Oliver is a Managing Director in Grant Thornton’s Financial Services Advisory Practice. Based in the New York office, he delivers integrated services to global banking clients, with a focus on regulatory changes, risk and compliance.
Oliver brings over 20 years of experience as a senior manager and technology consultant, working for financial organizations and multinational corporations in Europe and North America. He has an industry leading focus on Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Post-merger integration, Data Lineage and Corporate Lending Operations and Technology.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton Oliver has held a number of senior positions within US based European banks. Most recently he was Director of Enterprise Risk Technology, Deutsche Bank Americas with the responsibility for regulatory compliance across all Risk functions [Credit / Market / Non-Financial / Enterprise / Regulatory]. This role covered areas such as IRRBB, CCAR, USB3, SCCL, SNC, CECL, LLL, BCBS239 and MOU / MRIA / MRA remediation.
He performed a similar role at Credit Suisse, and prior to that, was ABN Amro NV branch manager and CAO for RBS/ABN Amro NV Americas. He led the ABN / RBS post-acquisition integration program across the Americas; covering all aspects of the merger. He was responsible for the full remediation of 32 MRAs and MRIAs allowing for the shut-down of the 22 ABN Amro US, Canada and Cayman legal entities. He also led the bank’s global Corporate Lending technology consolidation covering the Americas, Europe and Asia.
He is an experienced practitioner of control and process design and re-engineering, with a focus within Risk and Compliance on the associated data management, lineage and controls aspects of these types of change programs. In parallel Oliver has been working on the development of Segregation of Duty requirements linked to Fraud, Risk and SOX related processes and activities.
Oliver is currently leading Grant Thornton’s thinking regarding the industry challenges of the IBOR transition. He is focused on the practical aspects of the rate transition; covering population identification through sub-ledger analysis to the resulting transition of areas such as contracts, customers, risk / pricing / projection models, projection provisions and auditability.