London-based Bovill, a specialist financial services regulatory consultancy, has appointed Neil Walkling as a consultant in its wealth management and banking team.
Mr Walkling joins from EY where he was a senior manager in the regulatory practice and gained extensive experience in the wealth divisions of large banks.
Prior to EY, Mr Walkling was at Sesame, the adviser network, for five and a half years where he was head of compliance services. He also worked for the FSA for four years where he managed a thematic review team.
Mr Walkling will be bringing expertise that spans wealth suitability, assessing risk through the customer lifecycle and mortgage-related conduct risk as well as independent oversight and quality assurance programmes, Bovill said in a statement.
Mark Spiers, head of wealth management and banking at Bovill, said: "Neil will be a strong addition to our team. His background in working for the regulator and advising some of the biggest banks on complying with the FCA's stringent wealth management regulations means he will be able to give our clients the most informed and practical advice."