Nicolas specializes in the provision of ad hoc regulatory advice as well as larger project-based consultancy work including the assessment of firms’ processes and procedures, the identification of any weaknesses and the design of appropriate regulatory and risk management frameworks.
Nicolas has been a consultant with Kroll for almost 10 years, during which time he has gained significant experience across multiple jurisdictions and regulatory regimes for a wide variety of firms. Nicolas has been working with investment banks, brokers, asset managers and custodians, through a mixture of on-going relationships, long term secondments and standalone projects, typically thematic in nature. Nicolas has worked on projects across the regulatory spectrum including market conduct and electronic trading reviews, anti-money laundering and financial crime, conduct of business issues, governance and risk management frameworks. Most recently, from 2012 to 2015, Nicolas co-led the governance, risk and compliance consulting service offering based in London.
Nicolas has gained extensive experience in assisting clients with their control frameworks and risk assessments, particularly in relation to measuring the adequacy and effectiveness of existing internal controls relative to business activity and profile.