About Us

KnowCo’s leadership team comprises of a team of experienced specialists providing ‘GRC’ support to financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


Paul Ashton

Paul has held senior risk and origination positions at GE Capital, United Bank of Kuwait, Citibank, and Arbuthnot Latham Merchant Bank, majoring in structured, asset and infrastructure financing.  Turned management consultant in 2002, he has led and supported regulatory and best practice governance, risk and compliance projects, including capital and liquidity risk management assignments in the UK, Europe and Africa.  Paul’s wide sphere of expertise in this area ensures that KnowCo’s solutions are continually kept up to date and remain aligned with regulatory standards.


Lise Land

Lise holds a PhD in Expert Systems and Statistics.   She has held senior positions with Unisys and Deloitte where she was responsible for business development as well as project delivery to major UK banks and Government Departments.  She is a Prince II accredited practitioner and has delivered major risk and compliance projects for several banks, (including Barclays, Credit Suisse and RBS), asset management and broking firms.  Lise has also implemented change programmes involving the integration of compliance processes with business processes. Lise coordinates clients’ projects delivery and is also responsible for KnowCo’s R&D activities.

KnowCo has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery of any kind within our operations and are committed to taking all reasonable steps to ensure that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or supply chains.