GFT, the leading provider of business, design and technology consulting to the investment banking community, today announces the appointment of Ugo Okonkwo as a Management Consultant within the London Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Practice.
Ugo joins GFT from Sapient Global Markets, with a career spanning over ten years working at top tier financial services companies. Ugo has held previous roles at an impressive roster of companies, including RBS, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Ernst & Young and Accenture.
In particular, Ugo has extensive experience in regulatory change, having worked with clients on achieving compliance of key regulations such as Dodd-Frank Act, EMIR and other European and APAC regulations. Ugo also has experience in managing offshore teams, which will be of integral importance at GFT.
Jeremy Taylor, Head of Business Consulting at GFT UK said: “Having worked with clients on numerous European Regulatory Initiatives for Reference Data and Client Onboarding, Ugo will be an excellent addition to the growing team here in London, particularly with her experience of working across various business functions and globally.”