|Name||:||John Sherwood BSc MSc CEng FBCS CMC CISSP|
|Location||:||John is based in Sussex, Southern England.|
|Specialisation||:||Active in operational risk management for more than a decade, John has extensive knowledge and experience of the development and application of risk assessment methodologies, having assisted two major banks (Barclays and Deutsche) in developing their in-house methodologies for assessing and prioritising operational risks in support of risk management decision-making. He has worked on numerous risk management assignments on behalf of clients in a number of industry sectors; frequently working with clients at senior management level, influencing corporate strategy. |
|Additional Info||:||As the Chief Architect of the SABSA® methodology (Sherwood Applied Business Security Architecture), he has worked on several major enterprise security architecture programmes, including the development of the SWIFTNet architecture for international payments. John leads the development of the idRisk market offerings in the operational risk space; in particular having presented and published widely on the issues surrounding the implementation of Basel II. (A white paper is available on this topic). John is also a visiting lecturer and external examiner at Royal Holloway College, University of London, and has published and lectured extensively around the world on a broad range of topics in the information security and risk management domains. |
|Experience with Industries||:||John has experience working for the banking and insurance, telecommunications, oil and petrochemical, pharmaceuticals and civil aerospace industries, and with government.|
|Experience with Countries||:||He has experience working in the UK, continental Europe, the USA and the Asia-Pacific region.|
|No. of Years Experience||:||John has 32 years of experience as an information-systems professional.|
|Clarification||:||John has several recognised qualifications, and has worked for leading firms in numerous sectors.|
|Email||:||Contact John Sherwood|
|Name||:||Christopher Luck BSc, PhD, CEng, FIChemE.|
|Location||:||London /Southeast. Available for client work worldwide.|
|Specialisation||:||Over 25 years experience in strategic and operational risk management for major organizations – mainly multinationals. Development and implementation of leading edge strategies and methods for risk identification and assessment, risk control and risk management. Development of risk management structures for major organizations. Implementation of processes to ensure compliance with corporate governance requirements including The Combined Code/Turnbull Guidance.
Review and Audit of companies risk management processes including specific areas such as Environmental, Health and Safety management systems. Included substantial due-diligence work related to mergers and acquisitions.
|Additional Info||:||Responsible for establishing risk management policy and processes throughout the global operations of Diageo plc (formed by the merger of Guinness and Grand Metropolitan.) This included implementation of a consistent approach to the identification, assessment and control of all forms of business risk.
Substantial experience both in corporate risk management roles and in senior consultancy roles working mainly for international/multinational companies.
|Experience with Industries||:||Experience of most industry sectors, but in particular: -
Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Food and Drink, Transport (rail/air),
Pharmaceuticals, Power Generation/supply (conventional and Nuclear), Steel, Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper, automotive components, Glass Production and Service Industries.
Client organizations have included General Electric, TRW, Allied Signal,
Johnson & Johnson, BP, Shell, Exxon Chemical, British Gas, Network Rail, The Body Shop, Philip Morris, Steel Authority of India, Aramco, etc.
|Experience with Countries||:||UK, Europe including Eastern Europe, North America, Saudi Arabia, India, Australia and The Far East including Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.|
|No. of Years Experience||:||25 years experience in the Risk Management field involving senior positions both in Industry and Consultancy.|
|Clarification||:||In recent years, has focused on business risk management in it widest sense. Has hands on experience of risk evaluation for major process plant, establishing corporate Health & Safety Functions, environmental management and risk assessment.|
|Email||:||Contact Christopher Luck|
|Name||:||Graham Kent BSc, FCA|
|Key Skills||:||Receivables risk management and transfer and its role within sound enterprise risk management. General business management including finance. Business re-engineering, strategy development and implementation. Risk reviews. |
|Additional Info||:||A Chartered Accountant and experienced managing director with directorships in companies in credit insurance, debt collection, information and invoice discounting & factoring sectors. Held management responsibility for operations, underwriting, group finance and group secretarial matters at listed plc level.Carried out strategic review of state-owned insurance business in Central Europe. Completed feasibility studies, and negotiations of subsequent acquisitions.Authored module on business risk management for a post-graduate diploma.Held position of Chairman of the technical committee of the International Credit Insurance and Surety Association.|
|Experience with Industries||:||Credit insurance and related sectors, together with all industries that are buyers of credit insurance and other receivables management services.|
|Experience with Countries||:||Worked within UK, French, Belgian and German groups. UK, North America, Hong Kong, and the Czech Republic. Extensive international relationships.|
|No. of Years Experience||:||10 years auditing , 19 years credit insurance, receivables risk management and financing,|
|Email||:||Contact Graham Kent|
|Name||:||Nick Bear BTech Chartered Engineer MIEE FIMC|
|Location||:||London and the South East|
|Specialisation||:||Formerly Director, Risk and Quality Management for the UK operations of KPMG Consulting he managed the company’s risk and quality management system. This included continually developing and implementing risk and quality management policies and procedures, and monitoring compliance with the policies. He played a leading role in the KPMG Global Risk and Quality committee which defined global policies and monitored compliance by member firms world wide. In particular Nick carried out a key advisory/liaison role covering KPMG consulting practices in a number of countries and led reviews of such practices in many parts of the world to monitor and improve compliance with KPMG risk and quality polices. |
|Additional Info||:||Experience as an industrial engineer prior to moving into consultancy provided skills in many areas including problem solving and process improvement|
|Experience with Industries||:||Oversaw the risk management issues of consultancy projects carried out by KPMG Consulting in most industries. As a consultant worked in many industries in both private and public sectors, in particular in developing processes and quality management systems. |
|Experience with Countries||:||UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa|
|No. of Years Experience||:||Over 27 years in management consultancy|
|Clarification||:||A wide ranging early consultancy career led to a specialisation in the area of risk and quality management, primarily internally-focused and covering all types of consulting projects in many different industries|
|Email||:||Contact Nick Bear|