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The ideas underlying Leading Risk's business were first conceptualised in 2010 and the company was set up in 2012 to exploit the wider commercial potential for Leading Risk's predictive signals.


Dr Gary Kendall

Gary has extensive experience of modelling, pricing and valuations of complex derivatives. He is an expert in the modelling and risk management of structured Credit Derivatives. Prior to setting up his own derivatives pricing and risk management software business, he designed a multi-asset class real-time post-trade risk management solution (the Risk Informer product) for technology vendor Tamesis (now Patsystems), and before that worked in Goldman Sachs, Fixed Income Division. He has extensive experience in providing valuation and modelling services to investors, law firms and financial services experts. He has a PhD in Physics in relation to information theory, from Kings College London.

Christopher Rose

Since 2001 Christopher has founded and run a number of independent pricing and derivatives valuation services; built up the market data service that first collected and marketed CDS spreads from banks; and was Managing Director and a board director of Lombard Risk Management plc, a listed company providing trading and risk management software, data and services. He has acted as an expert witness on valuation practices, in arbitration disputes between hedge funds and their administrators. In 2007 he helped AIMA write their “Guide to Sound Practices for Hedge Fund Valuation”. Previously he held senior management positions in the Barclays Bank Group and as Chief Operating Officer of ANZ’s Investment Bank, responsible for risk management across the range of investment banking areas. He also served on the boards of merchant banks in Malaysia and South Korea. He has an MA from the University of Cambridge.


Leading Risk Limited, Company Number 08449774, is a company incorporated under the laws of England and Wales having its registered address at London House, High Street, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6AQ, United Kingdom.

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