Compliance Institute Annual Conference 2023

'Empowering Accountability' 

Conference Details

Date: Tuesday 14th November 2023

Time: 09:00 - 16:00 followed by drinks reception 


4 hours LCI, FCI (Compliance),

3 hours Accredited Funds Professional, Professional Banker, Chartered Banker, Certified Bank Director, Certified Investment Fund Director

2.5 hours CFRCP

2 hours FCI (Ethics), CECA

1.5 hours QFA, CPD Member, RS CPD Member

1 hour CFCP, CDPO

0.5 hours of Ethics for all designations

Fee: €155 for members online, €175 for members in-person, €195 for non-members

Platform: Hybrid event with the in-person venue being the AVIVA Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4

The Conference theme, 'Empowering Accountability' will deal with a variety of topics including:

  • IAF
  • Ethics
  • Fintech
  • AI
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Financial Crime
  • Data Protection 
  • Diversity and Inclusion 

Full agenda to be added in the coming weeks

Meet our Speakers:


Additional speakers and panellists will be announced in the coming weeks. Make sure to keep an eye on our Social Media and

Opening Address 

Diarmuid Whyte

President of Compliance Institute

Keynote Speakers  

Paschal Donohoe

Eurogroup President,
Minister for Public Expenditure,

National Development Plan Delivery and Reform

Sharon Donnery

Deputy Governor, Financial Regulation,

Central Bank of Ireland 

Neil Donnelly

Group Chief Compliance Officer,


IAF Panel  

Áine Hickey

Director Compliance, Control & Risk BNY Mellon

Kian Caulwell


Head of Financial Services Consulting, Mazars Ireland

Donal Whelan

Managing Director

Lincoln Recruitment

Evelyn Cregan

Company Secretary and Director of Executive Education at IOB


Financial Crime Compliance Panel  

Stephen Rae

Chair AML Intelligence 

ex Group Editor-in-Chief, INM

Rachel Woolley 

Head of Financial Crime Regulation,

Palantir Technologies 

Tony Cahalan

Head of Anti-Money Laundering Transformation

Central Bank of Ireland

Niamh Lambe

Managing Director, Risk and Regulatory Consulting

KPMG Ireland


Ethics Panel   

Coleman Hudson

Head of Legal and Compliance


Paul Coady

Former Global Head of Financial Crime Risk (FCR) Education & Culture

Deutsche Bank

Carolyn Clarke

Founding Partner of Brave Within LLP

Diversity and Inclusion Discussion  

Seána Cunningham

Director of Enforcement and AML

Central Bank of Ireland 

Claudette Whyte

Senior Financial Crime Compliance Officer, JPMorgan and

Chair of the Institute's Diversity & Inclusion Committee


Data Protection Panel   

Mary Colhoun 

Head of Compliance


Owen Vahey

Deputy Global Privacy Assurance Director at Aon

Rob Corbet

Partner, Head of Technology & Innovation, Arthur Cox

Cathal Ryan

Deputy Commissioner

Data Protection Commission Ireland


Fintech & AI Panel  

Siobhain Ivers

Director, Global Compliance,


Simon McFeely

Global Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, TransferMate Global Payments

Alison Donnelly



Fiona Delaney

Technical co-founder at Origin Chain Networks

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