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About Us

CPD First offers e-learning courses in Compliance related courses including Off-The-Shelf, Custom and Bespoke in AML, Risk, Governance and many more

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Meet The Team


Paul Hamilton

Paul is Founder and CEO of CPD FIRST. Paul has a regulatory background, having established the Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority in 2001, later to become its Company Secretary, Head of Postal Regulation and Senior Competition Markets Manager. Paul is also an accomplished Project Management Consultant and has delivered a range of regulatory and IT projects in the financial services sector.


Leslie Foster

Les is an innovative global governance specialist, trainer, chartered accountant and internal auditor, holding senior positions with major financial firms over the last 25 years. Les is a subject matter AML expert and has authored many such courses, which have been used by companies such as HSBC, Lloyds, Banque Luxembourg, Generali, Bank of China, Mercedes-Benz and many others. Les authors CPD First’s range of AML courses.