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Jessica Cook, FICA

Head of Risk and Compliance - Europe
Maples Group

Jessica is the Head of Risk and Compliance, Europe for the Maples Group (“Maples”) and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (“MLRO”) for a number of Maples companies. Jessica joined Maples in 2016 in Maples and Calder’s London office as the Compliance Officer and MLRO and has a great deal of experience in both Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing.

Prior to joining the Maples Group, Jessica worked in large multinational law firms in London; responsible for client onboarding, policy review and the day to day running of the Anti-Money Laundering teams.

Jessica holds a degree in Law as well as a degree in Business, specialising in International Business from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. She also has a Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering and Professional Post-graduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association (“ICA”). She is also a Fellow and Certified Professional of the ICA.