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Exploring the latest trends, developments and practical challenges ahead of LIBOR transition

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IBOR USA

May 11, 2020 | New York City | Marriott Downtown

key agenda highlights

GLOBAL RATES
Exploring the variations in global rates and the challenges of adapting to multiple currencies

SOFR
Reviewing the latest SOFR developments and the key market trends as firms prepare to move onto alternative rates

UPDATES FROM THE ARRC
Discussing the ARRC’s progress to date and priorities going forward in the transition

DERIVATIVES
Assessing the current behavior and future expectations of the derivatives market

TERM RATE
Exploring the next steps and developments associated with the term rates

PRODUCT DESIGN & PRICING
Discussing the challenges of designing and pricing new products to be commercially viable

PRODUCT DESIGN & PRICING
Discussing the challenges of designing and pricing new products to be commercially viable

MODELLING
Understanding the changes to modelling requirements needed to facilitate transition

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Payments Forum Speakers
Tom Wipf

Tom Wipf
Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities, ARRC / Vice Chairman
Morgan Stanley

Chris Ekonomidis

Chris Ekonomidis
Director
BNY Mellon

Mark Cabana

Mark Cabana
Head of US Rates Strategy
Bank of America

Priya Misra

Priya Misra
Head of Global Rates Strategy
TD Securities

Xiaobo Liu

Xiaobo Liu
Head of Markets Model Validation / Managing Director, Corporate Model Risk Management
Wells Fargo

Josh Younger

Josh Younger
Managing Director
JP Morgan

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IBOR Forum Agenda

8:15 Registration and breakfast

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

Fireside Chat – ARRC
09:00 Discussing the ARRC’s progress to date and priorities going forward in the transition

  • Background: what progress has been made over the past 6 months?
  • Discussion of term SOFR and credit sensitivity
  • Direction of loan and bond markets
  • When will LIBOR officially end
  • NY State legislative path update
  • Other priorities for next ~18 months

Tom Wipf, Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities, ARRC / Vice Chairman, Morgan Stanley

Global Rates – Panel Discussion
09:35 Exploring the variations in global rates and the challenges of adapting to multiple currencies

  • UK, US, Europe, Japan – SOFR, SONIA, ESTER & TONAR
  • Market adoption timelines
  • Liquidity in the various markets
  • Creating multi-currency products
  • Exposure to different benchmark rates
  • When will LIBOR officially end globally?
  • Managing volatility as we move closer to expiration

Gennadiy Goldberg, US Rates Strategy, TD Securities
Chris Ekonomidis, Director, BNY Mellon
Gaurav Shukla, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

10:15 Morning refreshment break and networking

SOFR
10:45 Reviewing the latest SOFR developments and the key market trends as firms prepare to move onto alternative rates

  • Development of other alternatives
  • SOFR vs SONIA
  • Liquidity in the SOFR market
  • When will SOFR become a fully functioning index?
  • Switch from Fed funds to SOFR alignment discounting
  • Trading SOFR based products
    • Mortgages
    • Understanding use in cash products and loans

Mark Cabana, Head of US Rates Strategy, Bank of America

Derivatives
11:20 Assessing the current behaviour and future expectations of the derivatives market

  • Market liquidity
  • Direction of loan and bond markets
  • Transitioning derivatives to overnight rates
  • Managing uncleared and exotic derivatives
  • Handling swaptions and settlement
  • Hedging risk
  • Understanding cash flow needs and planning for payments

Josh Younger, Managing Director, JP Morgan

Term rate
11:55 Exploring the next steps and developments associated with the term rates

  • Regulatory developments
  • Liquidity in term rates
  • Industry approaches
  • Fixing term rate language
  • Term rate for future contracts
  • Challenges of reviewing models or assess investments in the future
  • Understanding the term rate options
  • Governance perspective

Sonali Das Theisen, Head of Fixed Income Market Structure and E-Trading, Bank of America

12:30 Lunch break and networking

Product Design & Pricing
1:30 Discussing the challenges of designing and pricing new products to be commercially viable

  • Approaches to pricing
  • Avoiding differences in old and new pricing
  • Economically viability vs charging too much
  • Additional charges
  • Cash products and cash loans
  • Compounding in arrears vs compounding in advance
  • Building capabilities in house vs vendors
  • Communicating differences

Modelling
2:05 Understanding the changes to modelling requirements needed to facilitate transition

  • Modelling the impact of LIBOR on individual institutions and the wider industry
  • Adapting/changing models linked to LIBOR
    • Ability to handle the negative rates and different LIBOR components
  • Recalibrating correlations, volatility metrics and basis risk
  • Impact on the overall business
  • Reducing work load on model redevelopment

Xiaobo Liu, Head of Markets Model Validation/Managing Director, Corporate Model Risk Management, Wells Fargo

Documentation – Panel Discussion
2:40 Exploring the practical challenges and industry approaches of updating documentation and legacy contracts

  • Changing legal agreements and fall back language
  • When and how to convert legacy contracts?
    • Negotiating contract by contract
  • Ensuring third party terms have also been changed
  • Changing dynamic for cash products
  • On boarding clients to new contract terms
  • Managing variations in products and region

Chris Killian, Managing Director, Securitization and Corporate Credit, SIFMA
Alexis Pederson, Senior Company Counsel, Wells Fargo
Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Public Policy, Loan Syndications & Trading Association
Priya Misra, Head of Global Rates Strategy, TD Securities

3:20 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

Technology & IT
3:50 Discussing the IT and technology needs to facilitate transition and trade new products

  • Using innovation to facilitate the swapping/changing of terms
  • Platforms to reduce exposure
  • Approaches from larger and smaller firms
  • Complications of re-booking trades
  • Developing internal tools vs using vendors
    • Ensuring vendors can deliver
  • Having solutions available come the day of transition
  • Combining IBOR teams and IT departments

Implementation Challenges
4:25 Understanding the operational and internal implications associated with the removal of LIBOR

  • Internal coverage of documentation, contracts and products
  • Potential treasury related issues of SOFR issuance
  • System readiness – Adapting systems to the new rate
  • Governance on end user impacts – Answering client questions
  • Legal obstacles of amending contracts

Sheryl King, Advisor to the Governor, Bank of Canada

5:00 Chair’s closing remarks & End of Forum

IBOR Forum Speakers
Mark Cabana

Mark Cabana
Head of US Rates Strategy
Bank of America

Biography

Mark Cabana is the head of US Short Rates Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, based in New York. In this role, he publishes research and trade recommendations covering US short-term interest rates and macro strategy. He also meets regularly with a broad range of clients to discuss the firm’s views on Fed policy, interest rates and financial regulation. He has been with the firm and in this role since 2015.
Before joining the firm, Cabana worked as an officer in the Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which he joined in January 2007, analyzing global macroeconomic conditions and financial markets. Prior to that role, he was a senior trader/analyst on the Fed’s Treasury Market Policy staff.
Cabana earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and Asian studies at Furman University and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in international relations. He is a CFA charterholder.

Chris Ekonomidis

Chris Ekonomidis
Director
BNY Mellon

Biography

Chris Ekonomidis is a Director at BNY Mellon focusing on the enterprise transition away from Libor. He has over 15 years of experience supporting financial market structure reforms and transformation efforts across fixed income, equities and derivatives. He worked at consultancies including Sapient Global Markets and EY where he managed risks to drive innovative strategies and improve business performance.

Gennadiy Goldberg

Gennadiy Goldberg
US Rates Strategist
TD Securities

Biography

Gennadiy Goldberg is a US Rates Strategist at TD Securities, conducting research and providing market commentary on interest rates and the US economy. Gennadiy focuses on Treasuries, swaps, TIPS, supranationals and agencies, as well as the SOFR transition. Prior to joining TD in 2012, Gennadiy worked as a Fixed Income Strategist at independent research firm Continuum Economics (formerly 4Cast Inc), concentrating on trade idea generation in the US interest rate space. In addition, Gennadiy contributed to the firm’s Federal Reserve outlook and provided insight on the US budget and Treasury issuance dynamics.

ChrisKillian

Chris Killian
Managing Director, Securitization and Corporate Credit
SIFMA

Biography

Chris is responsible for SIFMA’s securitization advocacy and other activities related to housing and securitization. SIFMA has a special focus on agency MBS markets and maintains a collection of market standards and trading practices governing the TBA market. For the last few years, primary mandates in this area have been regulatory reform, the implementation of a single security for TBA trading, FINRA 4210 margin requirements, securitization capital requirements, and the broader world of GSE/housing finance reform.

In the fall of 2018 Chris took over SIFMA’s corporate credit activities in addition to the securitization responsibilities. This includes issues such as fixed income market structure and execution of SIFMA’s Insurance and Risk-Linked Securities Conference.

He is also the primary staffer for SIFMA’s activities related to LIBOR and the transition to alternative reference rates in the US and participates on the Federal Reserve’s Alternative Reference Rates Committee and a number of its subcommittees.

He also helps to coordinate SIFMA’s activities related to fintech.

Chris joined the Bond Market Association (predecessor to SIFMA) in 2005 as the analyst for the MBS and Securitized Products Division. He became head of the Securitization Group in 2013. Prior to joining SIFMA, he was an accountant in the Retail Securitization Accounting and Investor Reporting group at JPMorgan Chase & Co., and was responsible for investor reporting and other administration of auto, student loan, and mortgage securitization transactions.

Chris holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Government from Franklin and Marshall College.

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Sheryl King
Advisor to the Governor
Bank of Canada

Biography

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Xiaobo Liu

Xiaobo Liu
Head of Markets Model Validation/Managing Director, Corporate Model Risk Management
Wells Fargo

Biography

Xiaobo Liu currently is a managing director of Corporate Model Risk Management at Wells Fargo with responsibilities for the validation of models used in derivative pricing, counterparty credit risk, and market risk. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he was a managing director and head of Model Risk Management for Americas, Deutsche Bank A.G. with responsibilities for the regional model risk management policies, procedures, and validation. Previously, he was co-head of Model Validation Group for the Institutional Clients Group at Citi.

He has a P.h.D in Mathematics and a CFA charter holder. His other working experiences include supporting Commodity Business at Morgan Stanley, FX Business at JP Morgan, and being an assistant professor at Clarkson University.

Priya Misra

Priya Misra
Head of Global Rates Strategy
TD Securities

Biography

Priya Misra is head of Global Rates Strategy at TD Securities. Based in New York, Priya is responsible for the US and global interest rate markets and provides investment advice for clients. She ranked in the top three for U.S. Governments Strategy and Federal Agency Debt Strategy in Institutional Investor’s All-America Fixed Income Research team surveys in 2014 and 2015 and from 2003 to 2008. Priya joined TD Securities in September 2015. Prior to this she ran US rates strategy research at BofA Merrill Lynch for 6 years. From 2001 to 2008, she worked at Lehman Brothers as an interest rate strategist, at Barclays Capital as a mortgage strategist and at Nomura Securities, where she was head of U.S. rates strategy. Priya graduated from the Lady Sri Ram College, University of Delhi, with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She has a postgraduate diploma in management, majoring in finance, from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India.

Alexis Pederson

Alexis Pederson
Senior company counsel
Wells Fargo

Biography

Alexis Pederson is Senior Company Counsel in the Wells Fargo Legal Department where she leads a team of attorneys responsible for providing counsel to the company-wide LIBOR Transition Office, a program office established to develop and direct a coordinated strategy to transition numerous LIBOR-linked Wells Fargo products and processes to new benchmarks. Alexis represents Wells Fargo on the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) and a number of the ARRC’s working groups, as well as other industry working groups focused on benchmark reform.

Alexis joined the company in 2006 and most recently served as Capital Markets Counsel in the Derivatives & FX Section of the Legal Department where her primary responsibilities included support of the swap dealer business on regulatory and transactional matters. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Cornell University. She is a member of the New York Bar and is based in New York City.

GauravShukla

Gaurav Shukla
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Gaurav Shukla currently leads the Regulatory Affairs Strategy Implementation team at Morgan Stanley. Gaurav joined Morgan Stanley in June 2008 and has been in a number of strategy and execution roles over the last 10 years. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Gaurav has worked in corporate strategy and execution roles across other key financial services firms. Gaurav earned a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, graduating in 2001 from MIT.

Sonali Theisen

Sonali Das Theisen
Head of Fixed Income Market Structure and E-Trading
Bank of America

Biography

Sonali Das Theisen is head of Fixed Income Market Structure and E-Trading at Bank of America. Ms. Theisen oversees Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities (FICC) electronic trading initiatives in her role, and works with senior management to drive new business opportunities. Ms. Theisen contributes to her firm’s strategic efforts in LIBOR transition, data intelligence, Fixed Income ETFs, fintech investments, and the new issue process.
In the US, Ms. Theisen was appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to serve on its Fixed Income Market Structure Committee (FIMSAC). In Europe, Ms. Theisen served as the Chair of the Secondary Markets Practices Committee of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) from 2016 to 2019. In August 2019, Ms. Theisen became her firm’s representative on the Federal Reserve Board’s Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC).
Prior to joining Bank of America in 2018, Ms. Theisen spent five years at Citi as Global Head of Market Structure and Data Strategy for Credit and Securitized Products. Prior to that, she was head of Credit E-Trading at Barclays. She began her career as a CDS trader at Goldman Sachs, and has also held positions at Bear Stearns and Bloomberg.
In the industry, Ms. Theisen collaborates with market participants, regulators, policy makers, and trading venues to promote responsible evolution in Fixed Income markets. Over the course of her career, she has written data-driven comment letters on proposed legislation such as MiFID II and Dodd-Frank, as well as presented analysis on market liquidity in several regulatory forums. She speaks regularly at industry conferences, and has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Risk Magazine, Bloomberg News, Markets Media, and Business Insider.
Ms. Theisen graduated cum laude from Harvard in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Citation in Spanish, where she played Division I Varsity Water Polo. She graduated Valedictorian of Ramsey High School as well as from the American College of Musicians National Guild of Piano in 1996. Since 2014, she has served on the board of the Lulu & Leo Fund, a creative education non-profit dedicated to helping children and families develop creative confidence. She resides in Manhattan with her husband and two children.

Tess Virmani

Tess Virmani
Associate General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Public Policy
Loan Syndications & Trading Association

Biography

Tess Virmani is Associate General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Public Policy of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA).

Tess focuses on developing market standards and maintaining LSTA documentation. She also leads the LSTA’s sustainable finance and ESG efforts. In addition, Tess participates in the LSTA’s policy initiatives, including market advocacy and spearheading industry solutions to market developments, such as the transition to replacement benchmarks.

Prior to joining the LSTA, Tess practiced as a finance attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York. She received a B.S. in International Politics from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She is admitted as an attorney in New York.

Tom Wipf

Tom Wipf
Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities, ARRC / Vice Chairman
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Tom Wipf is Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities.

Tom is responsible for Morgan Stanley’s transition efforts to alternative reference rates to replace LIBOR through the firm’s Global LIBOR Transition Steering Committee. This group, spanning ISG, Wealth Management and Investment Management, will ensure that all businesses and infrastructure organizations have a consistent set of Firm-level guidelines, their own transition plans and accountability for transition readiness before year-end 2021.

Additionally, Tom leads the firm’s Global Business Continuity Management Organization, which is responsible for strategic planning and risk management for potential cyber and physical disruptions.. He is a member of the firm’s Securities Operating Committee, Risk Management Committee and Asset/ Liability Management Committee.

Prior to being named Vice Chairman, Tom was the Global Head of the Bank Resource Management Division where he was responsible for the firm’s secured funding, securities lending, global hedging and collateral management activities.

Beginning his career in the industry in 1977, Tom joined Morgan Stanley in 1986 and has been engaged in the Firm’s funding, collateral and hedging activities throughout his career at the firm. Based in New York, Tom has also completed multi-year assignments in Morgan Stanley’s London and Tokyo offices.

In April, 2019, Tom was named Chair of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) by the Federal Reserve Board. The ARRC is a group of private-market participants convened to help ensure a successful transition from USD LIBOR to a more robust reference rate.

Tom was appointed Chair of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee in October, 2018.

Tom served as Chair of the Treasury Market Practices Group (TMPG) until May 2019. The TMPG is sponsored by the New York Federal Reserve and is an industry group committed to supporting the integrity and efficiency of the U.S. Treasury and Agency Mortgage Securities Markets.

Tom serves on the board of directors of International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA). Tom was appointed to the Alternative Reference Rate Committee, sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in 2014. Tom previously served on the Financial Research Advisory Committee to the US Treasury Office of Financial Research from 2012 to 2017.

Josh Younger

Josh Younger
Managing Director
JP Morgan

Biography

Josh Younger is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Interest Rate Derivatives Strategy as well as leading Quant Fixed Income Strategy. He is responsible for views in interest rate swaps, futures, options and exotics, as well as more thematic work in market design, bank regulations and financial plumbing, payment systems, cryptocurrency, and machine-learning in fixed income markets. He has been consistently ranked among the top analysts by Institutional Investor, including #1 positions in Interest Rate Derivatives and Quantitative Analysis. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Josh was an astrophysicist at the Institute for Advanced Study, and holds an AB from Princeton and PhD from Harvard.

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key agenda highlights
panel discussions

Panel Discussions

Interactive panel discussions are designed to include attendees by running a live Q&A throughout the session.

presentations

Presentations

Hear industry experts provide insights on the latest opportunities and challenges ahead of LIBOR phase out

Networking

Networking Breaks

Networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks throughout the day

meet the speakers

Meet The Speakers

Continue discussions beyond the auditorium and interact with speakers and attendees after their session.

RISK AMERICAS CONVENTION

May 12-13, 2020 | New York City | Marriott Downtown

500 attendees, 100+ speakers, 44 presentations, 18 panel discussions, 7 hours of networking, 6 keynote sessions, 4 individual work streams
Keynote & plenary sessions

REGULATION

Has regulation gone too far or is there still more to be done?

RISK APPETITE

Aligning risk appetite with strategic objectives and using to drive business

ROLE OF THE CRO

Reviewing the role and skillsets of the CRO and risk management team in an evolving technical landscape

VIEWING RISK

Challenges of viewing the risk world through an appropriate and forward thinking lense

ESG

Incorporating ESG into strategy & planning and considerations for risk teams

GEOPOLITICAL RISK

Contingency planning for future economic downturn and increase geopolitical uncertainty

Topics addressed for 2020

Automation & Efficiency | FinTech | Client Experience | AI & Machine Learning | RegTech | Blockchain | Data | Disruption | Cloud | Privacy

Plus much more…

Cyber risk | Technology resilience |
Risk ID | Operational Resilience |
Culture | AML | Fraud | Payments | Risk Analytics

Plus, much more…

Interest Rate Risk | Economic Downturn | Repo Markets | IBOR | FRTB | Climate Change | Liquidity Risk | CECL | Bond Markets | Capital Management

Plus, much more…

Model Definition | Model Inventory | Quantification | Enterprise MRM | Validation | Advanced Analytics | Data | AI & Machine Learning | Machine bias

Plus, much more…

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Hear from more than 100 CROs and Heads of Risk Including
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Nicholas Silitch
Group CRO
Prudential

Michael Alix

Michael Alix
Americas CRO
UBS

Geoff Craddock

Geoff Craddock
CRO
Mass Mutual

Oliver Jakob

Oliver Jakob
International CRO
Mitsubishi UFJ

Anthony Peccia

Anthony Peccia
Chief Risk Officer
Citibank Canada

John Schiavetta

John Schiavetta
Deputy Chief Risk Officer
Alliance Bernstein

Bill Coen

Bill Coen
Former Secretary General
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Judith Hilton

Judith Hilton
Regional Chief Risk Officer
Deutsche Asset Management

Scott Mathis

Scott T. Mathis
CISO
RBC

Tatiana Segal

Tatiana Segal
CRO
Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Vivek Tyagi

Vivek Tyagi
CRO – Transaction Banking
Goldman Sachs

Jacques Longerstaey

Jacques Longerstaey
CRO
Nuveen

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Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Søren Agergaard Andersen is the Chief Risk Officer for Nordea Asset Management, the biggest asset manager in the Nordics with more than € 250bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall enterprise risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Before joining the asset management industry, Søren held leading positions within risk in banking and pension/life insurance. One of his main priorities is to define and uphold a strong and yet flexible governance and risk framework, which can support a sound overall risk culture. Søren holds a M.A. in Mathematics and Economics and a PRM certification.
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Louise Waite is the Supply Chain Management & Assurance Director at Lloyds Banking Group. She leads a team of 50, delivering a group-wide approach to supplier risk assessment, supplier assurance and supplier management. Louise and her team maintain an effective Supply Chain Management framework, run a Centre of Excellence for Supplier Management and conduct hundreds of assurance reviews every year. Having spent several years in the IT and Pharmaceutical industries, Louise is enjoying her return to Financial Services where she started her Procurement career.
Jean-Francois Valette is leading Global Third Party Compliance & Risk management at eBay. Jean-Francois is responsible for enhancing eBay’s legal, risk and compliance program around all third parties impacting eBay’s operations and business activities directly or indirectly. He oversees the development and management of a third-party risk management program across the business units; engaging and supporting the management of the controls functions for the company, including Business Ethics Office, Information Security, Resiliency, Compliance investigations and reporting amongst others. Prior to joining eBay, Jean-Francois worked as the Head of Operations for Volkswagen Payments and held the roles of Head of Outsourcing and Global Third Party Compliance and Risk management for PayPal. He also held different positions in the Banking & Asset Management industry, and holds his Law and Investment Management certifications, specializing in regulatory compliance and outsourcing.
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Alex is Head of Supply Chain Risk for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for ensuring that the supplier onboarding & management frameworks drive effective risk management and regulatory compliance. Alex has worked with LBG for 10 years, and has over 20 year experience in Sourcing and Supply Chain Risk.
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Daniel Cameron will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
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Stuart Burns currently has the role of Senior Technical Specialist at the PRA, working in the team reviewing and approving IRB models. He has responsibility for aspiring IRB firms. He previously ran the IRB risk weight analysis in the Annual Cyclical Scenario (ACS) stress test, challenging firms’ stressed projections and recommending capital responses. Stuart has over 20 years experience delivering credit risk, stress testing and economic capital models. This includes roles as: Head of Model Validation for S&P Europe. Head of Models for the Rainbow Business at Royal Bank of Scotland. Head of Credit Risk Methodology at Barclays Capital, where he rebuilt the team following the departure of the previous head, and managed all IRB related regulatory issues. Head of Corporate Analytics at HSBC, where he was responsible for Credit Risk Modelling and saw the bank achieve Advanced IRB status. He also introduced credit risk stress testing and economic capital. Head of Economic Capital and Model Risk Management at Standard Chartered Bank, where his responsibilities included building an offshore validation team, and coordination of stress testing across portfolios and risk types. Advanced IRB status was delivered on the strength of these areas.
Over the last 3 years, I have provided trusted advice and guidance to a variety of organisations looking to change their approach to GRC. The organisations I have worked with have often been looking to advance their approach to GRC through the use of modern, intuitive, and insightful technology. My job is to help these businesses and people with this often daunting task, and make it as seamless as possible.
Rob is responsible for New Business Sales and Account Management in EMEA. Based out of our London office, Rob helps guide organisations through the vendor evaluation process, remaining a key point of contact through the implementation process and throughout the ongoing relationship. Rob joined Riskonnect in September 2017 and has over 7 years experience in Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions helping a range or organisations from different industries including Telecommunications, Financial Services, Maritime and Infrastructure Projects, and more, evaluate, select and implement highly successful solutions.
David Cassonnet is Director of Business Development at ActiveViam, leading the creation of new solutons and use cases for the company.In his role, David ensures that the new product features developed by the company's R&D team translate into innovative and actionable use cases that deliver tangible value to the clients' business.With over twenty years of experience in financial markets, David has a double expertise in business development and solutions implementation. Previously he was Managing Director of ActiveViam in APAC where he and his consulting team were involved in several front-office and risk management projects with large local and international banks. David also held several roles at Mysis and Summit Systems.
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Nigel Milbank is a Cambridge University graduate and Chartered Accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. Nigel has held audit positions in Schroders and Credit Suisse as an Audit Director, following which he helped set up the Operational risk function and Product Control global assurance at Credit Suisse.Nigel was Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Santander UK from 2006 to 2011 and joined RBS in 2012 to run the Group ICAAP function. He has held various stress testing delivery and improvement roles at RBS/ Natwest Group and since 2020 has been Programme Manager on the Climate Programme building climate stress capability and embedding climate financial risk management.
Alistair McLeod will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Melissa Longmore will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Libor Krkoska will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
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Atanas Dimov will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
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