Freyan Panthaki

Head of Non-Financial Risk Framework, LSEG

Board Member

Freyan Panthaki has worked in the financial services sector for 18 years and has extensive experience in non-financial risk management and implementation of processes and controls to achieve compliance with regulations and regulatory principles.  She has had varied work experience as research analyst, equity derivatives research analyst, and then moving to roles managing risk in the business and on to the second line of defence.

She’s currently responsible for the design and implementation of the non-financial risk framework at the London Stock Exchange Group. Freyan previously spent 13 years at Deutsche Bank – as equity derivatives research analyst, managing controls for the DB benchmark administration team, global head of business controls for Research and framework design roles covering the risk taxonomy, risk and control assessments, controls framework and GRC tool. She also spent one year on the buy side as Front Office Controls Lead at Janus Henderson.  Her work has required her to engage with and manage a diverse set of stakeholders, from offshore execution teams, to business heads, auditors and regulators.

Freyan started her career as a research analyst at the International Monetary Fund and her doctorate in Finance is from the London School of Economics. Originally from India, her work has taken her to New York, Hong Kong and London.