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Richard Pike

Non-executive Director

Richard Pike

Mr Richard Pike (aged 52) has extensive experience of working with financial institutions throughout the world, assisting companies in managing enterprise risk more efficiently while addressing local regulatory guidelines and standards.

As well as being the founder and CEO of Governor Software, Mr Pike is currently Chairman of Citadel Securities (Ireland) Ltd and an Independent Non-Executive Director at permanenttsb bank, FBD Insurance plc, JPMorgan fund administration, JPMorgan hedge fund administration and Citadel Europe.

Prior to Governor Software, Mr Pike has worked in various senior banking, insurance, credit and market risk roles at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, ABN AMRO, Bain, COMIT Gruppe and Quay Financial Software. He has analysed, designed and managed the development of core treasury and enterprise risk management systems for large financial institutions, including UBS, Citibank, Schroders and Unicredito.

In 2009, Mr Pike was recognised as a "Top 50" Face of Operational Risk by Op Risk & Compliance magazine and was a contributing author to two books on risk management. He is also a board member of the Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Centre which focuses on research in the area of financial services governance, risk and compliance. Mr Pike has also received the designation of 'Certified Bank Director' by the Institute of Banking.

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