Ray - OBrien

Board Member at Quantexa Limited


As Global Risk Chief Operating Officer Ray O Brien is responsible for a number of key areas across risk and compliance globally including Functional Strategy CAO Change Delivery CDO CCO Analytics Operations Software Delivery and MI Reporting. Ray graduated from University College Dublin in 1989 with a degree in mathematics and computer science. He joined Kleinwort Benson as an equities trading systems developer and in 1991 moved to Nomura within futures and options trading. Two years later he joined risk at Banque Paribas before moving to the risk area at Deutsche Bank in 1997. In 2001 Ray left Deutsche Bank to form a risk management consultancy based in London and Germany that included among its customers Royal Bank of Scotland Deutsche Bank Merrill Lynch Credit Suisse and HSBC. In 2004 Ray joined HSBC as a member of the executive committee for HTS Global Banking Markets HTS GBM. Ray has managed a number of business areas within HTS GBM including Global Transaction Banking Global Banking Operations Risk and Finance software and change delivery. Ray moved to the Global Risk function in 2012 and is currently the Global Risk COO. Ray is married to Elizabeth and has two children.