Regional Head Compliance, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking, Greater China North Asia, Standard Chartered
Joel Cook is the Regional Head of Compliance for Standard Chartered Bank's corporate, commercial and institutional banking businesses in the Greater China North Asia region, based in Hong Kong. Joel has worked in financial services for around 20 years, with experience from multiple financial centres including London, Singapore and Hong Kong. His initial focus was in financial markets and has provided advisory compliance coverage for commodities, foreign exchange, fixed income, treasury and futures business at various points in his career. Joel has led international advisory compliance teams and surveillance teams across several jurisdictions. Joel was previously Standard Chartered Bank's global head of Surveillance for around 5 years, overseeing a number of large technology implementation initiatives and controls enhancement exercises including work to align practices with the FCA FX Remediation Exercise in 2015 and the EU Market Abuse Regulations in 2016. Joel has also contributed to industry standards initiatives, participating in the working group for the FICC Markets Standards Board's Monitoring of written electronic communications Statement of Good. Joel has degrees in Law and History & Archaeology from the University of London. When not seeking to ensure compliance in banking, Joel has rather less success ensuring the compliance of three young children and two dogs.