Bank risk manager of the year: Deutsche Bank

Bank risk manager of the year: Deutsche Bank

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Stuart Lewis, Deutsche Bank

There was something resembling an argument at Deutsche Bank in February last year, when a group of senior traders, strategists and risk managers in the corporate banking and securities (CB&S) division held one of their regular, fortnightly meetings. Analysts at the bank believed the US Federal Reserve Board would rein in its bond-buying programme sooner rather than later – not a consensus view – so the question was whether, when and how to hedge. The resulting debate was livel