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Former Investec Director will support and boost WealthKernel’s compliance function, driving strong governance and controls 

WealthKernel, a leading provider of digital investment infrastructure, today announces the appointment of Mike Rigby as its new Chief Compliance Officer. 

Mike is a Chartered Accountant and has over 30 years of experience in compliance and risk.  He joins WealthKernel from Investec Wealth & Investment, where he held the position of Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer.

At Investec Wealth & Investment, Mike was responsible for managing the framework designed to identify and address regulatory, operational, data and financial crime risks arising in the business. He also chaired the Risk Management Committee and the Board of Investec Wealth & Investment Trustees Limited.

In his new role as the Chief Compliance Officer, Mike will lead the compliance, risk and financial crime function across WealthKernel and manage the day-to-day relationships between the regulator and the company. 

Mike Rigby, Chief Compliance Officer, says: 
I’m excited to join WealthKernel during a pivotal moment for the company and the economy. With growth comes new challenges, risks and obligations, particularly in the current climate of economic uncertainty. I look forward to contributing to the company's strategic growth and maintaining a robust compliance and risk framework to help identify and address potential issues and meet our compliance and regulatory obligations. 
Karan Shanmugarajah, CEO of WealthKernel,says: 
We’re thrilled to have Mike join our team at WealthKernel. His extensive experience and expertise will play a key role in helping us build and maintain our reputation as a trusted and reliable partner for companies looking to offer digital wealth and investment services.