Andrew BrandHead of Operational Risk at XTX MARKETS
Andrew has many years of hands-on risk management experience. He is Head of Operational Risk at XTX Markets, having previously performed a similar role at Close Brothers. Prior to that he spent eight years at Threadneedle Investments where, as Enterprise Risk Manager, he was responsible for both internal and external risk reporting. He was also responsible for Basel and ICAAP implementation, leading the team that designed and implemented the firm’s regulatory risk framework. Previous to this, Andrew worked for various organisations in the banking sector including the Bank of New York and the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Andrew holds an economics degree from UCL and an MBA from Cass Business School, and is a frequent speaker and chair at risk events. He is also the textbook author for the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment’s exam, ‘Risk in Financial Services’.