Gneiss Energy is delighted to announce the appointment of David Cooper as Head of Compliance and MLRO. David is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of compliance experience.
Prior to setting up a compliance consultancy business in 2017, David was Head of Compliance at Cenkos Securities and Evolution Securities, two securities houses providing corporate finance and wholesale sell-side investment services. Previously David held senior compliance roles at global investment banks including Dresdner, HSBC and SG Warburg. David was a member of an expert forum established by the European Commission to consider analysts’ conflicts of interest the report from which informed the drafting of the MiFID rules on research. David has served 9 years on the CISI Membership Committee.
David has an Economics degree from Sheffield Hallam University and is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI and Fellow of the ICAEW.
David joining the Gneiss Energy team marks the second hire this week alongside Ben Leith, as we continue to expand our capabilities to deliver strong results for our clients.