Mr Dennis William Cox, BSc FCSI FCA is a leading financial services risk management specialist and CEO of Risk Reward Limited, a capital raising, risk management, internal audit, recruitment and consulting firm serving banks, insurance companies, regulators and alternative financial institutions in developed and emerging markets globally from their offices based in the City of London and Miami.
Mr Cox 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 a number of roles within the banking and audit professions including Senior Audit Manager (Compliance) at HSBC Holdings PLC and Senior Manager (Banking and Finance) at both BDO Binder Hamlyn and Arthur Young. He has significant expertise in enterprise risk management, risk-based internal audit, forensic accounting, money laundering deterrence, treasury, credit risk, liquid risk, operational risk and market risk.
Mr Cox is also an expert on international regulation including the rules promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements and the Financial Actions Task Force. Specific areas of expertise include model risks, the ICAAP, the ORSA, the ILAA, stress testing, scenario modelling and living wills.
Mr Cox is a Fellow, Co-founder and former Chairman of the Risk Forum for the UK Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments. A Fellow of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), he was a National Council Member for 18 years. He holds a BSc Honours degree in Mathematics form University of London. He also represented the public interest in the review of the Institute of Actuaries for 10 years.
Mr Cox is an accomplished international conference chairman and lecturer, and is the author of a number of publications including: Banking and Finance: Accounts, Audit and Practise (1993 Butterworths), The Mathematics of Banking and Finance (2006 Wiley Finance) and Frontiers of Risk Management (2007 Euromoney), An Introduction to Money Laundering Deterrence (2010 Wiley Finance) and The Handbook of Anti Money Laundering for Wiley Finance (2014) on the topic of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regulations and techniques in global markets.