Mr. Fred Vacelet, MBA, FRM/PRM, CTM, is an international Financial Risk Management Consultant, well versed in quantitative techniques,with a strong academic and practical background in Risk Management methodological frameworks for credit risk, market risk and operational risk, and compliance with risk regulations. He has some 20 years experience advising banks and software houses on derivatives and risk management. His client list includes ABN Amro, Barclays, Credit Suisse, the UK FSA, Reuters and numerous other institutions of various countries and sizes. Fred often offers training and workshops, and also works as a senior consultant for numerous banks to help handle risk management and their regulations, be it on the regulatory side of capital management, or towards the aspect of systems and internal controls, or risk management just because it makes sense to manage risk. Among his assignments, Fred has been, as appointee of European Union, participating in the starting up of an operational risk function in a large Egyptian bank. His academic background includes an MBA from London Business School, Economics from West-Berlin University and a business degree from a Paris business school. Fred, as a certified member (PRM) of PRMIA, has been participating in PRMIA Education Committee.