Anne-Sophie Perret - CxO
Former Executive Director - Standard Chartered Bank
General background on career: Anne-Sophie is an experienced consultant and joined Shared C-suite in order to help businesses across the Middle East optimise their capital allocation, protect their franchise and remain compliant with all applicable rules and regulations through effective risk management. Anne-Sophie gained 28 years of experience in risk management, governance, financial controls and regulatory/compliance and has led major remediation and transformation programmes in large corporates, mainly in the financial services industry. She interacted with regulators and monitors in many jurisdictions, in particular as part of regulatory reviews such as s166 and DoJ investigations. Her approach is to understand and analyse the problematics faced by a business and work with the internal teams to develop and implement solutions. Where transformation or change is required, she uses a holistic approach to ensure quick wins are delivered together with long term sustainable actions. Anne-Sophie started her career as an auditor for Arthur Andersen and Mazars Group in Paris, then relocated to London and held a variety of roles with Barclays, GE Capital, the Royal bank of Scotland and XL Catlin. In 2013, she moved to Dubai as Chief Operational Risk Officer for the MEA region, then joined a global remediation programme as Executive Director focusing on financial crime compliance. Specialization: Enterprise-wide risk management frameworks and assessments – including models and scenarios- compliance and regulatory, governance, audit and investigations, strategic capital planning and change management. Management Style: Anne-Sophie combines data analytics and people interaction to offer tailored solutions and successfully meet objectives. She thrives to add value, keep solutions simple and sustainable thanks to adequate training and coaching. She has a great grasp of the big picture while able to dive into the details when needed. Location: Dubai, UAE and London, UK. Qualifications: Anne-Sophie is a certified accountant (DECF) and holds an MBA from NEOMA Business School and certifications in risk management and compliance (GAARP, SII, ACAMS).