Julia Jessen is a senior manager within Financial Services (FS) Management Consulting, and is currently leading the Accenture FS NL RegTech Tribe, which brings together regulatory compliance and innovation.

Julia has extensive experience in regulatory compliance advisory, as well as project and program management in the financial industry and regulatory compliance domain. Her focus areas are KYC, GDPR, and ethics in IoT and AI. Since joining Accenture in 2010, Julia has also been involved in various topics such as payment strategy, back-office migrations, and CRM implementations.

Combining her SME status with strong delivery skills, Julia is able to help her clients with end-to-end solutions due to her experience in gap assessments, creation of compliance roadmaps, program/project mobilization and subsequent program/project management for implementation and/or remediation. 

Julia is goal-oriented and drives to deliver high-quality work. She is able to comprehend new content quickly, is eager to learn, and is a strong stakeholder manager. She has a Master's degree in Dutch Law and is specialized in corporate and financial law. Julia is CIPP Europe certified.

Focus areas:

  • AML (KYC/CDD organization, process design and IT solutions).
  • Data privacy (GDPR).
  • Banking license.
  • Legal entity changes (product due diligence, analysis of legal requirements), incl guidance on DNB audits.
  • Coordination of (collaboration) agreements at operational level.
  • Ethics in IoT and IA (such as Pay How You Drive (PHYD) insurance).


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