David Townsend

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"David has spent the vast majority of his working life in Banking. After taking a degree in economics and politics he joined Barclays where he worked for 25 years in a multitude of roles, eventually specialising in risk management where amongst other things he was responsible for the risk measurement system, the Basel 2 programme and chairman of the credit committee. He moved to Standard Chartered bank in 2004 as group Head of Risk Management and Reporting from where he retired earlier this year. He now divides his time primarily between risk related research and training oarsmen for the 2012 Olympics." [1]


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  1. Jamie's Farm Trustees, organizational web page, accessed July 16, 2012.