As volatile markets, increased regulation, heightened public scrutiny and growing cyber and data threats create tough challenges for business, the risk function has never been more important. Investment in infrastructure and oversight has created exciting opportunities across credit, market and liquidity risk.

Grasping the subtleties of various risk disciplines and balancing them with regulatory optimisation, compliance and IT infrastructure are now essential attributes of the risk executive.

Leathwaite helps firms mitigate risk and remain compliant, by sourcing and appraising talented executives. Our team of specialists secure leaders who can deliver change, manage across business lines and partner with senior management and boards.

Our risk expertise spans:

  • Credit, Market & Operational Risk Management
  • Liquidity Management
  • Capital Optimisation
  • Model Risk & Validation
  • Legal & Regulatory, including Basel III Standards & MiFID II

CEOs that make HUMAN CAPITAL their top priority, and continuously strive to engender employee loyalty, have the highest probability of realizing outsize returns.

Wall Street Journal Leadership Report

Track Record:

  • Deputy AWM Chief Risk Officer – Global Investment Bank – New York
  • EMEA Chief Risk Officer – Global Investment Bank – London
  • Americas Head of Market Risk – Global Retail Bank – New York
  • EMEA Chief Risk Officer – Global Investment Bank – London
  • Head of Margin Risk – Global Financial Services Corporation – New York
  • Global Head Financial Crime – Global Retail Bank – London
  • Head of ICG Operational Risk – Global Investment Bank – New York
  • International Chief Risk Officer – Global Financial Services Corporation – New York

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