Richard Lake has over 25 years of operations, compliance, credit and risk management experience in retail, commercial and offshore banking.
Prior to joining Bank of Asia, Mr. Lake served as Chief Compliance & Risk Officer of a BVI commercial bank. There he successfully managed the compliance function of the bank, ensuring that all business was conducted in accordance with the rules, regulations and laws of the BVI. He also maintained an effective operations/business risk management framework to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct within the bank.
Previously, Mr. Lake served as Operations Manager of a globally successful financial services company with assets under custody in excess of $4bn.
Mr. Lake holds an ICA International Diploma in Compliance, a post-graduate Certificate for EMBA Studies, a BA - Business Administration (Hons) and an AA in Accounting. He is also an active member of the International Compliance Association (ICA-UK), the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Association (CAMS), and the BVI Association of Compliance Officers (BVIAOC).