- Sutton Coldfield, GB
- £75 /hr
- Available now
I am a freelance business consultant, with particular experience in business transformation, risk management, compliance, audit and governance in a wide range of sectors, includingmore...I am a freelance business consultant, with particular experience in business transformation, risk management, compliance, audit and governance in a wide range of sectors, including financial services, and banking.
I also have extensive sales and operational management experience, having managed large multisite teams, call center operations and commission based sales professionals.
Area Covered: UK
Work Experience Summary: Andrew Bird is the Founding Partner and Director of Ridgeway Solutions, a global risk and compliance consultancy practice. He has over 25 years of experience in retail banking and consumer lending in the UK markets. He has held a range of positions managing retail banking divisions, call centers as well as managing risk and compliance teams. Between 2005 and 2008, he served as Group Head of Operational Risk for a FTSE 250 listed, UK based sub-prime lender, where he was responsible for the design and implementation of operational risk and compliance frameworks. Mr. Bird was active in the groups risk committee, audit committee, credit committee and assets and liabilities committees as well as chairing the risk forum and combined assurance group. Previously, he was the Head of Risk Analysis and Process Development for a high street bank. He also serves as a non-executive Director for a software design business, primarily providing bespoke enterprise risk management solutions.
Education Summary: Member of the Institute of Risk Manager
Member of the Gerson Lehrman Group Councils
Member of the Society of Industry Leaders
Risk / Compliance / Business Transformation Consultant