Bipin Patel is an expert consultant at Quantworks Limited, which provides advisory services in the areas of central clearing, quantitative risk, optimisation of margin, collateral, and capital, as well as the management, governance and regulation of risk within the investment banking and hedge fund sectors. Bipin has amassed over 26 years of professional experience in the financial sector, and aims to assist firms to assess and exploit opportunities in the areas of risk quantification, management, and analytics, by helping firms deal with new financial infrastructure, regulatory, and capital requirements. At LCH.Clearnet (2012-2015) he was the Head of Business Risk, SwapClear – Listed Rates, Head of Business Risk, Exchanges, and Senior Manager, Member Capital Analytics and Quantitative Risk ForexClear. At Barclays (2011-2012) he was Vice President, Global Markets – Prime Services Risk. At Rule Financial (2009-2011), he was Principal Consultant – Derivatives and Risk Analytics, Principal Consultant, and Risk Analyst. He has an M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics from the University of Pennsylvania, and is CQF and CFA (Level II) qualified.