Emma Jones

Compliance Officer

Emma started working in financial services in 2005 after graduating with a first class honours degree in Biochemistry from The University of Sheffield. 

After quickly climbing the ladder to a Team Leader position in Connells’ Mortgage Business Unit, Emma started working in Connells’ Compliance and Legal Services department as a Regulatory Risk Analyst. 

Between 2007 and 2010 Emma obtained her Certificate in Mortgage Advice Practice and a Diploma in Compliance. Emma left her position with Connells in 2011 and joined Countrywide Principal Services Limited as a Technical Compliance Adviser. 

In her role at Countrywide, Emma provided regulatory guidance on home finance, non-investment insurance and consumer credit related issues to Senior Management and Compliance and Legal staff within other Group subsidiaries, which included other directly authorised firms, their ARs and the Group parent company. 

In 2014 Emma joined Midmar Capital as a Compliance Manager and has since achieved the CISI’s Diploma in Investment Compliance. 

Emma has previously held FCA approval for SMF17 (MLRO) and is currently SMF16 (Compliance Officer).

As well as responsibilities connected to her Compliance Officer role, Emma is involved in helpdesk queries, compliance monitoring and other forms of regulatory oversight, internal reporting, team training and supervision, and ad hoc project work.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys reading, watching films/boxsets, Zumba and walking her dog, but gets the most enjoyment from spending time with her “beautiful” family.