Wendy Phillis joins RBC Investor and Treasury services

RBC Investor & Treasury Services, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE),  has appointed Wendy Phillis as Managing Director, Governance & Regulatory Solutions, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Phillis joins RBC from ICAP where she was Group Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, responsible for establishing the firm’s global risk management strategy and operating model, as well as leading the global teams within these functions. Prior to this, Wendy spent over 16 years with State Street where she held a number of senior roles focused on risk and compliance, before later becoming Chief Operating Officer, State Street Global Markets EMEA.

“Wendy’s experience and deep industry knowledge will be of significant value as we navigate and manage the evolving regulatory landscape,” said Andrea Horton, Global Head of Governance & Regulatory Solutions, RBC Investor & Treasury Services. “Wendy’s expertise will also be of critical importance in ensuring our services continue to support our clients’ needs against the backdrop of regulatory change.”

The Governance & Regulatory Solutions group assists RBC Investor & Treasury Services and its clients in managing risk, meeting regulatory obligations and providing service offerings that meet their strategic objectives.