James Shimmin | KPMG | IM

James Shimmin

Senior Manager: Consulting

KPMG in the Isle of Man

James joined KPMG in 2017 and has thirty years’ experience in Compliance, Risk and Data management in the financial services industry on the Isle of Man, Cayman Islands, UK and Malta. During this time he has gained invaluable ‘hands on’ experience of audit, asset and fund management, international and retail banking the last 15 years spent as Compliance, MLRO and Data Protection Officer to a number of key players within the Isle of Man’s Trust and Corporate Services sector. His common sense and practical resolution of regulatory challenges combined with a solid working relationship with the local regulator has enabled James to be instrumental in creating well-developed Compliance and Risk cultures within a number of Isle of Man based Trust and Corporate Trust providers. In recent years, James’ has headed up teams to manage the challenges presented by FATCA/CRS, E Gaming and crypto currencies as well as taking on the role of MLRO for a number of IOM gaming licensees.

Areas of expertise

Audit Data management IT Management Information management Public Policy and Regulatory Changes Risk Management

James Shimmin

Education and qualifications

  • GSc (Hons) Geography (University of London)

  • Member of Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (MCSI)


  • Fellow of the International Compliance Association (FICA)

  • Fellow of Alliance of Isle of Man Compliance Professionals (FAICP)

  • Fellow of Compliance Institute (FCoI)

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