Essentials in Bank Risk Management

Learn about Identify the key banking risks groups; managing financial risk in banks; regulatory capital and liquidity requirements in banks

Banking has been impacted by both the recent crisis and the low interest rate environment.  This has increased the focus on risk management and the techniques that are applied.  This 4-day course takes delegates through the essential elements of banking risk management to ensure that they have the skills that they require to undertake risk management in practice.

This course is suited for new or established risk professionals who wish to gain a better understanding of the risk management processes within a bank and how a bank is regulated.

Howard P. Haughton

Quantitative Financial Risk Expert

Risk Reward

Dr Haughton is an international recognized quantitative financial risk expert, industry consultant and senior research fellow specialising in computational finance for more than 30 years.

Following completion of this PhD in Mathematical Computer Science (1989), he has held a series of senior positions in risk and capital markets within large financial institutions including those related to mathematical modelling (Lloyd’s Register), model validation ( JP Morgan Chase),  which lead to global directorships at Deutsche Bank (money markets and derivatives risk), Merrill Lynch (establishing the quantitative credit risk function),  and at Dresdner Bank AG (mathematical methods and software implementation, pricing derivatives and structured products).

A career shift resulted in taking on the role of Chief Risk Officer and co-Head of Treasury at a Building Society while serving as an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Technology, Kingston.

He subsequently took on the role as Quantitative and Economic Advisor to the Commonwealth Secretariat, UK (2015-2018).

His most recent work in the field of sustainable development has enhanced awareness as to how sovereign contingent liabilities and financing for development can be better achieved.  He has provided policy advice to sovereign states globally related to sovereign wealth funds, infrastructure development, debt and capital management and project financing. 

Dr Haughton’s advisory services and research extends to that of leadership, corporate governance, diversity and inclusion. In this respect he has developed a framework for achieving inclusive leadership primarily in financial institutions.

He has published widely across a number of subject areas including the recent The Woken Leader (2020).

Dr Haughton holds advanced degrees including  a PhD in Mathematical Computer Science (Wolverhampton University) an MBA in Financial Strategy from Oxford University Said Business School,  and a  Master’s degree in Mathematical Finance (University of York, with distinction).

His professional qualifications include Chartered Risk analyst (AAM), Chartered Wealth Manager (AAM, Chartered Asset Manager (AAM), Chartered Portfolio Manager (AAM) and Certified Treasury Professional (AFP).

For more than  six years, Dr Haughton has been a visiting senior research fellow at King’s College London specialising in computational finance where he is responsible for the coordination of the core module of the MSc in Computational Finance and teaching industry leaders within financial institutions. 

Risk Reward Ltd is delighted to have Dr Haughton join the C-Suite Innovation and Leadership Executive Debriefs, risk management suite and  and quantitative experts team in 2011.

What will you learn?
  • The risks and trends in risk management within banking
  • The tools and approaches that are suitable for managing risk
  • The nature of operational risk and the developing standards
  • Credit risk including counterparty credit risk
  • Market and liquidity risk and their management
  • The impact of regulation on banking
Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Risk managers and senior management
  • Operations and control staff and management
  • Internal auditors
  • Credit risk
  • Market risk
  • Liquidity risk 
  • Operational risk 
  • Counterparty risk 
  • Reputation risk 
  • Regulatory 
  • Compliance 
  • Accounting 
  • Finance 
  • Legal

CPD and CPE Accreditation


CPD Accreditation

This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

CPE Accreditation

This course is CPE (Continuing Professional Education) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Live Virtual training courses


Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days

  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops

  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time

  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from to reinforce your learning

  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

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