Hans Crockett is Vice President, Innovation and Thought Leadership. He focuses on Regulatory Solutions and is a member of S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Global Risk Services group. His role includes product development and acquisition strategies, pre-sales, thought leadership activities and Sales team training.
Hans is a specialist in Risk Management and Regulatory Solutions, with 16 years’ professional experience across Investment Banks and Portfolio & Risk Management solution vendors. He previously co-headed Imagine Software’s EMEA Sales team for seven years, managing the Product Specialists team with a focus on pre-sales, account development and solutions customization across Sell-side and Buy-side institutions. He founded and chaired the Imagine Risk Group, a global, cross-discipline group of specialists focused on enhancing Risk Analytics, Portfolio Management functionality and Pricing Models.
Hans first joined the Financial Services industry as an Equity Analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. He then spent over ten years working with multi asset class Risk analytics and Risk Management solutions at MSCI, Misys, SunGard and Imagine Software in roles spanning implementation, consultancy, business analysis, project management, pre-sales, product management and account development.
Hans received a First Class BSc in Physics from Imperial College, an MSc in Astrophysics from Queen Mary & Westfield College, and a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies in Astronomy and Space Techniques from the University of Paris. He carried out doctoral research in Astrophysics at Imperial College and at the Paris Institute of Astrophysics, working on projects funded by the European Space Agency.