Cubillas's expertise lies in global financial markets, securities IT strategy, and enterprise risk management.
Cubillas' research focuses on market risk, credit risk, operational risk, and regulatory compliance, as well as the latest regulatory developments such as Basel II, Sarbanes-Oxley, Solvency 2, anti-money laundering / know your customer (AML/KYC), and International Accounting Standards legislation and their impact on financial institutions. His recent consulting work involves advising clients on vendor solutions, compliance best practices, and understanding regulatory impact to business models.
He has been widely referenced in the press, including Wall Street & Technology, Risk Magazine, and Operational Risk & Compliance.
Before joining Celent, Cubillas was a senior analyst at Datamonitor. There his research focused on IT strategies, key spending trends, and operational issues facing the asset management, investment, and securities services, corporate/commercial banking, and brokerage sectors.
Prior to that, he held positions at Euro RSCG Circle as a business consultant, at Hewlett Packard European Labs & Direct Marketing Association as a lead research analyst, and at Accenture's Financial Services Group as a consultant/manager. His responsibilities have included strategic business / marketing research, project management, and IT strategy planning.
Cubillas received a master's degree in international business from the University of Bristol and a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Monash University in Australia.
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