As a leader within Deloitte’s Risk and Financial Advisory practice, James brings over 20 years of financial services industry experience to solve his global client’s toughest risk and regulatory compliance related challenges. From strategic design of Board Governance and Reporting, Risk Management Program Design and implementation, James leads large high performing teams to deliver Deloitte’s global services at leading and innovative financial services companies.
With over 20+ years of experience, James brings a unique perspective on regulatory related matters, industry leading practices and knowing what works best to design, model and implement sustainable risk and compliance related processes and programs across the lines of defense. Additionally, James leverages and builds on his former experience as a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). James developed a unique understanding of both the consumer and institutional businesses as he conducted hundreds of examinations at community, mid-size, large banks and independent trust companies during his career at the OCC. These invaluable skills and experience has led to successfully supporting clients in ways that accelerate performance of risk and compliance programs, and protect coveted brands and reputations from regulatory and public scrutiny.
James is also an Adjunct Professor at Arizona State University - Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law and teaches masters level Financial Industry Compliance. In addition, James frequently engages in industry conferences and contributes to Deloitte whitepapers on regulatory risk and operating challenges, bringing his clients to the forefront of their industry, through leading practices and innovations.