Biography: After graduating from Reading University, Colin spent a decade working in the
insurance industry. Studies at Cass Business School led to a move into the investment
banking industry and roles at Bankers Trust, Dresdner Bank, ABN AMRO, RBS,
Barclays Capital, National Australia Bank, Deutsche Bank and Lloyds Bank.
Trading Experience: Equities, FX, crypto, bonds, interest rates, funds, emerging markets,
algorithmic trading, pricing, hedging, speculation, arbitrage, spread betting, etc.
Product Experience: structured products, cash and derivatives markets, index linked notes,
futures, options, OTC and listed, Exotics, swaps, floating rate loans, fixed-rate loans,
structured loans, caps floors, collars, Delta-One, GDRs, ADRs, basket options,
barrier options, autocallables, accumulators, CPPI, volatility caps, etc.
Crypto: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Litecoin, Cardano, Polkadot, Solana, XRP, blockchain, etc.
Portfolio Management Experience: Investment guidelines, rebalancing, margin calls, trade events,
close-outs, liquidations, etc.
Trade Documentation: Term sheets, Terms and Conditions, PPM, ISDA, CSA, etc.
Risk Experience: Value At Risk (VAR), scenario analysis, limits, product approvals, etc.
Corporate Finance Experience: Cash-flow modelling, valuation models, pitchbooks, M&A, etc.
Regulatory Work: Market abuse, spoofing, wash trades, fraud, dishonest reporting, etc.
Client Experience: Financial & Investment advice, diversification, suitability, etc.
Other Experience: CF30, Forensic portfolio analysis, liquidity analysis, valuation, block trades, etc.
My clients include government authorities, magic circle law firms and top 4 accountancy firms.
Years of experience in the financial expert witness business has earned me a reputation for
excellence and for building long-term relationships with my clients. I have given evidence in Canada, Sweden, USA and Hong Kong.
Interest Rate Swaps.