Independent Non-executive Director, Lintel Bank Ltd.
Brandon is Non-executive Chairman of Euro Merchant Holdings a prospective new bank in the City of London and a board director of Lintel Bank Ltd. He is also a board director of Shariah Supply Chain Finance Limited and the CEO and Chairman of dRisk.biz Limited a company which encompasses his publishing and training interests.
Brandon holds a degree in economics from University College London. He is a member of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics (LSE), and is on advisory councils for several “think tanks” including the CSFI and Long Finance. He lectures extensively on subjects in banking and risk management and has written numerous papers and articles and six books on these subjects for organisations such as GARP, ACCA, Cass Business School, Central Banking, the LSE, Lombard Street Research and the Financial Times. He currently runs the British Bankers Association’s workshops for bank board directors.
Until September 2014 he was Non-executive Chairman of Premier European Capital Limited, a private equity company and prior to this he was senior independent non-executive director (SINED) of Gatehouse Bank plc (an Islamic Bank in London) and SINED of Oceanic Bank in London. Until December 2009 Brandon was Managing Director of the Global Association of Risk Professionals Risk Academy, which he joined after retiring from Barclays Bank where he was treasurer of retail banking and a member of the banks executive committee. Prior to this appointment he was Head of Structured Products at Barclays Capital and Managing Director of Financial Engineering at BZW. Brandon retired from Barclays in March 2004 after a career spanning 32 years.