About the Author
PHILIPPA X. GIRLING has nineteen years of experience in the global securities industry, working in the fields of operational risk, training, project management, and organizational change. She currently serves as Business Chief Risk Officer for Capital One Commercial Bank. Over her career, Girling has held several operational risk leadership roles, including heading the global corporate operational risk functions at Morgan Stanley and Nomura. Most recently, she has focused on operational risk training, teaching in the operational risk executive education program at Columbia University, and leading operational risk education sessions for the London Business School, Rutgers University, and Carnegie Mellon. Having established a global reputation as an operational risk expert, Girling was selected as one of the "top 50 faces of operational risk" by Operational Risk and Regulation magazine. She holds an English law degree from the University of East Anglia, England, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association. She is a holder of the GARP Financial Risk Manager accreditation and is a doctoral candidate at Rutgers University.