Philippa Girling is the head of the Banking and Financial Services Group of Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo and Flinn, P.C. She was previously at Nomura where she was Global Co-Head of Operational Risk Management. At Nomura, Ms. Girling was responsible for the development of the global operational risk strategy to meet Japan FSA's Basel II requirements and for the implementation of that strategy in the Americas and Europe under local regulatory requirements. Previously, she was a founder and Program Director of the firm wide Operational Risk Department at Morgan Stanley. Ms. Girling also served as COO of the Global Financial Control Group and CAO of the Retail Brokerage Controllers Group at Morgan Stanley. She has 13 years experience in the global securities industry, working in the fields of operational risk, change management and project management. Ms. Girling has also designed and led many training programs, including an Operational Risk Executive Education program for Columbia University, NYC.
Ms. Girling emigrated from the UK to the US in 1996. She has an English law degree, is a New York attorney and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
Teaching: Risk and Regulation