Meet the Team
CEO & Managing Director
David has over 30 years’ experience working within the IT and financial sector. As the IT Director & Partner of a large U.K. based Qualified Intermediary he first experienced the intricacies of Chapter 3 regulations in 2003 and in 2005 went on to design a W-8 and W-9 online documentation solution for U.S. Withholding. He joined Deloitte in 2006 taking his IP with him for this newly created product, he left three years later and started his own company, Comply Exchange. David continues to drive Comply Exchange forward having designed much of the functionality the company provides today. With the increased team size and a growing business, David now focuses on the company’s expansion and overall strategy, but still likes to maintain a hands on approach particularly when it comes to function design and client relationships.
Director of Client Services
Jessica has over 8 years’ experience in U.S. federal withholding and information reporting requirements. Prior to Comply, she worked in both the Global Information Reporting Practice and R&D Tax Credit Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), focusing on assisting clients with their information reporting and withholding requirements under both Chapters 3 and 4 of the Internal Revenue Code. She is well versed in meeting client demands and both building and maintaining client relationships. Jessica is a graduate of the University of South Carolina (BS in Accounting) and College of Charleston (MS in Accounting).
Tax Operations Specialist
Lauren has over 13 years of experience in U.S. Information Reporting and Withholding. Prior to joining Comply, she worked in the Global Information Reporting and Withholding Practice at Deloitte, advising a variety of clients, including major financial institutions and multinational corporations, on Chapter 3, Chapter 61, FATCA, and CRS regulations. She also focused on documentation review and remediation, procedure enhancements, and reporting, including FATCA, CRS, 1099, 1042, and FBAR. Lauren is a graduate of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT (BS in Accounting).
Principal Tax Consultant
Iris Goldman, who has over 28 years’ experience dealing with information reporting and withholding issues. Her responsibilities include building out the company’s training content and acting as a subject matter expert. In her previous roles at Deloitte and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Iris was a national leader for the respective Tax Information Reporting Practices, as well as a leader for their U.S. initiatives in assisting client implement FATCA. In addition to serving clients, she provided national training for a variety of topics for clients including, Form 1099 reporting, FATCA for financial and nonfinancial institutions, Form 1042-S Reporting, IRS Audit Readiness, etc.
Principal Tax Consultant
Lani Chou, who has over 13 years’ experience in U.S. federal withholding and information reporting. Her responsibilities include building out the company’s training content and acting as a subject matter expert. Prior to Comply, she worked as a director in the Global Information Reporting Practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), focusing on Automatic Exchange of Information Reporting and advising various organisations on withholding and reporting issues. Her client base included global banks, insurance companies, asset managers, private equity funds, and multinational corporations headquartered both inside and outside the United States, and private clients.
UK Manager and Application Specialist
Oliver joined the team early 2018. Holding a BSC (Hons) in Computing and equipped with over a decades experience in technology based jobs, Oliver started his journey at Comply by rigorously testing and learning the whole suite of applications Comply has to offer. This role helped him build up an excellent understanding of the product and subject matter, and led him to contributing across multiple departments within the company, including training, writing new developments, both on and off-site client implementation and configuration, and also helping to recruit to further develop and solidify the excellent UK team we have today.
Director Of Sales & Marketing
Carolyn joins us from TAINA Technology Ltd, where she was responsible for New Business Development of their SaaS based form validation platform covering FATCA and CRS compliance, and brings with her over 20 years of experience within the financial services industry. Prior to TAINA Carolyn spent eleven years with GlobeTax Inc, selling Cross Border Tax Reclamation services along with US Tax Information Reporting and W-form validation services. Carolyn is a subject matter expert focused on supporting clients with Document Validation and Reporting Services needs globally, covering Chapter 3, FATCA and CRS Self-certification. Carolyn is responsible for expanding our Business Development and Marketing Strategy.
Antony is based in the U.K. office and is responsible for troubleshooting and testing the Comply Exchange system, as well as managing all web content. To ensure that the clients are always happy and getting the best out of their packages, he must monitor the systems ensuring that they are running smoothly and correctly. Previously, Antony worked as a customer advisor for Lloyds Banking Group.
Client Account Services Manager
Ioan joined Comply in November 2019, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from a BSc (Hons) in Exercise and Sports Sciences from the University of Exeter, and previous background working in the not-for-profit sector. Ioan heads up the UK Client Account Services Group, working closely with the Mumbai CASG, ensuring quality service for Comply’s clients.
Video Production & Digital Marketing Analyst
Evelyn graduated from The University of West London with a BA in Film Production. She has previously worked as a freelance video editor for a variety of social media companies and has also had a piece of her work premiered at the Prince Charles Theatre in Leicester Square in London! At Comply Exchange, she heads up the video production team working on promotional videos, creating engaging tax related content and spends a majority of her time developing the membership training scheme for Comply Pro.
Video Production & Digital Marketing Analyst
Tye is a recent graduate from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge School of Art, where he studied film and television production specialising in video editing. With four years of filmmaking experience he has worked on countless student projects ranging from short dramas to documentaries. He’s created a variety of different promotional material for small businesses and charities and was keen to continue in this career path. Located in the U.K. offices. He works closely with Evelyn Wright on the training and development videos for Comply Pro and also plays a key role with promotional videos and content for Comply Pro.