Principal Consultant Joins Coopman's Dedicated Compliance Division

Posted by: William McCoppin on: 18/01/2023

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Coopman Search and Selection is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Wood as Principal Consultant for Compliance in Hedge Funds and Private Equity.

Chris started his recruitment career in Australia supporting asset managers across front-office, middle-office and back-office hires. Chris now specialises in supporting Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate & Venture Capital organisations globally with key Regulatory Compliance hires. He has an in-depth understanding of the market and prides himself on matching an individual’s needs, motivations & career aspirations with an organisation.

Supporting Director William McCoppin, Chris will develop and grow our Compliance Division within the UK financial services market. Commenting on the appointment, Will said:

“Following the launch of our London office earlier this month, Chris’s appointment compliments the strategic growth of our UK business bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge in the Compliance, Private Equity and Hedge Fund markets, locally and in the US. Chris will work alongside the wider UK alternative team and me to develop and grow our Compliance business, specifically within the Private Equity and Hedge fund markets. Chris’s market knowledge of the industry and reputation will make him an excellent addition to the team as we continue to expand our services in new markets.”

Coopman Search and Selection is an award-winning specialist financial services recruitment firm operating internationally across front office, risk, compliance and accounting on a permanent and interim basis.

If you would like to speak to a member of our team, please contact us at

William McCoppin

William McCoppin

William has experience across multiple markets, specialising in compliance and financial crime at the interim, mid-to-senior and executive level.

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