We empower our clients to connect the dots by helping them find solutions that directly fit the regulatory compliance needs of their business

We empower our clients to connect the dots by helping them find solutions that directly fit the regulatory compliance needs of their business

Since RQC Group was founded in 2007, currently servicing clients with AUM in excess of $580 billion, we have built a solid reputation as having an in-depth understanding of regulatory requirements and industry best practice, based on our following service level priorities:

A collaborative approach to pragmatic and commercial regulatory advice

Provision of a compliance infrastructure that meets institutional investor expectations

Exclusively senior consultants experienced in advising C-level executives working with clients

An importance placed on instilling a confidence in our clients to navigate the ever-changing regulatory environment

A priority to understand your business to provide clear compliance solutions tailored to your needs and business growth

Fluent cross border expertise in Europe and the United States

Our Values
Our Executive Team

Robert Quinn

Robert is the founder and CEO of RQC Group. Robert founded the RQC Group in 2007 as a commitment to delivering premier UK and US compliance expertise to financial services firms who are serious about building an institutional quality business - an ethos that remains core to all our business lines of Compliance Consulting, Regulatory Hosting and e-Learning. Robert started his career as a lawyer in San Francisco / Silicon Valley during the dot com boom in the 90s – experiences that allowed him to thrive in an environment where legal and regulatory staff creatively found pragmatic solutions to help the business to grow from strength to strength. Relocating to London in 2006, Robert has spent the last fifteen years advising firms on all aspects of UK and U.S. regulations during a period where it’s become essential for firms to get sound cross-border technical analysis and advice.

Robert is passionate about helping clients navigate FCA, SEC, CFTC and related regulations in an integrated fashion. He understands the importance of compliance when raising capital from the top tier of institutional allocators, and works with c-level executives to connect the dots on both a strategic and day–to–day level.

Darryl Noik

Darryl is the COO, CCO and CRO of Capricorn Fund Managers Limited (Capricorn) and a director of the RQC Group, part of the Capricorn group of companies. Darryl joined Capricorn in February 2013 as COO and has extensive experience in running the operations and finance side of hedge funds and dealing with administrators. Prior to joining Capricorn, he listed an insurance broker on the AIM market and was the COO of the Stenham Group, an international financial services group providing alternative asset management investment solutions [hedge fund of funds ($3.6bn) and property funds (€3bn)].

After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, London, in 1991 he remained there until 1998 before joining a client, Primedia, an international media group, as Commercial Director responsible for the European operations, corporate finance and tax planning. He is also an advisor to Wilson Financial Services based in Mumbai and Mauritius.

Jonty Campion

Jonty is the Business Development Director of Capricorn Fund Managers Limited (Capricorn) and a Director of the RQC Group, part of the Capricorn group of companies. Prior to joining Capricorn in 2013 he was Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Clareville Capital Partners LLP, a London based hedge fund.

He started his career in the Oil and Gas division of Sedgwick Energy Ltd. In 1993 he joined the European Convertible Bond Desk at Tullett and Tokyo International Securities Ltd and later went on to co-manage the Relative Value and Algorithmic Trading Desk at Tullett Liberty Equities Ltd. He graduated from the University of Nottingham.

Barrie Davey

Barrie is the Managing Director of the UK Consulting team and the RQC Advisory Hosting platform, where he also serves as the Compliance Officer (SMF16) and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (SMF17).

Originally working in the life and pensions industry where he qualified as a Chartered Insurer in 1992, Barrie moved into asset management compliance in 1994 and has held senior compliance roles at Legal & General Investment Management, Augustus Asset Managers Limited and State Street Global Advisors Limited where he was Head of UK Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer (SEC). Prior to joining RQC Group in 2012, Barrie was Director of Compliance at Affiliated Managers Group Limited where he had responsibility for compliance oversight of AMG’s global operations in London, Dubai, Sydney and Hong Kong.

Matthew Raver

Matthew is the Managing Director of RQC Group and is a financial services professional, focussing on regulation and compliance, with over 22 years’ experience. He started his career in the compliance departments of Morgan Grenfell Asset Management and Nomura Asset Management. He then joined IMS Consulting as a compliance consultant.

After 7 years he went back into the industry and became the registered Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (FCA) and Chief Compliance Officer (SEC) at GML Capital LLP, a boutique asset manager specialising in emerging market credit. In 2013 he joined RQC Group and he is currently a Managing Director of this organisation.

Allison Gill

Allison is the Managing Director of RQC Group in New York and a regulatory consultant, focused on the private fund industry, with over 23 years’ experience in financial services. Before joining RQC Group in 2017, Allison was a Director on the regulatory team at Duff & Phelps New York and the US technical liaison for both the London and Hong Kong offices. While at Duff & Phelps, Allison assisted clients in developing and implementing compliance infrastructures designed to meet regulatory requirements and industry best practices.

In 2007, Allison helped launch the asset management consultancy Kinetic Partners (acquired by Duff & Phelps) in New York. Before Kinetic, Allison worked in-house as a compliance officer and supervisory principal at H.G. Wellington & Co. Allison’s areas of expertise include SEC and NFA/CFTC policies and controls development, risk-based monitoring; and compliance program reviews.

Our Senior Management Team

Susan Askew

Susan is a Senior Consultant at RQC Group and has worked in asset management compliance both in-house and as a compliance consultant since 1986.

Susan worked for Mercury Asset Management for 17 years, including 10 years in the Group Compliance department and was a regulatory consultant at KPMG for nine years. Subsequently, she joined Close Brothers for three years where she worked in the Group Compliance department and was the Deputy Divisional Compliance Officer at Close Asset Management.

This was followed by an eight-year stint at a compliance consultancy where she was responsible for a portfolio of investment management clients as well as undertaking s166 reviews of investment firms. Susan subsequently moved in-house working for a hedge fund manager for three years, before joining RQC Group in 2022.

Stephen Bond

Stephen is the Sales and Business Development Director at RQC Group. He is a financial services professional with over 18 years of operational, equity sales and trading, investor relations and fund management experience. Stephen has proven success in planning, organizing, trading, sourcing money managers and opportunities, monitoring, validating, and reporting on all investment activities.

He is experienced in interfacing and partnering with outsourced financial service providers, counterparties, lawyers, auditors as well as internal teams and maintains a deep and active network from both the buy and sell side industries, institutional allocators and family offices. Stephen started his career as a graduate at Tisbury Capital before moving to Prime Brokerage at ML and then spent 10 years at Williams trading LLP focusing on European equities. Post Williams, Stephen has held head of business development roles at leading fund management platforms. He holds a degree in Politics and Social Policy from the University of London.

Edward Bromley-Martin

Edward is the Head of Operations of the Regulatory Hosting platform at RQC Group, Capricorn Fund Managers Limited (CFM), having initially joined as Operations Manager in 2020. Edward has 12 years of Operational and Financial experience having spent 6 years in the Oil and Gas Sector in West Africa before building and implementing the operational and financial setups of 2 start-ups in the financial and HealthTech spaces back in the UK.

Prior to joining the RQC Group, Edward was Operations Manager for a systematic Hedge Fund based in London, which included in depth involvement with regulatory matters, service providers, investor relations and due diligence.

Mark Buckley-Jones

Mark is a Director in the New York office with a focus on the private fund industry. Prior to joining RQC Group in 2019, Mark spent 11 years in in-house CFO and CCO roles with three separate investment advisers.

After qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2004 with Deloitte in South Africa, Mark immigrated to the United States where he spent time in the CFO Services division of Deloitte Consulting and subsequently the Controllers division of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division.

Camilla Cater

Camilla joined RQC Group as a Senior Consultant in October 2017, after a 7-year period as a Senior Associate within the industry.

Camilla provides regulatory advice and on-going compliance support services to a wide range of UK investment firms, including hedge fund managers and private equity businesses. She also provides regulatory support to UK investment firms also registered in the U.S. with the SEC, as well as the CFTC and NFA.

She has undertaken secondments at a number of FCA regulated firms as well as worked on a number of client projects, including assisting newly authorised firms implement tailored compliance infrastructures, implementing regulatory change (such as AIFMD, MiFID II and SMCR) as well as assisting with key regulatory processes, such as initial applications and ongoing notifications to the FCA, SEC or NFA.

Arthur Kenigstain

Arthur is a Director of Compliance Consulting in RQC Group’s New York office and has over 15 year experience in compliance and regulatory oversight.

Prior to joining RQC Group in 2022, Arthur spent over 13 years at the National Futures Association (NFA) as a Manager II in the New York office where he oversaw the completion of examinations of NFA members. Prior to that, he was at AllianceBernstein LP, in their internal audit department.

Arthur is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Series 3 licensed.

Peter Main

With a background in Investment Banking compliance, Peter has been providing regulatory compliance advise to alternative investment managers since 2014 and on behalf of RQC Group since 2017.

Wayne Merris

Wayne is the Marketing Director at RQC Group and also leads the strategic oversight and operations of the group’s e-Learning division.

Wayne is an award-winning hands-on strategic marketing professional with over two decades of extensive global blue-chip brand marketing experience, and proven success across the FMCG drinks, Telecommunications, EdTech and Financial Services industries. Wayne joined RQC Group in February 2020.

Anya Nieuwoudt

Anya is the Group Financial Manager for RQC Group. She started her career at Deloitte South Africa in 2014 and transferred to Deloitte UK in 2018, where she was an Audit Manager, before joining RQC Group in 2020.

Anya is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).

Jordan Oliveira

Jordan is a Senior Consultant at RQC Group with over 5 years’ experience in regulatory compliance covering the UK and the US. He has been responsible for ongoing compliance support, including assisting with FCA applications, monitoring and advising, and overseeing requirements with respect to the RQC Advisory Hosting platform.

Earlier in his career, he worked for a Merchant and Futures Trader in Brazil. Jordan has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations (Catholic University of Brasília - Brazil).

Lynda Stoelker

Lynda is Chief Operating Officer of the Regulatory Hosting platform at RQC Group, Capricorn Fund Managers Limited (CFM). Prior to joining, Lynda was a Director of Stenham Advisors Plc, a $4.6bn international asset management group providing alternative investment solutions to institutional, family office and high net worth clients.

Lynda has extensive experience in managing investment research and operational due diligence processes. In her previous role as Head of Investment Research at Stenham, Lynda orchestrated the growth and development of the investment team, implementing processes to meet the demands of the growing institutional client base. In her role as Director, Lynda played an integral role in ensuring all processes were efficient and that best practice was employed at all times. Lynda spearheaded many initiatives during her tenure at Stenham, driving the focus on Responsible Investment in the latter years.

In 2015, Lynda was named as one of the 50 leading women in hedge funds by the Hedge Fund Journal. Lynda is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Hakan Zeki

Hakan joined RQC Group in November 2020 after having worked in compliance consulting for the previous five years as a Senior Compliance Consultant advising a number of clients, including asset managers, brokers and FinTech platforms.

He has also previously worked at Bloomberg Tradebook Europe as a Compliance Officer where he advised the firm regarding financial regulation and was involved with day-to-day compliance matters, at the Financial Services Authority within the enforcement team involved in the split’s capital investigation, at the Financial Services Compensation Scheme reviewing investor losses and at Customs and Excise within the prosecution team, dealing with Financial Crime.

Hakan is a qualified Solicitor who has been involved in the financial services industry for over 20 years.

A commitment to empowering our clients

RQC Group is a compliance consultancy that was founded to give clients the confidence to fluently understand their regulatory obligations, empowering them to identify regulatory solutions that directly fit the needs of their business.

That perspective still remains at the core of what we do today and applies to our regulatory platform and e-Learning compliance courses, centred on the four principles around which we have built our business: Partnership, Expertise, Trust and Advice.

Who we work with

RQC Group advises a diverse base of clients, some of whom we have worked with for over ten years. Our happy clients are the biggest source of referrals, so it is important to us to provide a personal, high-touch service to our clients. It’s fair to say that we approach it a bit differently than our competitors so feel free to ask your peers and service providers about us.

Investment Managers

Wealth Managers

Private Debt

Corporate Finance

Fund Managers

Hedge Funds

Fund of Funds

Venture Capital

Advisory & Marketing

Proprietary Traders

Introduction Services

Family Offices

Private Equity

Asset Managers

Brokers

Our history

2007

November

Robert Quinn Consulting Limited is founded in London to provide integrated FCA and SEC advice

2011

September

Robert Quinn Advisory regulatory platform is launched

2017

January

New offices open in New York

2019

February

e-Learning division launched with initial focus on SMCR, subsequently expanding into FCA compliance, SEC compliance, Financial Crime and Cyber Security courses.

2019

April

Robert Quinn Management Platform is launched after joint venture with Capricorn Fund Managers

2019

September

Robert Quinn Consulting and Capricorn Fund Managers announce partnership

2020

May

Robert Quinn Consulting rebrands to RQC Group

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Accessible

All courses are accessible on our bespoke web or app platforms immediately upon purchase.

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Automated

All courses are delivered through fully-automated, interactive online visual solutions.

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Affordable

Courses cost from as little as £20 per Learner per Course, or £6 per Learner on Subscription.

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Certified

A certificate is issued on successful completion of all courses for compliance-filing and all UK courses are CPD-certified.

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Measurable

All courses include regular ‘Check Your Knowledge’ sections throughout and an end-of-course Quiz.

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Fast

Courses take from 30 to 90 minutes to complete and can be viewed and completed in multiple sittings.

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Purchasing, Onboarding & Volume Discounts

You can purchase any combination of our broad range of e-Learning courses and onboard multiple users in your Firm, in just four quick and easy online steps:

  1. Select the courses and add them to your Basket
  2. Checkout and purchase your course(s)
  3. Sign In and Register your relevant employees/Users
  4. Allocate all your registered employees/Users to their course(s)

We’ll help you connect the dots with clear prompts and assistance throughout this quick and easy four-step process, which includes applying automated Volume Discounts depending on the number of courses you purchase, as follows:

Number of courses Volume Discount
10 – 24 Courses 2.5% Discount
25 – 49 Courses 5% Discount
50 – 99 Courses 7.5% Discount
100 – 149 Courses 10% Discount
150 – 199 Courses 12.5% Discount
200 – 249 Courses 15% Discount
250 – 299 Courses 17.5% Discount
>300 Courses 20% Discount

You will receive an enrolment email for each Course you sign Users up to.

Once registered and enrolled onto their course(s), your employees/Users will each receive a welcome email inclusive of their login credentials/instructions together with a separate enrolment confirmation for each of their courses.

All Clients have access to a centralised User Dashboard with Live Reporting on the progress of all your enrolled employees/Users and from where you can download all your employees/Users Course Certificates once they have successfully completed their courses. This is clearly explained in our Power User Guide, downloadable from your Account.

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