Kimon de Ridder

Chief Compliance and Regulatory Officer, GE Capital Europe

Kimon is currently the Chief Compliance & Regulatory Officer of GE Working Capital Solutions (WCS), a division of GE Capital. WCS is responsible for factoring the receivables of all of the GE Industrial businesses, and purchases ~$63 billion receivables / year and has ~600,000 debtors located in over 160 countries.

Prior to his current role, Kimon was the Chief Compliance Officer for GE Capital’s mortgage business in the UK, regulated by the FCA. He joined GE over 8 years’ ago as a senior M&A lawyer and was responsible for a number of acquisitions, joint ventures and disposals in the Global Banking portfolio.  He has over 15 years’ experience in a range of industries, including financial services and telecoms, both in-house and in private practice.

Kimon holds a Doctorate of Laws and is based in London.