David is the Director of Research and Training at The Protecht Group and author of "A Short Guide to Operational Risk". He is recognised internationally as a specialist in all facets of risk management and in particular, enterprise risk management. Prior to founding Protecht in 1999, he held roles as the Head of Operations and Risk Management at two international banks, WestLB and The Industrial Bank of Japan. His career also spanned 7 years with PwC. David is currently active in consulting to and training in a wide range of industries in relation to setting up risk management functions and implementing enterprise risk systems.