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Brandon Davies

Senior Nonexecutive Director, Gatehouse Bank and Premier European Capital, UK
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Brandon Davies is senior nonexecutive director, Gatehouse Bank and Premier European Capital, a private capital company, as well as chief executive of his own company dRisk.biz. He has been deputy group treasurer at Barclays Bank and managing director of financial engineering at BZW, and has more than 35 years’ experience in banking.


Articles by this Author

  • Making It Count: Independent Nonexecutive Directors
    by Brandon Davies
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.The inability of independent nonexecutive directors (INEDs) to rein in banks’ excesses has been highlighted in the wake of the financial crisis. Brandon Davies, an INED himself at Gatehouse Bank, examines whether proposed reforms to strengthen their role go far enough.
  • Tools of the Trade: Financial Risk Measurement
    by Brandon Davies
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.Measuring risk effectively is vital. But if the tools that are used to do so are inappropriate, the result may be a very accurate wrong answer—and, consequently, disaster, as with the current series of financial crises.
  • The Liquidity Factor
    by Brandon Davies
    This article was first published in Quantum magazine.Shariah banks and financial markets have been affected by the international financial crisis, but, according to a recent International Monetary Fund study, they have proved more resilient and less unstable than their conventional competitors.This means that they are also well placed to take advantage of any economic upturn, particularly as the Basel III reforms are highlighting structural...

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