Kumar Ved, Managing Director, is an internationally experienced leader in the financial services sector with over 25 years of expertise spanning risk management, governance, compliance and systems implementation.
As an expert leader in regulatory policy experience, Kumar has facilitated sustainable and profitable growth for global banks like Goldman Sachs, ING, and Citibank as well as leading management consultancies such as Accenture and Grant Thornton.
Kumar has experience leading complex firm-wide change programs across business lines, jurisdictions, and international borders, leveraging his strengths in risk management, stakeholder engagement, cost reduction, and team leadership to drive organisational transformation and deliver strategic outcomes for financial institutions.
Throughout his accomplished career, Kumar has held critical roles in investment banking, management consulting, and regulatory bodies. He served as Head of Risk Management for ING Group Treasury, pioneered a new Risk Management Advisory practice at Grant Thornton, and contributed as an expert advisor to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.
Kurmar holds a BSc in Actuarial Science from City University London and is a qualified Member of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.