Becky Jones, from global investments company BNY Mellon, has been appointed as the new President of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Manchester and North West District Branch Committee.
Becky replaces David Gorman of Castlefield Investment Partners LLP, who held the position for the previous three years. She is the second female and the youngest person, aged 29, to be appointed President in the branch’s 21 year history.
Becky has over five years’ experience in the financial industry and began her career at BNY Mellon in operations before moving to compliance in 2016, where she now works as a compliance officer. Becky is responsible for UK Compliance Monitoring reviews.
Becky holds an LLB HONs Law Degree (First Class Honours), a post Graduate Diploma in Law the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and the CISI Investment Operations Certificate (IOC). She is also currently completing the CISI Investment Compliance Diploma.
Commenting on her appointment, Becky said: “I am thrilled to be taking on the role as President of the Manchester and North West District Branch and I would like to thank the outgoing President, David, for his leadership over the previous years and for his continued support. I am extremely excited to drive forward the excellent work our Committee does and I look forward to the various CPD, social, educational and Young Professional Network (YPN) events ahead.”
Jim Winter, CISI Head of UK Business Development said: “We are delighted to welcome Becky as our new Manchester President and we would like to thank outgoing President David Gorman for his excellent support for the committee over the years. We look forward to working closely with Becky to help shape a dynamic CPD programme for our Manchester members for the year ahead.”
Forthcoming events planned for the CISI Manchester branch include:
26 September – CISI Manchester Young Professionals Network CPD Event: Physical Intelligence
8 October – The Antidote to Conventional Wisdom by Brian Westbury
Booking information can be found on cisi.org