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David Coleman Managing Director, Risk Management at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development


David joined EBRD as Managing Director, Risk Management in January 2014, when he assumed responsibility for Credit Risk, Market Risk, Equity Investment Risk Management, Operational Risk and Recovery activities. He is a member of the credit committee, Risk Committee and Asset and Liability Committee. In addition David leads the Culture Change Programme for the Bank and Chairs the Implementation governance of the broader change programme of the Bank which is engaged in deepening outsourcing, automation, agile working and improving efficiency.

David has a banking career stretching over 35 years in retail, wholesale and investment banking at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust and beginning with NatWest. More recently, from September 2008 he was appointed as the Chief Risk Officer of the Investment Banking arm of RBS, with responsibility for rebuilding the Risk Management and Compliance functions of the Division until the decision to exit from those businesses in 2013.

He is co-author of the risk management examination text for the global professional body PRMIA and in 2017 was elected as a Board Member of the PRMIA Global, Board.