Chris Bell

Head of Risk and Compliance

Chris joined Finance Earth in May 2023 as Head of Risk and Compliance.

Chris’s background is in regulatory compliance, risk, and audit; he has over 25 years’ regulatory experience working for a range of multinational organisations, including insurance companies, wealth management firms, and FTSE 250 companies. Chris also founded and managed a boutique consultancy firm.

Chris spent the first 10 years of his professional career auditing UK law firms for market-leading insurers, and for the last 15 years Chris has supported firms in navigating compliance with PRA, FCA, EU, money laundering, and data compliance regulations. Prior to joining Finance Earth, Chris was the Compliance Manager and part of the Audit, Risk and Compliance team for a FTSE 250 group of companies with over 7000 employees based in 7 countries, with a combined turnover exceeding £1.2bn, where he and his team were instrumental in implementing and managing regulatory frameworks.

Chris holds an LLB (Hons) degree in Law from Manchester Metropolitan University.