Bradley Ziff has worked as Managing Director in FTI Consulting’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment and is based in New York. Mr. Ziff has more than 25 years of experience with market structure, risk management, compliance, best practices and public policy focusing on finance, banking and derivatives. Mr. Ziff provides financial markets business development and advisory services to banks, institutional investors and regulatory agencies worldwide.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ziff was a Partner at Oliver Wyman Financial Services from 2001 through 2013 in their Finance and Risk and Corporate and Institutional Banking Practices. Mr. Ziff provided global insight related to critical risk management issues facing participants in the financial markets and business development efforts. He also reviewed market best practices, topics related to Basel and Solvency II, Dodd Frank, Volcker Rule, European Market Infrastructure Regulation and numerous investor and other regulatory challenges. Mr. Ziff also served as the Senior Risk Advisor at Misys Global meeting with hundreds of clients worldwide on key risk and capital markets issues facing the industry.
Mr. Ziff has led numerous risk and strategic projects incorporating global and regional banks, hedge funds, asset managers, foundations, real estate investment trusts, sovereign wealth funds and government entities. This work centered on identifying opportunities for growth, derivatives clearing, improvements for managing risk and return, strategy, organizational optimization and compensation.
Mr. Ziff has also assisted dozens of major financial institution clients worldwide focusing on every major asset class on strategic and risk issues. His work has included general strategy, cost effectiveness, coverage models, sales and research, emerging markets, capital raising and investment strategies. These risk projects included reviewing industry approach on loss given default and probability of default, documentation and credit enhancements in master agreements, review of appropriate risk inputs to meet Basel requirements for capital and new product assessments for financial institutions. His global work included industry development for due diligence, risk evaluation scoring models and various compliance and regulatory requirements and numerous fraud related issues.
Mr. Ziff was a Principal at Arthur Andersen’s Global Financial Markets practice where he directed and coordinated the firm’s worldwide initiatives in derivatives and treasury risk management, advised clients on risk management issues, industry developments and regulatory changes affecting the markets. Mr. Ziff led the firm’s work for the Group of Thirty’s “Follow-up Study for Risk Management in the Derivatives Industry,” as well as the Government Accountability Office’s “Review of Risk Practices at Major Financial Institutions.”
Mr. Ziff holds a B.A. in Government & Philosophy from Georgetown University. He has served as an Instructor in Speech Communication at Stanford University and as an Instructor in Speech Communications and International Relations at Georgetown University.