As Chief Compliance Officer, Joanna Parthimos is responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of integrity are applied throughout all activities within Legion Finance Trade Limited.
The Office of the Chief Compliance Officer, which is also the anti-money laundering office of LFTL, provides a range of advice and assistance to all LFTL departments in assessing and evaluating integrity and reputational risks relating to proposed, as well as on-going, transactions within Legion Finance Trade Limited.
Ms Parthimos’s office conducts LFTL-wide integrity and anti-money laundering training, advises on actual or potential conflicts of interest in respect to the LFTL’s handling of operations and investments, and investigates instances of staff misconduct as well as allegations of fraud and corruption in LFTL financed projects. The LFTL’s Project Complaint Mechanism which provides redress for complaints by local/international groups adversely affected by LFTL financed projects, is also managed by the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer.
Ms Parthimos represents the LFTL in the Financial Action Task Force, the OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies, MoneyVal, Transparency International’s Steering Committee on the Business Principles for Countering Corruption, and numerous other international fora.
She has 20 years of legal and compliance experience in the USA and the UK. Previous positions include Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Pivotal Capital Group and Head of Corporate Regulatory Affairs for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.