Financial Trader | Author
Rogue Trader | Risk | Accounting Safeguards | Overcoming Stress
Nick Leeson is one of the world’s most sought-after speakers. Curiosity, intrigue and sympathy have been the various reactions to this man’s incredible life story. The collapse of Barings and Nick Leeson’s role in it is one of the most spectacular debacles in modern financial history.
Nick Leeson’s story has a number of human interest aspects that will astound any audience so his talks are not restricted to the world of suits and power lunches that he used to frequent.
Nick talks frankly about what happened with Barings, the lack of accounting safeguards, his capture and confinement for 9 months in a Frankfurt prison and being sentenced to 6 years by the Singapore court for forgery and cheating.
More recent cases such as Allied Irish Bank, the National Australia Bank scandal and Societe Generale simply highlight that loopholes haven’t been closed. Nick Leeson is expertly placed to provide consultancy on risk management, compliance and corporate responsibility.
Nick speaks to financial institutions, banks and businesses around the world. He also addresses universities and has spoken at the Oxford Union, Trinity College Dublin and the University College Cork. Conference speeches can be tailored to your specific requirements.