Thought leaders and forward-looking thinkers
Bruce Fletcher
Bruce has held a variety of line and staff positions in corporate and retail banking over a 35 year career. He has specialised in Risk Management and is currently Group General Manager & Chief Risk Officer, Global Retail Banking & Wealth Management. He previously served as the Chief Risk Officer for Europe, for HSBC, with responsibility for managing risk across a diversified set of businesses which operate in 19 countries. Prior to that he was Chief Risk Officer, for the commercial banking, retail and insurance operations in the UK, and helped the bank to navigate the credit crisis. He originally joined HSBC in the US. His career includes more than 15 years at Citibank; in his final role, he was Managing Director and Senior Credit Officer focussing on commercial banking. Over a five-year period, he oversaw a range of international businesses and commercial banking product lines, and helped to integrate a number of acquisitions.
Chief Risk Officer, HSBC
Ron Shevlin
Ron Shevlin is the Director of Research at Cornerstone Advisors where he heads up the firm's strategic research efforts, including the Insight Vault service. Ron is the author of the book, Smarter Bank, and is the purveyor of fine snark on his Snarketing blog and the Fintech Snark Tank podcast. Ron's experience includes research and consulting for Aite Group, Forrester Research, and KPMG. He has an MBA from the University of Texas and a bachelor's degree in Economics from SUNY Binghamton.
Director of Research, Cornerstone Advisors
Scott Syphax
Scott Syphax is the CEO of Syphax Strategic Inc., a full-service management consulting and business development firm focused on the real estate development and financial services sectors. For 16 years, Scott was Chairman & CEO of The Nehemiah Companies, a national financial services and real estate development firm. Syphax serves on the boards of NORCAL Mutual Insurance, the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco and is the Emmy Award winning Executive Producer, Head Writer, and Host of PBS affiliate KVIE's, Studio Sacramento, highlighting the issues and newsmakers that shape California and the nation.
CEO, Syphax Strategic