John Thirwell

Board Member

``Pro-active use of risk management skills in an engaging and inspirational way guarantees improvement in performance outcomes, cost efficiency, sustainability of set goals, delivery of capital Investments, motivated people and positive corporate culture.``

30+ Years of Experience

John is well-known internationally as a speaker and writer on operational risk and on risk management and governance. He has worked in financial services for over 30 years and, for the last 15 years, has been on the boards of a number of banking and insurance companies as both an executive and non-executive director. He has been chairman of the UK Financial Services and Insurance Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce and has sat on advisory groups on risk and operational risk for the Bank of England, Financial Services Authority Financial Services Skills Council, among others. He graduated from the University of Oxford and is a Fellow of the Institute of Operational Risk and of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.