Neil Reid

Partner and Head of EMEA Financial Services

Neil Reid is the head of Oliver Wyman’s Financial Services business in Europe, Middle East & Africa, specializing in management and measurement issues affecting Risk and Finance functions at Group and in the business units.

Neil has consulted for major banks, insurance companies and non-bank FIs around the globe. His consulting experience includes:

  • Benchmarking of a bank’s capabilities to peers across Group wide risk and finance functions
  • Reviews and recommendations for risk and finance governance changes
  • Design and implementation of risk appetite approaches, extension into the businesses and linkage to strategic planning
  • Design and implementation of enhanced stress testing approaches
  • Optimization of financial resource management covering capital, liquidity and funding
  • Development of credit rating/scoring metrics across virtually all commercial and retail segments
  • Development of operational risk measurement and management approaches
  • Extension of risk tools into business decisioning in retail, commercial and corporate banking
  • Establishment of improved credit portfolio and balance sheet management practices
  • Supporting regulatory compliance activity including across all Basel regulation 

Neil has a DPhil in Physiological Sciences from Wolfson College, Oxford University and a 1st Class BA Hons degree in the same subject from Hertford College, Oxford University