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Alan has been the programme director for Santander UK’s IFRS 9 implementation since June 2017. The programme is responsible for the development and implementation of the new IFRS 9 classification and measurement rules, impairment calculations, updates to finance systems and processes, and disclosures.
Before that, as Head of Risk Measurement, Alan was responsible for the development of Basel 2 rating systems for both the retail and corporate lending units in the UK. This team were also responsible for the stress testing methodology used to forecast regulatory capital requirements, as well as developing methodologies for calculating bad debt provisions and risk costs for pricing models.
Alan joined Santander UK (formerly Abbey National) in 2002 as Head of Group Retail Credit from Barclays plc where he was an assistant director in Group Risk Oversight and before that Head of Retail Product Risk, responsible for the credit risk modelling and policy for the unsecured retail portfolios.