Starling is honored to feature contributions from some of the leading voices in regulation and supervision, industry, the legal profession, scholars, and other thought leaders.
Ann Pendleton-Jullian is a Fellow at the Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She is a writer, architect and educator whose work explores the interchange between culture, environment, and technology.
Bob Wardrop is the Management Practice Professor of Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the Director & Co-founder of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF).
Christopher Rich is the General Counsel for the FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB), a standard setting body for the global wholesale fixed income, currencies and commodities (FICC) markets. Mr. Rich has overall responsibility for all FMSB Working Groups and their publications including Standards, Statements of Good Practice and Spotlight Reviews.
Christopher Calabia is the Chief Executive for the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Chris is an experienced supervisor with expertise in global standards and innovation. Prior to his appointment, Chris worked from 2017-2021 at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as the Senior Advisor for Supervisory & Regulatory Policy in Financial Services for the Poor.
The New York Federal Reserve makes the US financial system stronger and more stable by executing monetary policy, delivering financial services, supervising financial institutions, and providing thought leadership.
Francesca Hopwood Road is the Head of the Bank for International Settlements Innovation Centre in London.
James Hennessy is a senior vice president and senior advisor in the Supervision Group at the New York Fed. Since 2014 he has led the bank's Governance and Culture Reform Initiative.
John Seely Brown “JSB” was the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation until April 2002, and director of the renowned Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) until June 2000.
Mark Cooke joined HSBC in 2014 as Group Head of Operational Risk. In that role, Mark led a team of risk officers across the firm’s global footprint, overseeing non-financial risks such as compliance breaches and staff misconduct, before taking a sabbatical in 2020. Earlier, Mark held senior leadership roles at Barclays and UBS in risk, finance and operations. Today he is Chairman of ORX, the financial services industry association for Operational Risk Management.
Simon Wills is the Executive Director of ORX. ORX, the Operational Risk Exchange, is the largest operational risk management association in the financial services sector.
Starling's team of editors provide review and analysis of current trends and developments in the industry.
Edward (Ted) MacDonald is a member of the FICC Markets Standards Board Secretariat, is an accredited mediator and maintains active links with Ivey Business School and its Leader Character programme. As a financial services practitioner, he has held senior roles in business origination, risk management, board-level governance, and more recently, regulation.
Yoshiki Takeuchi is the Deputy Secretary General of the OECD. His portfolio includes the strategic direction of the OECD policy on Tax, Financial and Enterprise Affairs along with the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities.
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