Global Fraud & Financial Crime

Analyzing the risks to determine the solutions in combating Fraud and Financial Crime

Global Fraud & Financial Crime

September 15-17, 2020

Key topics include

COVID-19
Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on increased fraudulent activity

GLOBAL COLLABORATION
Developing collaboration efforts across institutions and jurisdictions

APP FRAUD
Mitigating against authorised push payment fraud

APPLICATION FRAUD
Detection and identification of fraudulent applications

SANCTIONS
Ensuring compliance with global sanctions requirements

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING
Next generation of fraud and financial crime prevention techniques

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INTERNAL FRAUD
Identifying internal weaknesses and ensuring consistent employee checks

RISK CULTURE
Developing an effective risk culture and setting the tone from the top

TRANSACTION MONITORING
Reviewing emerging trends in transaction monitoring to detect fraudulent activity

Sabeena Liconte

Sabeena Liconte
Head of Legal and Compliance
BOC International (USA)

Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett
Head of Fraud Management
Nordea

Andrew Jensen

Andrew Jensen
Global Head of Sanctions
Scotiabank

Lester Joseph

Lester Joseph
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group
Wells Fargo & Company

Tim Lutz

Tim Lutz
Director, Financial Intelligence Unit
U.S. Bank

Corey A. Reason

Corey A. Reason
Head of Compliance
Clarien Bank Limited

Jayati Chaudhury

Jayati Chaudhury
Financial Crime, AML Transaction Monitoring, Global IB Lead
Barclays

Dr Liliya Gelemerova

Dr Liliya Gelemerova
Director, Senior Financial Crime Advisor
Commerzbank AG

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CeFPro’s Global Fraud & Financial Crime Congress is a free to attend event for regulated financial institutions. Across three days, and three and half hours each day, attendees can participate in a host of presentations, panel discussions, interactive roundtables, as well as network and connect with peers, meet our commercial partners and participate in live onsite polls. All registered attendees will have access to the post-event website, which will include selected recorded presentations and panel discussions, interviews, articles and white papers.

10:00 Chair’s opening remarks

COVID-19 
10:10 Mitigating increased fraudulent activity in the wake of COVID-19 and global government relief efforts

  • Increasing due diligence to ensure accuracy of applications
  • Limiting application fraud
  • Increased risk with high percentages of workforces working from home
  • Long term economic impacts

Sabeena Liconte, Head of Legal and Compliance, BOC International (USA)

FINANCIAL CRIME
10:45 Your secret weapon in the fight against financial crime 

  • The challenges of keeping pace with regulatory change
  • How to focus on the risks and regulations that actually matter
  • Trends in new tools and technology available to monitor control effectiveness and provide timely board-level reports
  • How firms are delivering greater levels of assurance without increased headcount

Simon Woolley, Director of Business Development, EMEA, Galvanize

11:15 Networking break in exhibition hall

11:30 Effectively combatting frauds and staying user-friendly within the enterprise 

  • Cyber threat awareness as a main fortune security challenge
  • Too old for effective, too young for popular – Common authorization tools comparison
  • Invisible coat: Modern security utilities introduction
  • Convenient security: Usability in the opposition of involvement

Michal Olawski, Cyber Security Department Manager, Comarch
Pawel Bulat, Cyber Security Department Manager, Comarch

INTERNAL FRAUD
11:50 Identifying internal weaknesses and vetting controls to detect internal fraud

  • Vetting individuals
  • Staff sharing control weaknesses or aiding in fraudulent activity
  • Technology to identify weaknesses
  • Vetting controls
  • Anti-Corruption in the financial sector

Vinaya Parvate, Global Head, Fraud Risk Oversight for Institutional Client Group and Citi Commercial Bank, Citi

12:20 Networking break in exhibition hall

CYBERCRIME
12:35 Behind the scene of cybercrime and fraud on Mobile – Understand the factors driving growth of fraud to fight it! 

  • Why, how and where; banking malware from start to start of the art
  • Trends and business in the underground economy
  • Social engineering and abuse of events, example of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Evolution of the threat landscape and future expectations
  • The winning strategy of collaboration and complementarity

Gaetan van Diemen, General Manager, ThreatFabric

12:55 Interactive roundtable discussions:

  • CeFPro will organize a series of roundtable discussions, with limited capacity to allow for interaction and debate, on a series of topics and themes.
    Seats will be able on a first come, first served basis, and topics will be made available shortly

1:25 Chair’s closing remarks

10:00 Chair’s opening remarks

GLOBAL COLLABORATION – PANEL DISCUSSION
10:10 Developing global collaborative efforts to mitigate risks of fraudulent activities and limiting reputational risks

  • Defining terrorism to mitigate risk of terrorism financing
  • National and international challenges for tax avoidance and evasion
  • Data sharing across institutions
  • Real time monitoring and access to data and money leaving the bank
  • Building out technology infrastructure internally

Andrew Barnett, Head of Fraud Management, Nordea
Jonathan Levin, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Chainalysis
Lester Joseph, Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo & Company
Corey A. Reason, Head of Compliance, Clarien Bank Limited
Dr Liliya Gelemerova, Director, Senior Financial Crime Advisor, Commerzbank AG

10:45 The hidden fraud you didn’t know existed – Uncovering current and future threats 

  • How fraud is escalating and evolving
  • The cost of fraud
  • Fraud in the IVR
  • Fraudster tactics
  • The rise of Deep Fakes
  • Deep Fake Demo

Vijay Balasubramaniyan, Co-Founder, CEO & CTO, Pindrop 

11:05 Networking break in exhibition hall

SANCTIONS – DOUBLE PRESENTATION
11:20 Introduction to Sanctions Administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

  • Introduction to OFAC and overview of sanctions
  • Recent OFAC enforcement actions
  • Overview of Compliance Commitments
  • Risk-based compliance
  • OFAC’s interaction with regulators

Alexa Molleur, Compliance Officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control

11:40 Ensuring sanctions compliance with an ever-changing global sanctions landscape

  • Achieving OFAC policy goals from a private sector perspective
  • Sanctions compliance for U.S. v. non-U.S. financial institutions
  • Practices and activities outlined in enforcement actions
  • Risk-based approach to addressing sanctions requirements
  • Implementation issues with sanctions compliance
  • Understanding the risk of doing business with certain customer types
  • Screening system tuning and optimization

Andrew Jensen, Global Head of Sanctions, Scotiabank

12:00 Contrarian thinking and the future of fighting fraud

  • Evolution of digital transformation in financial services throughout 2020
  • Impact of increase in online financial services on cybercriminals
  • Metrics to defeat online fraud and financial crime

Sumit Agarwal, Vice-President, Analytic Products, F5

12:20 Networking break in exhibition hall

12:35 Interactive roundtable discussions:

  • CeFPro will organize a series of roundtable discussions, with limited capacity to allow for interaction and debate, on a series of topics and themes.
    Seats will be able on a first come, first served basis, and topics will be made available shortly

RISK CULTURE – PANEL DISCUSSION
1:05 Building an effective risk culture and delivering the tone from the top to set high standards

  • Balancing protecting the client with mitigating fraud and financial crime risks
  • Tone at the top
    • Pushing protocols within an organisation
  • Engaging colleagues across the institution
  • Utilising automation to drive-up engagement
  • Prioritisation of challenges in an increasingly fast-paced, automated environment
  • The benefits of experiencing roles across 3 lines of defence

Mark Brotherton, Director, Fraud and Financial Crime, Lloyds Banking Group
Lordine Huggins, Head of Quality Assurance, Commerzbank AG
Wies Wagenaar, Head of Compliance and Ethics, ABM AMRO

1:40 Chair’s closing remarks

10:00 Chair’s opening remarks

AUTHORISED PUSH PAYMENT FRAUD + SOCIAL ENGINEERING
10:10 Exploring the latest trends within authorised push payment fraud and industry approaches to tackle the problem

  • Examples of scams
  • Why the above work and the human factors
  • Industry approaches to tackle – what are the core challenges
  • How to prevent customers from sending money – intelligent interruptions / education & awareness / behavioural nudges/slowing down transactions
  • Industry cooperation

Philip Bonhard, Head of Customer Experience – Fraud & Security, Lloyds Banking Group

AI AND MACHINE LEARNING – PANEL DISCUSSION
10:40 Next generation of fraud and financial crime prevention: Using AI and machine learning to revolutionise compliance

  • Supervised and unsupervised learning
  • Limiting false positives to ensure value added
  • Explaining to regulators
  • Expectation, impact and cost of AI
  • Altering rules and thresholds based on algorithm output
  • GDPR implications of black boxes
  • Cost effectiveness for different sized institutions
  • Building technology into a sustainable financial crime environment
  • Using technology for competitive advantage

Niels Halse, Head of Fraud Prevention and Analytics, Danske Bank
Tim Lutz, Director, Financial Intelligence Unit, U.S. Bank

11:15 Networking break in exhibition hall

11:30 Interactive roundtable discussions:

  • CeFPro will organize a series of roundtable discussions, with limited capacity to allow for interaction and debate, on a series of topics and themes.
    Seats will be able on a first come, first served basis, and topics will be made available shortly

12:00 How a better fraud data layer can serve as a competitive advantage 

  • Review of multiple business benefits for fraud, and by leveraging fraud data
  • The approaches to analyzing data for fraud prevention
  • Customer case studies that have employed improvements to their fraud data layers
  • Review of the data layer technology to enable optimal fraud prevention

Stuart Tarmy, Global Director, Financial Services Industry Solutions, Aerospike

12:20 Networking break in exhibition hall

TRANSACTION MONITORING
12:35 Emerging trends and challenges in Transaction Monitoring for detection of money laundering/terrorist financing typologies

  • Holistic Surveillance across AML, Fraud and Market Surveillance
  • Sharing of data across borders – challenges & trends
  • Governance – increased focus
  • Model Validation

Jayati Chaudhury, Financial Crime, AML Transaction Monitoring, Global IB Lead, Barclays

1:10 Chair’s closing remarks

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Sumit Agarwal
Vice-President, Analytic Product
F5

Biography

Sumit Agarwal is Vice-President, Analytic Products at F5 (formerly Co-Founder/COO of Shape Security – now part of F5). He was previously appointed by President Obama to be Senior Advisor for Cyber Innovation at the Department of Defense and, prior to that, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

 

Before the Pentagon, Sumit worked at Google from 2003 to 2010, where he led North American Product Management for Mobile. Sumit holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from MIT and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science from Air University.

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Vijay Balasubramaniyan
Co-Founder, CEO & CTO
Pindrop

Biography

Vijay Balasubramaniyan is Co-Founder, CEO & CTO of Pindrop. In a career that has taken him across through research and engineering roles at companies from Google to IBM to Black Hat, Vijay has developed an expertise in one of the most crucial areas of cybersecurity today: voice security. Pindrop’s proprietary Deep Voice biometric technology is trusted by eight of America’s ten largest banks and five of the seven largest insurance companies to detect and prevent fraud, as well as properly authenticate customers. Vijay’s commentary on voice security and deepfakes has been featured across WIRED, Axios, the Wall Street Journal, NBC News, Quartz, and more. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, where his thesis was on telecommunications security.

Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett
Head of Fraud Management
Nordea

Biography

Andrew is Head of Fraud Management in Nordea, based in Copenhagen. Andrew has been in this position for nearly 3 years managing the end to end fraud management from authentication to detection and operations in the 1st line of defence. Andrew has a long history in protecting customers against the criminals having worked in Fraud areas in various management positions with Barclays, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS over the last 16 years.

Philip Bonhard

Philip Bonhard
Head of Customer Experience – Fraud & Security
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Dr Philip Bonhard is the Head of Customer Experience for Fraud & Security at Llloyds Banking Group. He who has worked in academia, big consulting firms firms, banks and run his own design agency. He holds a PhD in Human Computer Interaction from University College London. Most importantly he’s passionate about designing products / services that make people’s lives better. Other than that he likes to build stuff for his two daughters and tinker with his raspberry pie / arduino boards with the occasional Lego thrown in. He strongly believes that building stuff is more important than describing it

Mark Brotherton

Mark Brotherton
Director, Fraud & Financial Crime
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

As the Local Money Laundering Officer for the Commercial Bank at Lloyds Banking Group, Mark has responsibility for compliance of the following across the Division namely, Anti-Bribery, Anti Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing, including the Facilitation of Tax Evasion, Fraud, Sanctions & Related Prohibitions and Investigations. Lloyds, as a major UK Institution, is one of the few Banks that has brought all these important disciplines together and this has resulted in a need for considerable cross-skilling across Mark’s team. During the session Mark will cover a number of very relevant challenges and opportunities including the importance of engagement with Commercial customers via Relationship & Product teams and how the use of technology has freed up capacity in his EDD Teams to ensure colleagues are able to spend time on what really matters. Mark is particularly passionate about the development of his people, indeed he has recently launched a specific Apprenticeship scheme, and he will reference the development activity that has taken place which has driven up a significant increase in colleague engagement despite the challenging Fraud & Financial crime environment.

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Pawel Bulat
Cyber Security Department Manager
Comarch

Biography

Pawel  is manager of the Cyber Security Department, dedicated to delivering commercial products and services for Comarch’s clients all over the world. He has 12 years of cyber security related professional experience in finance, telco, public administration.

Jayati Chaudhury

Jayati Chaudhury
Financial Crime, AML Transaction Monitoring, Global IB Lead
Barclays

Biography

Jayati Chaudhury will be presenting at the Virtual Fraud and Financial Crime Summit.

Dr Liliya Gelemerova

Dr Liliya Gelemerova
Director, Senior Financial Crime Advisor
Commerzbank AG

Biography

Dr Liliya Gelemerova will be presenting at 3rd Annual Fraud & Financial Crime Europe

Niels Halse

Niels Halse
Head of Fraud Prevention and Analytics
Danske Bank

Biography

Niels Halse is heading Danske Bank Fraud Prevention and Analytics area. Responsible for protecting Danske Bank customers from all fraud use cases across all markets and business units. To efficiently fight fraud we must share knowledge and know how beyond our own company, hence Niels also being a member of the steerco for private public collaboration on cybercrime under the centralized internet crime police authority in Denmark and furthermore being part of the financial sector advisory group at Europol NC3. Niels has held positions across the value chain from fraud strategy to fraud operations within Danske Bank

Lordine Huggins

Lordine Huggins
Head of Quality Assurance
Commerzbank AG

Biography

Lordine Appiah-Huggins is Head of Quality Assurance at Commerzbank, one of Germany’s leading banks, and is based in London. She has a strong anti-financial crime background within retail and corporate banking and has obtained the ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention. She is a recognised subject matter expert in her field and previously acted as Industry Liaison attending the Joint Money Laundering Intelligence Taskforce for over a year where she provided inputs on anti-financial crime strategy and recommendations. She has also worked on high profile projects within the public sector- including being invited to provide inputs to the Government’s Industry focused Immigration Act 2016 Roundtables- seeking SME guidance on the government’s implementation from an anti-financial crime SME lens.

 

She is the founder of The Career Climb which helps people develop a career in financial services. She has experience of working with prestigious worldwide organisations, including two of the ‘Big Four’ consultancies, investment banks and retail banks. Her experience spans policy, risk and controls management, quality assurance and project management.

 

Lordine holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy from Nottingham University. She later achieved her LLB at the University of Law (formerly the College of Law) and then went on to study the BPTC at the aforementioned University and is a non-practicing Barrister.

Andrew Jensen

Andrew Jensen
Global Head of Sanctions
Scotiabank

Biography

Andrew Jensen currently serves as VP, Global Head of Sanctions at Scotiabank. In this role, he oversees all aspects of Scotiabank’s global sanctions program, including governance, investigation, oversight, risk management, and technology solutions. Before joining Scotiabank, Andrew led the Sanctions Intelligence & Investigations team at Citigroup; and held various leadership positions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, including Assistant Director of Global Affairs in the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes. Andrew holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Utah.

Lester Joseph

Lester Joseph
Head, Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group
Wells Fargo & Company

Biography

Lester Joseph is a Senior Vice-President at Wells Fargo & Company, and is the Manager of the Global Financial Crimes Intelligence Group.  The primary mission of this Group is to provide intelligence on money laundering activity and financial crime trends to all parts of the company.  Les joined Wells Fargo as the International Investigations Manager in the Financial Intelligence Unit in March 2010.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Les worked for the U.S. 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).  He was a Deputy Chief in the Section since October 1991.  During his tenure in AFMLS, the Section played a major role in several noteworthy money laundering investigations and prosecutions involving major financial institutions.

Les began his career with the Department of Justice in 1984 as a Trial Attorney in the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section.  From 1981-1984, Les served as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County (Chicago), Illinois.  He received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.

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Jonathan Levin
Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Chainalysis

Biography

Jonathan Levin is Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company. He is responsible for designing long-term strategic initiatives that help government agencies, cryptocurrency businesses, and financial institutions investigate illicit activity, comply with regulations, and mitigate risk through anti-money laundering technology and education. Jonathan is regularly called upon to testify for the U.S. Congress and other government hearings on the emerging risks and opportunities in cryptocurrencies.

 

Prior to Chainalysis, he was the CEO of Coinometrics, which provided the first dashboard of blockchain intelligence. Jonathan holds a BSC in Economics from Bristol University and Master of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Oxford.

Sabeena Liconte

Sabeena Liconte
Head of Legal and Compliance
BOC International (USA)

Biography

Sabeena serves as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer to the investment banking division of Bank of China International –  BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc. 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 served as a Futures & Derivatives Counsel and Compliance Advisor to E*TRADE Financial Corp., including E*TRADE Clearing Corp. and E*TRADE Securities Corp.; and General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer to Alpari (US), LLC, a CFTC-registered futures commission merchant and retail foreign exchange dealer and member of the NFA, and its affiliate broker-dealer, Alpari Securities LLC. Her previous professional work includes 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 an active member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Political Science from the University of Toronto, a Master of Arts in International Relations from Columbia University and a Juris Doctor from the St. John’s University School of Law. She also serves as Chair to the New York County Lawyers Association’s Futures & Derivatives Committee.

Tim Lutz

Tim Lutz
Director, Financial Intelligence Unit
U.S. Bank

Biography

Tim Lutz will be presenting at the Virtual Fraud and Financial Crime Summit.

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Alexa Molleur
Compliance Officer, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Office of Foreign Assets Control

Biography

Alexa Molleur is a Compliance Officer at the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  She investigates possible violations of OFAC regulations and provides outreach on OFAC sanctions via presentations and OFAC’s hotline.  Before joining OFAC, Alexa worked at the Office of International Affairs of the U.S. Department of Justice.  She earned her BA in Government and Spanish from the University of Maryland.

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Michał Olawski
Cyber Security Department Manager
Comarch

Biography

Michał is leading a cyber security professional services department responsible for deployment of cyber security related projects, SSDLC, penetration tests, BCP. He has wide knowledge of designing, analyzing, planning and implementing security systems. Connecting the technical side of IT security with business needs of Comarch clients.

Vinaya Parvate

Vinaya Parvate
Global Head, Fraud Risk Oversight for Institutional Client Group and Citi Commercial Bank
Citi

Biography

Vinaya is the Global Head of Fraud Risk Oversight for the Institutional Clients Group and Citi Commercial Bank at Citi, and also has regional oversight responsibility for EMEA & APAC across the enterprise. She is responsible for assessing the current strategy and execution of the Fraud Risk Management discipline across the businesses globally; and agreeing the necessary actions with the 1st line partners to ensure adherence to the policy and framework. Her team works closely with risk colleagues in the regional and business risk teams and other key stakeholders in Corporate Security & Investigative Services, and Information / Cyber Security in maintaining a robust management of fraud risk through policy compliance, improvements in technical infrastructure and operational excellence.

Prior to this role, she was the Operational Risk Management for Citi South Asia, working closely with business and functional heads in proactively managing operational risk and further strengthening the internal controls of our franchise. Vinaya was also responsible for establishing and leading ORM oversight across Asia Regional Enterprise Operations & Technology.

Vinaya has 24 years of experience in financial services. Before her current role in Operational Risk, Vinaya was the ICG Asia Regional Head for Customer Acquisition Due Diligence (CADD) Business Support Unit. In this role, she led a team responsible for supporting bankers in Asia and Japan to fulfill KYC requirements, ensuring full compliance with high quality. Prior to that assignment, she was based in London, driving governance for Global TTS Operations. In this role, she implemented minimum operating standards for 7000+ staff carrying out TTS Operations across 90+ countries to reduce Operational risk and prevent losses.

 

Vinaya has also worked in Internal Audit (IA), where she led end-to-end reviews of Citi businesses in various countries across the CEEMEA region. She was also part of the EMEA Corporate Finance & Credit team within IA, where she led and participated in strategic reviews on credit risk reporting, credit documentation and loan loss reserve. Prior to IA, Vinaya was part of the Risk Management function for Citi South Asia, heading the Credit Risk Management Services team.

Vinaya is part of the Steering committee of the Citi London Pride Network, acting as Secretary and Treasurer. When based in India, she was the co-sponsor of the first Citi Women’s network in Asia and a member of the India Diversity Council. Over the years, she has been mentoring young professionals, both in and outside Citi. She regularly volunteers with charities working in the financial education sector, and in creating greater opportunities for children from inner-city schools.

Vinaya holds an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor’s degree from SNDT University, Mumbai.

Corey A. Reason

Corey A. Reason
Head of Compliance
Clarien Bank Limited

Biography

Corey serves as Clarien’s Senior Vice President, Head of Compliance / MLRO.  He reports directly to the Chief Risk Officer, with responsibilities for the overall financial crime risk management including AML, Anti-Terror Financing, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption.  Corey has more than 12 years’ experience in global financial crime compliance.  Prior to joining Clarien, he worked as Vice President and Director for the HSBC Group working in New York City.  At HSBC, Corey spent seven years in various leadership roles across the Financial Crime Compliance function.  During his time at HSBC he served as an International Financial Crime Executive, working in nine countries across five continents; with the goal of bolstering the local teams with financial crime knowledge and program execution expertise.  Corey has also served as a liaison from the banking industry to NGOs and government on financial crime issues, working with the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other global banks to understand new and emerging risks to the global financial system.  Previously, Corey worked in various financial crime roles at several banks ranging from small community banks to super-regional banks across the US.

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Stuart Tarmy
Global Director, Financial Services Industry Solutions
Aerospike 

Biography

Stuart is Global Director, Financial Services Industry Solutions for Aerospike . He has over 25 years of experience as a General Manager and head of sales, marketing and product management for leading global financial service technology, ecommerce, payments, AI/ML, data management and predictive analytics (Big Data) companies.  He has held senior executive roles with Fiserv, Albridge Solutions (acquired by Pershing/BNY Mellon), MasterCard, and McKinsey & Company. Stuart began his career as a design engineer at Texas Instruments developing machine-learning based computing systems. Stuart holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, a MS in Electrical Engineering from Duke University, and a Sc.B. with Honors in Electrical Engineering from Brown University.

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Gaetan van Diemen
General Manager
ThreatFabric

Biography

Gaetan is the General Manager at ThreatFabric, specialized in solutions to fight cyber fraud. Throughout his career he managed cyber security solutions for coporates all over the globe.

For the past years his work focused on cyber security and fraud prevention for some of the largest financial institutions in the world. In the last years he managed the Cyber Threat Intelligence solution from Fox-IT in the Netherlands, designed and managed threat detection and honeypot projects for Orange in France and managed the development program for a Cyber Security company in Mauritius. With an original background as Cyber Security expert he can easily understand operational challenges; his management background gives him the right overview to help build the right strategy to fight Cybercrime and Fraud.

Wies Wagenar

Wies Wagenaar
Head of Compliance and Ethics
ABM AMRO

Biography

Social and forensic psychologist with a passion for ethics and integrity
Head of Conduct & Ethics @ ABN AMRO Compliance, with a global responsibility for
–        measuring, monitoring and managing conduct risk
–        inspiring employees to do the right thing, and doing things right
–        advice on ethical banking, ethical product- and service development

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Simon Woolley
Director of Business Development, EMEA
Galvanize 

Biography

Simon Woolley started his career by training in financial services before moving in to the financial technology sector in the 1990’s. He has held a number of business development and management roles in the technology sector for various Regtech, Fintech and GRC Businesses. “For over 25 years I’ve been fortunate to work with clients to help them understand how emerging and evolving technologies can be applied to address the ever growing & demanding business challenges faced though increased risk, compliance & regulation”. Simon is currently Director of Business Development EMEA for Galvanize.

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Interview with Detective Inspector, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
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Video interview with Detective Inspector, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau at Fraud and Financial Crime Europe 2018

Risk Webinar: Corporate criminal offence of failure to prevent tax evasion – where are we now?

Risk Webinar

Webinar led by Exotix Capital and Standard Advisory London, part of Standard Bank

“Cyber attacks do happen” | Cyber security simulated threat exercises
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Insight with Nasser Fattah, Managing Director, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

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Sponsors

Aerospike


The Aerospike real-time data platform empowers customers to instantly fight fraud; dramatically increase shopping cart size; deploy global digital payment networks; and deliver instant, one-to-one personalization for millions of customers. Aerospike customers include Barclays, a Top 3 Global Brokerage Firm, DBS Bank, European Central Bank, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and a Top 3 Global Payments System. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. and London, UK.

Comarch


Comarch prides itself on being one of the leading software houses in Europe with over 6000 employees worldwide and multiple successful projects carried out for the largest international brands. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Comarch Financial Services, a business sector within the Comarch Capital Group, specializes in developing sophisticated software and IT systems for major financial institutions in banking, insurance and capital markets.
We focus on innovation, with large-scale R&D expenditure and highly qualified IT engineers directly involved in R&D across Europe. On top of what we do, our first priority is cyber security – it has been so since our very first IT project in the mid-nineties. We place special emphasis on strong user authentication and authorization as well as fraud prevention methods.
Our expertise has gained worldwide recognition with a significant portfolio of clients from major financial groups in more than 30 countries.

Galvanize


Galvanize builds award-winning, cloud-based risk management, compliance, and audit software to drive change in some of the world’s largest banks and financial services organisations.
We’re on a mission to unite and strengthen individuals and entire organisations through the integrated HighBond software platform. With more than 7,000 customer organisations in 140 countries, Galvanize is connecting teams in 60% of the Fortune 1,000, 72% of the S&P 500, and hundreds of financial institutions, government organisations, manufacturers, and healthcare organisations.

The HighBond platform by Galvanize lets you zero in on the right controls, reducing your risk exposure and making you and your team more strategic. Use data automation and pre-populated workflows to quickly start rationalising your compliance risk and control environment, and quantifying risk with real-time dashboards, ultimately ensuring regulatory compliance.

Visit our website www.wegalvanize.com to learn more.

Pindrop


ABOUT PINDROP®

Pindrop® solutions are leading the way in the future of voice by establishing the standard for security, identity and trust for every voice interaction. Pindrop solutions protect some of the biggest banks, insurers and retailers in the world using patented technology that extracts an unrivalled amount of intelligence from every call encountered. Pindrop solutions help detect fraudsters and authenticate callers, reducing fraud and operational costs, while improving the customer experience and protecting brand reputation. Pindrop is a privately held company, founded in 2011, it is venture- backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Citi Ventures, Felicis Ventures, CapitalG, GV and IVP. Pindrop’s HQ is in Atlanta, GA, USA, with European offices in London & Paris.

Shape Security


Shape Security, based in Santa Clara, CA, defends the world’s largest enterprises from all types of fraud against their online applications. Shape’s fraud prevention platform detects and blocks up to 2 billion fraudulent or unwanted transactions daily, while keeping 200 million legitimate human logins and other interactions safe.

Shape provides omnichannel protection for web applications, mobile applications and API interfaces; the company’s mobile SDK is deployed on more than 200 million iOS and Android devices worldwide.

Shape Security is now a part of F5 Networks. F5 and Shape have joined forces to defend every application against attacks, fraud, and abuse in a multi-cloud world.

To learn more, visit: www.shapesecurity.com

ThreatFabric


ThreatFabric experts are actively helping the financial industry by providing both cyber security and threat intelligence solutions. The ideal combination to connect all the dots and provide the right context to fight cybercrime.

Our Mobile Threat Intelligence (MTI) solution provides a strategic and contextual overview of the threat-landscape, as well as in-depth tactical information to make the intelligence actionable. MTI prevents financially motivated threat actors from being successful.

Our Client Side Detection (CSD) solution provides a real-time risk overview of the Web and Mobile channels, by detecting known and unknown threats. By doing so, CSD enables immediate, automated and scalable online fraud prevention and risk remediation.

Chainalysis


Chainalysis is the blockchain analysis company. We provide compliance and investigation software to the world’s leading banks, businesses, and governments. Our experts in financial crime and economic analysis empower our customers to derive insights they can act on. Backed by Accel, Benchmark, and other leading names in venture capital, Chainalysis builds trust in blockchains. For more information, visit www.chainalysis.com.
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SQN Banking Systems


SQN Banking Systems will be exhibiting at the Global Fraud and Financial Crime Congress.
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About Fraud


About Fraud deliver unbiased, expert knowledge on technology and trends to a global community of fraud-fighting professionals.

Financial Crime


Mediaplanet are producing the 2020 Financial Crime campaign which is launching through the City A.M and online from 31st March 2020. The campaign will feature expert thought leadership from key opinion leaders such as the National Crime Agency and Action Fraud. Read more at www.businessandindustry.co.uk from 31st March.

Top Business Tech


Top Business Tech covers technology news and opinion, from AI to Big Data and everything in between. Supporting both new and established tech businesses, as well as the brightest minds in the industry, TBT’s mantra is “Innovation through Information”.
Can I present at the Global Fraud & Financial Crime Congress 2020?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Global Fraud & Financial Crime Congress 2020. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0) 20 7164 6582

Where can I find the Congress documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Congress* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible.

*Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Congress, such as

  • Roundtables
  • Virtual networking capabilities
  • Virtual business cards (you will be in control of what information is visible)
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at the Fraud & Financial Crime Congress 2020?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Fraud & Financial Crime Congress 2020 and our wider risk professionals community. At the event we can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Forum. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0) 20 7164 6582. Risk Insights Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here.

Are media partnerships available for Fraud & Financial Crime Congress 2020?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Place your logo and profile on the Congress website
  • Place your logo on the Congress brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Congress
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contactamygreene@cefpro.com or call +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0) 20 7164 6582

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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
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Alex is Head of Supply Chain Risk for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for ensuring that the supplier onboarding & management frameworks drive effective risk management and regulatory compliance. Alex has worked with LBG for 10 years, and has over 20 year experience in Sourcing and Supply Chain Risk.
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.
Beate Born has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, Europe and Asia and has run her own consulting practice. She is currently Head of Strategic Projects at UBS Wealth Management in Zürich. Many of her 13 years at UBS she spent in Operational Risk and Capital Markets running global regulatory initiatives such as MiFID I&II as well as large initiatives such as Brexit and platform programs for Wealth Management. She is member of the leadership team of the Enterprise Data Management Council (EDMC) Women in Data Network as well as the EDMC ESG Committee. In September 2021 Beate will complete a Master’s Degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge with a focus on ESG data reporting and carbon disclosure comparability. Further Academic degrees include an MBA from Clark University, a DESS from the Sorbonne, an executive MBA from the Swiss Finance Institute and a certificate of advanced studies in Financial Market Regulation from the University of Zürich.