Sean has over 20 years of experience in Risk Management in Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Front Office Supervision. He is a passionate advocate for the furtherance of Operational Risk as a discipline, co-authoring papers and acting as a speaker and panellist at many external events.
Sean has held senior risk roles at Toronto Dominion Bank and NatWest Markets, including Head of Operational Risk, Europe and Asia Pacific for TD, running a team of Operational Risk professionals responsible for all aspects of Operational Risk, providing trading and general expertise, rolling out a comprehensive regional framework in line with regulatory expectations and running the Wholesale Banking and Treasury KRI programme.
Whilst at TD, Sean pioneered Conduct and Fraud Risk management frameworks, provided expertise in Enterprise Risk Management, Strategy, Change Management and ran major risk-related projects. Sean has focused on Wholesale Banking for most of his career, sitting on trading floors providing expertise in both second and first line risk roles and setting up and running several successful teams.
He is the Deputy Chair of the Association of Foreign Banks Operational Risk Committee, sourcing speakers to discuss regulatory issues and leading practices with over 30 banks.