Francesca Turquet joins as Partner
Francesca Turquet joins Konexo as Partner, to support financial services expansion.
Francesca will support the growth of Konexo’s in-house legal management consultancy practice as well as other areas of the business including interim resourcing and remediation services.
A former Barclays Managing Director, and Head of Regulatory Relations for the Americas region, Francesca brings with her two decades of Magic Circle legal and global financial services experience.
Francesca Turquet, Partner, commented:
“Making the move to Konexo is a great career and cultural fit for me. Konexo’s global reach suits my international outlook and will allow me to develop business in the UK, and further afield. My own personal entrepreneurial outlook, and decades of experience in banking, will be supported by Konexo’s growth agenda and I am looking forward to using this combination to give clients a unique experience.
“I believe its people are what makes Konexo special to its clients. As a former client I know I have joined a team with talent in its ranks which supports businesses and the wider economy. Konexo’s proven blend of talent, supported by technology, enables financial services firms to face the ever-shifting enforcement and remediation territory that they operate in today. I look forward to expanding that work globally.”
David Saunders, Partner and Head of Client Development, says:
“Francesca is a highly respected lawyer within the financial services sector and we are delighted she has chosen to join Konexo.
“Francesca’s reputation will help build Konexo’s financial services practice. The value of her reputation and skillset for our leadership team will both drive forward our innovation agenda for our clients, and also help nurture our future talent. As a dynamic business, Francesca’s appointment clearly demonstrates our ambition to the market.”
Francesca has extensive board, executive committee, litigation, investigations and regulatory relations experience across retail, business, corporate and investment banking in both the UK and US. She is also skilled in leadership, change and project management in fast-moving and commercial environments.