Meet Chris

Managing Director


Chris Markley

Managing Director

Since graduating from McGill University in 2014, Chris has assisted in the growth of JCW’s New York office with responsibility for managing the build-out of the regulatory compliance team in the US market. Trilingual in English, French and Portuguese

Recent placements

Head of Marketing Compliance
Asset Management

Corporate Banking Compliance Director
European Bank

AML/BSA Officer
Broker Dealer

Fixed Income Compliance Officer
Investment Bank

Chris's areas of focus

I work with exceptional candidates with the following skill sets

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Compliance & Financial Crime
  • Legal
  • IT Risk & Compliance Technology

Our latest jobs

Permanent/Fixed Term

Director of Tax

Jericho, New York


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Permanent/Fixed Term

Technology Research Manager

New Castle, Delaware


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Permanent/Fixed Term

Regulatory Analyst

New York City, New York


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Get to know Chris

What is the biggest problem your clients have when recruiting?

Finding the candidate who has the technical skills, whilst also being someone who is bold, collaborative and an overall strong cultural fit for the respective organization.

What's the last book you read?

The End is Always Near by Dan Carlin.

Interesting fact about you

I’m an avid fly-fisherman.

Why work with us

We have the expertise to help you deliver projects, grow teams and accelerate business growth. Financial services recruitment specialists, we have an extensive network of skilled candidates, from graduates to C-suite, and a range of talent solutions to ensure you receive a service tailored for you. Whether you need a single employee or whole project team, we deliver people capable of making an impact from day one.


Industry specialist

You’ll only ever work with a genuine sector specialist with a strong industry network


Fast delivery

You’ll always receive a quick response and be presented with the most relevant CVs


Hiring partnership

We’ll work in partnership to plan, forecast and budget your hiring requirements


Talent Solution

We can support you with single placements, project teams, staff augmentation and more

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