07 March 2017, London: 4most, the global credit risk consultancy, has announced the appointment of Keith Church as Head of Economic Modelling. Keith joins 4most from Oxford Economics, where he was Director of Macro Modelling, holding responsibility for the development and coherence of Oxford Economics Global Economic Model. Prior to this he spent six years at Lloyds Banking Group as Senior Manager of Credit Risk/Capital and Impairment Forecast Modelling.
Keith will be responsible for economic modelling, forecasting and stress testing at 4most. He will draw on his substantial experience in economics to enhance the consultancy’s ability to provide modelling solutions to its clients, in addition to bolstering the team’s already extensive knowledge of financial regulation.
4most specialises in credit risk analytics and helping clients to meet legislation and regulatory compliance in an increasingly complex and changing market. 4most’s in-depth understanding of regulation and global accounting changes has resulted in the consultancy delivering successful and cost effective projects for clients both in the UK and internationally.
Keith Church, Head of Economic Modelling at 4most, said “With a number of impending regulatory deadlines, such as the new accounting standard IFRS9, and broader geopolitical challenges creating additional pressure on the financial services sector, effective implementation of economic modelling is becoming increasingly important. I am thrilled to be joining the 4most team and look forward to working with clients on modelling, forecasting and stress testing to navigate these challenges”.
Mark Sisson, CEO of 4most, said: “Keith has considerable knowledge of economics and geopolitical issues, and his addition to the 4most team will further strengthen our capabilities and the consultative expertise we offer clients. Our ambition is to be the stand out global credit risk consultancy and having someone of Keith’s calibre in the team gives us a fantastic advantage in achieving this goal.”