Kathy Jacobs has been elected the new President of the Association
of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) at the Annual General Meeting of
members in Dublin today.
Kathy, who takes over as President from Clive Kelly, heads
up Compliance for Modulr Europe. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in
London and then working as a forensic accountant, Kathy returned to Ireland in
2000 and commenced a career in Regulatory Compliance in KBC Group. Kathy spent
a further 7 years at EBS Building Society working in all areas of compliance
including Money Laundering, Data Protection and Conduct of Business and then
worked as a compliance consultant. She holds the LCOI qualification since
2006 and is a Certified Data Protection Officer.
Kathy’s ACOI contribution includes the setting up and
chairing of the ACOI’s Data Protection Committee in 2009 and she joined the
Council of ACOI in January 2012 and is currently Chair of the Financial Crime
Compliance working group.