Speakers

tutors speaking at the event

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Patricia White,

Independent Consultant and author, mentor and tutor for ALMA's Certificate in Bank ALM (CertBALM) qualification

Patricia is a senior banking risk professional who now leverages her experience to design and deliver training for practitioners on Treasury risks. 

From 2009-15 she headed the global risk team responsible for liquidity and IRRBB at Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to that she spent eight years at Santander UK, where she steered interest-rate and liquidity risks through the integration into the Santander Group risk framework and the Global Financial Crisis. She began her career at the Bank of England, firstly as an economist and later working on the development of prudential policy. 

Patricia was a member of the Committee of the UK Asset & Liability Management Association (ALMA) from 2007-14 and enjoys tutoring the Capital Management unit of ALMA's new CertBALM® qualification

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Andrea Martin Schnoz

Director, FS Risk & Regulatory Services

PwC

Andrea is a Director in PwC’s Financial Services Assurance Risk and Regulatory Group in Zurich. He joined PwC in August 2017 from Barclays in Singapore where he was the Regional Head of the Finance Regulatory Policy team. Before that Andrea worked for several years at Credit Suisse where he held the role of  Global Head of FINMA Regulatory Assurance based in Zurich and EMEA Head of FINMA Regulatory Reporting in London. Andrea started his professional career at a Big4 company where he passed the Swiss CPA and CFA exams.

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Rod Hardcastle

Director in Deloitte’s EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy

Deloitte LLP

Rod is a Director in Deloitte’s EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy, where he leads the Centre’s work on Basel 3 and credit risk modelling approaches. He has nearly 30 years of experience in Financial Services during which time he has been both an advisor with Deloitte and a practitioner, having held senior regulatory risk roles at large and medium-sized banks in the UK.

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Dr. Colin Lawrence

Director, Risk & Financial and former Director

Financial Stability Board (FSA)

Colin is a Senior Financial Services Advisor, sitting on multiple Advisory Boards as a Non-executive Director and  Financial Risk / Regulatory advisor: expert in challenging & advising on critical risk strategies for major global financial institutions, central bankers and regulators to strengthen their business model/public policy framework. He was a former Director of the Risk supervisory Specialists Division at the Financial Services Authority and on the transition Board to create the Prudential Regulatory Authority in the Bank of England. He played a major role in the bail out of banks in the 2008 crisis, designed the new stress testing framework and built the new technology with cloud based computing for stress testing. He was then appointed Partner of  Ernst & Young on the Risk Management & Regulatory Advisory Group to identify key challenges for major financial services clients. He is a renowned expert on BCBS standards and all aspects of the Basel Capital Accord, the Financial Stability Board and the Regulatory structure of the EU, including the ECB, the SSM and the Financial Stability Board; Also an expert on the UK financial structure, the PRA interactive supervisory structure and the FPC(Financial Policy Committee).

Currently he sits on the following Boards: Non Executive Director of OsTC Ltd and Chair Risk & Compliance: IHS Markit academic Advisory Board, Appomattox Fund Managers, USA ,Cass Business School, UK, And Prmia UK (Professional International Risk Association).