Ruben Foppen joined our team in February 2024 as Head of Compliance in our Curaçao office.
He is leading the regulatory compliance department and is responsible for identifying and managing all compliance risks associated with our activities in Curaçao. This includes monitoring changes in the regulatory environment, developing and updating policies and procedures, and identifying opportunities to increase compliance knowledge within the team.
Ruben is also responsible for monitoring adherence to the policies and procedures and providing periodic compliance training and advice to all employees.

His focus will be on adhering to and implementing local and global policies, which come from both internal and external sources.

Ruben received his bachelor’s degree in Dutch law at the HU in Utrecht, the Netherlands.

After a brief but very instructive period working on the business side for several insurance companies and banks, he started working for the Know Your Customer Centre of ING Bank in the Netherlands. Moving his way up from the SME (Small/Medium Enterprises) department to the department for Large Businesses to finally specialize in conducting client due diligence with a focus on CTF (Counter Terrorist Financing). After working for ING Bank, he moved to Curaçao and worked for TMF Group as a Senior KYC Officer and Coordinator.