22 November 2022

Royal Lancaster, London

Harpreet Jagdev

Group Head of Risk & Deputy Head of Compliance
Choice International Ltd

Harpreet has started her career in Financial Crime after graduating with a degree in Criminology over eleven years ago. She joined First Rate Exchange Services as a Fraud Prevention Officer fighting fraud and money laundering on prepaid cards and FX transactions. After completing her diploma in Anti Money Laundering, she was promoted to the Compliance function, as a third line of defence ensuring compliance within the business and it’s FX products.

Harpreet then moved to Travelex, where she was hired to work as a Compliance Manager looking after the Transformational Change Project, for which she wrote compliance business requirements and worked with various departments of the business to implement these successfully.

During the pandemic, Travelex went into administration and the project was made redundant. Harpreet then joined Choice Group an API, regulated by the FCA and HMRC, as a Deputy Head of Risk & Compliance, responsible for the revamp of the compliance function by reviewing and updating of policies and procedures, liaising with law enforcement, auditing of clients, onboarding of new clients and investigation. After six months of dedicated hard work, Harpreet was promoted to Group Head of Risk and Deputy Head of Compliance, managing a team of six, including two MLROs and is now studying Global Financial Compliance by the CISI.