Louis is the Principal at Citadel Compliance with more than 20 years’ experience in legal, compliance and ethics, risk and governance across various industries including financial, oil and gas, mining, retail and manufacturing. He has demonstrated success transforming and operationalizing global ethics and compliance risk management programs from concepts to real-world practices and infrastructures that work.
He is a strategic business partner and team-focused leader experienced in delivering proactive solutions that help protect organizations from compliance failures, liabilities, and reputational damage. Seasoned problem-solver and change agent. Global educator, advocate, and influencer on ethics and compliance risk management effectiveness and best practices. Louis has served in various compliance roles for several multinational companies globally, including Absa Bank, Barclays Bank, Sasol, Massmart (Walmart) and Jabil. Louis is a board member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) & Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) since 2018 and a board member of the Compliance Certification Board (CCB) of the SCCE since 2016. He has been a faculty member of SCCE since 2013. Louis is a co-author of the “International Compliance 101, How to Build and Maintain an Effective Compliance Program,” Second Edition, SCCE, 2018 and has been a speaker at conferences, workshops for the SCCE - CEI & ECEI; and also the Compliance Institute of Southern Africa (CISA).