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John Davies

Senior Consultant

John has over 30 years experience in Wholesale and Investment Banking Operations and has worked for US, European, African and Japanese houses. He has held local, Global and Regional roles as Functional and or Change/Strategy Head and in Head of Operations capacities.

John has experience across multi Asset Classes and the value chain. Key areas of expertise include current state analysis and operating model design; implementation of shared services; execution of sourcing strategies; off-shoring; near-shoring and Ops regulatory impact assessment. Prior to joining TORI Global:

John worked for Bank of New York/Pershing, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Standard Bank, ABN Amro, Bear Sterns and Morgan Stanley responsible for delivering a diverse range of strategic initiatives in both Change and Head of Function roles. John began his career with Morgan Stanley and went on to hold senior positions where more recently he was Head of Business Implementation at Bank of New York Pershing and prior to that European Head of Operations/Global Head of Securities Operations at Mitsubishi.

Projects/Strategic Initiatives John has led over recent years include:

  • MiFID II – Responsible for the Operational Readiness Programme covering the entire lifecycle from best execution through to transaction reporting for a within a global custodian
  • Mainframe Replacement – Definition of a 5-7 year business process lead mainframe replacement strategy across the end to end value chain combining a buy/build strategy across functional lines and process excellence within a Global Custodian
  • Organisational Design – Has Defined/lead/championed TOM and organisational design in firms though-out his career delivering the creation of Centres of Excellence including Near and Off-Shore locations 
  • Operational Risk and Control -  Capture and deployment of front-to-back Operational risk and control  processes across functional lines including framework and team deployment
  • Entity set-up and operating model design – Definition of new operating model to address regulatory requirements related to introduce ‘Groupclear’ Strategies leveraging regional hubs, multi-entity  regional/global transactional processing
  • Data Management - Definition of a data strategy covering Market, Party, Asset and standing data
  • Transformation/Transition – Strategy Definition and programme to build local, global and regional hubs to enable business migration and deliver annualised savings of circa £60m.

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