Kinsuk is the risk & compliance principal for UK & Ireland within the financial services practice.
Prior to joining HCL, Kinsuk’s career has spanned 25 years across the investment banking sector starting at Citigroup in London, where Kinsuk was a financial and product controller tracking global fixed income and equities markets. Kinsuk subsequently helped build e-business trading platforms for UBS and Credit Suisse in Switzerland as a risk manager during the dot com era. Following tighter regulation in banking, Kinsuk assisted as a management consultant to deliver major regulatory and risk management change programmes and IT implementations. As a seasoned leader, Kinsuk has successfully driven international teams, delivering Basel 2 and Basel 3 with investment banks like Fortis BNP Paribas and HSBC in London and Standard Bank Group in Johannesburg.
As a programme director, Kinsuk has helped financial services clients achieve compliance of demanding EU competition rules and regulations, driving mergers and acquisitions transactions. Major successes included advising the German stock exchange in its $7.4bn ambition to tie up with the NYSE and also NBNK in its £1.5bn bid for the Lloyds branch network. At Grant Thornton, Kinsuk developed new business from challenger banks Shawbrook and Metro to help expand their financing business to corporate clients whilst growing the transactions advisory services and business risk service lines. More recently, Kinsuk designed a risk target operating model for the risk COO function of Deutsche Bank, supporting the CRO in strengthening the banks' risk & compliance framework, adherence and engagement with regulators during a period of heavy regulatory scrutiny.
Kinsuk is a sports enthusiast and his interests include World Cup rugby, cricket and tennis.