Razor Risk is a leading provider of risk management technology and consulting solutions to financial institutions worldwide. Established in 1999, Razor Risk has successfully delivered solutions to proactively measure and manage risk and capital in the Americas, Europe, Australia and Asia.
Headquartered in the heart of The City in London, with a Development Centre of Excellence in Sydney, the company’s traditional home, Razor Risk is now set for a period of sustained growth.
Our main focus is based on providing fast, powerful and flexible solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s risk and capital management problems posed by the ever changing economic and financial world as well as the increasing demands placed on Financial Services Institutions by Governments and Regulators.
With a comprehensive development roadmap, our market leading software solution Razor™ will continue to be the cornerstone of our proposition.
About Parabellum Investments
Parabellum Investments is a privately-owned, international investment firm with offices in London, Frankfurt, Dubai, Sydney, Melbourne and Bangalore, which provides operational support and finance to small and medium sized companies looking to grow domestically and internationally.
The firm has extensive experience and expertise across business services and in highly specialist sectors such as banking and finance, oilfield resources and defence.
Parabellum Investments uses its own funds and also brings operational experience to support long-term investment strategies. As an entrepreneurial investor, the firm works with management teams to add value and actively drive growth.
Richard joined Razor Risk as CEO in July 2019. He has extensive experience of working with financial institutions worldwide, assisting firms in managing enterprise risk efficiently while meeting local regulatory guidelines and standards. He has worked for financial software companies including IT&e, Algorithmics, Infinity Financial Technology and BIS Banking Systems, where it was his role to help clients manage and control the risks from their banking and trading activities. He was also active in shaping client’s responses to the changing regulatory environment.
Immediately before joining Razor Risk, Richard worked as CEO for Causality, providing consultancy in technology and business innovation. Before that he was VP Market Management, Regulatory Reporting at Wolters Kluwer.
As an expert in risk management and regulatory change, Richard has been a speaker at technology and financial industry forums for many years. Topics have included managing change in the risk and regulatory management space, achieving transparency across an enterprise and the evolution of regulatory risk models.
Global Head of Sales
Peter Walsh, Razor Risk, is a banker by trade (ACIB) and a qualified practitioner in managing IT intensive programmes allied to a lifetime of City-based roles and experiences. His experience and knowledge of the risk management and management disciplines helps provide clarity - and, with his background in banking, regulatory compliance and risk systems he is uniquely placed to discuss and describe how technology enablers can be deployed to deliver effective and efficient solutions in the most demanding situations, including the bewildering array of regulations and changes that will be affecting collateral, margining and associated risk management.
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Chief Operating Officer
Graham joined Razor Risk as Chief Operating Officer in September 2020. He has over 25 years’ experience working within the banking and financial services (FinTech / RegTech) mainly in the Regulatory and Risk areas. He has created and managed global product and development teams and has worked for the likes of Barclays Capital and Wolters Kluwer. He brings a detailed knowledge of change management process with years of experience of successfully running multiple large and small programmes concurrently both internally and with customers.
Founder & CEO, Parabellum Investments
Rami Cassis is Chairman of Razor Risk, which is owned by his family office, Parabellum Investments.
Rami is a hands-on international growth investor specialising in lower and mid-market companies. He operates through his family office, Parabellum Investments, deploying his own capital as well as his extensive experience and expertise in operations, which he gained across a range of sectors and a number of continents.
During his tenure as Chairman at Razor Risk, Rami has helped the company further establish itself as one of the leading providers of risk management technology and consulting solutions to financial institutions across the world.
Rami has extensive experience across a range of sectors, including financial services, enterprise software, pharmaceuticals, business services, and most recently, fashion.
His current other investments include automation firm, Parseq; serialisation specialist, advanco; digital transformation firm, ieDigital; digital transformation expert, MajorKey; and luxury fashion retailer, Hervia. He is Chairman at each of these companies.
Prior to Parabellum Investments, he held a number of executive positions at corporations, including Chairman, CEO, COO, and Operations Director.
Rami holds degrees in Engineering Aerospace and Pure and Applied Mathematics; both gained at the University of New South Wales, Australia.