Joining the firm from R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Ltd, Ms Ronayne will report directly to Barry Kane, head of regulatory risk and compliance and will be responsible for all regulatory aspects of the firm’s Jersey business.

Ms Ronayne has many years’ experience in the banking, trust, funds and investment management industries, originally in operational and front office roles and for the past 19 years, within compliance functions.

She was previously Head of Client Compliance for R&H Fund Services (Jersey) Limited, acting in a key-person capacity for regulated clients. Before that, she held a variety of roles for leading investment firms in the island.

Ms Ronayne is an associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments and a member of the International Compliance Association.

Barry Hardisty, Head of Jersey for abrdn said: “I’m delighted to welcome Lisa to abrdn. She has a huge amount of experience and expertise in all aspects of compliance in our industry that will help support the team here in our Jersey office. Compliance is a key part of our offering, ensuring advisers and their clients are confident in the propositions we offer. Lisa’s wide and varied knowledge of the industry is second to none.”

Ms Ronayne commented: “I’m excited to join abrdn at such a pivotal time for the business. I’m passionate about the importance of compliance and its place in a competitive proposition. We’ve go a great team already in place and I look forward to working with them, together we will strengthen and enhance the controls we already have in place.”