Leslie Foster BA (Hons), FCA, Chartered MCSI

Managing Director

Leslie is an innovative global governance specialist, chartered accountant and internal auditor. He has held senior positions with major financial services firms and worked in more than 30 countries and territories (including all significant finance centres) in the last 20 years.

Particular areas of expertise include: Retail and Private Banking, Asset and Fund Management, Trust and Fiduciary Management, Investor Services and Insurance. Previous roles include being Head of Internal Audit at Dexia BIL, Group Head of Audit – Wealth Management at Dexia Group and Chief Internal Auditor of RBC Investor Services.

Leslie is a specialist in the internal audit of joint ventures having developed audit functions at RBC Dexia Investor Services (a global joint venture between Royal Bank of Canada and Dexia SA) and Merrill Lynch HSBC (a global joint venture focused on online banking and brokerage).

Laurence Lambert


Laurence graduated in the Psychology of Work, Organization and Society and in Management Science. After working in a large international recruitment firm, she joined  the Governance people team in 2013! Laurence designs our French language elearning courses, provides excellent user / client support and is instrumental in our business development.