Introducing our prestigious Advisory Board, composed of compliance experts from
various industries. This esteemed group is specifically assembled to pool their collective knowledge
and expertise, all with the singular goal of shaping our strategy and content. Their invaluable
contributions ensure that we consistently deliver timely and vital information to the Reglex
Blackett-Ord, Founder & Executive Chair, Bovill
Ben is Bovill's Founder and Executive Chair. He set up Bovill in 1999 and led the company as CEO for 23 years, building the international business it is today. Ben now chairs the Board and supports the leadership team as well as continuing to work with Bovill's clients and contributing to thought leadership across the industry.
Ben began his regulatory career not long after the enactment of the Financial Services Act in 1986. Before setting up Bovill, Ben was a regulator with The Securities Association, then moved to in house compliance roles at IBJ International and Standard Bank. Ben has over three decades of experience supporting countless clients through regulatory change alongside the business he built.
Ben is a qualified barrister and is regularly invited to speak at conferences on a range of regulatory topics. He is highly respected for his thorough and client-focussed approach.
Wombell, Founder & Chief Compliance Advocate, Reglex
Kate is the Chief Compliance Advocate of Reglex, and has a long background in regulatory compliance starting with work at the AFBD (Association of Futures Brokers and Dealers predecessor to the FCA in the UK) and then with several major Global Investment Banks in UK, Hong Kong and Singapore. As a regulator, she was instrumental in drafting and implementing reporting for the sector's first set of financial resources and client money rules. She then turned from game keeper to poacher by joining various global banks and had first hand experience of significant market events, not least the Lehman collapse in 2008where she enabled incoming ex-Lehman teams to be quickly on-boarded (licencing and undergoing necessary training on their new employers' policies and controls).
Crompton, Partner, RPC
Jonathan is a Partner at RPC in Hong Kong who specialises in disputes and investigations, particularly those involving the finance and tech industries. He is a founding committee member of the crypto-fraud focused CFAAR Hong Kong Chapter, a Board member of Justice Without Borders, and a judicial officer for Hong Kong Rugby and Asia Rugby.
Jonathan represents companies and individuals in claims before national courts and arbitration tribunals, including against large financial institutions. He also helps victims of cyber and crypto frauds, telephone scams and other frauds to recover their assets using the civil and criminal tools available to them. As the Asia lead for RPC's Cyber Incident Response team Jonathan helps victims of ransom attacks, data breaches and other cyber incidents to respond to and investigate the attack and to minimise the risks to their business and affected data subjects. He also advises clients on issues relating to data governance impacting their Asia operations.
Jonathan has been named one of Asia Legal Business' 2022Super 50 TMT Lawyers, is ranked in Chambers &Partners' Global guide for Dispute Resolution (International Firms) - China, and is recognised in Legal 500's Hong Kong guides for Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Dispute Resolution: Arbitration. He is also the co-author of the Hong Kong chapters of Legal 500's comparative country guide for Data Protection and Cyber Security, and Lexology GTDT's guide to Financial Services Litigation
Solicitor, Chief Risk Officer at Coinllectibles™, Marvion™ and XBE, Senior Consultant at
Joshua is the Group Chief Risk Officer at Coinllectibles™ and Marvion™, the first publicly traded blockchain Fusion DOTs™ technology company on the US OTC Markets. Aside from his role as Group CRO, Joshua is also a Litigation Solicitor qualified to practice in Hong Kong. Before becoming a lawyer, Joshua worked in the healthcare industry serving as the IT department head at a private hospital as well as overseeing their procurement operations.
Since embarking upon his legal career, Joshua has conducted a number of novel cases which includes: (a) Acting for one of the world’s largest & longest running crypto-exchanges in Hong Kong’s first crypto-litigation Bitmain Technologies Limited v. iFinix Inc. & Anor (HCA 1980 of 2015); (b) Obtaining Hong Kong’s first order for alternative service by data rooms Hwang Joon Sang & Anor v. Golden ElectronicsInc. & Ors  HKCFI 1084; (c) Obtaining Hong Kong’s first order for digital disclosure orders Hwang Joon Sang & Anor v. Golden Electronics Inc.& Ors  HKCFI 1233; and (d) Appearing before the Review Body on Bid Challenges under WTO Government Procurement Agreement.
A firm Judicial Activists at his core, Joshua and his team of counsel has worked tirelessly to device a number of novel applications which is aimed at pushing for the digital transformation of Hong Kong’s judicial system. Today, Joshua’s legal practice is mainly focused in the field of dispute resolution and technology law. Aside from his roles as a Chief Risk Officer and Lawyer, Joshua is currently also a Senior Consultant with Prosynergy, a regulatory consulting firm which had been founded by ex-SFC Regulators as well as being a management consultant for the Korean Blockchain Centre. Joshua is also a sub-committee for the NFT Association of Hong Kong.