John Averill

Head of Risk and Compliance

John began his career at PwC London in the investment Management division.  While at PwC he spent a couple of years on secondment in the Cayman Islands, and in his last few years at PwC London led the audit and assurance teams for Investment Funds.  John then moved to UBS and managed various parts of operations before moving into risk.  At UBS John led various Risk teams in London, Europe and Asia.  He covered risks across the whole business in Wealth Management, Asset Management and the Investment Bank.  In May 2015 John joined Octopus as Head of Risk.