Model Risk Management Europe

Model Risk Management Europe

TBC, 2020 | London

2019 Key Agenda Highlights Included:

Maximising every operational aspect within internal organization for successful MRM practices

Exploring different jurisdictions to develop full compliance and efficient business planning

Studying innovative approaches to achieve timely utilisation of appropriate models

Exploring advantages and opportunities to boost decision making effectiveness

Ensuring effective collaboration within the three lines of defence for total independence of controls

Accuracy in monitoring to raise awareness of potential missing risks

2019 Speakers Included:


Stuart Burns
Senior Technical Specialist


Azar Khurshid
Director, Global Risk Management


Gilles Artaud
Group General Inspection – Supervisor
Crédit Agricole SA


Tanguy Dehapiot
Head of Valuation Risk
BNP Paribas


Heidi Jenvey
Head of Risk Modelling
Close Brothers


Andrew Mackay
Head of Strategy, Model Risk


Keith Garbutt
Head of Independent Model Review


Rosemarie Flanagan
Head of Risk Governance & Frameworks


Slava Obraztsov
Managing Director, Global Head of Model Validation


Can your organisation contribute? Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

28th October 2019

ClimWISE – Assessment of climate risk for credit portfolios

Article by Deloitte
21st October 2019

Integration of stress testing with financial planning and driving strategic decisions

By Venkat Iyer, Director of PPNR Forecasting, Santander The insights in this article are not necessarily representative of Santander
21st October 2019

How to leverage stress testing for strategic and competitive advantage

By Ty Lambert, Chief Data Analytics Officer, BancorpSouth
10th October 2019

Model risk management in CECL

4th October 2019

CECL model implementation and execution: 1st line model validation / risk management and running alongside stress tests in a cohesive framework

By Michael Jacobs, Lead Quantitative Analytics and Modeling Expert, PNC
1st October 2019

CeFPro Webinar – Model Risk: Where will innovation take us and what challenges are ahead?

23rd September 2019

CECL implementation for FBOs: Leveraging IFRS 9 for CECL

By Kuo-Chang Lu, Head of Strategic Planning and Business Engagement, RBC
11th September 2019

Validation and Governance of the use of AI and machine learning models to increase efficiency

By Paul O’Donovan, Director, US Model Governance, BMO Financial
11th September 2019

Developing risk sensitive model risk management practices tailored to individual model requirements

By Chris Smigielski, Director, Model Risk Management, Arvest Bank
11th July 2019

Reviewing the evolution of model risk management and managing innovation with management and oversight

By Sophie Bottazzi, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro
8th July 2019

Model risk: Model transparency & ensuring effective validation

10th June 2019

Climate-linked scenarios and credit risk modelling

By Giorgio Baldassarri, Global Head of Analytic Development Group, S&P Global Market Intelligence
31st May 2019

Challenges and opportunities of model risk reporting

By Herman Graaff, Head of Model Validation, de Volksbank
28th May 2019

Effective model risk and incorporating effective controls to guard against model errors and allow for quick response

By Paul Burnett, Global Head of Traded Risk Analytics, HSBC
20th May 2019

Implementation challenges and short comings of the most recent regulations within MRM

By Azar Khurshid, Director, Global Risk Management, Mizuho International

2019 Co-Sponsors:


Through machine learning, natural language processing, forecasting and optimisation, SAS supports diverse environments and scales to meet changing business needs. SAS provides an integrated, enterprise-wide risk-management platform for managing risk in an organisation, from strategic to reputational, operational, financial or compliance-related risk management.

SAS empowers decision makers and users to improve efficiency, transparency and profitability, making it possible to:
• Meet the challenges of expected credit loss modeling for IFRS 9 and CECL
• Make enterprise stress testing less stressful with high-performance risk analytics
• Strengthen risk strategy and oversight through model risk management

Learn more about how SAS is driving innovation and business value for risk and finance professionals at is the first FinTech platform that uses AI for real-time model risk management on an enterprise-wide scale.
Our clients use our solution to speed up model validation tasks, to generate regulatory compliant documentation and to industrialize model monitoring. The platform works with all models that are used within the financial sector such as credit risk models, valuation algorithms, market risk, AML, AI and behavioral models. was founded in 2017 by Jos Gheerardyn and Sébastien Viguié. The company is expanding quickly and has offices in Brussels and London. has an international portfolio of clients with both investment banks as well as regional financial institutions.

2019 Exhibitors:


CloseIT is a RegTech company which successfully implements solutions in the regulatory reporting and stress testing area.
Our latest product in the field of model governance is based on the experience that we have gained while supporting our customers with various topics in the model development, monitoring, and automation.
The tool is called Model Governance Suite and provides simple access and overview through the entire model portfolio in one place for all the stakeholders.
The essential capabilities of the tool cover the central model catalog, validation, and implementation of workflows, documentation, and central data storage.
Additional advanced features like automatic model monitoring and model tiering can significantly boost the efficiency of your model governance process and enable real-time reporting.
Our model governance suite is a powerful tool which can be easily adapted to your existing corporate methodologies and processes.


PwC Czech Republic is a member of the worldwide network of firms employing over 250 thousand people in 158 countries. We in PwC strive to build trust and find solutions to important issues within the entire society. We provide high-quality auditing, tax, legal and consultancy services, thus supporting our clients in achieving their goals.
Financial Risk Modelling team from PwC Czech Republic will present its solution for model governance – Model Risk Manager.

The PwC Model Risk Manager serves your institution as a control framework around the management of models. With this application, your financial institution can organise, evaluate and monitor all the models used across the organisation in a user-friendly environment.


Can your organisation contribute? Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.


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Can I present at Model Risk Management Europe 2020?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Model Risk Management Europe 2020. For further information on this please contact or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Summit is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Summit, as outlined on our pricing structure. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of the day, full access to the sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Summit. *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 breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 50% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration for free. If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582 Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at Model Risk Management Europe 2020?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Model Risk Management Europe 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 Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact / +44 (0) 207 164 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 Model Risk Management Europe 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:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Summit website
  • Place your logo on the Summit brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

Representing a financial institution
(E.g. Bank, Insurance company, Asset Manager, Regulator)

Until agenda is announced

Representing an information/service provider
(E.g. Consultant, Vendor, Executive Search Firm, Law Firm)

Until agenda is announced

*All rates are subject to UK VAT

Group Bookings:

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows every third colleague to come along for half price or a fifth colleague to attend for free!

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1. Register by Email

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