Dr Simon Ashby is an expert in risk, financial services regulation, banking and insurance.
He remains actively involved in the UK financial services sector and in this open session (part of the ERSC Festival of Social Science), he shared his knowledge of risk management in the world of finance.
Speaker: Dr Simon Ashby
Simon is Associate Professor of Financial Services at the Plymouth Business School. Prior to this he worked as a financial regulator (writing policy on risk management for the UK Financial Services Authority) and a senior risk manager in a number of top UK financial institutions (covering both credit and operational risk). Simon has a PhD in corporate risk management and has published many academic papers and reports on risk, financial services regulation, banking and insurance. His current research interests include the global financial crisis, the Basel III and Solvency II regulatory reforms and risk management concepts such as risk culture and risk appetite.
Simon remains actively involved in the UK financial services sector and is a regular speaker at industry conferences and seminars. He also provides occasional training and consultancy services to financial institutions and their regulators. Simon is a Fellow and Chairman of the Institute of Operational Risk and a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Risk, Banking and Financial Services at the University of Nottingham.