About Gordon McMurray 

A Chartered Banker by profession, Gordon has been immersed in the securities and banking industries since 1977. In 2000, he launched NRS Regulatory Services which became one of the UK's leading specialist regulatory consultancies. He has now taken compliance online, with ComplianceWizard, which enables him to specialise further without the need to incur the overheads of running a traditional 'high street' office.


Positions held

1977-1985: Retail Banker and Legal Clerk, Royal Bank of Scotland

1985-1987: Assistant Principal of Legal & Securities, Barclays Bank Scotland

1987-1997: Group Compliance Officer and Head of Internal Audit, Murray Johnstone Group

1996-1998: Director, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments

1997-1999: Director Regulation and Performance Verification, KPMG

1999-2000: General Manager, Walter Scott & Partners

2000-2018: Managing Director then Chairman, NRS Regulatory Services

2001-present: Managing Director, The Easyrule Corporation (now Compliance Wizard Limited)

Principal qualifications

Chartered Banker, CIOBS Scotland (MCIBS)

Member, Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments (MCSI)

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Awards won

Winner: CEO Monthly - Compliance Officer of the Year 2017 (Gordon)

Winner: ACQG Gamechanger of the Year 2017 (Gordon)

Shortlisted: Thomson Reuters Compliance Awards 2015 - Most Effective Compliance Training Programme (NRS)

Shortlisted: Thomson Reuters Compliance Awards 2014 - Best Consulting Firm of the Year (NRS)

Winner: Thomson Reuters Compliance Awards 2013 - Outstanding Long-Term Services to the Compliance Industry (Gordon)

Shortlisted: Thomson Reuters Compliance Awards 2012 - Best Consulting Firm of the Year (NRS)

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