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Christian Schnetler

Director - Risk & Compliance Guernsey 

Chris joined JTC as an Associate Director in 2019 and is responsible for the Risk and Compliance function in the Guernsey office.

After completing university, Chris passed the bar exams of the Law Society of South Africa and was admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa in 2000.

In 2000, Chris entered the Legal and Compliance profession and now has over 19 years’ senior legal and compliance management experience in financial services across South Africa, Dubai and Guernsey.

His areas of expertise include drafting new policies and procedures and the implementation of new compliance systems. He also has vast experience in establishing, restructuring and improving Compliance frameworks and leading Compliance teams.

In his current role, Chris leads the Risk and Compliance function in Guernsey, acting as Compliance Officer and MLRO for JTC Fund Solutions (Guernsey) Limited, JTC Global AIFM Solutions Limited and Administered Licensees. He also supports the Board of Directors in ensuring that regulatory requirements are met.


  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
  • Certified JSE Securities Exchange Derivatives Compliance Officer
  • Certified JSE Securities Exchange Compliance Officer
  • LLM (Commercial Law) – University of South Africa
  • LLB - University of Johannesburg (formerly RAU)
  • BA (Law) – Stellenbosch University

In Their Spare Time

In his spare time, Chris enjoys travelling and experiencing the different cultures, foods and sights around the world. He also enjoys reading and watching movies and keeping up to date on news and current affairs.


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