John Barclay

John Barclay

UK Managing Principal, Risk Consulting

John is a Managing Principal in risk consulting, with over 20 years' experience in risk and front office areas in investment banks, delivering strategic solutions for credit and market risk management and Front Office derivatives modelling and trading. He has worked in technology, quantitative and business roles to define strategies and deliver systems across numerous areas including equity derivatives, synthetic finance, energy derivative and rates, and has migrated whole businesses onto new P&L, risk and pricing platforms.

6 Posts


FRTB: Now that the ink has dried…

FRTB: Now that the ink has dried…

Following on from our FRTB paper in late 2015, GFT along with the rest of the market, had been waiting with bated breath to see where the final FRTB regs ...

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How a lingua franca can solve your BCBS239 compliance problems

How a lingua franca can solve your BCBS239 compliance problems

With the continuation of unrelenting regulatory pressure, and to continue to improve risk management capabilities, the need to establish and preserve effective risk data aggregation processes and capabilities continues to ...

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BCBS239: the behemoth lumbers on

BCBS239: the behemoth lumbers on

With less than 12 months to go before the official January 2016 deadline, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s latest report reveals that banks are struggling to comply with the ...

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BCBS239: Great challenge, great opportunity

John Barclay By John Barclay Posted 02/10/2014
BCBS239: Great challenge, great opportunity

In the following article published on Finextra, John Barclay – a specialist in Market and Credit Risk – takes a look at BCBS239 compliance. The reforms, which are highly unprecedented, ...

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BCBS239: A colossal opportunity?

John Barclay By John Barclay Posted 13/06/2014
BCBS239: A colossal opportunity?

Since the financial crisis of 2008, it would appear that a paradigm shift has taken place whereby regulation breeds regulation! Just when you thought you had grasped EMIR and the ...

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Embracing change: Risk aggregation in the post-regulatory landscape

John Barclay By John Barclay Posted 30/01/2014
Embracing change: Risk aggregation in the post-regulatory landscape

A month has passed since the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision issued its progress update on BCBS239 risk aggregation. The progress report appeared without much fanfare or attention, and yet ...

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