Richard O'Connell has worked at Credit Suisse since 2007. Currently, he is part of the Front-Office Risk Management organization (Chief Trading Risk Office) for Global Markets, and is the lead for Risk, Capital, & Regulatory Change. His mandate covers Basel IV, US IHC RWA methodology, CCAR calculations, and similar areas; issues include capital-efficient trading structures, methodology enhancements, and impact assessment & remediation. Prior to his current role, he was the lead within the Quant Strats group supporting Securitized Products.
Richard has worked in a variety of roles in finance since 1998, spanning programming, quantitative support, research, and trading; many of these roles have focused around Mortgage-Backed Securities and Securitized Products. Prior to Credit Suisse, he was previously employed at Citigroup and RBS.
Richard received his PhD in Mathematics from Georgia Tech in 1998.