Jeff SimmonsChief Risk Officer/Head of Support & Control at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Jeff Simmons joined the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (“BTMU”) in June 2014 as the Head of Enterprise Risk, tasked with creating the function.
Prior to joining the bank he spent some 20 years some 20 years specialising in best practice Risk Management including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Risk Model Validation and Regulatory Risk consulting. As well as have line management responsibilities in various institutions he has also gained extensive experience in implementing Risk Management frameworks from both a technical and operating model based perspective.
At BTMU his responsibilities include the development of a Regional Risk Appetite Framework, the creation of an Integrated Stress Testing process and the standardisation of the risk governance framework across the EMEA region. He works extensively with the Head Office and other regions to develop a global framework in these areas. He is Chairman of the EMEA regional Risk Committee and a member of the EHQ Risk Management Committee.
Most recently Jeff has been involved intensively with the enhancement of the Risk Management framework in MUFG Bank (Europe). This has involved him in the formation of in Amsterdam tasked with delivering the full range of regulatory submissions (ICAAP, ILAAP, SIRA, Recovery Plan).