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Our facilitators have extensive industry experience. Drawing on this, they facilitate meaningful discussions and help to bring the classroom-based training to life through real-life scenarios and anecdotes.

Ruwan Weerasekera - ICBC Standard Bank

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Ruwan is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director for ICBC Standard Bank Plc. He chairs the Remuneration committee and sits on the Board Audit and Risk committees. He also works closely with clients as a consultant on conduct and culture.

Ruwan was previously a Managing Director at UBS in London. He was deeply involved in remediation after the financial crisis and led investigations into rogue trading, benchmark submission and foreign exchange trading incidents, which involved appearing as a witness of fact in court.

Ruwan is also a Non-Executive Director for RegTek Solutions, London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and Chair of Governors of The Bridge Academy, Hackney.

David Long - Pall Mall Risk Reduction

Managing Director

David is a director of Pall Mall Risk Reduction, which is a consultancy that specialises in the First Line of Defence.

David has had an extensive and broad career spanning more than thirty years’ tier one investment banking experience.

He has held a number of senior positions including Head of Brexit, Group COO for EMEA, COO Fixed Income, Executive Board membership and legal entity directorships of both Credit Suisse and industry-wide entities including the British Bankers Association and EBS Ltd (World’s largest FX broker).

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