The CISI annual Awards celebrate the achievements of top performers in CISI exams around the world and Samantha was one of only 76 award winners globally who achieved outstanding exam success.

Samantha, who is a Compliance Officer at Vistra, achieved an Award for the highest score in Global Financial Compliance.

Speaking of her achievement, Samantha said: “I am delighted to have received this Award and I would like to thank my colleagues at Vistra for their support while I was studying. As anybody working towards a professional qualification knows, it can be quite challenging to manage a full-time job and studying but this result makes it all worth it.”

Jane Pearce, Managing Director of Vistra Jersey, commented: “We are extremely pleased for Samantha and very proud of her achievement. Vistra nurtures talent such as Samantha’s and provides full professional training support. This Award is very well deserved and will help Samantha in her day to day activities, while advising her colleagues, clients and other teams at Vistra.”

James Stockdale, Global Director of Learning, CISI, said: “Aristotle said: ‘Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution.’ This is certainly true of our Award winners, and we would like to congratulate them all on their success. I am certain these outstanding students will be shaping the industry in years to come.”