Reviewing the evolution of the financial crime landscape and revolutionary mitigation tactics

Fraud & Financial Crime USA

3rd Annual | October 6-7, 2021 | Virtual

INSIDER FRAUD
Mitigating against the inappropriate dissemination of data outside of the company

CRYPTOCURRENCY
Reviewing the risks and requirements when dealing with cryptocurrency in a financial institution

RANSOMWARE
Increased risk of ransomware attacks and educating internally and externally on treatment

COLLABORATION
Increasing public and private collaboration and sharing of data to identify trends and tackle risk across the industry

REGULATION
Reviewing the regulatory landscape and impact of changes to BSA and AML regulation

SANCTIONS
Reviewing global sanctions landscape and recalibrating compliance procedures in a changing landscape

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Sabeena Liconte
Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel
BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc., member of Bank of China Group

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Victor Lessoff
Managing Director, Head of Internal Investigations
TIAA

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Max Lerner
Managing Director, Global Head of Sanctions Compliance & Anti-Bribery
State Street

Milan Kosanovich

Milan Kosanovich
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI

Brandon Reddington

Brandon Reddington
Head of Sanctions Advisory, Government Sanctions Group
Goldman Sachs

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Lester Joseph
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group
Wells Fargo

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Carlos Orel
Head of AML Risk, Regulatory Advocacy, Products and Monitoring
TD Bank N.A.

James Short

James Short
Global Head of AML/ ATF
Scotia Bank

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Julian Horky
Head of Risk Controlling
Berenberger Capital Markets

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Rebecca Schauer Robertson
Senior Vice President, Director Financial Investigations Unit
Atlantic Union Bank

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9:50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

INSIDER FRAUD

10:00 Mitigating against the inappropriate dissemination of data outside of the company as data increases in value

Session details 

  • Increased risk with remote work forces
  • Moving data to an unsecure environment
  • Monitoring capabilities of home working for violations
  • Increased value of data in the current fraud environment
  • Risk to reputation of data theft
  • Monitoring access to data
  • Increased risk in harder economic environment
  • Mitigation techniques and enhanced controls

Victor LessoffManaging Director, Head of Internal Investigations, TIAA
Sudharshan NarvaDirector, Data Analytics Internal AuditTIAA

RANSOMWARE – PANEL DISCUSSION

10:40 Increased risk of ransomware attacks and educating internally and externally on treatment

Session details 

  • Treatment of ransomware attacks internally and on customers
  • Impact of customers paying ransom to an OFAC listed or sanctioned account
    • Liability of breach of requirements
  • Informing customers of treatment of ransomware attacks
  • Use of cryptocurrency to maintain anonymity
  • Case studies of health care and pipeline ransomware cases
  • Notifying law enforcement of facilitation of payment

Carlos Orel, Head of AML Risk, Regulatory Advocacy, Products and Monitoring, TD Bank N.A.
Lester Joseph, Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo

11:30 Morning break and networking

COLLABORATION

11:50 Increasing public and private collaboration and sharing of data to identify trends and tackle risk across the industry

Session details 

  • Legal environment across jurisdictions
  • Importance of timeliness as criminal practices evolve
  • Criminal ability necessitating quicker sharing of information
  • Moving towards real time access to information
  • Aggregating shared data to identify trends
    • Limitations of historical data
  • Streamlining processes for faster filing of data
  • Information sharing with entities and affiliates

Max Lerner, Managing Director, Global Head of Sanctions Compliance & Anti-Bribery, State Street

TRADE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM

12:30 Implementing a Trade Surveillance Program to increase fraud detection

Session details 

  • Understanding the business and the regulatory goals of implementation
  • Comparison of US & EU regulations
  • Common frauds and detection algorithms
  • Project execution; timeline, challenges, BAU & results, recommendations and lessons learned
  • Addressing the role of AI in trade surveillance

Julian Horky, Head of Risk Controlling, Berenberger Capital Markets

CRYPTOCURRENCY – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:10 Understanding risks with cryptocurrency and requirements to monitor virtual currency transactions

Session details 

  • Risks of anonymity in a payments environment
  • Understanding the risks involved with accepting and offering cryptocurrency
  • Utilization of investment fraud schemes
    • Reliance on cryptocurrency as the basis to entice people to invest
  • NFTs vulnerability for money laundering
  • Developing infrastructure controls and working with regulators
  • Understanding limitations in visibility of flow of funds for fraud and money laundering
  • Increased risk in complying with sanctions

Milan Kosanovich, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Boris Richard, Managing DirectorFTI Consulting

1:55 End of day one

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9:50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

REGULATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

10:00 Reviewing the regulatory landscape and impact of changes to BSA and AML regulation

Session details 

  • Increase in regulatory expectations
  • Regulatory focus on protecting data and monitoring access
  • Expanding the scope of requirements for reporting breaches across jurisdictions
  • Managing the myriad of expectations and definitions across States
  • Reporting victim fraud regardless of whether it occurred internally
  • Changes to BSA and AML consultation

Sabeena LiconteDeputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel, BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc., member of Bank of China Group
Lester JosephHead, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo
Mark ElkommosVP, Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring & Testing Manager, SMBC

REGULATORY RISK MANAGEMENT

10:45 Understanding Regulatory Relations in FCRM including exam management

Session details 

  • How to build an effective exam management team
  • Best practices for exam preparation, execution and post mortem
    • QA
    • Making Dry Runs a core part of the FCC program
    • Knowing your exam team
  • New trends in exam execution

James ShortGlobal Head of AML/ATF, Scotia Bank

11:20 Morning break and networking

SANCTIONS

11:40 Reviewing global sanctions landscape and recalibrating compliance procedures in a changing landscape

Session details 

  • Implementation of China related sanctions
    • Determining what companies are targeted under the order
    • Identifying which securities issued are in the scope of restrictions
    • Nuanced and limited executive order
  • Afghanistan: discussion of sanctions-related risks and considerations in light of recent developments

Brandon ReddingtonVice President, Head of Sanctions Advisory, Government Sanctions Group, Goldman Sachs
Dana BeginDirectorFidelity

ACCOUNT OPENING – PANEL DISCUSSION

12:20 Protecting the process of account opening and techniques to verify data for account user

Session details 

  • Reviewing device intelligence and reputation effectiveness
  • Identification of mule accounts
  • Detecting legitimate user account hacks and synthetic IDs
  • Indirect implications for financial institutions
    • Money laundering and human trafficking breaches
  • Evolution of identity fraud with new tool and techniques
  • Access to customer identity and data

Ayelet Biger-Levin, VP Market Strategy, BioCatch
Rebecca Schauer Robertson, Senior Vice President, Director Financial Investigations UnitAtlantic Union Bank
Seth RudenSr. Director Fraud Operations, First Tech Federal Credit Union

MONEY LAUNDERING

1:05 Emergence of 3rd party money laundering enterprises

Session details 

  • Laundering techniques utilized, including trade based money laundering, virtual currency, cyber value units
  • Common practices & exploitations of banking and regulatory vulnerabilities
  • Interconnections of enterprises based on geographic locations, laundering methods
  • Best practices for investigations of money laundering enterprises

Patrick KilleenSupervisory Special Agent, FBI

1:45 End of Congress

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Ayelet Biger-Levin
VP Market Strategy
BioCatch

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Dana Begin
Director
Fidelity Investments

Mark Elkommos

Mark Elkommos
VP, Financial Crime Compliance Monitoring & Testing Manager
SMBC

Biography

Ayelet is a senior leader with over 20 years of experience in the technology and information security industry, with a diverse background in Product management, R&D, marketing, and professional services. She holds the role of VP of Market Strategy at BioCatch, focused on helping financial institutions provide seamless and secure digital transactions, by leveraging the power of behavioral biometrics. Prior to joining BioCatch, Ayelet has spent over 10 years at RSA Security in various roles in both the Fraud Intelligence and Enterprise Authentication solution areas. Ayelet also held various roles at IBM, focused on innovation.

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Dana will be speaking at Fraud & Financial Crime 2021

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Mark Elkommos will be speaking at Fraud & Financial Crime USA 2021

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Julian Horky
Vice President, Head of Risk Controlling
Berenberg Capital Markets

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Lester Joseph
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group
Wells Fargo

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Patrick Killeen
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI

Biography

Julian oversees Berenberg Capital Markets’ risk management program as the Head of Risk Controlling. Berenberg is a multinational full-service investment bank founded in 1590 with a significant presence in New York. Prior to returning to the industry, he consulted large financial institutions around the globe with a focus on Western Europe and North America. His financial and tech skills made him a trusted advisor across treasury, finance, ALM, and risk departments and a frequent speaker at industry events.

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Lester Joseph is the Head of the Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group at Wells Fargo & Company.  The primary mission of this Group is to provide intelligence on money laundering activity and financial crime trends to all parts of the enterprise.  He joined Wells Fargo in March 2010. Mr. Joseph worked for the United States Department of Justice from 1984 to February 2010.  From 2002-2010, he was the Principal Deputy Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section (AFMLS).  During his tenure in AFMLS, the Section played a major role in several noteworthy money laundering investigations and prosecutions involving major financial institutions.

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Supervisory Special Agent Patrick Killeen.

  • Employed as Special Agent and Supervisory Special Agent since 2003
  • Investigated cases involving International Transnational Organized Criminal Enterprises, Money Laundering, International Corruption
  • Staffed in multiple FBI divisions, including Detroit, New York, and FBI Headquarters (Washington DC)
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Milan Kosanovich

Milan Kosanovich
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI

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Max Lerner
Managing Director, Global Head of Sanctions Compliance & Anti-Bribery
State Street

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Victor Lessoff
Managing Director, Head of Internal Investigations
TIAA

Biography

Supervisory Special Agent Milan R Kosanovich has worked for the FBI for over thirteen (13) years specializing in white collar criminal investigations. He is a graduate of Syracuse University (BS) and Georgetown University (JD). He has worked in the New Haven and Cleveland field offices. He served as a detaileé to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission while working as a supervisor in the Economic Crimes Unit at FBIHQ. Kosanovich has lectured and taught on behalf of the FBI in 11 different countries across four continents. He currently supervises the White Collar Crime squad in Cleveland along with the Midwestern Cryptocurrency Task Force, and serves in multiple collateral duties as a member of the nationwide Financial Crimes Response Team and is certified as a Hostage Negotiator.

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Max Lerner is a Managing Director at State Street, a leading global bank focused in custodial, asset management and advisory, transfer agency, and administrative services based in Boston. In his role, Max serves as the Global Head of Sanctions Compliance and Anti-Bribery & Corruption Compliance. Max is accountable for the design, management, and execution of State Street’s global sanctions and anti-bribery and corruption programs, including the screening systems and resulting alert risk analysis and resolution, policy and business unit advisory functions, regulatory engagement and remediation activities, and personnel management of teams based across the globe.

Prior to his tenure at State Street, Max served as Legal Regulatory Counsel at Standard Chartered Bank, a major global bank focused on retail, trade finance, commercial, and correspondent banking, based at its New York office. Max’s practice focused on AML & sanctions advisory, dispute resolution management, and regulatory engagement, investigations, and remediation.

Max also currently serves as Chair of the Association of Global Custodians’ AML & Sanctions Committee.

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Victor Lessoff is the Head of Internal Investigations for TIAA, a fortune 100 financial service company providing pension, banking, brokerage, asset management and life insurance services to the non-profit sector. Prior to his present position, Mr. Lessoff was the Director of Technology at Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI). Mr. Lessoff also held a number of other positions in IRS-CI including Special Agent in Charge and Financial Crime Director. Mr. Lessoff is a CPA, CFE and CAMS.  He holds bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Delaware as well as a MBA from the University of Buffalo.

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Sabeena Liconte
Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel
BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc., member of Bank of China Group

Sudharshan Narva

Sudharshan Narva
Director, Data Analytics Internal Audit
TIAA

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Carlos Orel
Head of AML Risk, Regulatory Advocacy, Products and Monitoring
TD Bank N.A.

Biography

Sabeena Ahmed Liconte serves as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer to the investment banking division of Bank of China International –  BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc. (“BOCI US Holdings”) and its two subsidiaries, BOCI Commodities & Futures (USA) LLC, a registered futures commission merchant and CME Group Inc. clearing member, and BOC International (USA) Inc., a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA (collectively, “BOCI”).

Prior to joining BOCI, Sabeena’s previous professional experience included Futures & Derivatives Counsel to E*TRADE Financial Corp., including E*TRADE Clearing Corp. and E*TRADE Securities Corp.; the Office of General Counsel at Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith Incorporated, the Division of Enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Bank of New York Mellon’s Legal Division and the Securities Fraud Prosecution division of the Attorney General’s Office for the State of New Jersey.

Sabeena is a licensed attorney with a Juris Doctor from the St. John’s University School of Law. She also completed a visiting year at Fordham University School of Law. In addition to her law degree, she holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Columbia University and, paying homage to her Canadian roots, a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Political Science from the University of Toronto.

She also serves as a board member and Secretary to Bank of China International’s US holding company, BOCI US Holdings; board member of the Center for Financial Professionals FinTech Advisory Group; Diversity Chair of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Committee – Futures and Derivatives Law Subcommittee, and committee member of the New York City Bar Association’s Foreign and Comparative Law Committee and Derivatives and Futures Committee.

Biography

Sudharshan Narva is a seasoned data analytics leader with more than 22 years of experience in building end to end data driven solutions to combat fraud, waste and abuse. Narva worked in large healthcare organizations such as Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna-CVS, Pfizer etc., where he led and managed risk based proactive data driven initiatives to identify and target fraud, waste and abuse. Among the solutions Narva and his team operationalized were outlier & anomaly detection, behavioral fraud segmentation, control effectiveness measurement and predicting future fraud.

Narva presently leads TIAA’s Internal Audit Data Analytic team  to support Internal Audits & Investigations and is leading an initiative to move the division from sample based audits/investigations to risk based full population testing & automation.

Narva is Industrial & Production Engineer, MBA major in Operations Research and Methods and CFE.

Biography

I have over 30 years of Compliance experience in the financial services industry.  I am the Head of AML Risk, Regulatory Advocacy, Products and Monitoring and champion an amazing team who delivers with pride every time.  My team provides leadership to Regulatory Advocacy and Change Management, new Products and Services that the Bank wants to bring to market, objective evaluation of business line compliance to AML requirements, AML Risk Assessment, evaluation of AML surveillance systems and execution against Operational Risk Management requirements.

Charlotte is my base and my team is in NJ, MN, SC and TX.

Brandon Reddington

Brandon Reddington
Vice President, Head of Sanctions Advisory, Government Sanctions Group
Goldman Sachs

Boris Richard

Boris Richard
Managing Director
FTI Consulting

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Seth Ruden
Sr. Director Fraud Operations
First Tech Federal Credit Union

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Brandon Reddington is a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Government Sanctions Group, where he leads the Sanctions Advisory function. In that role, Brandon provides guidance to the firm’s business lines globally on compliance with economic sanctions laws. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2018, Brandon served as the Global Head of Sanctions Advisory at Credit Suisse. Previously, Brandon was a Senior Sanctions Advisor at the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control from 2009-2014, specializing in matters involving the securities industry. He led multiple major OFAC investigations into U.S. sanctions violations by financial institutions in the banking and securities industries that resulted in enforcement actions totaling over $280 million.

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Dr. Boris Richard leads the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Litigations & Investigations segment of the Dispute Advisory Services. Dr. Richard has nearly 25 years of market strategy and trading experience in institutional fixed income and derivatives markets, as well as consulting and expert work in complex litigations, arbitrations, and investigations.

He focuses on cryptocurrencies, token offerings, blockchain economics, and token valuation, as well as cryptocurrency-related expert work, virtual asset tracing investigations, and responses to regulatory inquiries and enforcement actions related to digital assets. His clients include major law firms, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital asset issuers, Decentralized Finance platforms, and blockchain foundations.

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Seth Ruden is a certified fraud examiner and anti-money laundering specialist, having consulted globally for top national banks and financial institutions for two decades. He is a author for trade publications, has been a featured speaker for the Federal Reserve and been the principal SME for fraud prevention solutions.  Presently, he is the head of Fraud Operations for one the nation’s top Credit Unions.

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Rebecca Schauer Robertson
Senior Vice President, Director Financial Investigations Unit
Atlantic Union Bank

James Short

James Short
Global Head of AML/ ATF
Scotia Bank

Biography

Rebecca “Becky” Schauer Robertson is a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry with extensive experience in risk strategy and mitigation. In her role as Director of the Financial Investigations Unit at Atlantic Union Bank, Robertson serves as the Bank’s BSA and OFAC Officers and is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s compliance with all facets of the Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control and fraud investigations, while monitoring all other related anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud laws and regulations.

Robertson received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Milligan University.

She holds the advanced designation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist – Audit, and designations of Certified AML and Fraud Professional as well as Certified Fraud Examiner. As an industry thought leader, she frequently participates as a subject matter expert panelist and speaker on the topic of BSA/AML. Currently she serves as chair of the ABA’s CAFP Advisory Board, is a member of the ACAMS Virginia Chapter Board, and a past board member of the ACAMS Carolinas Chapter, past president of both the South Carolina InfraGard and FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and past treasurer of the Crimestoppers of the Midlands SC Board.

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James Short is speaking at Fraud & Financial Crime USA

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Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

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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

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Designing and implementing an effective internal fraud detection system

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Sean Miles, Head of Risk, Motor Insurers Bureau

Regulatory developments within data privacy and monitoring transfer across borders

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Maintaining model risk programs and functionality in a stress environment

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BioCatch pioneered behavioral biometrics, which analyzes an online user’s physical and cognitive digital behavior to protect users and their data. Today, customers around the globe leverage BioCatch’s unique approach and insights to more effectively fight fraud, drive digital transformation and accelerate business growth. With nearly a decade of data, over 50 patents and unparalleled experience analyzing online behavior, BioCatch is the leader in behavioral biometrics.

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FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

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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.
Kimberley brings more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space, building brand recognition, thought-leadership and revenue-accelerating marketing programs at companies including Thomson Reuters, SAI Global, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, Practical Law Company and Compliant. As part of her role at Aravo, Kimberley develops thought leadership content designed to help third party risk professionals benchmark their programs, share best practice, elevate their conversations to the Board, and build the business case for investment in the development of their programs. Kimberley is originally from New Zealand, and has also lived and worked in London and New York. She now lives in San Francisco, and in her spare time enjoys exploring and al fresco dining with her husband and bulldog.
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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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.