Our People

The team at Consultancy Vérité is diverse in origin and experience and brings a supportive, while challenging, point of view. Meet them here.


David mcwhir

David is a former PwC Senior Manager and has more than thirty years of experience of regulation and compliance within the financial services sector. With a First Class MA (Hons) in Psychology from University of Edinburgh, David is particularly interested in the decision making capabilities and behaviours of senior leadership teams, particularly within financial services and other regulated environments, as well as in consumer behaviour patterns and inter-generational dynamics. To date, David has worked with clients in over twenty five countries across four continents.

Zeynep Turunc

Zeynep has an LLB law degree and is a qualified barrister. She is a specialist in regulatory risk, holding the CISI's Diploma in Investment Compliance, gained with distinction. Zeynep specialises in analysing and improving risk frameworks and underlying detailed processes. She is frequently consulted by our clients’ senior teams, as well as regulators, for her views on emerging regulatory risks and means of mitigating them. Zeynep also works with our clients on AML, KYC and Data Protection solutions.

Ketan Patel

Ketan is our management information, data analysis and information security guru. He helps our clients identify, bundle and report their business and management data more effectively. He has developed a number of highly regarded management packs, reporting tools and dashboards for clients, in many cases harnessing data that the client didn’t realise they had! Ketan also works with our partners to co-develop information security product suites for our clients, integrated within our risk management solutions.