Ms Deepa Govindarajan Driver

'Ms Deepa Govindarajan Driver

Ms Deepa Govindarajan Driver

  • Programme Director: MSc Financial Regulation and MSc Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance
  • Lecturer in Governance, Regulation and Risk

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Profile & Expertise

Deepa Govindarajan is Programme Director for the MSc Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance. She teaches governance, compliance, risk management and regulation within the Master’s degree programmes. Deepa was the founding programme director and content design lead for the Masters in Financial Regulation for the UK financial regulator (FCA), which is a unique specialist executive programme in regulation. Deepa’s research interests cover corporate risk appetite, senior management arrangements and governance within financial institutions, qualitative decision-making, operational risk, the socio-political context of banking & financial regulation and the comparative study of international banking regulation.

Deepa serves from time to time as an independent expert advisor to regulators, banks, asset managers and insurers. She facilitates Board discussions related to the definition and dissemination of risk appetite, and the risk implications of strategic choices. Deepa’s career to date includes roles at Citigroup, Lloyds Banking Group, the Financial Services Authority (UK) and in consulting both in continental Europe and in the UK.

Events

Our faculty regularly attend a wide range of events across the globe to share their research and expertise, as well as meeting new students. Use the map below to find past and upcoming events in your region.

Taught modules

Corporate Governance and Accountability

The objective of the module is to introduce students to the concept of corporate governance, to explain how governance varies around the world and to explore the potential and actual relationships between corporate governance and performance.

The objective of the module is to introduce students to the concept of corporate governance, to explain how governance varies around the world and to explore the potential and actual relationships between corporate governance and performance.

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Risk Management in Financial Services

This module helps students to develop a deep, practical understanding of the nature of financial intermediation, the consequent risk management challenges posed to, and by, financial intermediaries, and how these should be addressed by regulated financial firms.

This module helps students to develop a deep, practical understanding of the nature of financial intermediation, the consequent risk management challenges posed to, and by, financial intermediaries, and how these should be addressed by regulated financial firms.

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Governance and Compliance in Financial Services

This module enables students to develop a deep practical understanding of the corporate governance and compliance challenges specific to financial intermediaries and how these should be addressed within regulated firms. Having understood the key risks posed by financial intermediaries in the first…

This module enables students to develop a deep practical understanding of the corporate governance and compliance challenges specific to financial intermediaries and how these should be addressed within regulated firms. Having understood the key risks posed by financial intermediaries in the first…

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Topics in Financial Regulation

This module provides an overview of the purpose and operation of financial regulation, and the consequences of financial sector reform for different markets, including those of the students’ home country. The module aims to deliver a broad insight into the key challenges for financial regulation…

This module provides an overview of the purpose and operation of financial regulation, and the consequences of financial sector reform for different markets, including those of the students’ home country. The module aims to deliver a broad insight into the key challenges for financial regulation…

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Stakeholders and the Business of Finance

This module seeks to establish a wide-ranging, substantive foundation for the study of financial regulation through developing a strategic understanding of the financial sector’s landscape, the business and underlying activities of a broad range regulated financial entities and the allied risks as…

This module seeks to establish a wide-ranging, substantive foundation for the study of financial regulation through developing a strategic understanding of the financial sector’s landscape, the business and underlying activities of a broad range regulated financial entities and the allied risks as…

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News & Media Appearances

Our faculty feature in radio, tv and newspaper segments across the globe using their research and expertise to comment on current events. Find the latest media appearances using the filters below.

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