Financial Instruments Board
Marcus Morton
Managing Director, Valuation Advisory, Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business

Marcus Morton is a Managing Director in the London Office focusing on the Financial Services sector.

He has over 25 years of experience in Investment Banking, having started his career at Goldman Sachs in 1992. He is a multi-disciplined investment banking expert with significant expertise in all types of valuation opinions, operating models, risk management, cost transparency, control frameworks and compliance.

During his career Marcus has worked at several investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Nomura, J P Morgan and Barclays as well as spending several years as the Senior Risk Officer for a large investment fund. He has spent time working in London and New York as well as managing global teams across Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Most recently, Marcus was a director at KPMG where he developed a Brexit strategy for a regulated exchange, served as the interim chief of staff for the Compliance division of a global investment bank and developed a risk framework for an international brokerage.

Prior to that he spent almost 10 years at Barclays Investment Bank as Global Head of Credit Product Control, Global Head of Independent Valuations and later the deputy Chief Operating Officer for EMEA. As Head of Valuations Marcus was responsible developing valuations policy and governance for all types of financial products including equities, bonds, loans, credit and interest rate derivatives and structured finance. He was responsible for the approval of accounting treatment and representing Barclays to regulators in all global jurisdictions. He was also a member of the deal team that worked on the Lehman Brothers acquisition (with specific responsibility for the valuation of the acquisition balance sheet), the BGI disposal responsible for valuation issues and the LIBOR remediation program to implement the IOSCO guidelines for benchmark supervision.

Marcus received Joint Honours in Engineering and Business Studies from Warwick University in 1989.