Cathy Hampson is a management consultant, currently engaged in using robotic process automation in the field of financial services’ regulatory compliance. She regularly lectures and trains groups on a variety of business topics, including organisational behaviour, and has over 30 years of experience in financial services: investment banking, asset management and insurance. Hampson has designed, project-managed and implemented compliance and risk departments and systems in companies such as AIG, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Global Investors, Chase Manhattan, Mars and the London Stock Exchange.
Hampson has headed operational risk departments globally and operated firm reporting across global platforms. Her diverse roles in compliance, risk, securities lending trading, operations, IT, finance and project management provide knowledge of a company’s overall operations, as well as an understanding of the behavioural aspects of interdepartmental differences. Her interests in psychology, risk and coaching led to the publication of her book An Introduction to Behavioural Risk (Risk Books 2015).
Hampson graduated with first-class honours in fuel and energy engineering/management studies from Leeds University, holds an executive MBA from the London Business School, is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and of the Institute of Operational Risk, and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. her interests in governance led to her taking relevant extracurricular roles and training via the Financial Times’s non-executive director diploma, her current trustee role being at the Weald and Downland Living Museum in West Sussex.