LoD Careers is the first job board focused exclusively on careers across the 3 lines of defence (3LoD). It provides a dedicated platform for risk and control professionals within financial institutions, including providers of related products and services.
The three co-founders of LoD Careers have a combined total of 50+ years’ experience working in top-tier banks, financial services recruitment and financial media.
Dane Barnard, Co-Founder & Director
Dane has over 10 years’ experience in financial services recruitment specialising in risk and control for the sell side, buy side and management consultancies.
He has continually driven revenue growth across new and existing accounts, as well as managing large teams.
Prior to launching LoD Careers, Dane was an account director for a specialist recruitment firm with senior managerial accountability and overall responsibility for several major accounts, including Barclays and Janus Henderson Investors.
John Baskott, Co-Founder & Director
John has had a 20 year career in B2B media, specialising in financial conferences. He has had a consistent track record in driving sales growth in a range of market-leading brands and he co-founded a successful media start-up that was sold to Euromoney (part of the Daily Mail Group)
John started his career at IIR (now Informa), the world's largest conference producer, before leaving to head the sales team at Risk Conferences. In 2001, John co-founded Capacity Media, that was eventually sold to Euromoney and today remains one of the latter’s most profitable divisions.
Before starting 1LoD John ran Euromoney’s Capital Markets conferences.
Paul Hodge, Co-Founder & Director
Paul has over 20 years’ experience in financial services working in the Markets and Banking Divisions of tier one banks including Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.
In 2006 Paul was appointed as chief operating officer of a $30bn fund with global responsibility for Operations, Risk and Technology before joining IHS Markit as managing director.
Most recently, Paul was EMEA Head of Supervision for Barclays Investment Bank and Head of Governance and Control for Barclays payment card businesses.
David Lamb, Head of Technology & Marketing
David spent the last five years before joining 1LoD in November 2017 as a digital marketing executive at Euromoney in the conference division, eventually becoming Head of Digital and managing the conferences division’s production work, innovation and technology.
While at Royal Holloway University, David successfully launched and established Insanity Radio as the UK’s first fully student-run station on community FM.
Simon Boughey, Contributing Editor
Simon Boughey has been writing about financial instruments for over 25 years. He covered interest rate and currency swaps in the 1990s for a pioneering ThomsonReuters newswire service, moving back to London in the early 2000s when he started his freelance career.
He was one of the first journalists to write about the credit default swap market and in the 2000s wrote for a wide selection of media outlets, including GlobalCapital, Risk, International Financing Review, Euromoney and Total Derivatives. From 2011-2016 he was a vice president in corporate communications at Citigroup, managing media relations for FICC businesses.
Simon has a history degree from Cambridge University and a master's in war studies from King's College, London.