Risk Consulting

The effective management of operational risks is a vital component of any financial services firm’s business strategy. Effective management of operational risks will encourage more informed risk-taking and help to enhance and retain stakeholder trust.

FourthLine has been providing a range of operational risk management services for over 11 years, helping our clients stay resilient, compliant and responsive to change. 


Our tailored consulting approach allows our clients to identify vulnerabilities, design and embed mitigating actions, build organisational capability and maintain knowledge & awareness throughout their firms.

Contact us now to discuss your risk management consultancy requirements.

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Our Risk Consulting Management capabilities include:


  • Consulting service capability in financial risk & non-financial fields of specialisation
  • Regulatory Transformation Support – CRD IV, CRR4, SMCR
  • Enterprise Risk Framework Uplift Activities – Framework, Policy, Appetite, TOM, Risk Culture, 3LOD Integrity
  • Controls Advisory


  • Enterprise, Business & Operational Resilience
  • Financial Risk – including Capital Adequacy, Liquidity, Credit Risk, Recovery Resolution Planning, ICAAP reviews
  • Regulatory reporting advisory
  • Client Asset Compliance Advisory
  • Customer Framework Uplifting

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Client Stories

Identity & Access Management vendor builds privacy function

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Insurer requires DPO with similar commercial background

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Global fast food chain seeks Privacy Manager to meet the challenges of GDPR

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Latest Courses

Managing Financial Crime & Fraud in the ...

Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime and affects everyone in the UK. The UK Association of British Insurers estimates that fraud ...

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Financial Crime – The role of the MLRO - ...

The FCA has increased its efforts to fight every aspect of financial crime and expects firms to understand where the risks lie and take ...

Managing Operational Risk

The effective management of operational risks is a vital component of any financial services firm’s business strategy. Effective ...


FCA Coronavirus additional guidance - Free Downloadable Toolkit

Following their first publications of Temporary Guidance for firms between March and ...

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Webinar: Q&A on CASS Matters

Watch a recording of our webinar in which we interviewed leading ...

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We have successfully worked with FourthLine a number of times this year, and have been impressed not only by the quality of the candidates, but also how well briefed they are.

Head of Operations, Asset Management Firm

When we engage with a specialist consultancy like FourthLine... they take the time to understand what we do and what we are looking for.

CEO, Lending Standards Board

FourthLine have the personal touch and a greater understanding of the sector, the needs, the people, which means they can compete with the big recruiters.

Head of Compliance (Client)

FourthLine took the time to understand what I wanted and approached the company I was eventually placed with speculatively which is what candidates are looking for

Compliance Consultant, (Candidate)

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Kieran Maplesden
Managing Director

020 3800 1099


Gareth Foulkes
Senior Managing Consultant

0203 800 1548


Daniel Waltham
Director | Talent Services

020 3800 1558