Yvonne I. Pytlik, RMA New York Board of Governors - Executive Committee. Managing Partner, Global Compliance Risk Management Corp., Regulatory Consulting Firm
Ms. Pytlik was most recently Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Head of US Regulatory Compliance at HSBC Global Asset Management (USA) Inc. in New York.
Yvonne has a long and distinguished career in compliance as the Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Compliance and Risk and Chair of Compliance Committees at a number of high profile firms, including KPMG, Deutsche Bank and Virtus Investment Partners, responsible for overseeing all compliance matters enterprise-wide for investment advisers, mutual funds and broker dealer businesses.
Yvonne is a recognized ERM and compliance industry expert, and frequent speaker addressing Governance, Risk and Compliance issues in the asset management industry. She is a senior executive and one of industry's most highly sought after strategists in compliance risk management for financial institutions. Yvonne serves on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee at RMA NYC.
Yvonne is a founder serving on the Board of Directors at Global Compliance Risk Management Corp., a strategic advisory and compliance risk management firm. She was previously Head of Compliance and Corporate CCO at Virtus, and Deputy Head of Global Compliance, Risk Management, and Strategic Planning at Deutsche Bank AG. During her tenure at major financial services firms, Yvonne made numerous significant contributions to the firm's overall compliance organizations, including the development and implementation of global compliance risk management functions in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific regions. Yvonne held senior positions in risk management practice at KPMG and in internal audit at major financial institutions. She has an M.B.A. from Suffolk University and a B.S. in Management from University of Massachusetts.
Jacqueline Joyston-Bechal, Head of Compliance and Ethics, BNY Mellon Corporation
Jacqueline Joyston-Bechal is the Head of Compliance and Ethics for BNY Mellon Corporation and its affiliates and subsidiaries. In this role she is responsible for establishing and overseeing the global Compliance and Ethics Programs and is the central contact for the various regulatory bodies on these matters around the world. She manages a group of over 500 Compliance professionals including the Ethics Office which administers the Code of Conduct, Conflicts, the Hot line and Personal Trading Program for the Corporation.
Prior to this role, Jacqueline was Head of Compliance for BNY Mellon across Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role she was responsible for 90 Compliance staff for the region covering the four pillars of Compliance: Advisory, Monitoring, financial crime/KYC and regulatory change and reported to the CCEO and the EMEA Deputy Chair.
Jacqueline is a lawyer with twenty-five years' experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining BNYM in January 2016, Jacqueline was Head of Legal for the Markets, Banking and Notes Directorates of the Bank of England, responsible for legal services to the areas of the Bank that run the Bank's balance sheet, risk management and internal investigations. Jacqueline started her career at Clifford Chance as a banking litigator and financial services lawyer.
Jacqueline has a Joint Honours Degree and Masters from the University of Oxford in Philosophy and Spanish and postgraduate law course and diploma from the College of Law in London.
Jee Kymm, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief Operating Officer - Compliance, Citibank N.A.
Jee Kymm was appointed as the Citibank N.A Chief Compliance Officer in May 2018 where she has global responsibility for overseeing compliance risk for Citibank N.A (CBNA), including proactively identifying, assessing, reporting and mitigating compliance risk across CBNA, and helping to preserve the sanctity of the CBNA charter. In addition, Jee is the Chief Operating Officer for Independent Compliance Risk Management with a mandate to oversee activities to resolve outstanding regulatory matters and focus on building a sustainable, best-in- class Compliance function.
Jee joined Citi in February 2012 and is based in New York as the Chief Auditor for Strategy, Quality Assurance and Methodology. Before joining Citi, Jee was the Chief Operating Officer (Managing Director), Group-wide Internal Audit and Head of Transformation and Operations at Prudential PLC.
Prior to Prudential Plc, Jee has held key internal audit positions in a number of organizations including Lloyds Banking Group (Head of Audit Operations), Barclays Internal Audit (Quality Assurance Director), The Northern Trust Company (Head of Audit for Investment & Wealth Management) and trained with Coopers & Lybrand, London in the Investment Banking Division.
Jee is a Chartered Accountant (UK) and a graduate of the London School of Economics & Political Science with Bsc (Hons).