Dr. Colin Lawrence is a Senior Banking Advisor, Board Member & Financial Risk / Regulatory Specialist, and an expert in challenging & advising on critical risk strategies for major global financial institutions. He has held global positions at companies such as UBS, Republic National Bank of New York, Barclays Bank, and IBM Global Business Services. In 2008 Colin was appointed to head a new Supervisory Risk Specialist division at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and became Senior Risk Strategist of the new Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA) as part of the Bank of England, before moving on to Ernst & Young as Partner for Risk Management & Regulation. Colin Lawrence’s academic career includes a current Honorary Visiting Professor role at University College London, specializing in Finance & Risk Management. He holds an MA and a PhD in international economics from the University of Chicago.