Michael de MenezesAssociate

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areas of expertise
  • RegTech
  • Investment Banking
  • Programme Management
  • Compliance
  • MBA, Chicago Booth / Manchester Business School
  • BSc, Engineering Science & Management, University of Durham
  • ICAEW, Chartered Accountant

Michael has over 20 years experience managing business change, in particular developing Risk, Compliance and Governance programs. He has worked as a practitioner and consultant in the Financial Services sector and is equally comfortable working with a global tier 1 bank or a fast-paced technology led start-up.


Before joining Opus Una, Michael was the COO for a Regtech start-up with responsibility for a step change in the operations function as well as developing strategy. He is closely involved with the FCA /Bank of England’s Digital Regulatory Reporting Initiative and has mentored several Fintech founders.


Previously, as Global COO of Compliance at Barclays Investment Bank, he was instrumental in the development of the function and the implementation of many post-acquisition integration programs.


After Business School, Michael joined A T Kearney where he advised companies in a number of different industries to develop their growth strategies and enhance their operational models.