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Who Are We?

Kingston Smith Consulting is the leading independent consultancy for governance, risk management, controls assurance and compliance. Our vastly experienced team focuses on quality deliverables and improving our clients’ policies, procedures and people. We operate in a variety of sectors in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. We are unique in our willingness to build client capacity by sharing work papers and training your teams, to avoid on-going reliance on outside assistance where possible.

When experience does matter ....

Companies we've helped ....

  • “Our access control audit included areas and processes regarding Information Security Governance, Security Policies, Standards and Procedures, Identity Management, User Account Management, Laptop and USB Security. We provided findings and remediation suggestions for the identified control deficiencies.”

    Wealth Management Organisation

  • “Regulatory attention meant a complete review of the continuity arrangements was required. We were able to provide the firm with a complete end-to-end continuity solution which satisfied both corporate governance and regulatory requirements.”

    Global Asset Management Firm

  • “An independent audit of the company's loans processes was requested by both the company’s audit committee and an external funder committing a £10 million loan fund. KSC's audit ensured a key step in their due diligence was completed.”

    Regional Loans Administration Company

  • “The client intends on offering share dealing, Contract for Difference (CFD) and spread betting services ithrough third party vendor(s). KSC assisted in the due diligence process, focussing on risk management, technology, business continuity management and data protection for the vendors.”

    Global Retail Bank

  • “Our audit covered the functional integrity of business critical 15 year forecasts, comprising 14 different scenarios. Significant calculation errors resulted in the overstatement of profit by £160m, approximately 10% of forecasted profit.”

    UK Gaming and Lottery Organisation

  • “Our client needed active and dynamic management over the risk of third party data breaches. We undertook a comprehensive supplier risk assessment and designed procedures for the ongoing logging and management of all third party supplier risk.”

    Global Online Gaming Company

  • “KSC is accredited by the British Standards Institute for the information security standard. We performed a gap analysis, compiled a project plan, designed and implemented the relevant policies and procedures, provided security awareness training and ensured accreditation.”

    A Top 50 Market Research Agency

  • “KSC worked closely with the Head of Risk and Compliance and senior management to develop standardised risk registers for each operating entity. Together with the client, KSC built a 3-year audit plan to audit the key risks on the registers.”

    UK Based Wealth Manager

  • “Following a review from the Financial Service Authority, our client engaged us to develop and implement an appropriate operational risk management and control framework. We delivered on time and within budget.”

    AIM Listed Wealth Management Group

  • “Our advice and assistance was sought to support the client in their requirement to outsource their core data centre in the UK. Our business knowledge and technical expertise were critical in guiding them through the outsourcing process.”

    Global Investment Company

  • “We identified improvements our client should make to their payment card processes which not only gave them enhanced security and PCI DSS compliance, but also cost reductions and service efficiencies to physical and logical storage arrangements.”

    Global Professional Membership Organisation

  • “We successfully stabilised, restructured and expanded the risk team ensuring the right mix of skills, experience and aptitude to deliver on the department’s objective of being a key competitive differentiator.”

    Global Asset Management Organisation