Founder and Chief Executive
Expert Profile: Dennis William Cox BSc BFP FCA FCSI
Dennis Cox is the Founder and Chief Executive of Risk Reward Ltd, where he oversees all consulting and training projects. An internationally recognized financial services risk management. compliance, internal audit and financial crime expert, he specializes in the interdisciplinary forward-looking impact of and opportunities of regulation, digital technologies, and the challenges surrounding credit, market, liquidity/treasury and operational risk, as well as successful compliance implementation techniques and model validation best practise.
Mr. Cox has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of risk, banking, financial crime, audit, and accounting. He has held senior management positions within the banking and accountancy profession as Director, Risk Management at HSBC Insurance Brokers Limited, and Director, Risk Management, Prudential Portfolio Managers. Formerly he held several roles within the audit profession, including Senior Audit Manager (Compliance) at HSBC Holdings PLC and Senior Manager (Banking and Finance) at both BDO Binder Hamlyn and Arthur Young (now Arthur Anderson and Ernst & Young),
Regional and national regulators and regulated banks and financial institutions (traditional and Islamic) worldwide (USA FDIC, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bank of England, the Central Banks of Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the Singapore Monetary Authority, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Bank of Japan, Bank Negara, Malaysia, Taiwan, the European Union), bank trade associations and their member banks plus national training organisations (British Bankers Association, Taiwanese Academy of Banking and Finance, Association of Cyprus Banks, et al) Cyprus), have benefited from the regulatory, technical and behavioural guidance and training afforded by Mr Cox through Risk Reward Ltd since 2002.
He is a Fellow, Co-founder and Chairman of the Risk Forum for the UK Chartered Securities and Investment Institute and administers the Risk Reward Global Risk Forum on LinkedIn. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA), he has also been a National Council Member for 17 years and a representative of the public as Council Member of the Institute of Actuaries (Insurance) for 10 years.
He holds an honours degree in Mathematics from the London University Westfield College.
A much in-demand speaker and trainer known for his highly-interactive, practical, job-role approaches, ease of communicating complex topics into an enjoyable social learning experience with wit and personal attention to delegates, Mr. Cox is the author of Banking and Finance: Accounts, Audit and Practice, An Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence and The International Handbook of Money Laundering Deterrence. He is the co-author of The Mathematics of Banking & Finance and is the senior editor and author of several chapters in The Frontiers of Risk Management.