Jessica joined the Old Mutual Group back in 2009, first as a funds lawyer for Skandia Investment Group, then as Head of Legal for Skandia Investment Group and then as Head of Legal for Old Mutual Global Investors. She was promoted to the role of Chief Risk Officer in January 2014 and is responsible for the legal, compliance, enterprise risk and governance functions. Jessica previously worked at Dechert LLP where she advised on the structuring, establishment, listing, management and marketing of investment funds, including UCITS funds and non-UCITS fund as well as advising on corporate, regulatory and general compliance issues. She holds a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and a J.D. from the Washington College of Law, American University. She is a Member of the New York State Bar, New Jersey State Bar and admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.