Franklin will report directly to Andrew Wood, the companyâs Group Chief Executive Officer, and will lead the organisationâs continued growth in the Americas. In this role, Franklin will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Razor Risk Technologiesâ Americas business from the companyâs New York office. With over 20 years of experience in financial markets, including financial risk management, bank balance sheet management and trading, Franklin will draw on his deep industry knowledge to provide clients and prospects with strategic advice regarding the latest developments in risk management.
Franklin originally joined Razor Risk Technologies as Senior Risk Consultant Americas. In addition to Franklin Robinsonâs appointment, Razor Risk Technologies also announces the appointment of John Goodacre, who joins from Westpac, as Program Director. Based in the companyâs head office in Sydney, John will report to Chief Operating Officer, Firoozeh Walker. His responsibilities will include the oversight of implementation and consulting projects to ensure operational excellence in consistent service delivery. Group Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Wood, said these appointments will build on other executive hires made in October last year.
âThe appointments of Franklin and John signify Razor Risk Technologiesâ commitment to further grow our business by continuing to provide our clients with outstanding service and counsel that impacts their bottom lines. These appointments strengthen the companyâs global model, which is focused on using experienced risk practitioners to actively work with clients and prospects to ensure successful
outcomes to the business challenges they are confronted with. âFranklinâs new role recognises his strong client focus, deep risk management expertise and ability to execute business strategy in support of the companyâs continued growth in the Americas. His
extensive industry knowledge and experience has been invaluable in helping us to develop solutions that meet evolving client needs in this complex business environment.
âI am also excited to welcome John Goodacre to our team. His broad experience and proven track record in financial risk management will assist us in delivering the best possible client service and contribute to Razor Risk Technologiesâ growing success.â
Franklin Robinson recently participated in the opening roundtable on âReal Time Riskâ at the Real Time Risk Workshop in New York at the end of January. He was also a keynote speaker, presenting on âFundamentals of Risk Managementâ, at the American Securitsation Forum, held in Washington recently. Before joining Razor Risk Technologies, Franklin headed up the Risk Due Diligence division of the Hedge Fund Management Group for Barclays Global Investors. He was also Vice President, Market Risk Management at JPMorgan Chase and has held senior roles at HSBC and Eastbridge Capital Inc.
John Goodacre has 28 yearsâ experience in the IT industry, spending the past 12 years focusing on financial risk management systems. This has included senior business analysis, project manager and development manager roles on credit and market risk systems at Commonwealth Bank, St George and Westpac.