FinTech Leaders Convention & Awards

FT Leaders & Convention

Providing a voice to the market, an assessment of future trends and company ranking identified by the industry

Global Fintech Leaders 2021 Virtual Forum | February 2-3, 2021

RANKINGS, AWARDS AND VIRTUAL CONVENTION

Fintech Leaders virtual Convention will provide a first look at the results from CeFPro’s global survey, including insights from the Fintech Leaders Advisory Board members, category winners as voted for by the industry, and a range of thought leadership presentations, panel discussions and much more!

Key topics to be addressed include:

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INVESTMENT PRIORITIES

Payments, automation, business model strategies, withstanding recession, security and regtech

DATA MANAGEMENT

Reviewing data challenges and opportunities for fintech advances

IMPACT OF COVID-19

COVID-19 as an accelerant of change in the fintech revolution

OPPORTUNITIES IN FINTECH: 2021 and 2025

Changes to business models, mobile & digital services, national digital currencies and new processes & technologies

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING

Governance and validation of AI and ML models

PAYMENTS

Payments innovation and COVID-19 accelerants

AUTHORIZED PUSH PAYMENT FRAUD

Combating the increased levels of APP fraud

CYBER SECURITY

Developing cyber defences, and protecting customers and data

MOBILE AND DIGITAL SERVICES

The rise of mobile and digital banking to enhance customer experience

ETHICAL AI

Assessing regulatory and ethical considerations when using AI

ADVANCED ANALYTICS AND DATA

Leveraging advanced analytics and data to drive product and service offerings

FINTECH PARTNERSHIPS

Leveraging mutual benefit of incumbent and fintech partnerships

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Speakers
Sabeena Liconte

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Sabeena Liconte
Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer
BOC International USA Holdings Inc., a member of the Bank of China Group

Stephane Malrait

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Stephane Malrait
Head of Market Structure and Innovation, Financial Markets
ING

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Ido Lustig
CRO
BlueVine

Joshua Kotok

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Joshua Kotok
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
First Savings

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Mahi Dontamsetti
Chief Technology Risk Officer
State Street

Albert Chin

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Albert Chin
Head of Model Risk Management
Signature Bank

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Ebbe Negenman
CRO
Aegon Bank

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Matti Honkanen
Head of Next Gen FX, Product Owner
Nordea

Markus Lammer

Markus Lammer
COO, Ultra High Net Worth Business
Credit Suisse

Vivek-Tyagi

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Vivek Tyagi
Chief Risk Officer, Transactional Banking
Goldman Sachs

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

9:00 Fintech Leaders 2020 overall category winner announcement and award

CeFPro will announce the winner of the best overall service provider in the fintech industry, as voted by the industry, in its end-user poll and survey

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

9:15 Reviewing investment priorities and future prospects in fintech as identified in CeFPro’s FinTech leaders Report

Faster and real time payments: future opportunities and investment areas
Automation and self-service opportunities
Revenue generation and business model strategies
Using fintech as a tool to withstand a recession: lowering cost base, customer centric products and maximizing returns
Investment in security and anti-fraud
Regtech and financial benefits in financial institutions

Sabeena Liconte, Deputy COO & Chief Legal Officer, BOC International USA Holdings Inc., a member of the Bank of China, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Ido Lustig, Chief Risk Officer, BlueVine, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Mahi Dontamsetti, Chief Technology Risk Officer, State Street

9:45 5-minute transition to streams

AI & MACHINE LEARNING

9:50 Governance and validation of AI models to understand outputs

  • AI models and use in trading
  • Designing and testing AI models
  • Conducting internal reviews
  • Responsibility and oversight of AI
  • Explainable AI: Demonstrating reasoning and removing bias
  • Uses of alternative data

Ange Johnson De-Wet, Head of Technology Change Risk, Lloyds Banking Group, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

MOBILE AND DIGITAL SERVICES

9:50 The rise of mobile and digital banking: Developing services as expectations evolve

  • Long term impact of COVID-19
  • Ensuring remote capabilities
  • Rise of online banking and internet transactions
  • Digital banking and payment capabilities
  • Fintech banks: doubling down on services and return for investors

Rinse Jacobs, Head of Partnerships, SolarisBank AG, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Maurice Lisi, Head of Digital Channels, Intesa Sanpaolo, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

INVESTMENT IN SECURITY & DATA

10:25 Investment in security to achieve long term goals and protect reputation

  • Investment in security to facilitate payments
  • Enhancing anti-fraud measures
  • Safeguarding consumers from security risks

FUTURE GROWTH & OPPORTUNITIES

10:25 Leveraging fintech advances to enhance customer accessibility and inclusion in underserved markets

  • Business opportunities and lines of credit
  • Generation Z and fintech growth
  • Inclusion in banking
  • Targeting unbanked or underbanked populations
  • National digital currencies – a game challenge for trade

Alessia Falsarone, MD, Portfolio Strategy and Risk DMFI, PineBridge Investments, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

11:00 20-Minute networking break and demos in exhibition hall

PANEL DISCUSSION: FRAUD

11:20 Combating the increased risk or authorized push payment (APP) fraud and maintaining customer loyalty

  • Increased use of APP fraud
  • Investment in security to protect against risk
  • Liability for losses: Balancing risk and cost

Brandon Davies, Non-Executive Board Director, Lintel Financial Services & Obillex, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Ido Lustig, Chief Risk Officer, BlueVine,  Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

PANEL DISCUSSION

11:20 Effectively using advanced analytics and data to enhance customer relations and service offerings

  • Social media tracking to influence stock selection and direction
  • Advances in AML and fraud
  • AI as a revenue generator and cost reducer
    • Minimizing human labor and error
  • Supervision of AI and human validation
  • Regulatory scrutiny and compliance with data regulations

Saqib Jamshed, SVP, Head of Model Risk Governance, Options Clearing Corp., Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Michael Middleton, Head of Content Strategy, Markov Processes International, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Stevan Maglic, SVP, Head of Quantitative Risk Analytics, Regions Bank, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Stefano Canossa, Global Head of Operational Risk & Head of Risk, Luxembourg, GAM, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

BUSINESS CONTINUITY

12:05 Driving business continuity and resilience plans in light of pandemic response

  • Agile adoption and future of working from home
    • Security of remote employees on home networks
    • Cyber and protection of remote workers
  • Balancing security with required adoption of WFH
  • Addressing increasing client demands
  • Benefits of increase cloud and business process automation usage

Markus Lammer, COO, Ultra High Net Worth Business, Credit Suisse

ETHICAL AI

12:05 Assessing regulatory and ethical considerations when using AI

  • Detecting and removing bias
  • Data usage and regulation
    • Privacy, compliance and consumer protection concerns
  • Addressing regulatory pressures and likely next steps
  • Capturing diverse data sets
  • Use of social media and online activity

Albert Chin, Head of Model Risk Management, Signature Bank, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

12:40 5-minute transition to keynote

DATA MANAGEMENT – PANEL DISCUSSION

12:45 Addressing the key data challenges and opportunities within fintech

Effective data management and governance

Financial data: quality, storage, access and usage

Data protection and cyber security concerns

Privacy and KYC

Vivek TyagiChief Risk Officer, Institutional Banking, Goldman Sachs & Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Jeff Prelle, SVP, Risk Analytics, Bancorp South & Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Shannon Kelly, SVP, Head of Model Risk Management, Zions Bancorp & Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

1:30 Chair’s closing remarks and end of day one

8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

9:00 Fintech Leaders 2020 overall category winner announcement and award

CeFPro will announce the winner of the best overall service provider in the fintech industry, as voted by the industry, in its end-user poll and survey

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

9:15 Impact vs. opportunity of COVID-19: accelerant to advances and next steps in the fintech revolution

Use of technology to adapt to change
Maintaining agility and response to scenarios
Changes to funding and investment of startups
Reviewing strategies and business models to stand out and stay ahead
Customer centricity to expand offerings

Alessia Falsarone, MD, Portfolio Strategy and Risk DMFI, PineBridge Investments, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Gabriele Sabato, CEO and Co-Founder, Wiserfunding, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Tibor Bartels, Head of Transaction Services, Americas, ING, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Ebbe Negenman
, CRO, Aegon

9:45 5-minute transition to streams

PAYMENTS

9:50 The future of payments and impact of COVID-19 on innovation

  • COVID-19 prompting radical reduction in use of cash
  • Increased use of contactless payments
  • European open banking and cashless societies
  • Investment in payments and transactions in global markets
    • Global disparities in progress

Peter Smith, Director, Seneca Investment Management, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro 

AML AND FINANCIAL CRIME

9:50 Use cases of advanced data and analytics, including AI, on anti-fraud and financial crime

  • AML advances
  • Real time internal understanding of cyber threats
  • Future payment protection plans
  • Deterring threats into the organization and movement upstream
  • Increasing automation, predictive analytics and outsourcing

CYBER SECURITY

10:25 Developing cyber security defenses to protect data as the most valuable asset

  • Headline risks and impact to business operations
  • Impacts to security with workforces working from remotely
  • Protecting data as the most valuable currency
  • Ensuring adequate protection of data and ethical usage
  • Building and maintaining customer confidence and trust

ERP & TREASURY

10:25 Integrating banking services into customers’ existing ecosystem: Case from Nordea next gen FX

  • Nordea case study
  • Integrating FX services into customer ERP and accounting systems
  • Automating customer processes
  • Building customer loyalty through experience
  • Leveraging partners, APIs and in house build platforms

Matti Holkanen, Head of New Gen FX, Nordea Markets, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

11:00 20 minute networking break and demos in exhibition hall

PANEL DISCUSSION – OP RISK & GRC

11:20 Addressing the challenges of managing operational risk

  • Establishing a sound conduct/culture environment
  • KYC
  • Third party risk management
  • Anti-fraud and AML strategies

Craig Spielmann, CEO & Founder, RiskTao, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Joshua Kotok, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, First Savings, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Nison Nagdimov, VP, Chief Control Office, HSBC

PANEL DISCUSSION – REGTECH

11:20 Increasing effectiveness and efficiency of regulatory compliance through regtech

  • Opportunities of technology to streamline processes
  • Reducing costs and increasing efficiency
  • Data protection and cyber security
  • Legislation implementation ahead of investment
  • Application of big data approaches
  • Strengthening cyber security
  • Facilitation of macroprudential policy
  • Legaltech advances

Stan Yakoff, Head of Americas Supervision, Citadel, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Stefano Canossa, Global Head of Operational Risk & Head of Risk, Luxembourg, GAM, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Ruchi Gupta, VP, Risk Analytics, HSBC

DIGITAL CURRENCY AND BLOCKCHAIN

12:05 The future of digital currencies and impact of issuance of central bank offerings

  • Increased usage of national backed digital currencies
  • Increased risk of fraud and money laundering with reduced transparency
  • Reducing costs whilst increasing security
  • Impact to currency values when trading directly in digital currency
  • Increased stability, traceability and monitoring of central bank currencies
  • Chinese Yuan case study

Natalia Navarro, Customer Journey Expert, Distributed Ledger Technology, ING, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

FINTECH PARTNERSHIPS

12:05 Leveraging mutual benefits of incumbent and fintech partnership

  • Trading fintech innovation with incumbent data and base
  • Working together to build customer trust
  • Partnering to take advantage of the technology revolution
  • Strategic partnerships to develop agile strategies
  • Attracting new talent to financial services

Stephane Malrait, Head of Market Structure and Innovation, Financial Markets, ING, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

12:40 5-minute transition to keynote

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

12:45 The future of fintech and opportunities over the next five years – addressing the findings of CeFPro’s international survey

Adapting business models and upscaling operations
Role of digital currencies and blockchain
Evolution of mobile and digital services: next steps
Advances in mobile and digital services
Advanced data and analytics, cloud, BPA, AI and payments opportunities
Acceleration of change with introduction of new processes and technologies

Albert Chin, Head of Model Risk Management, Signature Bank, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Stan Yakoff, Head of Americas Supervision, Citadel, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro
Hakan Danis, Director, Macroeconomic Scenarios & Op Risk Stress Testing Models, MUFG Union Bank, Advisory Board Member, CeFPro

1:30 Chair’s closing remarks and end of day two

Speakers

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Tibor Bartels

Head of Transaction Services Americas
ING

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Stefano Canossa

Global Head of Operational Risk and Head of Risk Luxembourg
GAM

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Albert Chin

Head of Model Risk Management
Signature Bank

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Hakan Danis

Director, Macroeconomic Scenarios and OpRisk Stress Testing Models
MUFG Union Bank

Dipanjan Das

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Dipanjan Das

Sr. Director, GM of Student Credit Cards
Capital One Financial Services

Brandon Davies

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Brandon Davies

Non Executive Board Director
Lintel Financial Services Limited & Obillex

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Mahi Dontamsetti
Chief Technology Risk Officer
State Street

Alessia Falsarone

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Alessia Falsarone

Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy and Risk DMFI
PineBridge Investments

Ruchi Gupta

Ruchi Gupta
VP Risk Analytics
HSBC

Matti Honkanen

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Matti Honkanen

Head of Next Gen FX – Product Owner
Nordea

Rinse-Jacobs

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Rinse Jacobs

Head Of International Sales
SolarisBank AG

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Saqib Jamshed

Senior Vice President – Head of Model Risk Governance
Options Clearing Corporation

Angela-Johnson

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Ange Johnson De-Wet

Head of Technology Change Risk
Lloyds Banking Group

Shannon Kelly

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Shannon Kelly

SVP, Head of Model Risk Management
Zions Bankcorp

Joshua Kotok

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Joshua Kotok

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
First Savings

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Armel Kouassi

Head of Balance Sheet & Asset Liability Modeling
Northern Trust

Markus Lammer

Markus Lammer
COO, Ultra High Net Worth Business
Credit Suisse

Sabeena Liconte

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Sabeena Liconte

Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer
BOC International USA Holdings Inc., a member of the Bank of China Group

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Maurice Lisi
Head of Digital Channels
Intesa San Paolo

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Ido Lustig

Chief Risk Officer
BlueVine

Stevan-Maglic

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Stevan Maglic

SVP, Head of Quantitative Risk Analytics
Regions Bank

Stephane Malrait

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Stephane Malrait

Head of Market Structure and Innovation, Financial Markets
ING

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Michael Middleton

Head of Content Strategy
Markov Processes International

Nison Nagdimov

Nison Nagdimov
VP, Chief Control Office
HSBC

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Natalia Navarro

Customer Journey Expert, Distributed Ledger Technology
ING

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Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer
Aegon Bank

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Gabriele Sabato

CEO and Co-Founder
Wiserfunding

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Gurraj Singh Sangha

Former Chief Quantamental Data Scientist | Portfolio Trading and Risk Strategist
State Street

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Peter Smith

Director
Seneca Investment Management

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CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Craig Spielmann

CEO & Founder
RiskTao

Vivek Tyagi

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Vivek Tyagi

Chief Risk Officer, Transactional Banking
Goldman Sachs

Caitriona Whelan

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Caitriona Whelan

Chief Strategy Officer
Former Payen

Stan-Yakoff

CeFPro Advisory Board Member
Stan Yakoff

Head of Americas Supervision
Citadel Securities

Global Fintech Leaders 2021 Virtual Convention & Awards is a two day virtual convention reflecting the results of the Fintech Leaders survey and report.

We look to address key opportunities within fintech both across 2021 and with a forward view towards 2026. The event looks to examine in great detail the investment priorities in fintech, as well as the main obstacle currently impacting full fintech adoption.

The report and event feature sections on the advances and implementation within incumbent financial institutions and their journey to fintech implementation including key benefits and opportunities.

The event and corresponding survey and report will also take into account the state of the industry, including the impact of 2020 on businesses and implementation.

Hear from Fintech Leaders advisory board members, industry thought leaders representing incumbent financial institutions, category winners and much more.

Register for your complimentary pass and receive a copy of the final report.

16th June 2021

Fintech advances and financial services – what does the post-covid road hold?

10th June 2021
Paul Huggett, Head of Partner Management, Bank of Ireland

Assessing regulatory changes ahead and the impact on third party and vendor risk management

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
1st June 2021
Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
21st May 2021
Nasser Fattah, Executive Advisor, System Security Integration, Former Managing Director, MUFG

Managing cyber security risks in a remote working environment internally and across supply chain

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
13th May 2021
Jimi Hinchliffe, Partner, The JADEtc Partnership & NFR Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Demonstrating resilience and developing business continuity plans in light of recent volatility

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
4th May 2021
Victor Lessoff

Designing and implementing an effective internal fraud detection system

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
22nd April 2021
Jeremy Resler, SVP, Director, Third Party Risk Management and Governance, U.S. Bank

Assessing regulatory changes ahead and the impact on third party and vendor risk management

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
20th April 2021
Sean Miles, Head of Risk, Motor Insurers Bureau

Regulatory developments within data privacy and monitoring transfer across borders

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
20th April 2021
Chris Smigielski Model Risk Director Arvest Bank

Maintaining model risk programs and functionality in a stress environment

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
23rd November 2020

Building cyber resilience to protect customers and the institution

17th January 2020

Research survey: Basel IV Readiness – How prepared is your firm?

2nd January 2020

Global research survey: Technology risk in financial services

21st October 2019

How leaders foster an inclusive culture

12th September 2019

Making fairness an intrinsic part of AI for financial services

By Sray Agarwal, Specialist – Data Science & AI, Publicis Sapient
12th September 2019

Understanding the changing behaviours of consumers and meeting evolving expectations

By Chris Crespo, Head of Digital Direction, Group Digital, Nordea
11th September 2019

Reviewing the evolving landscape of non-financial companies offering financial products

Rinse Jacobs, Head of Strategic Partnerships, solarisBank
29th August 2019
Top 3 Investment Priorities

Top 3 investment priorities according to FinTech Leaders 2019 Report

2nd August 2019

Exploring the uses of AI and machine learning technology in operational risk

By Saqib Jamshed, Head of Model Risk Governance, The Options Clearing Corporation
1st August 2019

Increasing accountability in the first line and minimizing duplication of efforts for risk assessments

By Hugo Ramirez, SVP, Director of Corporate Assurance, BBVA
24th July 2019

The Research for CeFPro’s FinTech Leaders 2020 Report has been launched

CeFPro’s Global Research Survey has been launched for the next edition of FinTech Leaders! FinTech Leaders is the most comprehensive independent study of the global FinTech […]
13th May 2019

Third-party due diligence: Has your program evolved enough to keep up with changes in regulations and advancements in technology?

By Bill Hauserman, Senior Director, Compliance Solutions, Bureau van Dijk, A Moody’s Analytics Company

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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.
Martin Townsend will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Sean Titley will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
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.
An Alumni of De Monfort University & London Metropolitan University, Desmond is a seasoned Third-Party Risk Management Lead as well as a specialist in Supplier Relationship Management. He has worked both in the Public and Private sectors gaining foundational experience at London Underground over a 17 year career. He has also worked for Deutsche Bank, HSBC and now with Vodafone leading on Third Party Risk programme activities.Desmond is married with two children and enjoys travelling.
Daniel Cameron will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Dilbagh is a Partner at Fintegral and leads the firm’s UK practice. He specialises in the areas of traded risk and climate risk, helping banks to enhance their analytics capabilities to better identify, quantify and manage current and emerging risks. He has over 20 years of experience in trading, risk management and quantitative modelling at banks and hedge funds, including Credit Suisse, Man AHL and Nomura. Dilbagh holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.
Vishwas has deep international FS consulting and risk management experience across Europe, US, Middle East and SE Asia.Vishwas has led complex risk transformations for G-SIBS, challenger banks and fintechs in the UK and EMEA, focusing on prudential regulation, capital and stress testing. Vishwas has also led a number of banking authorisations, fintech and Brexit applications and has experience of helping clients deliver to regulatory expectations and their internal performance targets. Vishwas also has experience in thought leadership and eminence, having led a number of conferences, speaker sessions and panel discussions with regulators and industry participants
Charis is a Risk Management generalist with 13+ years of experience in investment and retail banking. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer of SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group, where he is responsible for developing the Risk Management framework, overseeing regulatory initiatives and driving strategic projects related to risk. His interests include Fintech and innovation in Risk Management. He holds an MBA and a Master’s in Financial Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.
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.
Benjamin Westwood will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Suresh Sankaran will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
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.
Pradyumna specializes in Market Risk and Counterparty Risk with experience spanning both the Front Office and Risk Management functions at two of the largest global investment banks. In his current multi-dimensional role he is the market risk manager for JPM’s differential discounting desk, the banking book loan portfolio and also is the head of CVA stress testing. He is also involved in developing a climate risk management framework for JPM’s trading book. Outside of work, he is a bit of a musician and is working on his first album.
Jérôme Henry is Principal Adviser at the ECB, in the financial stability area. He led Quality Assurance for SSM stress tests and was a BIS fellow. Originally from the Banque de France, Mr Henry started at the ECB leading its modelling team and thereafter its projection exercise. Mr Henry has a number of research publications, eg the ECB STAMP€ e-book. An ENSAE graduate, he holds an Economics PhD and a History BA from Paris Sorbonne.
Per Hansson is a Director and Head of CCR Exposure Management within Credit Risk Management at Deutsche Bank, responsible for the bank’s IMM and pre-deal exposure models for counterparty credit risk. Per is additionally responsible for capital planning and the bank’s Pillar 2 capital model for credit risk. Previously, Per worked in Market Risk Management for Credit Trading and CVA at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan and was also a risk manager in JP Morgan’s prime finance business. Per has an MSc in Engineering Physics from Lund University, Sweden.
Atanas Dimov will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ashish Bansal, a certified Chartered Accountant from India, is the Head of Finance & Regulatory Reporting in Union Bank of India (UK) Limited. In his 8 years of industry know-how, his range of experiences span from application of operational aspect of conventions at grassroot, to administering and formulating policy blueprints at the executive stratum. His in-depth technical understanding of banking products and demonstrated cognizance of RBI’s as well as Bank of England’s regulatory governance, adds to his industry’s proficiency.
Yingbo Bai currently heads up the global valuation methodologies team at UBS, where he is also a D&I ambassador . Previously, he worked in a number of quantitative roles at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan, after starting his career at CICC. Yingbo graduated from Oxford University with MSc in Mathematical Finance and London Business School with Masters in Finance, with undergraduate at Tsinghua University.
Sean Titley will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Member of the Fraud Leadership Team across Natwest for 5 years; previous fraud prevention responsibilities have covered various products, customer journeys and fraud typologies. Currently accountable for the overall prevention and strategy of First Party Fraud (covering onbook, mules and application fraud)Previous roles include Operations Manager for Debt Management and Head of Customer Experience for Ulster Bank.
Praveen Singh will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Gary Savill is Head of Enterprise Risk for Saga Group and has over 12 years of extensive risk management expertise, working previously in general and medical insurance for AXA UK for 10 years and as Deputy Head of Operations for Sanlam Investment Management for 4 years. Gary is a Chartered Management Accountant, qualifying whilst working for Nestle UK and is also a Specialist member of the IRM and member of the Institute of Management.
Alex Rothwell will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Andrea Pozzi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ozgur Ozel will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Vikas Munshi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Diane Menville will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Maciej is a seasoned banking professional with 20+ years of experience ranging from financial control, credit risk management to corporate banking, derivatives and fixed income, combined with experience of regulatory topics and passion for tackling the climate transformation. He joined NatWest Markets in June 2020 where he’s primarily responsible for setting up and managing risk hub to support investment banking of NatWest Group. Before (since June 2014) he worked in ECB Banking Supervision (aka Single Supervision Mechanism – SSM) as Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team (JST) Coordinator, responsible for consolidated supervision one of the largest banks in the Netherlands. As JST Coordinator, he led risk identification and implementation of risk-based and forward-looking Supervisory Examination Program. He took part in the start-up phase that included recruitment as well as fine-tuning of tools and processes. Prior to the ECB, Maciej worked in various roles in a number of banks: PKO Bank Polski 2008-2014 (Head of Credit Risk Assessment Department, member of Bank’s Credit Committee, Advisor to CEO), HSBC 2008 (Head of Structured Finance) and Citi in Poland and Hungary 1996-2008 (Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives Sales, Financial Control). Maciej has graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and holds a Master Degree in Banking and Finance. In 2020 he graduated from University of Edinburgh Climate Change Transformation Program. He is a speaker and panelist at conferences on risk and regulatory outlook topics.
Amit Lakhani has varied experiences in managing operational risks at organisations of all sizes. He started his career working as a consultant with Accenture where he developed and deployed multi-million dollar programmes involving compliance and risk elements, especially information security and cyber risks. Further, Amit worked at large multinational organisations in his role at KPMG driving strategic decision-making, investments and risk reduction programmes.
Cecilia Gejke will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.