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David Craig

David Craig

President - Financial & Risk at Thomson Reuters
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Bio President of the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters, which accounts for US 6.5 billion in revenue and is a leading provider of financial information, news, technology and regulatory solutions to the global financial community with operations in over 100 countries. Career History Prior to this role, founded and headed up Thomson Reuters' Risk business to help professionals deal with the growing raft of regulation, risk and compliance requirements. A financial services industry career spanning 20 years covering senior roles such as partner at McKinsey & Co and principle at A



Are the capital markets young enough to embrace disruptive technology?

30 Jan 2015

Many of us in the financial industry developed professionally in a world that has been about technology. However, today the curve is absolutely steeper and we see disruptive innovations transforming businesses and entire sectors. Just think about how Uber and PayPal have changed the nature of their fields. Last week at the World Economic Forum ...



Compliance: now it’s getting personal

20 Nov 2014

We may be on the brink of a new era in compliance – or at least in enforcement. This week the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney earned headlines around the world when he suggested that individuals’ base pay as well as their bonuses could be at risk if they failed to act properly. And he was not alone as other regulators and policymakers publicl...


A new dawn for China and the global investment community

17 Nov 2014

This is a genuinely historic week for the world’s financial markets. For the first time investors worldwide can invest directly in the companies driving this country’s amazing growth story via the Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect initiative. From this week, investors are able to trade in shares listed the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges, wit...


Who is responsible for managing compliance risk? You are

27 Jun 2014

High profile scandals and enforcement actions around the world have elevated the stature and scale of the compliance function across our industry. This could be seen as, perhaps, one of the few good outcomes of the financial crisis. Yet compliance is moving into unchartered waters. The focus on personal liability as an enforcement priority is s...