• Asset and Wealth Management
  • Global Banking & Wholesale Groups
  • Insurance
  • Retail Financial Services and Payments
  • Non-FS sectors

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EMEA Risk Moves:

Asset and Wealth Management:

  • Jane Daniel joins Aegon Asset Management as Global CRO from Columbia Threadneedle where she was CRO EMEA and Global Head of Operational and Enterprise Risk.
  • Liezl de Villiers, Risk Manager at Aviva Investors is promoted to Head of Risk Identification.
  • Chris Clement, Head of Multi-Asset and Alternatives Investment Risk at Columbia Threadneedle Investments is promoted to Head of Investment Risk of the EMEA region.
  • Jeremy Penn joins GSA Capital as Head of Risk Management from Credit Suisse where he was Director Market Risk Data Science.
  • Ashwant Bihal joins HPS Investment Partners as SVP and Lead Risk Manager, from BlueMountain Capital Management where he was the Lead Portfolio Construction and Risk Manager.
  • John Bastow joins Impax Asset Management as Head of Risk and Compliance from Janus Henderson Investors where he was Head of Regulatory Developments.
  • Sandhya Kawar, Executive Business Manager, Risk at M&G Investments is promoted to Head of Financial Risk and Governance.
  • Balraj Malhi joins Neuberger Berman as SVP, Operational Risk Director from Aberdeen Asset Management where he was Head of Business Risk EMEA.
  • Martin Golding joins Pantheon Ventures as Global Head of Operational Risk from Alcentra where he was Executive Director, Head of Risk.
  • Joydeep Lahiri joins RWC Partners as Head of Risk, Performance, and Attribution from Russell Investments where he was Associate Director for Client Strategy and Research.
  • Maria Khan joins SoftBank Investment Advisors as CRO from Hermes Investment Management where she was Director and Head of Operational and Counterparty Credit Risk.
  • Richard Collins joins Vanguard as Head of Risk for Europe from ICAP where he was Head of Group Risk Management.

Global Banking & Wholesale Groups:

  • Kirsty Rutter joins Barclays as MD and Chief Innovation Officer, UK from the Ministry of Justice where she was Interim CRO.
  • Alison Holmes joins Barclays as MD and Head of Centre of Excellence from Citi where she was MD Chief Auditor, Global Corporate Functions.
  • Claire Davies joins BNY Mellon as EMEA CRO, replacing John Johnston who retires.
  • Steven Major joins Deutsche Bank as MD and Head of Non-Financial Risk for Markets and UK from Credit Suisse where he was Head of Operational Risk for the UK and Global Strategic Resolution Unit.
  • Isabel Felzines joins Deutsche Leasing UK as Head of Risk from Ricoh Europe where she was Risk Director Europe.
  • James Calladine is promoted to CRO for HSBC UK from his previous role as CRO, Latin America at HSBC Group.
  • Wolfgang Koehler, Global Head of Risk, Global Broking at TP ICAP has been promoted to become CRO for EMEA.
  • Daniel Britz joins Intercontinental Exchange as CRO from Deutsche Bank where he was Head of Market Risk for Structured Finance and Non-Core.
  • Drakouli Konstantina joins Jefferies as Head of Fixed Income Market Risk from Citi where he was SVP Market Risk Management, Credit Markets.
  • Stephen Shelley is promoted to Group CRO and a member of the group executive committee at Lloyds Bank.
  • Volker Duenger joins Morgan Stanley as MD EMEA Head of Risk Analytics from UBS where he was MD Market Risk Control for FX, Rates & Credit.
  • Paul Higgins joins Morgan Stanley as EMEA Head of Market Risk for Fixed Income and Commodities from BNP Paribas where he was Head of Market Risk Transversal.
  • Sham Treon joins Parker Fitzgerald as a Director within its Global Financial Services Practice from Jefferies where he was Head of Market Risk, Head of Liquidity Risk for EMEA and APAC.

Retail Financial Services and Payments:

  • Laurent Reichert, Head of Compliance EMEA and MLRO at WorldRemit is promoted to Group Risk Director.
  • Ashutosh Bhatt joins ClearBank as Head of Credit Risk from Concurrence where he was CRO.
  • Simona Fionda joins Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) as Head of Risk from Metro Bank where she was Head of Operational Risk.
  • Catherine Brett joins MUFG as EMEA CRO from Santander UK Corporate and Commercial where she was CRO.
  • Pacome Breton joins Nutmeg as Head of Risk and Investment Manager from FQS Capital Partners where he was Head of Investments.
  • Steve Reeve joins Premium Credit as Head of Risk from Nationwide where he was Head of Group Risk Oversight and Group Compliance.
  • Joanna Wright joins RateSetter as CRO from GE Capital Bank where she was CRO.
  • Steve McDermott joins State Bank of India UK as CRO from Hampshire Trust Bank where he was CRO.
  • Caroline Ramsay joins Sainsbury’s Bank as Interim Head of Operational Risk Transformation from Tesco Bank where she was Operational Risk Director.
  • Paul Sibley, Enterprise Risk Director at TSB Bank is promoted to become Prudential Risk Oversight Director.
  • Robert Bates joins UBL UK as CRO from Habib Bank AG where he was CRO.


  • Christopher Homewood, Business Risk Partner at Aon UK is promoted to Head of Risk Partners.
  • Carol Collins joins Axis Capital as Head of Risk Governance from XL Catlin where she was Head of Risk Governance for UK, Europe, and Asia.
  • Mark Chaplin, Interim CRO at Aviva Insurance is promoted to CRO for the UK Insurance and UK Life businesses.
  • David Broom, Group Head of Internal Audit at DBRS is promoted to Group Head of Audit and Risk.
  • Penny James joins Direct Line Group as CFO from Prudential Insurance where she was CRO.
  • Andrew Blackmore joins Police Mutual as Head of Enterprise Risk from Zurich Life where he was Head of Enterprise Risk.
  • Nischal Patel joins Rothesay Life as Chief Credit Officer from JPMorgan where he was Head of EMEA Credit Risk for CIO, Treasury, and Corporate.
  • Nigel Allman joins Tilney Group as CRO from Vitality UK where he was Group CRO.
  • Jane Bean joins UK General Insurance as CRO from Bluefin where she was also CRO.
  • Cecilia Reyes, Group Risk Officer at Zurich Insurance Group retires from the group as of 2018.
  • Alison Martin, Head of Life and Health Business Management joins Zurich Insurance Group as their Group Risk Officer.

APAC Risk Moves:


  • Saskia Bosch van Rosenthal joins FWD as Head of Regulatory Change from PwC where she was the Director Risk & Regulatory.

Global Banking & Wholesale Groups:

  • Mary Low joins Northern Trust as SVP, Regional Head of Operational Risk Management from Société Générale where she was APAC Head of Operational Risk, Securities.


  • Mark Baxter joins QBE Insurance, Australia & New Zealand as CRO. Prior to taking some time away from industry, he was previously CRO UK & Europe at Prudential Assurance.

America Risk Moves

Global Banking & Wholesale Groups & Rating Agencies:

  • Deborah Hrvatin joins Citi as Global Head of Operational Risk Management for the bank’s Institutional Client Group. She was previously Deutsche Bank’s Head of Operational Risk Management for the Americas.
  • Steve Umlauf joins Citi as Global Head of Model Risk Management. He was previously at AIG leading Investment Analytics.
  • John Olert, CRO of Fitch Ratings retires. He is replaced by Eileen Fahey, the former Chief Credit Officer.
  • Sebastian Zugman, former Americas Head of Whole Risk as HSBC leaves to join Bank of America. Reena Walia, formerly Head of Enterprise Risk at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation joins the bank to replace him.
  • David Downie, former US Head of Market risk at RBC is appointed US CRO for the company. He replaces Clint Lively who leaves the organization.
  • Daniel Moore is appointed CRO for Scotiabank, replacing Stephen Hart who retires. Additionally, Grant Mick is appointed Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, replacing Daniel Moore.
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