Risk EMEA 2021

10th ANNUAL RISK EMEA 2021

3-4 November, 2021 | London

Keynote Sessions

COVID-19
Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on risks and controls with lessons learnt

Profitability & Business Strategy
Addressing profitability in the aftermath of the pandemic and a rapid change to risk

ESG
Discussing regulatory expectations and preparations for integration of ESG agendas

Emerging Risks
Reviewing the integration of risk management with emerging themes

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TOPICS ADDRESSED FOR 2021


Digitalization | Automation | AI & Machine Learning | Fintech | Cloud | Data | Change Management | Future of Risk | Digital Finance | ESG | Digital Currency | COVID-19 | Holistic Risk Management

Plus much more…

NON-FINANCIAL RISK
Operational Resilience | COVID-19 | ESG & Climate Risk | Cyber Risk | External Cyber Risk | TPRM | Fraud | APP Fraud | Remote Working | RCSA | Sustainable Business | Operational Risk

Plus much more…

Financial Risk
Government Stimulus | Credit Risk | Debt Markets | Interest Rate Risk | Inflation | Stress Testing | Climate Change | Green Finance | Intraday Risk Management | Financial Resilience | FTP | LIBOR

Plus much more…

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Hear from over 40 CROs and Heads of Risk Departments
Wei Shi

Wei Shi
Chief Risk Officer
Bank of China

Fabrice Brossart

Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Carole Avis

Carole Avis
Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance
Legal & General

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Chief Risk Officer
MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

David Glendinning

David Glendinning
Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK
Société Générale

Jeremy Arnold

Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

ebbe negenman

Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Knab

Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
GIB Asset Management

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

COVID-19 – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

Session details 

  • Understanding resilience to COVID-19
  • Developing sustainable control frameworks in a remote or hybrid work environment
  • Impact on risk and controls
  • Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic
  • Understanding impact of COVID-19 on business
  • Impact on the economy

Jeremy Arnold, Chief Risk Officer, NatWest Markets
Fabrice Brossart, Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International, AIG
Soren Agergaard Andersen, Chief Risk Officer, Nordea Asset Management
Michael Sparks, Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services, BNY Mellon

PROFITABILITY & BUSINESS STRATEGY

9:45 Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic

Session details 

  • Changing business models to keep ahead
  • Leveraging digitalization to serve a wider market
  • Viewing risk holistically
  • Advancing frameworks in line with rapid change to risk
  • What is the future of solvency and profitability in the finance industry

Jeff SimmonsChief Risk Officer, MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking


Moderator: Andreas Huthmann, FAS

DIGITALIZATION

10:50 Managing increased demand for digitalization in the wake of COVID-19

Session details 

  • Managing customer expectations
  • Developing mobile services and maintaining access to services
  • Managing a base of clients who are not technology literate
  • Leveraging digitalization to access diverse markets
  • Improving customer experience through automated tasks

Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley

 AI & MACHINE LEARNING

11:30 Leveraging the power of predictive modeling technology and defining uses and potential

Session details 

  • Impact of AI and machine learning on risk management
  • Use of machine learning in Market Risk Management
  • Prediction of full revaluation based stress computation

Sunil Verma, Head of Market Risk Stress Testing Methodology, UBS


OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

10:50 Regulatory expectations and implementation strategies for operational resilience

Session details 

  • Post PRA and FCA Supervisory Statements review on OpRes
  • Operational Resilience programmes implementation strategies based on Supervisory statements
  • Alignment between Operational Risk and Operational Resilience
  • War stories from the command centre
  • Varying routes to success across institutions
  • Governance structures and processes
  • Demonstrating full oversight and understanding of internal and outsourced risks

Amit Lakhani, Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB, BNP Paribas

 OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE CONTINUED

11:30 The role of operational resilience in a pandemic scenario

Session details 

  • Impact of COVID-19 to resilience
  • Mapping resources with important business services
  • Setting impact tolerances
  • Mapping tolerances and designing scenarios
  • Management of severe shock
  • Capturing consequential impacts on risk appetite

Ozgur Ozel, EMEA Head Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley


GOVERNMENT STIMULUS

10:50 Discussing the role of government policies post crisis

Session details 

  • Assessing the recovery path post COVID-19
  • Recalling policy steps taken and implications of exits
  • Taking a forward looking approach for vulnerabilities for financial stability
  • Detailing channels through which banks are impacted and to what extent

Jerome Henry, Principal Advisor, ECB

 CREDIT RISK

11:30 Gaining a true view of credit risks and identifying non-performing products amidst continued volatility

Session details 

  • Economy disruption impact on risk profiles
  • Developing forward looking business models in a continued economically disruptive environment
  • Investment opportunities with increased debt
  • Impact of COVID-19 on non-performing exposures and non-performing loans
  • Identifying viable business models post-COVID-19

Atanas Dimov, Head of Credit Risk and Real Asset Investment Risk, Aviva Investors

12:10 Lunch break and luncheon roundtable discussions

 

MACHINE LEARNING

1:10 Discussing Machine Learning in ALM

Session details 

  • Machine learning in Financial Risks: understanding the process of learning in the required context of ALM, liquidity and interest risk.
  • Blackbox vs Whitebox: downside and upside of the tools available of ML in finance.
  • How to leverage Machine Learning for ALM: tools for pattern research in ALM, substitution of current models or enhancement of current processes.
  • Use practical case using python: direct application with scripting to interest risk or liquidity risk.

Sergio Cardona, Head of Quantitative Developers, Mirai Advisory

 FINTECH – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 Leveraging the power of fintech to advance digitalization planning and product offerings

Session details 

  • Impact of Brexit on regional branches and services
  • Post-COVID-19 digitalization
  • Impact of government stimulus on small businesses
  • Getting Fintechs to understand regulatory requirements and scrutiny
  • Oversight of concentration risks
  • Increased pressure for Fintech adoption

Maurice Lisa, Head of Digital Channels, Intesa Sanpaolo
Stephane Malrait, Head of Market Structure and Innovation, ING Bank NV

 

COVID-19

1:10 Managing the impact on the working environment and internal controls

Session details 

  • Evaluating the top risks arising from home working
  • Addressing how organizations respond to new COVID-19 related risks
  • Evolution of vendor management and increased vendor risk in a remote environment
  • Lessons learned throughout the pandemic for future best practice

Gary Savill, Head of Enterprise Risk, SAGA

 ESG & CLIMATE RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 Non-financial risk considerations for ESG & climate risk: Understanding exposure and impact to strategy

Session details 

  • Expectations to manage risk of climate change
  • Heightened focus on ESG and sustainable finance
  • Long term zero emission commitments
  • Climate related risk and self-assessment
  • Gap analysis against regulatory requirements
  • Incorporating into business strategy

Cecilia Gejke, Chief Risk Officer, East-West United Bank S.A.
Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Risk Poland, NatWest
Diane Menville, Executive Director, Head of ESG, Scope
Ozgur Ozel, EMEA Head Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Beate Born, Head of Strategic Projects UBS Wealth Management, Executive Director, Former UBS AG

 

POOL APPROACH

1:10 Pool Party - Modelling low default portfolios with a pooling approach

Session details 

  • Understanding the mechanics of the Pool Approach for banks, supervisors and service providers
  • Impact of implementation of the EBA guidelines on PD estimation on a pool level and for individual participating banks
    • A workshop report
  • Impact of the TRIM-exercise for the Pool Approach, the pool models and the participating banks
  • Basel IV: new opportunities for internal models? Addressing the paradigm shift making IRBA approvals more flexible than before

Tobias Noll, Deputy Head Marketing & Sales, RSU Rating Service Unit

 INTEREST RATE RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 System capability and robustness to manage negative interest rates and impact on inflation

Session details 

  • Impact of negative rates on ALM
  • Systems offering negative interest rate capabilities and scenarios
  • Rate forecasting techniques from regulators do not include negative rates
  • Impact to behavioural models
  • Preparing now for future changes to mitigate risks

Yingbo Bai, Head of Valuation Methodologies, UBS
Ashish Bansal, Head of Finance and Regulatory Reporting, Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd

2:40 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

 

CLOUD

3:10 Moving risk management applications and data to the cloud

Session details 

  • Balancing risk and benefits
  • Opportunities of leveraging cloud
  • Developing a centralized data lake across teams
  • Leveraging AI and big data services on the cloud
    • Predictions for risk management
  • Cloud and technology transformation
  • Managing concentration risks with over reliance on small number of players

Angela Johnson de Wet, Head of Tech Change and Cloud Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

 MODELS

3:50 The future of models: Explaining and optimizing analytics

Session details 

  • Developing and integrating new models
  • Leveraging tools to analyze, improve and validate results
  • Impact of analysis on performance and profitability
  • Increased competitive and regulatory pressures
  • Explainability and analysis of risk figures
    • Satisfying auditors and regulators

David Cassonnet, Director of Business Development, ActiveViam

 HOLISTIC RISK MANAGEMENT

4:30 Developing a front to back holistic view of risk for advanced oversight

Session details 

  • Removing a siloed view
  • Leveraging opportunities of a holistic view in business
  • Strategic approach to risk management
  • Understanding the interconnected nature of risk
  • Data and infrastructure requirements to provide a holistic view

Katrina-May Kwan, EMEA Head of Risk Governance, Wells Fargo

 

CYBER RISK

3:10 Reviewing changes to the cyber threat landscape with changes to working environment

Session details 

  • Increased external threats
  • Increased exposure with remote working
  • Cyber resilience
  • Impact to losses throughout the pandemic
  • Increased ransom attacks
  • Increasing prevention techniques in line with increased vulnerability
  • Forward looking metrics for cyber risk
  • Producing dynamic indicators and metrics
  • Setting risk appetite for cyber risk

Vikas Munshi, Lead Platform Architect, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, ING

 EXTERNAL CYBER RISKS

3:50 Managing increased cyber risks from external parties and ensuring supply chain security

Session details 

  • Solar winds case study
  • Cyber security across outsourced parties
  • Concentration risk and potential systemic impacts

Praveen Singh, Director of Technology Risk, ICBC Standard Bank

 TPRM

4:30 Managing increased regulatory pressure for effective oversight and control of outsourced activities

Session details 

  • Mapping software and dependencies
  • Understanding interlinks and flow of systems
  • Establishing a secure environment
  • Compliance for rapidly evolving digital services
  • Day to day oversight and controls

 

INFLATION

3:10 Planning for inflation and balancing the risk across investment and portfolios

Session details 

  • Central bank intervention
  • Moving to long term average target
  • Compensation for inflation risk

Melissa Longmore, Head of Group Market and Liquidity Risk, Bank of Ireland

 CLIMATE RISK QUANTIFICATION

3:50 How banks will overcome the challenges in quantifying the impact of climate risk

Session details 

  • Understanding the climate risk modelling challenges for banks
  • Harnessing new and alternative data sets
  • Utilising innovations in modelling to better capture climate risk
  • Aligning enhancements in risk quantification with the broader strategic framework
  • Looking towards the future of climate risk modelling

Dilbagh Kalsi, Partner, Fintegral

 CLIMATE CHANGE

4:30 Developing a framework for climate change risk and scenario to understand future impacts

Session details 

  • Impact on financial assets
  • Impact of climate change risk on the trading book
  • Financing green companies
  • Impact of transition risks over time on loans and companies
  • Credit risk exposure to non-green companies
  • Scenario analysis of shocks to markets

Benjamin Westwood, Senior Manager, Bank of England

5:10 Chairs’ closing remarks | 5:20 End of day one and networking drinks reception 

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

ESG – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Reviewing ESG regulatory agendas and leveraging change as a business strategy

Session details 

  • Transforming into a carbon zero environment
  • Reporting and assessments
  • Understanding disparities in rating agencies
  • Preparation across the market for integration
  • Managing scale and expectation of changes
  • Developing measurable requirements
  • Benchmark methodologies and scenarios

David GlendinningChief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK, Société Générale
Ebbe Negenman, Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Knab
Sophie Dupre-Echeverria, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, GIB Asset Management

EMERGING RISKS

9:50 An integrated risk management approach towards emerging risks

Session details 

  • Linkage between emerging matters (e.g. climate-related financial risks, Operational Resilience) and existing risk management framework
  • Enterprise-level design and Board-level support to drive effective integration
  • Leverage the existing governance structure and speciality risk management capability
  • An collective, integrated and coordinated effort amongst relevant risk disciplines to provide support and to develop a holistic / thematic profile

Wei Shi, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of China

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking


RISK FUNCTIONS

11:00 The state of the risk function: Evolution of trends and future developments from COVID-19

Session details 

  • Reviewing how risk functions have evolved since COVID-19
  • Impact to operating models, budgets and resourcing
  • Changes to risk function’ way of working: Governance, reporting lines and interactions with 1st and 3rd lines
  • Regulatory reaction to changes in risk functions operations
  • Risk Functions and their interaction with technology and automation
  • Key themes of the future for risk functions – and what are the pitfalls risk leaders should plan for

Vishwas Khanna, Partner, Avantage Reply

 FUTURE OF RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Future of the chief risk office: Developing robust practices with increased digitalization

Session details 

  • Full migration to the cloud
  • Centralizing data to run predictions and alerts
  • Developing predictive risk management practices
  • Developing robust data models
  • Developing modern architecture and data models
  • Ensuring agility in a changing environment
  • Staying a step ahead of the business to manage risk
  • Skillsets of the risk manager
  • Challenges introduced by increased digitalization

Carole Avis, Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance, Legal & General
Leanne Bridges, Head of Risk Center of Excellence, Nationwide
Charis Papanastasiou, Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group
Stuart Burns, Head of Model Development and Validation, Bank of England


RISK MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

11:00 How risk management technology can boost resilience in the financial services industry

Session details 

  • How issues such as COVID-19, business continuity, and regulatory change have altered the risk landscape
  • How you can realign your risk programs for better transparency
  • Which risk management trends are likely to have a long-term impact on financial services organizations
  • How technology can support your risk management efforts

Rob Stephens, Sales Executive, Riskonnect
Luke Guilliam, Sales Executive, Riskonnect

 FRAUD – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Reviewing the fraud landscape with increase in threats and techniques

Session details 

  • RUSI report: Fraud reached levels to become a national threat to security
  • Increase in fraudulent attempts directly to customers
  • Increased risk of internal fraud
  • Balancing efficiency and fraud
    • Increase in contactless payment amounts
  • How endemic is fraud becoming in the system?
  • Are we moving towards a more centralized approach to fraud?
  • Convergence of fraud and cyber risks

Alex Rothwell, Detective Chief Superintendent, City of London Police
Andrew Barnett, Head of Fraud Management, Nordea
Jeremy Strong, Senior Lead, Fraud Control, NatWest


CLIMATE RISK

11:00 Embedding Climate financial risk management

Session details 

  • Regulatory expectations (SS3/19 and Dear CEO letter)
  • Understanding physical and transition risks of our customers
  • Climate Risk Framework (identifying assessing and managing climate financial risk)
  • Importance of stress testing in identifying and assessing risks
  • Climate Analytics for risk monitoring
  • Risk Appetite
  • Management Actions and the alignment to Strategy

Nigel Milbank, Climate Programme – Senior Manager, NatWest

 GREEN FINANCE – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Defining and understanding the move to green finance and climate sustainability

Session details 

  • Parameters
  • Developing standards across the industry
  • Defining sustainable assets
    • Are they sustainable if they rely on unsustainable industries?
  • Net Zero agenda costs
  • Sustainability and transition bonds
  • European green bond market interpretations
  • Developing a taxonomy with clear definitions

Alistair McLeod, Managing Director, Bank of America Merill Lynch
Libor Krkoska, Deputy Director, Country Strategy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

12:30 Lunch break and networking 

 

DIGITAL FINANCE

1:30 Understand interrelated nature of complex networks and systems and impact of failure at any point

Session details 

  • Risks associated with such interconnected networks
  • Ripple effect across the organization
  • Understanding outputs
  • Are we losing control?
  • Strategies to implement controls
  • Developing data standards across the industry

Francis Gross, Senior Advisor, ECB

 ESG

2:10 The future of business models as practicalities of ESG agendas are realized

Session details 

  • Understanding vital industries
  • Making it tangible
  • Progression of climate risk in the future
  • Developing taxonomies to manage expectations
  • Satisfying metrics to demonstrate an ESG compliant business

 

APP FRAUD

1:30 Increasing due diligence and controls to manage authorized push payment fraud

Session details 

  • Checking account openings and due diligence
  • KYC and AML practices on new and current customers
  • The role of biometrics in KYC and AML
  • Due diligence to monitor authorized payments

 REMOTE WORKING

2:10 Balancing risks of a remote workforce and maintaining security and data protection

Session details 

  • Reaching maximum productivity in a remote environment
  • Building an agile organization
  • Data protection and healthy risk culture
  • Increased globalization and connection with global teams

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha, Head of Operational Risk and Governance, International GI, AIG

 

INTRADAY RISK MANAGEMENT

1:30 Developing methodologies to review risk on an intraday and to better understand positions

Session details 

  • Looking at risk intraday
  • Technological
  • Understanding risk intraday and measuring against appetite
  • Visibility on positions in trading book
  • Mitigating risks with increased oversight
  • Visibility and transparency for forward projections

Per Hansson, Head of CCR Exposure Management, Deutsche Bank

 FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

2:10 Managing financial resilience and understanding impact of volatility and uncertainty

Session details 

  • Impact of volatility and translating to risk appetite
  • Impact of COVID-19 on financial risk
  • Reviewing the credit environment
  • Adapting risk strategies and business models
  • Developing sustainable business models

2:50 Afternoon refreshment break and networking 

 

DIGITAL CURRENCY

3:20 Implications of the introduction of central bank digital currencies for banking

Session details 

  • COVID-19 accelerating plans with reduced use of cash
  • Mounting pressure to move to digital currencies
  • Decentralized finance
  • Creating an ecosystem outside of the banking infrastructure
  • Leveraging DLT

Aleksi Grym, Head of Digitalisation, Bank of Finland

 COVID-19

4:00 How COVID-19 has changed the way we view and manage risk

Session details 

  • Evolving risk factors in a post-COVID-19 world
  • Viewing response and strategy
  • Leveraging knowledge to better prepare for next crises
    • What else are we not foreseeing?

Niels Kaas, Head of Risk and Security, Central Bank of Denmark

 

RCSA

3:20 Updating RCSA as a tool for risk management practices beyond a tick box exercise

Session details 

  • Making RCSA a valuable tool beyond being a tick box exercise
  • Alternatives to RCSA
  • Using as a tool during the pandemic – did they prove useful?

Andrea Pozzi, Global Head of Non-Financial Risk, Santander

 OPERATIONAL RISK

4:00 The future of operational risk practices: Evolving as the risk landscape changes

Session details 

  • Changing the way we think about operational risk
  • The future operational risk practices
  • Lessons learned from the pandemic
  • Resilience changing the way we view operational risk
  • How could the pandemic continue to impact operational risk functions in the long term?

Sean Titley, Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk, Metro Bank

 

FTP

3:20 Leveraging funds transfer pricing in an increasingly volatile environment with future uncertainty

Session details 

  • FTP and margin management
  • Identifying the source of real margins
  • Importance of FTP as a tool to manage margins

Suresh Sankaran, Head of Model Risk Governance, Metro Bank

 LIBOR

4:00 Reviewing the impact of transition away from LIBOR as the final deadline approaches

Session details 

  • Uncertainty of costs
  • Building a term structure on overnight rates
  • What does the transition to risk free rates look like across EMEA?
  • Using new rates for transfer pricing
  • Adjustments for loan portfolios
  • Impact on products and portfolios

4:40 Chairs’ closing remarks | 4:50 End of day two 

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Keynotes
Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Biography

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.

Jeremy Arnold

Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

Biography

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.

Fabrice Brossart

Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Biography

Fabrice Brossart is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for AIG International General Insurance and oversees AIG’s risk management function in 70+ entities outside of North America, ensuring these operations have a risk management system proportionate to their exposures and in line with local regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

Fabrice joined AIG in February 2011 as Chief Actuary for the European region, subsequently taking additional responsibilities for risk management and leading the Solvency II program. Between 2014 and 2015 Fabrice worked in several risk management roles at the AIG head office in New York, enhancing significantly the Group capital model. Returning to London in 2016, Fabrice played a key role in AIG’s response to Brexit and the standing up of AIG Europe SA. More recently he has focused on business resilience, risk culture and conduct, climate risk and transformation.

An alumnus of France’s Ecole Polytechnique, Fabrice holds actuarial qualifications in France and the UK as well as the Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary designation. Previous employers include AXA Insurance UK and Willis Towers Watson. Fabrice has represented AIG at the CRO Forum and supported two AIG Group CEOs in their engagement with the Geneva Association. He is a member of AIG’s Executive Diversity Council and has co-led ERM’s Diversity and Inclusion Council since 2017. Fabrice was named CRO of the year by Insurance ERM in January 2018.

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
GIB Asset Management

Biography

Sophie is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited. She is responsible for driving an effective risk culture throughout the company, designing the risk and compliance frameworks and overseeing risk management and regulatory compliance practices. Sophie joined GIB UK with extensive experience in the field, having previously served as Executive Director for Compliance and Operational Risk Control at UBS Asset Management. Before this, she was Global Head of Operational Risk at Barings, and non-Executive Director of the Baring-Coller Secondaries Fund. Sophie was also an Operational Risk Manager and the Group Head of Investment Risk Framework at Schroders.

Sophie graduated from Université Lumière Lyon 2 with a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance. She is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

David Glendinning

David Glendinning
Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK
Société Générale

Biography
David Glendinning is the UK Head of Risk. With Société Générale since 2004, David was previously Head of Group Credit Risk Provisioning. He began his career in Internal Audit and Inspection.
ebbe negenman

Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Knab

Biography

Ebbe Negenman is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Knab. As a member of the executive board of Knab is co-responsible for the management of the bank. He has over 20 year’s of experience in risk management. Till 2017 Ebbe worked as Head of Regulatory Risk at ABN Amro and was highly involved in the innovation of the sector. Till 2010 Ebbe was employed as a Managing Director Risk Management at ING Bank in Amsterdam and was several years based in the Real Estate division, and in Hong Kong where he had responsibility for the Asia Pacific region. He started his career at the Dutch merchant bank MeesPierson in the market risk management area. Ebbe has two MSc’s (mathematics and econometrics) and a PhD in Operations Research and considers the ability to learn faster than your competitors as the only sustainable competitive advantage. He therefore made learning a way of living.

Wei Shi

Wei Shi
Chief Risk Officer
Bank of China

Biography

Mrs. Shi is responsible for oversight of the risk management framework and internal control of both BOC UK and London Branch. As a senior manager of the Bank, she chairs the Risk Management and Internal Control Committee (RMICC), the Credit Risk Management and Decision Committee (CRDC), as well as the Operational Risk Committee (ORC).

Before her current role, she had served at Bank of China Head Office in Beijing for more than 20 years in various capacities including Team Head of Group Credit Policy, and Deputy General Manager of Financial Institutions Department.

Mrs. Shi graduated from Renmin University in China with a major in Finance, and holds MBA Honors from the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College in the USA.

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Chief Risk Officer
MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

Biography

Jeff Simmons will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Biography

Michael Sparks will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Future of Risk Management
Carole Avis

Carole Avis
Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance
Legal & General

Biography

Carole is an actuary with wide experience in leading product, financial and proposition developments who has held a number of senior positions within  savings and insurance for Legal & General

Her current role is  CRO, LGI  leading the second line activity for the UK Retail and Group Protection and associated Fintech businesses of Legal & General.

Prior to its sale in 2019,  Carole’s role also included being CRO for L&G’s GI company for 4 years.

Leanne Bridges

Leanne Bridges
Head of Risk Centre of Excellence
Nationwide

Biography

Leanne Bridges will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Stuart Burns

Stuart Burns
Head of Model Development and Validation
Bank of England

Biography

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.

Sergio Cardona

Sergio Cardona
Head of Quantitative Developers
Mirai Advisory

Biography

Quantitative leader, specialist in machine learning, numerical methods and algorithm development: most applications based on applied math for valuation of financial products, risk model building and risk measurement. Trained to apply techniques and tools for enhancement of financial analysis and decision making.

I love to work with teams from different disciplines, it’s the best way to really develop new powerful ideas.

David Cassonnet

David Cassonnet
Director of Business Development
ActiveViam

Biography

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.

Terri Duhon

Terri Duhon
Chair of the Board
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Terri Duhon went from a Math degree at MIT to a derivative trader on Wall Street then on to become an entrepreneur and author.  She is now an educator, often guest lecturing at Oxford University where she is an Associate Fellow, and a board member of a number of large institutions such as Morgan Stanley International and Rathbone Bros a FTSE 250 UK Wealth Manager.  She is passionate about diversity and culture and often speaks about Empowerment and Reinvention.

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Francis Gross
Senior Advisor
ECB

Biography

Francis Gross will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Aleksi Grym

Aleksi Grym
Head of Digitalisation
Bank of Finland

Biography

Aleksi Grym is Head of Digitalisation at the Bank of Finland. He manages a portfolio of cross-departmental projects related to the digital transformation of the financial industry, covering topics such as FinTech, payment technologies, digital currencies, and cyber security. Before joining the Finnish central bank he worked in the consulting and technology investment industry for 15 years in London and Helsinki.

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Luke Guilliam
Sales Executive
Riskonnect

Biography

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.

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson de Wet
Head of Tech Change and Cloud Risk
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Ange is responsible for Cloud and Technology Change Risk at Lloyds Banking Group. Prior to working at Lloyds, Ange led transformation teams and programmes at Deutsche Bank including: Cloud Security, Risk and Compliance, Anti-Financial Crime Analytics, Data Quality People Change and Money Markets Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting. 

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Ange worked as a Senior Manager at EY across Asia Pacific and EMEIA within the Financial Services Organisation focusing on Corporate Banking and Capital Markets transformation and advisory programmes. Ange started her career at IBM in Australia working as a developer, tester, designer and then business analyst and project manager.

Ange has an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics / Robotics) and Computer Science from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Niels Kaas
Head of Risk and Security
Central Bank of Denmark

Biography

Niels Kaas will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

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Vishwas Khanna
Partner
Avantage Reply

Biography

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

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Katrina-May Kwan
EMEA Head of Risk Governance
Wells Fargo

Biography

Katrina-May Kwan will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Maurice Lissi

Maurice Lisi
Head of Digital Channels
Intesa Sanpaolo

Biography

Maurice Lisi will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Stephane Malrait

Stephane Malrait
Head of Market Structure & Innovation
ING Bank NV

Biography

Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is working with advocacy groups, policy makers and regulators to follow market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry. He is also leading innovation activities in the capital market space within ING and developing external partnership with Fintech companies. He actively contributes in industry working groups to represent ING Bank.

Stéphane joined ING in 2015 to lead the bank e-commerce initiatives across all financial market products and to develop the financial market group’s cross-asset ecommerce strategy. Before joining ING, Stephane spent eight years at Société Générale, where he was Global Head of FIC eCommerce, creating an eCommerce business covering credit, rates, money market, emerging market and FX. Prior to this, Stéphane worked at JPMorgan Chase for ten years, serving in different roles in Global FX E-Commerce Business Management and cross-asset eCommerce technology and was based in London and New York.

Stephane has a strong background in financial markets and understands the need for continued technological development to drive positive change in trading and market structure workflows. He is leading ING Financial Market innovation strategy and working on the implementation of financial regulations that will impact the clients trading activity and transform how trading floor operates.

Stephane is also an advisor or board member for several Fintech initiatives and trading associations in Fixed income and FX. Since 2005 he has been active with the ACI Financial Market Association – an international non-profit organisation that represents the interests of market professionals in foreign exchange and money markets. He chairs the ACI FX committee since 2010 and joined ACI FMA board in 2020. He is also an active member of the ECB FX contact group and co-chair the BIS Global FX code of conduct Algo and TCA sub-group.

Charis Papanastasiou

Charis Papanastasiou
Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cyprus) Ltd
Sberbank Group

Biography

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.

 

Rob Stephens

Rob Stephens
Sales Executive
Riskonnect

Biography

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.

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Sunil Verma
Head of Market Risk Stress Testing Methodology
UBS

Biography

Sunil Verma will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

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Sucharita Banarjee

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha
Head of Operational Risk and Governance, International GI
AIG

Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett
Head of Fraud Management
Nordea

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Beate Born
Head of Strategic Projects UBS Wealth Management, Executive Director
Former UBS AG

Biography

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha is the Head of General Insurance International Operational Risk and Governance, ERM . She has held various operational risk management positions within GI International supporting effective roll out of operational risk management tools and concepts within Claims, Finance, Operations and shared service centres. She has led teams across Business Consulting, Outsourcing Risk management, Offshore Development Centers, Technology and Risk Management. She has a proven track record of managing global teams and leading regulatory change initiatives. Sucharita holds an MBA from London Business School and an MS in Quality Management from Birla Institute of technology. She is also a six sigma Black belt and has a B.tech in Information Technology. She chose non-financial risk management as a career to pursue her passion for healthy risk culture in organizations. She has worked with Deloitte, American Express, Tata Consultancy Services in her professional career. She has worked with consulting and Financial services firms in India, the US and is currently based in London, UK.  Sucharita is also the chair of Gender Equality Matters Employee resource group in AIG.

Biography

Andrew is a fraud professional having been in the industry, fighting the criminals, for over 15 years across all businesses and fraud types in 3 different firms. For the last 4 years Andrew has been with Nordea leading the 1st line of defence team against fraud which provides authentication, detection solutions and operational capability for the whole bank across the spectrum of fraud typologies.

Biography

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.

 

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Cecilia Gejke
Chief Risk Officer
East-West United Bank S.A

Biography

Cecilia Gejke has a background in Material Physics and renewable energy sources prior to joining the world of Finance. Cecilia has held various leadership roles within Risk Management and capital & liquidity management at financial institutions both in London and Europe, gaining a broad experience across investment, retail and private banking products and cultures. Cecilia has a proven track record of designing and delivering efficient risk management frameworks to drive business performance.

Amit Lakhani

Amit Lakhani
Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB
BNP Paribas

Biography

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.

In his current role, Amit looks after IT risks, third party/vendor risk management and fraud risks across the Corporate and Institutional Banking division for BNP Paribas. Increasingly, he is converging the management of all such transversal operational risk topics into Operational Resilience and therefore OpRes is becoming a key priority for him. He has been a key contributor to the CIB OpRes programme and provided oversight and supervision on the topic through his second line of defence role.

Maciej Lewandowski

Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Risk Poland
NatWest

Biography

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. He is a speaker and panelist at conferences on risk and regulatory outlook topics.

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Diane Menville
Executive Director, Head of ESG
Scope

 

Vikas Munshi

Vikas Munshi
Lead Platform Architect, Data Analytics and Machine Learning
ING Bank

 

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Ozgur Ozel
EMEA Head of Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Diane Menville will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Biography

Vikas Munshi will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Biography

Ozgur Ozel will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Andrea Pozzi

Andrea Pozzi
Group Head of Non-Financial Risk
Santander

Biography

Andrea Pozzi will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

Alex Rothwell

Alex Rothwell
Detective Chief Superintendent
City of London Police

Biography

Alex has 30yrs policing experience with the Metropolitan and City of London Police. As Head of Fraud Operations he leads the coordination of national economic crime investigation for policing in England and Wales. He has had a varied and fulfilling career performing investigative, intelligence gathering and strategic roles targeting a wide variety of crime types, particularly organised crime. He has previously performed secondments with Customs and Excise, SOCA and the NCA. In addition to his day to day responsibilities Alex is an active hostage and crisis negotiator and has considerable experience in the investigation and management of kidnap, blackmail and extortion.

Gary Savill

Gary Savill
Head of Enterprise Risk
SAGA

Biography

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.

Gary have extensive experience of Solvency II operational risk capital, risk and control frameworks, risk appetite, conduct risk, risk culture, third party risk oversight and building high performance teams.  He has a particular interest in psychology and decision making.

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Praveen Singh
Director of Technology Risk
ICBC Standard Bank

Biography

Praveen Singh will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

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Jeremy Strong
Senior Lead, Fraud Control
NatWest

Biography

 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.

Sean Titley

Sean Titley
Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk
Metro Bank

Biography

Sean has over 25 years of experience in Risk Management across disciplines, including Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Strategic Risk and Front Office Supervision.   He is a passionate advocate for the furtherance of Operational Risk as a discipline, co-authoring papers and acting as a speaker and panellist at many external events.

Sean has held Director level roles at a number of organisations, both on a consultancy and permanent basis.  He is currently Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Metro Bank, running a growing team responsible for the Bank’s overall risk management framework and approach to Operational Risk from a second line perspective.  This includes liaison with the PRA and FCA and making ongoing enhancements to the Bank’s approach to risk appetite, governance and embedding a strong risk culture across the three lines of defence.  Sean has been integral to a transformation in the Bank’s approach, including putting in place a new Risk Taxonomy, Bank Risk Report, approach to RCSA, Control Testing, Operational Risk losses and Scenario Analysis as well as setting up a new Operational Risk Oversight Committee, which he chairs.  His team is working closely with the first line on approaches to Operational Resilience, Third Party Risk Management and the management of People, Change, Data, Information Security and Technology Risks.

Sean is a member of the Institute of Operational Risk/IRM Operational Risk Committee, providing advice on its approach to Operational Risk and running the IOR’s Chapters across the globe.

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Yingbo Bai

Yingbo Bai
Head of Valuation Methodologies
UBS

Biography

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.

 

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Ashish Bansal
Head of Finance and Regulatory Reporting
Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd

Biography

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

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Atanas Dimov
Head of Credit Risk and Real Asset Investment Risk
Aviva Investors

Biography

Atanas Dimov has global responsibility at Aviva Investors for the management of investment and credit risks arising from illiquid debt investments, buy-&-maintain strategies and money market funds as well as counterparty credit risk. Prior to this, he spent 13 years in debt origination, portfolio management and credit risk at Bank Of America Merrill Lynch and KfW IPEX-Bank as well as financial audit at Deloitte. Atanas qualified as a CPA in the US.

Per Hansson

Per Hansson
Head of CCR Exposure Management
Deutsche Bank

Biography

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.

 

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Jerome Henry
Principal Advisor
ECB

Biography

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.

 

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Dilbagh Kalsi
Partner
Fintegral

Biography

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.

 

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Libor Krkoska
Deputy Head, Country Strategy
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Biography

Libor Krkoška has been Deputy Director, Country Strategy at the EBRD since November 2018. He joined the EBRD in 1997, initially working in the Chief Economist Office and then as the Head of Office in Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Cyprus. Before coming to the EBRD, Libor was a researcher in the Economic Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences from 1994, and, prior to that, worked for Česka Pojistovna, the largest Czech insurance company. Libor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from CERGE-EI in Prague, was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and obtained a Masters degree in Mathematics from Charles University in Prague.

 

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Melissa Longmore
Head of Group Market and Liquidity Risk
Bank of Ireland

Biography

Melissa is Head of Group Market & Liquidity Risk at Bank of Ireland. She joined the bank from the servicing unit of the German government’s asset management agency FMS in 2017, where she previously set up and led a market risk unit. Prior to that she worked for 7 years in a variety of consulting roles in the area of risk modelling (Credit, Market, Energy sector) with both KPMG and d-fine consulting in the UK and Germany. Melissa holds a PhD in Astronomy and an Executive MBA from the University of Mannheim/ESSEC.

 

 

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Alistair McLeod
Managing Director
Bank of America Merill Lynch

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Alistair McLeod will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

 

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Nigel Milbank
Climate Programme – Senior Manager
NatWest

Biography

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.

 

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Tobias Noll
Deputy Head Marketing & Sales
RSU Rating Service Unit

Biography

Mr. Noll studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Aschaffenburg, Germany. From 2006 to 2012 he worked for Société Générale and Barclays Capital in Frankfurt, Paris and London.

Since 2012 Mr. Noll services and advices banks regarding all RSU-run credit risk management tools such as internal rating systems, stress testing tools, IFRS9, early warning systems and LGD-models.

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Suresh Sankaran
Head of Model Risk Governance
Metro Bank

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Suresh Sankaran will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

 

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Benjamin Westwood
Senior Manager
Bank of England

Biography

Benjamin Westwood will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2021

 

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This one-day masterclass will present an overview and guide to building operational resilience based on the BCBS and UK regulatory requirements. Throughout the day hand-picked experienced presenters will deliver their insight on the final regulatory policy (from the BCBS and UK regulators) and introduce practical advice on building operational resilience through identifying important business services, setting impact tolerances, mapping resources and designing scenarios. Below is a brief outline of the topics to be addressed:

The event will be co-chaired and presented by Dr Jimi Hinchliffe (The JADEtc Partnership) and David Goodyear (Chairman of the IOR England & Wales) with a range of guest speakers and experts from leading financial institutions.

08:30 Morning Registration & Coffee

09:00 Exploring the origins of the regulatory focus on operational resilience and the international context

  • Origins of the focus on operational resilience
  • Global context of the focus of regulators on operational resilience.
  • What is operational resilience and how does it relate to BCM and ORM

09:45 Operational resilience final rules – the clock is ticking!

  • What’s changed or been clarified between the consultations and final rules
  • BCBS principles for operational resilience
  • UK regulator’s final rules
  • The timetable for building resilience

10:30 Morning Refreshment Break

11:00 Governance, accountability and leveraging what you have

  • Expectations on Boards and senior managers
  • Assigning accountability across the 3 lines
  • SMCR and operational resilience

11:45 Important business services – a new paradigm

  • The business services lens
  • Identifying and assessment criteria for important business services
  • Building the business services lens into risk management frameworks

12:30 Lunch Break

13:30 Impact tolerances – how they relate to appetite and how best to set them

  • What are impact tolerances and how many do you need?
  • The relationship with appetite
  • How to set impact tolerances for important business services

14:15 Mapping resources and building scenarios – challenges and possible approaches

  • Regulatory requirements and expectations
  • Building a proportionate approach
  • Lessons learned and taking actions

15:00 Afternoon Refreshment Break

15:30 Third party risk management and Resilience

  • A changing landscape
  • Expectations when mapping and conducting scenarios for 3rd parties and sub-outsourcing
  • The relationship between operational resilience scenarios and ORM scenarios

16:15 Avoiding the pitfalls – expert panel discussion & wrap-up

  • What are the common mistakes?
  • Where to start from?
  • Hints and tips for success

5:00 End of Masterclass

CeFPro, in accordance with the expected guidelines for live in-person meetings, will ensure that all official and recommended procedures are adhered to in regard the Masterclass. We wish to ensure that this Masterclass enables engagement, discussion, and debate among the attendees.

As such, CeFPro will limit the number of attendees to adhere to recommended guidelines and ensure attendee interaction and debate.

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WHY ATTEND
Panel Discussions

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Interactive panel discussions are designed to increase attendee interaction by running a live Q&A throughout the session.

Presentations

PRESENTATIONS

Hear industry experts provide detailed insight on a range of topics, engage one on one with the presenter during the Q&A.

Networking

NETWORKING BREAKS

 Networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, access to all streams and sessions.

meet the speakers

MEET THE SPEAKERS

Continue discussions beyond the auditorium and interact with speakers and attendees after their session.

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Aleksi Grym

Implications of the introduction of central bank digital currencies for banking

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
1st July 2021

Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

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30th June 2021

Presentation: Operational resilience strategy and framework at FNZ – practice and application

30th June 2021
Jeremy Arnold

Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

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30th June 2021
Alex Rothwell

Reviewing the fraud landscape with increase in threats and techniques

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30th June 2021
Per Hansson

Developing methodologies to review risk on an intraday and to better understand positions

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16th June 2021
Wei Shi, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of China

An integrated risk management approach towards emerging risks

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16th June 2021

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

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

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

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
7th June 2021
Libor Krkoska

Defining and understanding the move to green finance and climate sustainability

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
7th June 2021
Charis Papanastasiou, Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group

Future of the chief risk office: Developing robust practices with increased digitalization

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
4th June 2021
Atanas Dimov, Head of Credit Risk & Real Asset Investment Risk, Aviva Investors

Gaining a true view of credit risks and identifying non-performing products amidst continued volatility

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Mirai

Mirai Advisory is a niche consulting company focused mainly on balance sheet management -ALM, Liquidity, FTP, Capital, etc.- We have been designing and developing End-to-End solutions throughout the world for several years with great success. In 2016 we decided to go one step forward in our areas of expertise and decided to develop a new generation tool. Our goal was to take full advantage of current technologies through the other companies in our group – BI Geek and Tadaima Studio – in a way that would really create a big step in ALM. MAT is based on the experience of the real world, in what our clients and ourselves have wanted or dreamed, does not come only from a laboratory.

OneTrust Vendorpedia™ is the largest and most widely-used technology platform to operationalize third-party risk. The offering enables both enterprises and their vendors with technology solutions that include: the Third-Party Risk Exchange, a community of shared (and pre-completed) vendor risk assessments with 70,000+ participating vendors; Questionnaire Response Automation, a tool that helps organizations answer incoming security questionnaires; and Third-Party Risk Management software, a platform to streamline the entire vendor lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding. More than 10,000 customers of all sizes use OneTrust, which is powered by 150 awarded patents, to offer the most depth and breadth of any third-party risk, security, and privacy solution in the market. OneTrust Vendorpedia offers purpose-built software designed to help organizations manage vendor relationships with confidence, including and integrates seamlessly with the entire OneTrust platform, including – OneTrust Privacy Management Software, OneTrust DataDiscovery™, OneTrust DataGovernance™, OneTrust GRC, OneTrust Ethics, OneTrust PreferenceChoice™, OneTrust ESG, and OneTrust DataGuidance™.

Riskonnect

Riskonnect is the leading integrated risk management software solution provider. Our technology empowers organizations with the ability to anticipate, manage, and respond in real-time to strategic and operational risks across the extended enterprise. More than 900 customers across six continents use our unique risk-correlation technology to gain previously unattainable insights that deliver better business outcomes. Riskonnect has more than 500 risk management experts in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

RSU

RSU is the leading provider of internal rating systems for wholesale banking in Germany. These systems are based on a unique and continuously growing data pool, which we use to develop and validate our rating models. We also work on other solutions for measuring and assessing credit risk. As a full service provider we handle the IT implementation and operation of our systems for banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions in both the public and private sector. Currently more than 7,000 users in Germany and abroad work with our systems.

S&P Global

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, perform valuations and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities around the world use this essential intelligence to make business and financial decisions with conviction. 

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets, offering ESG solutions, deep data and insights on critical business factors. S&P Global has been providing essential intelligence that unlocks opportunity, fosters growth and accelerates progress for more than 160 years. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

VOX

Vox is a global consulting firm that specializes in navigating financial institutions through complex regulatory and business change.

We combine global banking and regulatory expertise, innovative data solutions, and skilled specialists to help global financial institutions execute change programs successfully and operate business-as-usual processes more efficiently.

We do this by providing our clients with top talent matched to their specific needs – from subject matter experts who can lead the most complex, challenging projects in finance, to resourceful, technically-capable juniors who have undergone tailored training. We can provide our services on client sites or from our near-shore Service Delivery Centres.

Workiva

Workiva Inc. (NYSE: WK) simplifies complex work for thousands of organizations worldwide. Customers trust Workiva’s open, intelligent, and intuitive platform to connect data, documents, and teams. The results: improved efficiency, greater transparency, and less risk

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FAS

FAS AG is an independent consulting company focused on international reporting, accounting and regulatory issues. Within these topics the FAS Financial Services team advises banks and financial service companies regarding technical issues as well as the related processes. Established in 2000 as a Spin-off from Arthur Andersen, today FAS supports you as an innovative solution provider and professional alternative to the Big4 with over 70 professionals working on projects all around the world.

Scope is the leading European provider of credit ratings, fund analysis and bespoke solutions for assessing and monitoring risk. Scope provides an essential alternative perspective on credit risk and in doing so contributes to a more diverse and balanced ratings industry. The group has approximately 200 employees across offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo and Paris.

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O.R.X

ORX is the largest operational risk association in the financial sector and for nearly two decades has been an ever-expanding global community that brings together thousands of operational risk professionals to share knowledge, expertise and experience.

ORX’s services include a range of solutions focused on effective management and measurement of operational and non-financial risk. As well as enabling the secure and anonymous exchange of loss data between financial organisations, their services also include ORX News, a platform that collates publicly-reported loss events from around the globe, an extensive research programme, and many global networking events.

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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.
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.
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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.