Tomas Hazleton is a highly experienced risk and regulation executive with 30 years of experience implementing and enhancing governance, risk and compliance arrangements for banks and investment firms in London and New York, oftentimes as the organisation’s first Chief Risk Officer.
Tomas joined the UK branch of N26 in June 2019 as its first Chief Risk & Compliance Officer and MLRO, where he is currently helping to grow the branch’s passported activities while it applies for its own UK banking license in preparation for Brexit. Previously, Tomas held senior roles with several UK firms, including C. Hoare & Co, Threadneedle, GAM, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and AllianceBernstein. While based in New York, he worked at General Motors Asset Management, DTCC and Citigroup.
Soon after arriving in the UK in 2006, Tomas became a founding member of the UK Investment Management Association’s Operational Risk Working Group and later served on its Prudential Risk Advisory Group and Risk & Regulation Committee. He is currently a member of the European Risk Management Council.
Tomas received his MBA from Columbia Business School, where he has served on the advisory boards of the Chazen Institute for Global Business and the Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER), and also received a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers College in New Jersey.