Deb Tobin is AVP, Global Distribution Compliance for Manulife Investment Management, based in Boston. Deb leads Manulife Investment Management’s Global Distribution Compliance Center of Expertise The CoE provides advice and guidance to business partners regarding the applicability of jurisdictional rules and regulatory requirements, internal policy, guidelines and disclosure standards, and other risk related issues pertaining to the firm’s marketing and distribution efforts, including digital initiatives such as social media, website functionality, content development and other applications. She is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm’s global distribution and cross border compliance program for the firm’s institutional business including investment strategies, public and private funds. Prior to joining Manulife, she was the Compliance Manager for Financial Engines Advisors (now Edelman Financial Engines), a Silicon Valley-based robo-advisor. Deb joined Financial Engines from JHFN/Signator Investors where she was a Compliance Director overseeing advertising compliance and branch examinations. She was previously with Fidelity Investments for nearly 11 years in several roles including Senior Compliance Manager for Pyramis Global Advisors and Risk Manager for FMRCo’s Operational Risk group. Deb received her MBA from Simmons College in 2013.