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WisdomTree names head of European compliance
10 January 2017
Altaf Cassam previously worked as a MiFID II consultant at Aberdeen Asset Management
Exchange-traded fund specialist WisdomTree has appointed
Altaf Cassam to a new role as head of European compliance.
Cassam previously worked as a MiFID II consultant at
Aberdeen Asset Management and has also held roles at Ernst
& Young, Pioneer, Threadneedle and Natixis.
He will be based in London and will be responsible for the
entire European compliance area, reporting to Bryan Governey,
general gounsel of WisdomTree in Europe.
"Regulatory matters and compliance are essential to our
business," said Dave Abner, head of WisdomTree in Europe.
"These areas are becoming more and more important in the course
of expanding our activities in Europe when it comes to meeting
the requirements of our clients."
Cassam added: "I am delighted to strengthen a company that
understands compliance as an integral part of business
"I look forward to further strengthening the already very
robust structure of the company and working with international
colleagues to ensure that we are always well positioned in a
changing regulatory environment ".