Christian Hunt is the founder of Human Risk Limited. He has over 23 years of experience in Financial Services, as a Practitioner, Regulator and Risk/Compliance Officer.
Most recently, Christian was Managing Director & Head of Behavioural Science (BeSci) at UBS; a role that was created specifically for him.
In his previous role as Global Head of Compliance & Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) for UBS Asset Management and UBS EMEA, Christian recognised the potential that BeSci offered in the fields of Risk & Compliance.
He is now deploying his extensive in-house experience of “Bringing Behavioural Science to Risk & Compliance” to a wider external audience. He is a regular speaker and blogger on Human Risk related topics and produces a fortnightly newsletter.
Christian is a former Chief Operating Officer of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), a subsidiary of the Bank of England which for financial regulation. Prior to assuming that role, Christian was Head of Department within Supervision at the PRA and its predecessor the FSA, responsible for the supervision of a number of systemically important international banks. His regulatory experience also includes a two-year secondment as a case officer at the UK Takeover Panel and regulatory consulting to the UK Office of Gas Supply.
Christian began his career as a Strategic and Economic Consultant, before moving into Corporate Finance at Deutsche Bank. He also spent three years as Principal in a Family Office.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and holds an MA from the University of Oxford.