Philip BestChief Risk Officer and Group Head of Compliance at Evelyn Partners
Philip has worked in the financial markets since 1985 and has held a number of senior positions in risk management and compliance, including Global CRO Barclays Wealth, CRO for Columbia Threadneedle, prior to which he was Head of Risk at UFJI London and Director of Market Risk at Abbey National. Philip started his career in IT before changing direction to risk and compliance. Philip’s first risk roles were in market risk on trading floors and progressed to cover all aspects of risk management and compliance. Philip has also worked as a management consultant for a number of years, consulting to banks on IT strategy, operations and risk and compliance.