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Lynsey Magee,
Head of Compliance - UK and Channel Islands

Lynsey oversees the entire breadth of our compliance and anti-money laundering functions in Jersey, Guernsey and the UK, and supports the implementation and management of all policies and procedures related to regulatory compliance and AML across these jurisdictions.

In addition to applying her thorough understanding of the regulatory environment as an advisor to the Aztec Group, Lynsey works closely with our relationship teams, offering guidance on matters relating to the regulatory requirements for their clients’ fund structures.

Background and experience

Lynsey joined the Group’s risk and compliance function in 2011, initially accepting the role of Senior Compliance Analyst. Operating from our offices in Jersey, Lynsey was promoted to Manager, then Senior Manager, before being appointed Associate Director of Compliance and AML in 2017.

With a career that has spanned a period of constant regulatory change, Lynsey has extensive experience of working within a continuously evolving control environment. Before her time with the Group, Lynsey held regulatory positions across a number of different sectors within the financial services industry including fund services, trusts and investments.

Prior to accepting her position with the Group, Lynsey was an Assistant Manager at Hawksford International in Jersey. There, she was responsible for ensuring the effective implementation and operation of a compliance and AML framework.


  • ICA Diploma in Compliance and Financial Crime Prevention.
  • Master’s degree in Business and Management from the University of Aberdeen.
  • Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Aberdeen.

Outside of the office

In her free time, Lynsey enjoys spending time with her family and, when she can, likes to take the opportunity to travel and explore new parts of the world.

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