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Tom Lodder

Managing Director, A&O Consulting

London

Lodder Tom
Tom Lodder

Managing Director, A&O Consulting

London

Tom Lodder is a Managing Director of Allen & Overy’s new consulting and regulatory advisory practice, based in London, with responsibility for UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Tom joined A&O Consulting in early 2019 to help build out its regulatory consulting practice in Europe and the Middle East. Since joining A&O Consulting, Tom has worked with global banks, asset managers, fintechs and corporates on a wide range of governance, risk & control and culture & conduct matters. In addition, Tom has taken a leading role advising financial services clients on large scale change initiatives, including IBOR transition.

Prior to joining A&O Consulting, Tom was Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Policy for the Barclays Group, a position he had held since 2016. In this global role he was responsible for leading policy on key strategic regulatory developments in areas such as Brexit, US regulatory recalibration, bank structural reform, IFRS9, regulatory capital, resolvability, data privacy and market infrastructure regulation. Tom was responsible for building relationships with and executing advocacy strategies for a wide range of regulators globally balancing the Group’s supervisory and policy priorities. In addition, Tom was responsible for developing and enhancing regulatory implementation processes across the Barclays Group. Externally Tom has been an active member of numerous trade association committees including the International Regulatory Strategy Group and a frequent speaker on regulatory policy developments.

Previous to his London role Tom was head of Regulatory Policy for Barclays in Asia Pacific and spent over 10 years in various senior in-house legal roles based in Singapore. During this time Tom was responsible for managing legal and regulatory risk for Barclays’ investment banking and wealth businesses in the wider Asia Pacific region. Tom originally qualified as a solicitor with Clifford Chance before moving to an in-house legal role at Barclays in 2004. Tom studied Politics as an undergraduate at Newcastle University as well as law at a post graduate level at the College of Law in London.

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Legal agility and risk resilience: How to enhance your organisation’s readiness to withstand the next crisis

Publications: 26 OCTOBER 2020

Legal agility and risk resilience: How to enhance your organisation’s readiness to withstand the next crisis

What can in-house legal, risk and compliance leaders learn from the Covid-19 pandemic and other notable crises of the past 20 years to strengthen the legal resilience of their organisations?

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Publications: 16 OCTOBER 2020

New ESG disclosure regulation (SFDR) - what private banks, wealth managers and advisers need to know

Sustainable investing and ESG are rising to the top of the agenda in the financial services industry, with a vast array of new industry bodies and initiatives both in the EU and globally. New…

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Publications: 19 MARCH 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: prompts for board members

Boards of financial services firms are fully aware of their responsibility to oversee the safety and soundness of the firm. At all times, but certainly in times of stress like we are currently…

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Publications: 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

Tackling culture in different sectors

What is the difference between a bank, a national sports team and a car manufacturer?

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