Peter Haines

Global Head of GRC Training, CCL Academy


Peter Haines is a chartered accountant who has specialised in Regulation and Compliance since 1986.  He has worked for European, Japanese and American financial institutions in senior Compliance roles, as well as for one of the UK regulators in a senior policy role.  From 1997 to 2003, Peter was Chairman of the Securities Houses Compliance Officers’ Group (SHCOG), the most prestigious Compliance Officers’ group in Europe for the wholesale markets.

In June 2006, Peter set up Peter Haines Compliance Consultancy Limited and has been involved in numerous Compliance training and consultancy initiatives, as well as assisting clients with projects relating to conflicts of interest, governance, AML and regulatory visit preparation. Peter has partnered with institutions such as SHCOG, the ICMA Centre and Henley Business School at the University of Reading in delivering training programmes to senior management, compliance officers and client and market-facing financial services employees. Peter has also been involved in four s.166 reports for the UK regulator and in expert witness work.  He has sat on a number of senior level committees and boards during the past twenty years, is a regular speaker at industry conferences and has articles published periodically on issues relating to regulation, compliance and governance. Since August 2011, Peter has served as a non-executive director of Ghana International Bank and is Chairman of its Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Reading and Henley Business School. Peter is co-author of “Essential Strategies for Financial Services Compliance”, published by Wiley in 2015.


In January 2017, Peter became Global Head of GRC Training for CCL Academy, joining a team of experienced trainers committed to providing world class training in Europe and the Middle East.