BDO Greenlight appoints senior operational and transformation expert

BDO Greenlight has appointed Peter Charalambous as a Senior Consultant, to lead substantial change programmes.

An accomplished and commercially astute financial services director, Peter has a wealth of experience in the development and management of service delivery across diverse geographies, cultures and functions.

With an extensive career driving automation, regulatory compliance, people management, functional leadership and profit and growth for global banks across Europe, Asia, and North America, Peter brings a wealth of highly transferable operational leadership and commercial skills to BDO Greenlight.

From experience in engaging on Robotics programmes, executive sponsor for various Derivatives Regulatory Reform programmes, resolving key client data initiatives, establishing Change Delivery teams and restructuring wealth management businesses, Peter has worked at senior levels on key change issues providing tactical leadership and project stakeholder and business partner management.

Peter said: “BDO Greenlight operates at the forefront of change and I’m looking forward to working with the company on some very exciting, substantial change projects and programmes.

“Businesses in the Channel Islands are in the process of making significant changes across all areas as they prepare for the implementation of EU GDPR and other major regulatory initiatives taking effect this year. This is a hands-on role, created as BDO Greenlight moves into new services, and I expect to be very busy.”

A former C-level executive, Peter is a member of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, and has been appointed by the States of Jersey as a Lay Board Member for the Jersey Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and a Commissioner for the Jersey Appointments Commission.

Eliot Lincoln, Managing Director, BDO Greenlight, said: “Peter has held a number of very senior roles throughout his long career and we are delighted to be able to bring his vast skillset and many years of experience to BDO Greenlight and our clients.

“Many of the companies we work with are part of multi-national operations. Peter has worked and lived in many parts of the globe, bringing together teams, aligning data, and improving systems in a way that is likely to be an ever-greater part of how businesses in Jersey operate.”