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Fraud & Financial Crime USA

3rd Annual | October 6-7, 2021 | New York City

Key topics to be addressed

COVID-19
Addressing the increase of fraud in light of COVID-19 and the need for further government controls

RANSOMEWARE
Enhancing understanding of treatment and risks of ransomeware attacks

REGULATION
Addressing increasing regulatory expectations across jurisdictions

INSIDER FRAUD
Mitigating the risk of insider fraud with the increasing value of data in the context of the pandemic

AI AND AUTOMATION
Integrating automation technology effectively into fraud and financial crime operations

AML
Identifying new money laundering techniques and the impact of AMLA

SOCIAL ENGINEERING
Understanding mitigation techniques for organizations to manage fraud as a result of social engineering

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

MONEY SERVICE BUSINESS
Reviewing Money Services Business activity and how banks can work alongside them

USA - TOPICS ADDRESSED FOR 2021

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Regulation | Resilience | 4th Party Risk | Internal Outsourcing | Inventory | Continuous Monitoring | Assurance

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COVID-19 | Supply Demand | Technology & Automation | Brexit | Ethical Supply Chains | Transparency | BCM

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USA - 2021 speakers include
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Sabeena Liconte
Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Counsel
BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc., member of Bank of China Group

Brandon Reddington

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

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Victor Lessoff
Managing Director, Head of Internal Investigations
TIAA

Milan Kosanovich

Milan Kosanovich
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI

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

Bharat Sadula

Bharat Sadula
Director AML/ ATF and Sanctions Audit
Scotia Bank

Corey Reason

Corey Reason
Group Head of Financial Crime Compliance
Clarien Bank Limited

James Short

James Short
Global Head of AML/ ATF
Scotia Bank

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08:00 Breakfast and registration | 08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

COVID-19

9:00 Monitoring increase in fraudulent claims under COVID-19 stimulus and future weaknesses as tactics evolve

Session details 

  • Decrease in internal and external fraud throughout the pandemic
  • Lack of government controls attracting fraudsters
  • Future approaches as we emerge from COVID-19: will we see a big upswing in fraud cases?
  • Reverting back to pre-pandemic tactics
    • True name fraud, account takeovers etc.
  • Due diligence to identify fraudulent claims
  • Monitoring of large deposits and customer activity

HOME WORKING – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:35 Reviewing the future of physical vs. remote work environments and changes to controls

Session details 

  • Developing controls to a permanent virtual or hybrid environment
  • Leveraging automated detection and prevention capabilities
  • Balancing costs savings vs. potentially weakened controls
  • Educating staff on cyber hygiene practices
  • Human psychological element in a more relaxed environment
    • Keeping staff diligent in a remote location
  • Identifying patterns of activity at home to monitor behaviors

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

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking

INSIDER FRAUD

10:50 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 Directorm, Head of Internal Investigations, TIAA

COLLABORATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:25 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

SOCIAL ENGINEERING

12:10 Evolution in sophistication of social engineering practices and mitigation techniques

Session details 

  • Treatment of vendors to mitigate risk
  • Increased vulnerability as a result of COVID-19 and changes to work environment
  • Mitigation techniques for financial institutions to use
  • Identifying owner of account releasing funds
    • Verification steps to detect anomalies
  • Increase in tactics including romance scams, voice scams and elder abuse
  • Managing fraud when legitimate user authorizes payment

12:45 Lunch break and networking

RANSOMWARE

1:45 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

ACCOUNT OPENING

2:20 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

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

CUSTOMER AUTHENTICATION

2:55 Developing stronger authentication methods through leveraging biometrics and passive biometrics

Session details 

  • Move from transactional customer profiles to passive biometrics
  • New techniques to identify customers
  • Combining biometrics to enhance security
    • Passive and behavioural biometrics to identify customers
  • Increasing level of self-service customers can do
  • Authenticating customers when data has been compromised

3:30 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

AI AND AUTOMATION

4:00 Leveraging the use of automation technology and uses across fraud and financial crime

Session details 

  • Using technology more effectively and building efficiencies into programs
  • Bridging the gap between the business and IT teams
  • Integrating AI into operations and bringing to maturity
    • Upskilling of staff and changes to organizational structure
  • Governance requirements when using AI
    • Managing regulatory and audit concerns
  • Developing a strong business case with AI in demand across the enterprise
  • Implementing explainable AI

CRYPTOCURRENCY – PANEL DISCUSSION

4:35 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

5:20 Chairs’ closing remarks | 5:30 End of day one & networking drinks reception 

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08:00 Breakfast and registration | 08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

REGULATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 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

SANCTIONS

9:40 Reviewing a 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
  • Developing sanctions compliance best practices
  • Emerging technology to enhance sections compliance
  • Iran re-entering nuclear deal
    • Including Iran transactions stopped during Trump administration

10:15 Morning refreshment break and networking

REAL TIME PAYMENTS 

10:45 Developing strategies and defences to monitor and clear real time payments and manage increased fraud threat

Session details 

  • Readiness across the industry for real time payments
  • Learnings and new fraud tactics from other markets
  • Clearing process for transactions
    • Moving to real time clearing to keep pace with money movement
  • Detection methods to scrutinize transactions
  • Developing controls to maintain security
  • Facilitation of illicit money with instant approval

AML

11:20 Evolution of money laundering tactics and future of regulation with consultation on AML act

Session details 

  • Evolution of mechanisms to move money
    • Emergence of cryptocurrency and NFTs
  • Scalability to train workforce on evolutions
  • Filtering expertise across functional areas
  • AML Act: Timelines for change and impact on industry
    • Changes to beneficial ownership database
    • Timeline for changes
    • What could the final changes include?
    • Impact on requirements for SARs and currency transactions reporting

MODEL RISK MANAGEMENT

11:55 Defininf the scope of models for effective validation treatment within fraud and financial crime

Session details 

  • Reviewing transactions over threshold and pattern analysis
  • Adjusting models to remove false positives
  • Applying model risk management to AML
  • Interpretation of inter-agency letter on treatment
  • Future of AML Act on model risk management
  • Validating models and monitoring systems
  • Defining a model – does financial crime fall within scope

12:30 Lunch break and networking

BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

1:30 Reviewing potential changes to beneficial ownership and practical application of regulations

Session details 

  • Reviewing potential changes under new AML Act
  • Regulatory proposals and consultation on beneficial ownership
  • What could future changes look like?
  • FINCEN proposed changes
  • Identifying beneficial ownership in less sophisticated legal environments

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

OFFSHORE FINANCIAL CENTERS

2:05 Reviewing risks of offshore financial centers and transparency of financial information across markets

Session details 

  • Obtaining sufficient local information on individuals
  • Tracking across offshore financial centers
  • Understanding ultimate beneficiary ownership
  • Tracking flow of funds to determine legality of activity
  • Requirements across jurisdictions
    • Removing inconsistencies and mistakes
  • Digitizing data and information for global accessibility

2:40 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

3:10 Increasing awareness and monitoring for human trafficking and understanding regulatory requirements

Session details 

  • Regulatory focus across Europe and US
  • Red flags to identify human trafficking and related crimes
  • Human trafficking addition to SARs reporting
  • Increasing awareness across the industry

MONEY SERVICE BUSINESS – PANEL DISCUSSION

3:45 Identifying and monitoring money services business activity and understanding source and flow of funds

Session details 

  • Risks of third party payment processes moving money quicker
  • Leveraging fintech infrastructure with less regulatory constraint
  • Servicing clients so they don’t bypass banks
  • Tracking flow through the bank
  • Managing travel rule when working with correspondent banks
    • Working with money service businesses to ensure compliance to move bulk payments

Joseph Del Broccolo, SVP, Head of Financial Crimes Compliance, HSBC

4:30 Chairs’ closing remarks | 4:40 End of Congress

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Douglas Bloom

Douglas Bloom
Executive Director, Head of Cybersecurity and North American Privacy Law
Morgan Stanley

Jayati Chaudhury

Jayati Chaudhury
Global Head of AML/ATF
Scotia Bank

James Cousins

James Cousins
Head, US Sanctions Program Management, Financial Crime Compliance
Standard Chartered

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Mark Elkommos

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

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

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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
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group
Wells Fargo

Biography

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.

Milan Kosanovich

Milan Kosanovich
Supervisory Special Agent
FBI

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Victor Lessoff
Managing Director, Head of Internal Investigations
TIAA

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

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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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 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.

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

Corey Reason

Corey Reason
Group Head of Financial Crime Compliance
Clarien Bank Limited

Brandon Reddington

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

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.

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Bharat Sadula

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Director, AML/ATF and Sanctions Audit
Scotia Bank

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

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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
Global Head of AML/ATF
Scotia Bank

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Jeremy Sorenson

Jeremy Sorenson
Compliance Director
USAA

Troy Winslow

Troy Winslow
MD, Global Head of Financial Crimes Audit and Head of Americas Compliance Audit
MUFG

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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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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

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1st June 2021
Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

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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

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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

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4th May 2021
Victor Lessoff

Designing and implementing an effective internal fraud detection system

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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

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20th April 2021
Sean Miles, Head of Risk, Motor Insurers Bureau

Regulatory developments within data privacy and monitoring transfer across borders

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20th April 2021
Chris Smigielski Model Risk Director Arvest Bank

Maintaining model risk programs and functionality in a stress environment

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23rd November 2020

Building cyber resilience to protect customers and the institution

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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.
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.