As Head of the Firm’s Risk & Regulatory team, David advises financial services providers on risk, regulatory and compliance-related matters. David provides pre-inspection assessments, supports clients throughout the regulatory engagement cycle and specialises in the design and implementation of risk and compliance frameworks.
David was deputy Head of Risk in the Central Bank of Ireland. During his 12 years with the Central Bank, David established inspection teams and methodologies to supervise insurance and reinsurance firms and worked in banking sector regulation developing and implementing the Central Bank of Ireland’s regulatory risk appetite and risk assessment framework (PRISMTM). The PRISM framework was first implemented for the banking and insurance sectors before being rolled out to cover MiFID firms, credit unions and funds service providers. When the framework was adopted by the European Central Bank (“ECB”) for its Single Supervisory Mechanism (“SSM”), David provided input and guidance to the SSM during the development and implementation of their supervisory approach.
David was previously the Managing Director of a reinsurance firm providing proportional, non-proportional and facultative property and casualty cover.
David is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, having trained and qualified in practice followed by financial control roles in the telecoms, entertainment and reinsurance industries.
David recently completed a Diploma in Organisational Behaviour with the Irish Management Institute, is an accredited Mediator and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Diploma in Psychology from Dublin Business School.
David enjoys spending time with his young family and in his spare time is a keen surfer who maintains his interest in psychology.
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