Target Group hires Monzo’s Griffin as Chief Risk Officer
- Kathy Griffin, previously Director of Compliance at Monzo, joins Target to lead and build out its Risk and Compliance function
- Reporting directly into CEO John Barker, Griffin will be responsible for delivering the right outcomes for customers whilst balancing Target Group’s compliance and risk obligations
- Move follows a change in leadership at Target Group, as the firm looks to double its revenue in three years
Griffin joins from leading UK fintech Monzo, where she held the position of Director of Compliance for the last 18 months. Here, she led the regulatory compliance function, building out the team to manage the ever-changing landscape. She headed up regulatory engagement and created Monzo’s compliance strategy, alongside playing a leading role in its D&I strategy, including mentoring colleagues and championing mental health awareness.
Previously, she held the role of Chief Risk Officer at Earnd (UK) Ltd, where again she was responsible for building out global compliance functions. Here, she tackled pressing issues such as financial crime and anti-money laundering procedures and ensuring compliance on a local and global level.