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Christian Hunt
Founder at Human Risk


Christian Hunt is the founder of Human Risk Limited, a Behavioral Science Consulting and Training Firm, specialising in the fields of Risk, Compliance, Conduct and Culture.

He was previously Head of Compliance & Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) for UBS EMEA and Global Head of C&ORC for UBS Asset Management. Having pioneered the use of Behavioral Science in these functions, he became Head of Behavioral Science at UBS; a role specifically created for him.

Prior to joining UBS, Christian was Chief Operating Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), a subsidiary of the Bank of England responsible for the regulation of Financial Services. He joined the PRA’s predecessor organisation, the FSA, as Head of Department, International Banking Supervision.

Christian began his career at Arthur Andersen, before joining Deutsche Bank in Investment Banking. Whilst there, he was on secondment as an Assistant Secretary to the UK Takeover Panel.

Christian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce. He holds a Masters from the University of Oxford.

Agenda Sessions

  • Corrupt algorithms: why the human brain makes us bad risk managers & what we can do about it