Jim Moloney

Managing Director, EMEA

Jim Moloney has served as the Director of EMEA Operations for Kamakura Corporation since 2010. In this role he leads the EMEA team for the provision and implementation of Risk Management (ERM), profitability and global regulatory solutions and services. He manages operations, business development and assists in the co-design of solution enhancements based on strategies accounting for changing market conditions.

Prior to joining Kamakura Corporation, Jim was a Regional Director for Fiserv’s risk management unit (NASDAQ). His work focused on business acquisitions and operations around the growth and implementation of Fiserv’s risk and regulatory solutions throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

Jim is a veteran of Deutsche Bank’s Group Risk Controlling and Methodology department having worked on the further development of liquidity risk methodologies adopted from the early days of Banker’s Trust so called cash flow “Barometer.” These early stage developments would later be reflected in the likes of Basel LCR / NSFR regulations.

Before Deutsche Bank, Jim belonged to the derivative modelling and then controlling departments of Commerzbank and Commerz Financial Products. He assisted in the monitoring and management of credit risk from trading activities with a focus on counterparty and country default risks.

Jim has led numerous workshops and many projects relating to market and credit risk, Basel II & III, balance sheet management, and profitability measurement throughout EMEA, the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia. He is a featured speaker in the workshops and seminars organized by the Financial Stability Institute, a division of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Jim is a graduate from the University if NSW where he earned his degrees in Applied Engineering and Geophysics. He worked in this field for nearly 10 years conducting shallow earth projects in engineering and construction, environmental and groundwater studies. His core competencies were in seismic refraction, resistivity, gravitational, magnetic and induced polarization methods. The mathematical foundations and practical applications of these techniques paved the way for a smooth transition into finance.