Consultancy Matters LLC and VaudRisk agree collaboration on CEEMEA Training

May 14th, 2013

Consultancy Matters LLC and VaudRisk are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement between the two firms which now creates a unique training and learning consultancy for financial services institutions in CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East … Continue reading

We’re featured in Reward First Newsletter!

December 6th, 2012

My guest article for the UK-based Reward Consultancy newsletter, Reward First® People Consulting “Motivating bankers: Balancing a diet of risk and reward” addresses the dilemma: if risk-taking achieves growth, how should we reward risk-taking activities? I welcome your responses! Keith W. Waitt … Continue reading

Citi: Too Big To Control?

November 8th, 2012

Reducing the headcount is only treating the symptoms and not the cause of Citi’s problems. Mr. Corbat needs to have a radical think about the “Bank We Want to Be” and sell off or unwind businesses that really do not fit … Continue reading

Risk Without Boundaries

October 23rd, 2012

This is an interesting article in the FT from the summer. In a global organization, how messages are interpreted based on national cultures. With respect to risk (not just in banking), cultural interpretation can be along a lengthy spectrum. While … Continue reading

Ina Drew’s London Whale

October 18th, 2012

If you consider the differences between knowledge and wisdom… you begin to see that one gets you through the day/hour, while the other gets you through life/the situation. Wisdom always adds the benefit of context drawn from experience.  I was … Continue reading

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