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Wouter Dhont

wouter@compliance.be

+32 499 11 06 97

Meet Wouter Dhont

Wouter is a hands-on, pragmatic, but theoretically strong compliance  officer with broad experience in both in-house roles as function roles.

Before launching his one-person compliance consulting firm called  iComply, he started his career as a Trainee within the Dexia Belgium Audit  and Control department, where he occupied several roles over a period of 6  years. He then moved to Fortuneo, a small Belgian online broker and savings institution,  where he took up the role as Head of Compliance, Legal, Internal control and  Operational risk management and where was a member of the management team.  After that enriching experience, he moved to Royal Bank of Canada, where we  occupied a split role as Head of Compliance of the Belgian Branch and  Regulatory change manager for the continental European activities.

Wouter Dhont and iComply

 

Finally, in July 2017, he started iComply, through which he  contributed to

  • several application files for credit institutions, FinTechs,  investment funds, etc
  • setting up compliance, governance and risk management frameworks for  diverse financial institutions
  • remediation exercises next to supervisory interventions or  inspections
  • the execution of compliance controls, internal reporting  initiatives, governance restructuring, etc.  

Wouter holds a Law degree, obtained the Certified Compliance officer  certificate in 2013 and is often asked to be a member of the Compliance  certification program jury. He also participated in the Guberna Board members  in the financial sector program. Finally, he holds roles as a board member  and compliance officer of two Belgian UCITS investment funds.  

Wouter is known for his very dynamic approach, excellent communication  skills, in-depth assessments and high-quality deliverables.

And as the world is not about Compliance only, Wouter is sportive,  loves a good glass of wine and is the father of 3 sons.