed then moved into compliance in 2016. Ed holds the  ICSA Diploma in Offshore Finance and has recently been studying with the International Compliance Association.

Leon will lead the Compliance team and will manage risk for the regulated Guernsey trust business whilst Ed takes on the responsibility of Money Laundering Compliance Officer.  

Derek Baudains, Louvre Group CEO, says, “We are delighted to have made these two key promotions. Risk and Compliance is an essential part of our business and working in well-regulated jurisdictions we need to ensure we have the best people in these positions. I am delighted we have been able to promote from within and I’m looking forward to working with Leon and Ed in their new roles.”