Bill Howarth


Managing Director, Risk and Compliance Division

Bill Howarthis the Chief Executive Officer of the International Compliance Association (ICA), a position he has held since 2002.

Originally from a legal and academic background Bill spent more than 30 years lecturing at universities across the world.

Bill went on to become the Principal of a College and Managing Director of Central Law Training International, a global Education and Training organisation in the field of Law, Tax, Compliance and Risk.

Bill has published extensively, including more than 20 books, manuals and texts in a range of disciplines, including law, wealth management, compliance and anti money laundering.

As the CEO of ICA Bill’s mandate and passion has been the professionalisation of the status of the ‘Compliance Officer’ and the building of Standards of Competency in the field of Compliance.

Bill speaks extensively at international conferences and is an advisor to a range of global regulators in the field of compliance.