Stephen Cheeseman brings 25 years of legal and compliance leadership with financial services and technology driven companies. This includes 15 years in Chief Legal and Compliance Officer Roles in Canada and the US with Foresters Financial and advising HSBC on their mobile banking platform. He is an admitted and practising lawyer in Canada, the US and the UK and a CCO in the US with FINRA and SEC regulated entities for over 10 years. He is also a Canadian Securities Institute qualified Chief Compliance Officer, ACAMS Certified, IAPP Certified and an IAPP Advisory Board Member. Stephen is a passionate presenter and writer on the intersection of FinTech and regulation and the global growth of the Regulatory Sandbox concept. His current role as VP Legal and Compliance with Canada Protection Plan has him front line advising on life insurance digital platforms to accommodate Covid-19 challenges.