Nick Barcia Ph.D.

A highly experienced Enterprise Risk Manager and financial executive, Nick has over 20 years industry and consulting experience managing business, market, credit, financial, operations, systems, and energy risk at major institutions. He also has extensive experience in capital markets, fixed income and equity trading, derivative products, Treasury and foreign exchange.

Nick has spent his career in many areas of general finance and risk management. He has extensive experience in implementing comprehensive risk measurement and management functions and capabilities at major investment and commercial banks. A subject matter expert in risk management, capital markets, and derivatives, he has also provided litigation support to the SEC and the U.S. Attorney’s Office on trading and securities fraud.

Nick has held senior positions in several major consulting firms, most notably KPMG and Coopers & Lybrand. He was also a partner in Net Risk, a boutique financial consulting firm. In these positions, he was responsible for performing engagements such as implementing market and credit risk measurement and management methodologies across trading desks, risk management system evaluation, selection and implementation, development capital allocation methodologies and general business and financial issues. Nick has held positions such as head of risk management at a major investment bank, risk manager for foreign exchange and hedge structurer. He has also held senior positions at Merrill Lynch, Kidder Peabody, and CIBC.

A Ph.D. in Economics from the City of New York and Economics and Finance Professor at Baruch College, Nick has lectured on capital markets products and risk management on five continents.


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