UK-based Global FinTech Company, TigerWit Appoints Gareth Derbyshire as Chief Compliance Officer


TigerWit Limited, the UK headquartered global fintech company has added Gareth Derbyshire as its newest Chief Compliance Officer. Gareth is an experienced professional in the field of regulatory and compliance across financial services for over two decades.

At TigerWit, he will be responsible for the firm’s global operating licenses and compliance oversight. His in-depth experience includes managing all aspects of compliance and financial crime for regulated businesses, thereby helping firms to achieve full scope of regulatory permissions, as well as foreign licenses. Throughout his career, he has held FCA CF10 Compliance Oversight and CF11 Money Laundering Reporting functions.

Commenting on the appointment, Tim Hughes, CEO at TigerWit said:

We are delighted to have someone with Gareth’s experience join the TigerWit team. As we continue to grow, his knowledge of the regulatory environment will be invaluable. Our innovative approach to trading requires professionals with both industry and technological expertise.

Gareth joins TigerWit from Executive Compliance Ltd., where he was Director of Compliance. Prior to this, he was with ETX Capital as Head of Compliance & MLRO, PLUS500UK Ltd. as Head of Compliance and with CMC Markets, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in similar roles. He has also worked as a Senior Manager of Financial Services Risk and Regulation at PwC for over two years. Gareth started his career with Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) as Casework Manager in the year 2000.

According to his LinkedIn profile bio, Gareth describes himself as a financial service professional, who is familiar with all the risks and challenges facing regulated firms and is able to deliver practical and achievable solutions.

While commenting on his appointment as CCO of TigerWit, Gareth said:

It’s very exciting to join such an innovative business, and I truly believe they are a game changer. During these times of regulatory change, it’s important to ensure that technology advances serve to enhance the trading experience and greater protect clients.