Examination Board


Bill _Howarth

William Brian Howarth
President of ICA

Bill is the President of ICA having been one of its original founders and the Chief Executive Officer of the ICA since 2001.

Bill is from a legal and academic background, having worked in universities and professional bodies around the world for most of his career.

Bill has taken on a new role as the Head of Risk and Compliance at Wilmington plc and is responsible for a number of global Compliance Information and Training businesses.

Bill has published extensively on legal and compliance matters and is a key speaker at international conferences on the “Professionalisation of the Compliance Function and Standards of Competency in Compliance, Anti Money Laundering and Financial Crime Prevention.”

 

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Lim May May
Managing Director, ICA

May May is the Managing Director for ICA, APAC, based in Singapore. She joined us in 2022 and brings 25 years’ experience in leading financial learning & development firms across Asia Pacific, including leadership positions at the Financial Times; Fitch Learning; and Euromoney Learning. In this time, she has consulted and partnered extensively with global investment banks and financial institutions across the APAC region. Dedicated to the design, development and delivery of bespoke programmes addressing their employees' financial learning objectives, she has specialised in learning delivery in the disciplines of capital markets; treasury; corporate finance; derivatives; risk management; wealth management; and compliance.

A dynamic and progressive leader, May May is passionate about driving learning innovation through technology as well as future-proofing the skills of individuals and organisations for the betterment of industry.

 

 Andrew Glover

Andrew Glover
ICA Chief Examiner Asia and Director of Compliance Education – Asia Pacific

Andrew began his career in the Financial Services sector in 1986, moving into the Compliance arena in 1989. Working mainly in the Product Provider sector he held various management posts covering areas such as business verification, complaints handling and financial promotions. This breadth and depth of knowledge lead to appointment to the CF10 (Compliance Officer) Controlled Function. As the impact of AML legislation within the industry increased he concentrated on this area and was appointed to the CF11 Controlled Function of Money Laundering Reporting Officer, responsible for all aspects of compliance with the regulations and guidance. 

In 2006 he joined the ICA as the Global Director of Education and Training and he had oversight for the UK and International programmes. Also, his role encompassed the development of the training and education programmes in new jurisdictions. He has deigned and delivered programmes in venues such as Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Dar Es Salaam, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Lisbon, Mauritius, Melbourne, Nairobi, Paris, Sri Lanka, Sydney and across the United Kingdom. Andrew is a visiting lecturer and mentor for the University of Manchester. Following the launch of the Singapore Government competency standards Andrew relocated to the regional office in Singapore as Managing Director of ICTA. The Singapore office expanded to design new programmes, mapped to local educational and regulatory standards in Australia and Malaysia, and has introduced the AML programmes in Hong Kong.

In 2019, after building a very successful operation in Singapore, Andrew Stepped down from the role of MD to become the Chief Examiner and Director of Compliance Education for the region. He now focuses on the content and delivery of the ICA programmes and the assessment aspects.

 

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Phillip Bryant
Senior Manager Qualifications & Assessment, ICA

Phillip is the ICA Senior Manager Qualifications & Assessment. He is responsible for maintaining the quality and standards of ICA’s assessment activities and for defining and implementing controls and processes to ensure regulatory compliance across all functions. He is also responsible for strategic planning, organisational development, and for operational delivery and improvement. 

He has previously worked for national UK awarding organisations managing high profile public qualifications and the delivery of national examination assessments. As part of these roles he has worked with UK government departments, professional bodies, employers and Higher Education on the development of new technical qualifications.

 

 Peter Wilkins

Peter Wilkins
Head of Academic Affairs and Academic Lead

Dr. Peter Wilkins is the Head of Academic Affairs and the Academic Lead for the International Compliance Association (ICA). He holds a PhD in Management from the University of Bath and is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He has a global background having worked in 4 countries and 2 continents with over 25 years leading large teams and complex projects in international higher education and in business. Prior to his current assignment with ICA he served as Academic Director with Laureate Online Education in Partnership with the University of Liverpool, with responsibilities for Master’s and Doctoral level online programmes across a wide range of disciplines.

 Sim Suh Ting

Sim Suh Ting
Examination Board Member

Having been in the banking industry for almost 40 years, Suh-Ting’s coverage across these international banks included investment, corporate, retail and private banking as well as securities, brokerage, asset management, global markets and trade finance.  In her many years in Compliance, Suh-Ting has conducted training in multiple areas that include AML/CFT, Sanctions, Fraud, Conflicts of Interest, Bank Secrecy & Confidentiality, Risk Management, Culture and Conduct Risk as well as Regulatory Compliance including Securities & Futures and Financial Advisory Services.

Prior to tutoring, Suh-Ting was in the Compliance industry for more than 30 years working in a number of International banking groups like HSBC, ABN Amro, RBS and the last being Rabobank in Singapore holding various positions from local Head of Compliance to Regional Asia Head of Compliance. Previous to that, Suh-Ting began her career in a local bank as a Trainee Legal Officer on graduation before becoming Legal Counsel.

 

 

 

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