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John Symington

John is the owner and director of Compliance & Risk Resources (Pty) Ltd, which has, over the last 16 years, delivered consulting products and services to a wide range of clients. The focus has been on compliance, risk and governance frameworks and processes that support the achievement of sustainable outcomes.

John brings a wealth of experience from a large South African-based banking group where he held a number of positions and established the Group’s compliance function in the mid-1990s. He left the Group in mid-2003 after holding the position of Director: Group Compliance and having spent some 13 years in its employ.

  • BCompt Honors degree, University of South Africa
  • BComm Degree, University of Natal
  • Advanced Executive Programme, University of South Africa
  • Diploma in Advanced Banking, University of Johannesburg
  • Certificate in Money laundering Control.
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