Helen Hatton is the Managing Director of BDO Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited and Chairman of BDO Group based in Jersey.
Helen maintains key client relationships and oversight responsibility for all major projects. She is a retained and trusted advisor to a number of major institutions in Jersey and Internationally.
Widely recognised as the prime architect of the modern Jersey regulatory regime, Helen Hatton resigned as Deputy Director General of the Jersey Financial Services Commission in May 2009, to establish Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited, having led the implementation of regulatory development in the Island from its blacklisted state in 1999 to achieving one of the world’s best IMF evaluation results.
After seven years of outstanding performance, Sator Regulatory Consulting Limited merged with BDO Jersey Limited in April 2016 and undertakes governance, risk and compliance assignments for leading financial services businesses; international standards-setting bodies including the World Bank and IMF, and regulatory authorities.
Prior to taking up her role in Jersey, Mrs Hatton was director of enforcement with the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission from 1992-1999, introducing the first offshore “all crimes” money laundering regime in 1997 and, notably, achieving the world’s first “freestanding” offshore Mareva injunction without a local cause of action in the case SIB-v-Lloyd Wright. This milestone case brought an effective end to banking secrecy in the Crown Dependencies.