Nigel Morriss is CEO of ORC and a respected Investment Operations authority in the GCC and globally. Nigel provides specialist advisory services to Sovereign Wealth Funds, Central Banks, Custodians, Asset Managers, Pension Funds and Family Offices, on managing the operational risks associated with investments. Nigel is an authority on Operational Due Diligence, Custody, global best practice operational standards and the GCC investments sector. Having worked extensively in the GCC, Europe, the US and Asia, Nigel has significant experience advising Institutional Investors on best-in-class investment governance, operations, risk management and investment technology infrastructures.
Prior to founding Operational Risk Consulting Limited, a UK incorporated limited company, Nigel was a Principal Investment Consultant and Head of Operational Consulting Group for Mercer, based in Dubai. Nigel held the position of Executive Director, Operations, with Goldman Sachs Asset Management in London, as well as positions with UBS Wealth Management, BlackRock and State Street before being asked to build-out Mercer’s operational advisory practice in the Middle East.
Nigel is a published thought leader on current and emerging Investment Operations risk trends, and is an expert on the panels of GLG and Coleman Research. Nigel holds an honours degree in Law from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.