Julian Hurlston

Julian Hurlston

Head of Group Compliance
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Julian Hurlston

Head of Group Compliance

Julian joined Stuarts as Head of Group Compliance in 2020.

Julian is a recognised Compliance professional in the Finance Industry, with almost 20 years of experience. Julian’s experience is diverse, having been a founding member of the Cayman Islands Financial Intelligence Unit where he helped draft policies and procedures for the newly formed unit. While there he represented the Cayman Islands at various local and international forums. He has served on the Guidance Notes Committee and provided input into various laws and regulations. A trained CFATF assessor, Julian has also held senior Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer positions in regional and global financial services institutions. Prior to joining Stuarts, he was Head of Compliance of the Cayman Branch of a Swiss Private Bank. He specializes in Anti-Money Laundering, Regulatory Compliance, Corporate Governance and Internal Controls.

Julian's responsibilities include monitoring adherence to the Group's compliance policies and procedures with particular regard to compliance with the rules and regulations of the local regulatory agencies applicable to the various lines of business and providing guidance and advice to senior management on matters relating to compliance and corporate governance.

Julian also provides guidance and advice to clients in relation to AML/CFT and technical support on AML/CTF and regulatory issues, which includes drafting manuals, writing policies and procedures, conducting audits and mock regulatory inspections.


  • MBA – International College of the Cayman Islands, Cayman 2014
  • BBA – Florida International University, USA 2001

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) – Certfied Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), 2004