This report highlights key global Risk appointments within Asset and Wealth Management, Global Banking Groups, Insurance, Retail Financial Services and Payments and Non-FS sectors.

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Asset and Wealth Management

EMEA:

  • James Dean, CRO at BlueCrest Capital Management, joins Butler Investment Management as COO.
  • Bruno Meyer joins Falcon Private Bank as CRO, from Credit Suisse where he was Head of Risk Analysis and Communication.
  • Igor Pikovsky joins Jetstone Asset Management as CRO from Rogge Global Partners where he was a Senior Partner and Head of Portfolio Risk Management.
  • Jonathan Eliot joins Insight Investments as CRO from Man Group where he was their CRO.

Americas:

  • Daniel Paula, Head of Technology Risk at Ocwen Financial, has joined Charles Schwab as a cybersecurity risk executive.
  • John Schramm joins Charles Schwab as Head of Information Security Risk. He joins from Manulife Financial where he was the Chief Information Risk Officer.
  • Joanna Welsh joins Citadel as Head of Portfolio Construction and Risk, replacing Alex Lurye who has moved internally to become the Chief Data Officer. Joanna was previously a Partner and Head of Risk at Tudor Investment Management.
  • Stephen Haratunian joins Millennium Management as CRO. He joins from Credit Suisse where he was Chief Credit Officer and co-CRO for the Investment Bank.
  • David Ridgeway, Head of North America Risk for BNY Asset Management, joins The Options Clearing Corporation as Head of ERM.

APAC:

  • Robert Sherlock becomes APAC CRO at AXA Investment Managers. He was previously Senior Expertise Risk Manager AXA Framlington, Alternative Solutions, Trading and Securities Finance at the firm.
  • Mark Coles is appointed CRO at BT Investment Management Australia. He joins from the State Bank of India where he was the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer.
  • Jianjun Li joins Hillhouse Capital Management as Executive Director, Risk Management, Internal Control and Compliance. He joins from China Fortune Land Development where he was Head of Risk Management.

Global Banking Groups

EMEA:

  • Belinda Doshi joins State Street as Interim Chief Privacy Officer and Senior Legal Counsel, from Pearson where she was Chief Privacy Officer.
  • Richard Given joins fintech startup 10x Banking as General Counsel and Company Secretary, from HSBC where he was Deputy General Counsel. He will be replaced at HSBC by Associate General Counsel Stephen Cooke.

Americas:

  • Sarah Gondell joins Barclays as Head of the CRO Office, Centre of Excellence and Risk Oversight Team. She was previously at JPMorgan in a risk CAO role.
  • Beth Rudofker, Chief Operational Risk Officer at GE Capital, joins Citi as Global Head of Operational Risk.
  • Phil Venables, Chief Information Security Risk Officer at Goldman Sachs, moves internally to the risk management group as Chief Information Risk Officer. Meanwhile Jon Hughes is appointed Global Head of Operational Risk Management reporting to Phil, replacing Nicola Wright who moves into a COO role supporting the group.
  • Chris Whelan joins UBS as CRO for the Investment Bank, replacing Mark Sanborn who has been appointed Head of Capital Markets and Sales for UBS Wealth Management Americas. Chris joins from Credit Suisse where he was Chief Credit Officer for the Americas.
  • Mark D’Arcy, Global Head of Operational Risk at State Street, joins Wells Fargo as Group Head of Operational Risk, reporting to Kevin Oden, Global Head of Compliance and Operational Risk.

APAC:

  • Anthony Desvernois has been appointed Head of APAC Production Security at BNP Paribas. Previously he was the bank’s Head of IT Risk, Continuity & IAM for Corporate Banking. He relocates from Paris to Singapore.
  • Eric Lian has been appointed Group Chief Credit Officer for Wholesale Credit Risk Management at OBCB. He was previously COO at Fullerton Financial Holdings.
  • Richard Metcalf joins Standard Chartered as Group Head of Operational Risk, and will be based in Singapore. He was previously the Risk COO at UBS.
  • Wayne Porritt leaves Standard Chartered as CRO, Greater China and North Asia.

Insurance

EMEA:

  • Georgia Tsiakki, Head of Risk for EMEA at ArgoGlobal is promoted to be its CRO and Director of Risk, AMAL.
  • Tim Aman, CRO at Montpelier Reinsurance joins Aspen Insurance Group as its CRO.
  • Mark Chaplin, Group Enterprise Risk Director at Aviva, has been promoted to Interim CRO for its UK and Ireland General Insurance business.
  • Mark Wood, an independent consultant and owner of his own consultancy firm, joins Aviva as its Head of Credit Risk.
  • Jose Morago joins the Financial Conduct Authority as Head of Enterprise Risk and Advisory Services (Deputy CRO) from Aviva where he was the Group Risk Director.
  • Debra Weekes, Group Risk Officer at LV=, joins Ecclesiastical Insurance Group as Head of Risk
  • Olly Reeves, Head of Risk Management at Lloyds of London, joins Neon as its CRO.
  • Reeken Patel, CRO at Novae Insurance, is promoted to become CFO.
  • Philippa Herz, Enterprise Risk Director at Bupa, joins OneFamily as CRO.
  • Henrik Wijkander joins Phoenix Group as Head of Investment Risk from Prudential Assurance where he was the Head of Capital Solutions.
  • Nick Seddon, Compliance Manager at Covea Insurance, joins Regis Mutual Management as its Head of Risk and Compliance.
  • Peter Shepherd, Managing Director for Growth and Investments, at Lloyds Banking Group joins Rothesay Life as its CRO.
  • Kevin Thorne, Senior Manager of Operational Resilience at PwC, joins RSA as its Head of Business Continuity for UK and International.
  • Angela Brouner joins Simply Business as its Head of Risk and Compliance from Mazars where she was a Director within the Financial Services Consulting group.
  • Derrik Joslin joins Cofunds as Head of Operational Risk and Framework from Age UK where he was the Head of Group Risk and Compliance.

APAC:

  • Annie Tay has left AXA as APAC CRO. She continues to run Cubic Risk Solutions as Director and Actuary.
  • Jo Fox joins Chubb in APAC as Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Australia and New Zealand. Fox was previously VP for Global Markets Legal and Compliance at Allied World.
  • Markose Thomas joins FWD Singapore as Head of Risk and Compliance from Munich Re Singapore, where he was the Head of Compliance and Risk Management.
  • Sandeep Gopal joins Swiss Re Corporate Solutions as Director and CRO for the APAC region, having previously been the APAC Head of Risk at Allied World.
  • Mark Baxter joins QBE Australia and New Zealand as CRO. He was previously UK and Europe CRO at Prudential Assurance.

Retail Financial Services and Payments

EMEA:

  • Deidre Hannigan joins AIB as CRO from the National Treasury Management Agency, where she was CRO.
  • Petrina Oliver joins Aldermore Bank as Head of Enterprise Wide Risk. She was previously at RBS as Head of Prudential Regulation and Frameworks, Risk Analytics and Models.
  • Lyndon Horwell joins Coventry Building Society as Treasurer. He was previously Head of Market Risk and ALM at Lloyds Banking Group.
  • Carsten Egeriis joins Danske Bank as CRO from Barclays, where he was CRO for the UK.
  • Kevin Strek joins Experian as Risk and Control Director. He was previously Head of UK Banking Business Control at Banco Santander.
  • Shaun Alexander joins MarketInvoice as Head of Risk, from Santander where he was Head of Risk for Asset-Based Lending.
  • Alan Brown joins Redwood Bank as Director of Risk and Compliance. He was previously Head of Market Risk at Williams & Glynn.
  • Patricia Halliday joins Santander UK as CRO, from GE Capital where she was CRO.
  • Robert Lawlor joins Secure Trust Bank as Head of Credit Risk. He was previously Enterprise and Operational Risk Leader and MLRO at GE Capital.

Americas:

  • Sudeep Arora joins Barclaycard as CRO for Barclaycard International and Wealth International. He was previously with Global Head of Model Risk for the Consumer business at Citi.

APAC:

  • Stuart Mills joins Westpac as Head of Operational Risk and Insurance. He was previously CRO at Premium Credit based in London.
  • Ai Lin Woo joins AmBank Group as Vice President 1, Business Credit Risk. She was previously with OCBC Bank as Head, Consumer Credit Department.
  • Dunstan Maurice was appointed Group Chief Risk Officer at GHL Systems Berhad, he was previously their Group Head, Risk Management.
  • Michael Tong left AXA Singapore as Head of Information Security.

Non-FS

EMEA:

  • Stefano Rettore joins Archer Daniels Midland as CRO, from CHS Inc. where he was President.
  • Alex Cesar joins Thomson Reuters as Head of Risk Technology, from Deutsche Bank where she was Governance and Legal Technology Head.

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