Bill Howarth joins Study Academy as Director of Training and Education

ICA Founder Bill Howarth joins Study Academy

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In a strategic move signalling its intensified focus on regulatory compliance education, Study Academy proudly announces the appointment of Bill Howarth as Director of Education and Training from April 2024. The former President of the International Compliance Association (ICA), brings with him an unparalleled depth of knowledge and experience in the education and compliance sector. This high-profile partnership promises to steer Study Academy into exciting new terrains as the company seeks to expand its footprint across new markets and countries.

Bill will be responsible for the development of training, education, certification and global business development.

Originally from a legal and academic background, Bill spent more than 30 years lecturing at universities across the world, before becoming a renowned education and training leader, who created and led a number of major international organisations including:

  • CLT International (Wealth Management) – Managing Director
  • International Compliance Association (ICA) – Founder, CEO and President

Bill is a leading expert in building and structuring professional development frameworks, particularly in the areas of Governance, Risk and Compliance and Financial Crime Prevention.

Bill advises regulators, professional bodies and training organisations in the structuring of certificated education. He has written extensively in a range of disciplines and speaks extensively at international conferences.

Bill will add gravitas, leadership and know-how to the team at Study Academy, a young organisation with a fast–growing reputation and portfolio in the training arena.

With an extensive catalogue boasting over 80 courses, Study Academy caters to a diverse range of businesses, ensuring every unique compliance need is addressed. And for firms looking for a more tailored training approach, Study Academy’s dedicated development team crafts bespoke e-learning courses – a testament to the businesses flexible and adaptive training ethos.

“Compliance isn’t just about checking boxes; it’s a critical element that defines the operational integrity of a firm. The industry demands not just any training, but training that’s grounded in real-world applicability,” Bill Howarth remarked. “With Study Academy’s impressive array of courses and its capacity for bespoke content creation, I believe we’re poised for rapid growth””

Study Academy’s CEO, John Loveday, echoed this sentiment. “In the world of business, good compliance isn’t just a legal necessity; it’s synonymous with good business. We’re committed to ensuring firms not only understand their compliance training obligations but also embrace them as part of their growth strategy. Welcoming Bill into our family only strengthens that commitment.”

This pivotal partnership solidifies Study Academy’s position as a beacon of excellence in the realm of professional compliance education. As regulatory landscapes evolve, Study Academy remains steadfast in its mission: to equip businesses with the knowledge and tools they need to thrive responsibly.

About Study Academy: Study Academy offers a wide range of certificated courses catering to diverse industries, while excelling in the field of comprehensive and specialised training in regulatory compliance. Study Academy ensures that businesses remain at the forefront of their industries by providing them with the latest tools, knowledge, and best practices.

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