Oliver Wyman appoints Lars Frisell as Senior Policy Expert

20 January 2017 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Oliver Wyman has appointed Lars Frisell as Senior Policy Expert within its Public Policy Practice. The roles sees Frisell leverage his extensive top level public sector banking expertise to support the firm's clients across the EMEA region.

Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Lars Frisell was a Special Advisor to the Governor for the Central Bank of Ireland from 2015-2016, and its Chief Economist and Director of Financial Stability; Monetary Policy; Irish Economic Analysis and Statistics, from 2012 until 2015. From 2009 until 2012 he worked at the Financial Supervisory Authority in Sweden as its Chief Economist. Frisell started his career in 2001 at the Swedish Central Bank as an Advisor and researcher, before, in 2007, becoming the Head of the bank’s Banking and Macroprudential Division.

Frisell holds a Master of Science (MSc), Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University, a Master of Science (MSc), Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Lars Frisell - Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman has appointed Frisell to the role of Senior Policy Expert within its Public Policy Practice. In his new role, Frisell will be tasked with supporting clients meet challenges related to financial stability and recovery and resolution, as well as providing conduct supervision and financial sector authorities efficiency and effectiveness in EMEA.

Andrea Federico, Head of Public Policy EMEA at Oliver Wyman, says, “We are privileged to have an executive of Lars Frisell’s experience and accomplishment working closely with us on supporting central banks and supervisory authorities in staying ahead of the curve in a fast changing and ever more complex world”.

Frisell says that he is “very pleased” to collaborate with Oliver Wyman, with its global presence and in-depth knowledge. Adding, “I look forward to contributing to advising public sector bodies and institutions on how to strengthen the European financial system in an era of change.”