Colin Lawrence

senior vice president



One of the world’s foremost experts in risk management, Colin is a Senior Business Advisor, Board Member & Financial Risk - Regulatory Specialist, expert in challenging & advising on critical risk strategies for major global financial institutions, corporations ,central bankers and regulators to strengthen their business model/public policy framework.

Colin’s career has spanned a variety of senior management global roles in consulting, trading, regulation and academia for the likes of EY consulting, Barclays, UBS , IBM China and the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University to name a few.

As former director of risk specialist supervision for the Financial Services Authority (FCA), and strategic risk advisor for the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), he was a senior executive responsible for developing the UK’s financial services sector stress testing framework and technology; He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and was a professor of Money and Banking at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University.