Allison_Morrison270-2 Alison Morrison Managing Director 441.541.5036 vCard

Alison has been involved in the financial services industry in Bermuda, Cayman and the British Virgin Islands for over 25 years. She has worked as a part of multi-national firms and has extensive experience in AML regulations, risk management, policy development, corporate governance, training, and operational compliance. Alison has developed and implemented policies and procedures to meet operational and regulatory requirements for multiple firms and is proficient in risk and compliance operations and project management. Alison began her career in the Corporate Trust Division of HSBC Bermuda (formerly The Bank of Bermuda Limited), and just prior to launching Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd, she was the Senior Vice President of Risk and Compliance at Citi Hedge Fund Services, Ltd.

Expertise

  • Acted as Money Laundering Reporting Officer for two licensed Bermuda entities, providing extensive knowledge and best practices related to AML rules and regulations in Bermuda, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands
  • Developed and implemented global AML policies and procedures to ensure regulatory and operational compliance in multiple locations
  • Developed and implemented AML training programs for licensed entities in Bermuda
  • Served as primary liaison between the Bermuda Monetary Authority and all corporate business units
  • Performed risk assessment and gap analysis for financial services companies
  • Developed and implemented compliance programs for Registered Investment Advisors in the United States
  • Acting as Independent Director
  • Provided guidance and advice on the implications of the introduction of FATCA reporting requirements and the implementation of a compliance program to impacted entities

Career Highlights

  • Senior Vice President of Risk & Compliance with Citi Hedge Fund Services Ltd
  • Vice President, Risk & Compliance, Citi Hedge Fund Services Ltd
  • Assistant Vice President, Compliance Officer, The Bank of Bermuda, Limited
  • Training Specialist, The Bank of Bermuda, Limited
  • Officer/Supervisor/Assistant Supervisor, Corporate Trust Division, The Bank of Bermuda, Limited

Education, Accolades and Affiliations

  • “A” Levels – Law & Economics, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Executive Member of the Association of Bermuda Compliance Officers
  • Co-Chair of the Fund Administrator’s Sub Committee in Bermuda
  • Member of Bermuda Business Development Agency Asset Management Working Group
  • Member of the Institute of Risk Management Bermuda Regional

Articles, Blogs and Presentations

Opalesque Bermuda Roundtable – Alison Morrison interview, 2016

Oyster’s Alison Morrison Interview with Asset TV: Bringing Business to Bermuda – Blog post, November 7, 2016

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Managing Director Alison Morrison Interviewed by Acquisition International on Bermuda’s Economic Recovery – Blog Post, September 25, 2015

“Gibbons: Drive to lure asset managers can drum up jobs” – Alison Morrison (quoted) – Royal Gazette, Bermuda

AI Magazine September 2015 (Oyster Consulting) – Interview for “Bermuda: Poised for Economic Recovery,” Acquisition International Magazine, September 2015.

“Women in Hedge Funds Reach Bermuda Target” – Alison Morrison (quoted) – BerNews, Bermuda

Oyster in the News – 100 Women in Hedge Funds – Blog Post, February 2, 2015

Oyster Consulting (Bermuda) Ltd. Opens New Office – Blog Post, October 13, 2014