Editor, Risk benchmarking
Tom is Risk.net's benchmarking editor, responsible for editorial projects that help firms measure their performance against one another and share best practice. He was the launch editor of Op Risk Benchmarking, Risk Scenarios and the Quant Finance Master's Guide. He was previously desk editor for Risk.net’s risk management coverage.
Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group.
Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Warwick, UK.
Op Risk Benchmarking: Mistakes mean more data for reporting, models and scenarios. But do banks learn from them?
Op Risk Benchmarking: Smaller lenders fear outages and other IT bungles, as do regulators. So, what are they doing about it?
Op Risk Benchmarking: Lenders confront “existential” threat of data leaks with bigger teams and better controls
From KRIs to four-eye checks, how do op risk frameworks at regional and domestic banks stack up?
Op Risk Benchmarking: more than half of participants are reviewing or switching systems
G-Sibs split on risk modelling and management for IT disruption and infosec
Risk Live: Regulator concerned rapid AI adoption will favour incumbent vendors; aims to launch sandbox
US schools cement top five dominance as graduate salaries soar
New proposals due on data capture after Fed dumps bid to use DFAST submissions
Cyber and third-party risks also rise, along with concerns around data management and execution errors
Republican control of Congress could deal “a sharp shock to markets”, analysis suggests
As US rates march upwards, Risk.net readers offer deeply diverging forecasts on the impact for markets through to 2024
Banks risk becoming a “whipping dog” in the fight against climate change, says departing risk chief
LME episode comes amid scrutiny of UK regime and fresh Brexit row
Regulator is actively looking to beef up reporting and data aggregation capabilities for index swaps
CFTC chair says recent market shocks highlight value of Fed accounts; Congressman agrees
For a generation of bankers and vendors, client hospitality was part of life. But the party is winding down