Alan has been helping banks and their clients manage risk for over 30 years. He has designed and delivered over 2000 highly-interactive training days, in 45 countries, for the Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Credit Agricole, UBS, Credit Suisse, Barclays, Nomura, Rabobank, The Bank of England, The Financial Times, The London Stock Exchange, The European Stability Mechanism, the Universities of London and Cambridge, OPEC, the United Nations and many others.
He ran a currency swaps book for HSBC’s International Treasury Management Group where he also advised banks and multinational corporations on the design and execution of their hedging, asset-liability and risk management strategies. He traded a proprietary fixed-income book at Scotia Capital Markets as well as running training courses for the fixed income traders, the salespeople and the Debt Capital Markets team.
The International Foreign Exchange Dealers Association (ACI) commissioned him to write ‘Mastering Swaps Markets’, published by the Financial Times and the University of Shanghai. He holds an MSc in International Banking and Finance, plays the clarinet in one of London’s orchestras, is a keen tennis player, has a golf handicap of 6, and is the academic advisor to the award-winning financial education company INVSTR.