Simon Greaves leads a practice delivering a suite of risk and portfolio valuation services. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial services across trading, risk management, and risk advisory.
Mr. Greaves has extensive practical experience within risk management and the structured finance/structured credit businesses. Throughout his career, he has worked on implementing best risk-management practice, model validation, and implementation. He combines his technical skill set with a proven record of successfully building and developing businesses in conjunction with driving commercial strategy and growth.
Mr. Greaves previously led the complex asset solutions group across Europe for a global financial advisory and investment banking firm. This business successfully delivered valuation and risk services across a range of asset classes from structured finance and derivatives to illiquid bond and loan structures. In addition, the group advised on valuation and risk management best practice, as well as supporting financial asset valuations and advisory within a litigation context.
Previously, he served as managing director at Fitch Ratings, leading the development of the business for Fitch Solutions across EMEA and APAC. He was also co-head of the Exotic Credit Derivatives Pricing and Risk Analytics Business of Derivative Fitch, a part of Fitch Ratings.
Mr. Greaves was a founding member of a startup software company that developed and marketed trading and risk management solutions and was eventually sold to Reuters. His previous roles have included the head of market risk at Sumitomo Finance International and positions at CSFB and KPMG.
Mr. Greaves is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
University of St Andrews
M.A., Economics with Economic and Social History, 1988
Duff & Phelps Ltd.
2010 - 2013
Fitch Ratings Ltd.
2006 - 2010
Application Networks Inc.
1999 - 2006
Sumitomo Finance International plc
1996 - 1999
1994 - 1996
1989 - 1994
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