James has over 13 years experience of working in various data centric roles on both the Buy and Sell sides of Financial Services. After graduating in Economics and Economic History at the University of York James started his career at Reuters before joining Man Group in 2007 within Operations and Investment Management.
Within the Business and Technology functions as Head of Data Architecture and later Head of Information Management James delivered and led a variety of group-wide data initiatives. He is passionate about using the latest tools and techniques to bridge the gap between ‘the business’ and technology to achieve effective Information Management.
With regulatory deadlines fast approaching there is a general consensus amongst the G-SIBs that full compliance with new Basel Risk Principles by January 2016 is unlikely. Financial Data Management expert James Phare asks whether a change in approach and tooling might help those struggling to demonstrate compliance in this challenging area.