9th Annual Risk EMEA 2020

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CLIMATE CHANGE
Balancing risk and opportunity

RISK CULTURE
Developing and promoting risk culture agendas and aligning conduct

COVID-19
Analysing the evolving risk landscape amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Topics Addressed for 2020

INNOVATION & RESILIENCE
AI and Automation | Cyber Defense | Payments | FinTech Model | Change Management | Data | Operational Resilience
Plus much more…


Regulation | Climate Change | Profitability | Interest Rate Risk | Recession | Liquidity | IBOR

Plus much more…

CREDIT RISK
Technology | Machine Bias | ESG | Climate Risk | Data Sources | Credit Cycles | Investment Risk | Derivatives

Plus much more…

Fabrice Brossart

Fabrice Brossart
CRO International General Insurance
AIG

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Chief Risk Officer
MUFG

Wolfgang Koehler

Wolfgang Koehler
Chief Risk Officer
Mizuho

Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Mark Chaplin

Mark Chaplin
UKI Chief Risk Officer
Aviva plc

Simon Gadd

Simon Gadd
Group Chief Risk Officer
Legal & General

Angela

Angela Johnson
Head of Risk, New Technology & Technology Change
Lloyds Banking Group

Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
CRO, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Paula Murphy

Paula Murphy
Head of Credit, Director
Sumitomo Mitsui BC

Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards
Chief Operating & Risk Science Officer
Lloyds Banking Group

LIBOR TRANSITION
Discussing the proactive migration of financial institutions towards LIBOR transition

RISK FREE RATES
Exploring the new rates going forward and the catalyst for markets to begin trading

RAMIFICATIONS OF LIBOR
Debating the anticipated challenges over the next twelve months

MODELLING
Impact of IBOR transition on modelling of interest rates products

OPERATIONS
IBOR transition operations and redocumentation

Institutions speaking include: Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, EBRD, Credit Suisse and more…

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Keynotes
Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
CRO
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 € 230bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Prior to this Søren was Head of Risk in SEB Denmark. One of Søren’s main priorities is the improvement of the governance and risk framework, as well as the overall risk culture. Søren is also heading the Data Protection Office in NAM, which links closely to the existing processes in Risk.

Fabrice

Fabrice Brossart
CRO International General Insurance
AIG

Biography

Fabrice Brossart is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for AIG General Insurance International and oversees AIG’s risk management function in 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. He also serves as CRO of AIG UK Limited.

Fabrice has led three Solvency II internal model approval projects and recently played a key role in AIG’s response to Brexit and the establishment of new companies in UK and Europe.

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.

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. Fabrice was named CRO of the year by Insurance ERM in January 2018.

Mark

Mark Chaplin
UKI Chief Risk Offficer
Aviva Plc

Biography

Mark is currently the CRO of Aviva’s UK Life business. Previous roles in Aviva have included CRO of the UK Insurance business, CRO of the UK General Insurance business, CRO of Aviva’s internal reinsurance entities and Group Enterprise Risk Director. Mark has also served four years on the board of Aviva Italia Holdings. Prior to joining Aviva, spent 16 years at Willis Towers Watson consulting on a wide range of risk management topics principally in the UK, Europe and North America.

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, CRO
Gulf International Bank

Biography

Sophie is the Chief Risk Officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited. She is responsible for overseeing the overall risk culture in the company, working across risk and compliance disciplines. 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 the chairperson of the Investment Association’s Business & Enterprise Risk Committee and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards
Chief Risk Officer, Commercial Banking
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Andrew Edwards will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Anthony Ginn
EMEA Director
mthree

Biography

Anthony Ginn will be moderating at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

Sedjwick Joseph

Sedjwick Joseph
CRO
Bank ABC (ABC International Bank plc)

Biography

Sedjwick is a seasoned Chief Risk Officer with over 20 years of experience across commercial, retail and business (SME) banking products. He has multifunction experience across credit risk management, Enterprise Risk Management, business management, marketing, financial analysis and advanced analytics.

He has experience across products and markets having worked across both developed markets (US, UK, Western Europe) as well as Emerging Markets (Asia, Middle East and Africa).

Sedjwick has a Masters Degree in Business and a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

Outside of work, Sedjwick is an avid squash and tennis player.

Wolfang Koehler

Wolfgang Koehler
CRO
Mizuho

Biography

Mr Koehler was appointed to his current role as Chief Risk Officer of Mizuho Securities Europe GmbH in November 2018 covering Legal, Risk and Compliance. He joined from TP ICAP where he was Chief Risk Officer EMEA and prior to that Global Head of Risk at ICAP.

Mr Koehler started his career with Deutsche Bank as a Chartered Banker and post-graduation went on to serve in the areas of Legal, Credit Risk and Operational Risk Management in New York, Frankfurt and Tokyo. Subsequently Mr Koehler extended his wide range of risk management related experience in trading & sales businesses with senior appointments at Barclays, RBS, Bank of America and Nomura in London.

Mr. Koehler studied economics and law and is admitted to the Bar in Germany.

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Support & Control
MUFG

Biography

Jeff Simmons joined MUFG Bank in June 2014 as the Head of Enterprise Risk, tasked with creating the function. He has been involved intensively with the enhancement of the Risk Management framework in MUFG Bank (Europe). This has involved him in the formation of an Enterprise Risk function in Amsterdam tasked with delivering the full range of regulatory submissions. In April 2018 he transitioned to MUFG Securities to become involved in the Brexit project. In this capacity he is the CRO for MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V. the Dutch subsidiary of MUFG Securities (EMEA).
Prior to joining the bank he spent some 20 years some 20 years specialising in best practice Risk Management including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Risk Model Validation and Regulatory Risk consulting. As well as have line management responsibilities in various institutions he has also gained extensive experience in implementing Risk Management frameworks from both a technical and operating model based perspective.

Michael

Michael Sparks
CRO, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Biography

Michael is the Chief Risk Officer for BNY Mellon’s Issuer Services businesses. Michael joined BNY Mellon in 2000 and has 25 years of industry experience covering global custody operations, on exchange and OTC clearing and settlement operations, debt and equity capital markets servicing, equity and FX trading, transaction banking and private client stockbroking.

Resident technical practitioner for the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment’s Risk in Financial Services syllabus panel and member of the Association of Foreign Banks Risk Advisory Committee.

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Stew Cofer
Head of EMEA Local Payments
JP Morgan

Biography

Stew Cofer will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2020

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Aishling Finnegan
Digital Transformation Officer
Conga

Biography

Aishling Finnegan will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2020.

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Hasintha Gunawickrema
Global Head of Conduct Transformation and Third Party risk,
HSBC

Biography

Hasintha carries over 20 year’s experience in the Financial Services industry and carries experience globally across many markets. She is currently reading for an Executive Leadership program with Harvard Business School and is also a qualified accountant.

She carries experience in leading large scale programs in Digital Transformation, Enterprise wide Risk Management and Business Management. She is passionate in coaching and mentoring individuals and teams, and has a large mentee base across Europe and Asia.

Hasintha has returned to the UK after a successful stint in India as the COO for Wealth and Personal Banking for HSBC. During her time in India, Hasintha was engaged in supporting charities that are focused on educating less privileged girls.

Hasintha is keen in building robust digital and data analytical capabilities to support businesses deliver sustainable results and meet customer needs effectively.

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Sonya Hamad
Business Development Manager
Comarch

Biography

Sonya Hamad is the Business Development Manager for the Financial Services sector at Comarch. She has a proven track record around both Leadership and Sales Management. She has over 10 years of experience in the Banking Industry working with Top Tier Clients. Sonya obtained her degree in Finance at Illinois State University. She has gained a significant amount of experience around outside Business Development and new Client Acquisition with some of the Top financial institutions in the US; Including both JPMorgan Chase, and US Bank.

Angela

Angela Johnson
Head of Risk across New Technology and Technology Change
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Angela works in Lloyds Banking Group’s Chief Risk Office and is responsible for managing risk across new Technology and Technology Change.
Before working at Lloyds Banking Group, Angela worked at Deutsche Bank as the Global Head of Security, Risk and Compliance for the Public Cloud, Global Head of Anti Financial Crime Analytics, Global Head of Data Quality People Change and Global Head of Money Markets Data Sourcing.
Before joining Deutsche Bank, Angela worked as a Senior Manager at EY within Financial Services across Asia Pacific and EMEIA focusing on Corporate Banking and Capital Markets, Transformation and Advisory programmes. Angela started her career at IBM in Australia working as a developer, tester, designer and then business analyst and project manager.
Angela has an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics / Robotics) and Computer Science from the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Aleksandra Jarosińska
Global Business Development Manager
Comarch

Biography

Aleksandra Jarosińska will be presenting at Risk EMEA 2020

Colin Last

Colin Last
Director of Risk & Controls | Resilience & Agility Community
Nationwide Building Society

Biography

Colin Last is the Director of Risk & Control at Nationwide Building Society, having joined the Society in 2015. During this time Colin has led the development of the Operational Resilience Strategy and is accountable for the Risk and Control Framework that enables operational resilience outcomes throughout the various business units of the Society. His work is key in ensuring the development, operation and delivery of products and services to Nationwide Building Society’s Members. Colin has over 15 years’ experience in the development of risk and control management systems, cross-sector to include utilities, nuclear and gaming as well as financial services. Colin has a technical specialism in Secure e-commerce, digital identities and payments for which he has a MSc.

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Jack Leech
Strategic Partnerships Manager
Galvanize

Biography

Jack Leech is speaking at Risk EMEA 2020.

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Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Risk Poland
NatWest Market

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.

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.

Stephane Malrait

Stephane Malrait
MD, Head of Market Structure and Innovation Financial Markets
ING Bank

Biography

Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is responsible for following market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry. He is leading innovation activities internal to ING and also external partnership and developments with Fintech companies. He actively contribute 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 on 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 also working on the implementation of financial regulations that will impact the clients trading activity and transform how the trading floor operates.

Stephane is also a board member for several Fintech market initiatives and trading associations. 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. Here, he has chaired the ACI FX committee, representing the views of professionals in the FX sector. He is also an active member of the ECB FX contact group working on the BIS Global FX code of conduct working groups.

ING PROFILE

ING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank. The purpose of ING Bank is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank’s more than 52,000 employees offer retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries.

ING Group shares are listed on the exchanges of Amsterdam (INGA AS, INGA.AS), Brussels and on the New York Stock Exchange (ADRs: ING US, ING.N).

Sustainability forms an integral part of ING’s strategy, evidenced by ING’s ranking as a leader in the banks industry group by Sustainalytics. ING Group shares are included in the FTSE4Good index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and World), where ING is also among the leaders in the banks industry group.

Vikas Munshi

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

Biography

Vikas Munshi will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Nida Sattar
Vice President, EMEA Head of Real-time Payments
J.P. Morgan

Biography

Nida Sattar is a Vice President at J.P. Morgan, based in London within the firm’s Wholesale Payments business. In her current role as EMEA Head of Real-Time Payments, she is responsible for the end-to-end product strategy for Real-Time Payments including the product buildout, future roadmap, global connectivity and commercialisation. She has recently successfully launched SEPA Instant for J.P. Morgan, as the first US bank to be live in the scheme, and is in the process of implementing with multiple large clients as well as continuously adding new features and functionality. Nida is experienced in launching products and previously worked on J.P. Morgan’s proprietary Virtual Account Management solution.

Prior to Wholesale Payments, Nida worked in the Derivatives Clearing business for 3 years, managing the relationship for a portfolio of hedge fund clients, after successfully completing J.P. Morgan’s competitive graduate scheme.

Nida has a Master of Arts in Land Economy (Law, Economics and Environment) from the University of Cambridge.

Paul Brooks

Paul Brooks
Head of Market Risk: Global Markets
Bank of Ireland

Biography

Paul Brooks will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Alan Farrell
ED, Corporate Tresury – LIBOR Transition
Goldman Sachs

Biography

Alan Farrell will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Simon Gadd
Group Chief Risk Officer
Legal & General

Biography

Simon Gadd was appointed CRO of L&G Group in January 2013. As Group CRO he heads risk oversight for all risk types within L&G risk framework, including prudential, operational and conduct risks. He provides advice to the Board and Executives on risk matters across the Group, including both UK and overseas operations, and sits on the Group Executive Committee and Group Risk Committee.

Simon has had a varied career with Legal & General since completing a mathematics degree at Oxford University. He qualified as an actuary in 1991 and roles undertaken since have included defined benefit pension valuation, various pricing and marketing roles, general management roles, and leadership of the pensions review. Simon has led several different businesses within the Legal & General group, including the Retail Protection business, Group Protection business and as MD of Annuities from 2006 – 2012.

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Isabelle Laurent
Deputy Treasurer & Head of Funding
EBRD

Biography

Isabelle Laurent will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2020.

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

Biography

Melissa joined Bank of Ireland in late 2017 from the German state agency FMS which was responsible for winding up the nationalised HRE Group. She has previously led operational market risk teams based in Munich, Dublin and New York from 2013. Prior to that, she worked for 7 years in Risk Consulting advisory in the UK, Germany and Asia (China). She holds an MBA from the University of Mannheim and a PhD in Astronomy (Space Physics) from the University of London, where her research focussed on space weather data from ESA and NASA missions.

Ebbe Negenman

Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer
Aegon Bank

Biography

As of August 2017 Dr. Ebbe Negenman is a member of the executive board and Chief Risk Officer of Aegon Bank in The Hague (The Netehralnds). In that he is responsible for the risk and compliancy functions of the bank. Previously he fulfilled the position of head of Regulatory Risk at ABN AMRO Bank where he was responsible for Model Risk, Model Validation, the Risk Policy setting, the Risk Governance Office, and for the 2nd line on the risk regulatory compliancy. Previously Ebbe hold senior management positions at various places within ING Group. In Hong Kong Ebbe was overlooking the investment risk of the ING Life entities in the Asia and Pacific region. Before that he was the senior managing director Market Risk of ING Real Estate, at that time one of the largest real estate companies in the world. Ebbe started his career in Asset and Liability Management at MeesPierson in Amsterdam. Ebbe has a PhD In Operation Research and a Masters’ in Mathematics as well as a Masters’ in Econometrics.

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Tobias Noll
Senior Relationship Manager & Deputy Head Marketing & Sales
RSU

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.

Ozgur Ozel

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

Biography

Ozgur Ozel joined Morgan Stanley in June 2010 and is the central regulatory relationship manager for the Prudential Regulatory Authority. Prior to this role Ozgur worked in Internal Audit covering various reviews across the securities and investment banking businesses. Ozgur is a Certified Internal Auditor with 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having worked at HSBC, Lehman Brothers and UBS.

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Ying Poikonen
Head of Modelling Group for EMEA Region
SMBC Bank International plc

Biography

Dr Ying Hu is the Head of Modelling Group for EMEA Region at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited (SMBCE). She is responsible for SMBCE’s Credit and Op risk modelling, ICAAP stress testing, RAROC and RWA calculations. Her latest project was to establish a Model Risk Management Framework for the bank. Prior to joining SMBCE she worked at Deutsche Bank in the Risk Analytics and Instruments Group, where she was responsible for managing and developing Deutsche’s RAROC pricing tool. Ying holds a PHD degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Warwick.

Suresh Sankaran

Suresh Sankaran
Head of Risk Governance
Metro Bank plc

Biography

Suresh Sankaran recently took over as the Head of Risk Governance at Metro Bank, where he oversees all aspects of model risk and other risk-related governance. He advises on factors that the Board should collectively consider when overseeing the bank’s risk management framework and policies.

Prior to this, he was with Kamakura Corporation as Chief Risk Officer, where he was responsible for driving forward key aspects of a niche advisory services function; developing a trusted advisor role and ensuring all work undertaken is of the highest quality; for winning new business; and for developing a talented and expanding team.

Before Kamakura, Suresh was the Principal Operations Officer for the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, where he worked with the private sector and with governments of developing economies to develop risk infrastructure in these countries. Prior to that, he managed consulting services with Fiserv Inc., for Europe, Middle East, & Asia, was with ABN-AMRO as Regional Risk Manager, and with HSBC as Regional MIS Co-ordinator. He started his career with KPMG as a Consulting Manager.

Suresh has over 30 years’ experience in the realm of strategic consulting, compliance, audit, and risk management. He has held leadership roles managing several facets of risk management, most notably credit, liquidity, and balance sheet management.

Suresh has advised banks, governments, and other financial services organisations on all facets of risk management, and has acted as a second pair of eyes to assure the soundness and financial sustainability of client portfolios.

Suresh is a ranking Chartered Accountant, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accountancy. He has diverse interests including Indian Classical Music, Skydiving, P G Wodehouse, and Pink Floyd.

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Jacek Rzeznik
Head of Market and Liquidity Risk Management
mBank

Biography

Jacek Rzeznik will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Liv Watson
Senior Director of Strategic Customer Initiative
Workiva

Biography

Liv Watson is a Senior Director of Strategic Customer Initiatives at Workiva, with a primary focus on monitoring and evaluating new market opportunities globally. She helped found XBRL International and is one of the original developers for XBRL.

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Louis Brown
Head of Credit Risk Modelling
Investec

Biography

Louis Brown will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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James Costa
Former EVP Chief Risk and Credit Officer
TCF Bank

Biography

James Costa will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

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Per Hansson
Head of CCR Pre-Deal, IMM and Capital Management
Deutsche Bank

Biography

Per Hansson will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

Michalis

Michalis Ioannides
Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe
Canada Life

Biography

Michalis Ioannides, Head of Credit and Market Risk, Europe: As Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe, Michalis is responsible for the design and effective execution of second line of defense oversight over the governance and processes of the system of credit and market risk management. Prior to this role, Michalis was the Head of Financial Risk at Just Group, with responsibility for the independent validation of the internal model and the oversight of financial risk management. Michalis has also spent a number of years with Willis Towers Watson, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas in modelling, structuring and pricing different type of portfolios including securitisation and risk rating of variety of portfolios and other bespoke derivative solutions to transfer credit and market risks out of financial institutions balance sheets. Michalis holds a PhD in mathematical finance from Henley Business School, University of Reading, and a MSc from Warwick Business School. Michalis is also an associate member of the Charter Institute for Securities and Investment.

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Diana Kapsa
Head of Credit Methodology Retail
UBS

Biography

Diana Kapsa will be presenting at Virtual Risk EMEA 2020.

Maria Kostanova

Maria Kostova
Credit Risk Specialist
European Central Bank

Biography

Maria Kostova has over 16 years of experience in Regulatory Risk with specific focus on Expected Credit Loss Methodologies and Internal Ratings Based Approach Valuation techniques. Her significant focus of expertise resides in Model Development, Validation, Risk Governance, Capital Allocation mechanisms and Financial Stability Frameworks across Pillar 2A and 2B types of risk- Credit, Market, Liquidity, Concentration, Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book /IRRBB/ and Model Risk Management. During her career, she has been predominantly engaged in top tier Banking Groups in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Spain, allowing her to acquire a comprehensive IFRS9 and A-IRB Credit Risk Modelling expertise in PiT/TTC PD, LGD, EAD Development and excellent understanding of Internal Capital Adequacy requirements (ICAAP/ ILAAP) alongside Risk Weighted Asset adjustments, Liquidity Restructurings and Stress-testing techniques. She is specialized in Banking and Finance with strong emphasis on Statistics and Microeconomics in the United States, where this substantial exposure on logistic and linear regression methodologies in statistics for retail and corporate portfolios has been developed and practiced in accordance with Basel/ BIS/ ECB/EBA Regulatory Frameworks and the PRA Requirements in the UK.

Maciej

Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Risk Poland
NatWest Markets

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.

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.

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Tobias Noll
Senior Relationship Manager & Deputy Head Marketing & Sales
RSU

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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Jeroen Van Doorsselaere
Director, FRR Value Propositions
Wolters Kluwer FRR

Biography

Jeroen Van Doorsselaere joined Wolters Kluwer in 2004 and heads the firm’s risk and finance team globally. During his career he has acquired in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge about the financial industry. Through his expertise of International Accounting Standards (IAS)/International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Van Doorsselaere has built and specified the IAS accounting templates and IAS 39/IFRS 9 calculators within the accounting team. In his career, he developed the credit risk and IFRS 9 requirements as part of the global rise of CECL and more forward-looking accounting standards. Furthermore, he has gained project experience to meet the growing requirements from the central or local regulators as well as the specific requirements and difficulties facing clients.

He began his career within the firm in Basel and credit risk calculators to fulfil the needs of the Basel II requirements, and he has evolved as an IFRS expert, supporting IAS 39 projects and providing advice to banks across Europe, Africa, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Australia, and Japan. He has gained experience in joining enterprise-wide stress test across risk domains to make this an integrated strategy in Risk, Finance and Regulatory Reporting. He was educated at The University of Ghent, Belgium and completed an internship with Deloitte in portfolio management and price verification within the capital market space.

Why attend
Agenda highlights
Networking

Networking

Ample networking opportunities are available throughout the virtual event; networking breaks, round table discussions and exhibition hall across all days to allow for further discussion and networking.

LIVE Q&A

Live Q&A

Throughout the Summit attendees are invited to ask our speaker faculty leading questions. During the multiple presentations and panel discussions, questions will be delivered live to the presenters so they can answer your burning questions and provide extra insight.

Pre-event Forum

IBOR Europe

New for 2020, we will be hosting a one-day Forum exploring the latest developments within transition, markets and internal set-up. Hearing from Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Credit Suisse and many more…

Drinks reception

Virtual Roundtable Discussions

We will be hosting multiple round table discussions where professionals can debate key industry trends, in an informal and relaxed environment. Round table leaders will host an interactive discussion with a small number of virtual attendees.

Technology

Technology

Whist on the virtual platform, attendees can interact with other participants, speakers and event partners. Throughout the Summit attendees are encouraged to make digital connections with peers via networking and sharing of virtual business cards.

Hear from last year’s attendees

For further information please call us on +44 (0)207 164 6582 or email james@cefpro.com

knowledge partner

Comarch


Founded in 1993 in Kraków, Poland, Comarch prides itself on being one of the leading software houses in Europe with over 6,000 employees worldwide and thousands of successful projects carried out for the largest international brands.
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Comarch Financial Services, a business sector within the Comarch Capital Group, specializes in developing sophisticated software and IT systems for major financial institutions in banking, insurance, and capital markets. Our expertise has gained worldwide recognition and a significant portfolio of clients among insurers, banks, mutual and pension funds, brokerage houses and asset management companies in more than 30 countries. Our client list includes UniCredit, Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Ergo, Oney, Allianz, and more.
Co-Sponsors

Conga


Conga, the leader in digital transformation of commercial operations, empowers businesses to modernize revenue generation and optimize commercial relationships, creating simplified workflows and streamlining processes for better, more efficient customer experiences. Conga’s end-to-end suite digitally transforms the foundational elements of business – documents like quotes, contracts, invoices and the business processes that surround them – for well over 10,000 enterprise and mid-market customers.
Conga, now the combination of industry pioneers Apttus and Conga, drives commercial excellence by automating core business processes and accelerating time to revenue. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. and Broomfield, Colo. with global operations across North America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.conga.com or follow Conga on Twitter: @GetConga.

mthree


mthree is an emerging talent partner, delivering much needed technology and banking operations talent through its sourcing and training services to businesses across the globe.

Working with a range of clients from global investment banks to tech companies, our sourcing and training services fit any business that needs new tech talent or wants to reenergise and reskill their current teams.

We source, train and hire diverse outstanding people with the skills that are most in demand and embed them seamlessly into our clients’ teams for up to 24 months, at which point they can be converted to full time employees

RSU


RSU is the market leader for wholesale credit rating systems in Germany and provides internal rating systems to more than 40 customers – mainly banks and insurance companies. Established in 2003, RSU develops and operates a broad range of systems for the assessment of credit risks. RSU’s core solution, LB-Rating, is a system designed for preparing, editing, validating and managing internal ratings based in accordance with the Basel Ill/IV framework. It provides standardized and objective credit ratings for various types of obligors as well as for specialized lending. Currently, LB-Rating comprises twelve modules, which all received supervisory approval for use under the IRBA. Modules using a scorecard approach are Banks, Corporates, Funds, Insurance Companies, International Regions and Municipalities, Leasing, Leveraged Finance and Sovereigns and Transfer Risk. The simulation-based RSU modules are Aircraft Financing, International Commercial Real Estate, Project Finance and Ship Financing.

Workiva


Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK), provider of the world’s leading connected reporting and compliance platform, is used by enterprises across 180 countries, including 75 percent of Fortune 500® companies, and by government agencies. Our customers have linked over five billion data elements to trust their data, reduce risk and save time.

The executives and board at the helm of your organisation need fast data to drive decisions. Your team needs an efficient tool that makes sense of the complexities of all kinds of risk. Workiva offers the solution to all of the above, and is trusted by more than 3,500 organisations worldwide, including 50 percent of the Global Systemically Important Bank (GSIB) holding companies.

Wolters Kluwer


Wolters Kluwer’s Finance Risk & Reporting business is
a market leader in the provision of integrated finance,
risk and regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors.
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.
Associate Sponsor

Galvanize


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

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

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

ActiveViam


ActiveViam provides precision data analytics tools to help organizations make better decisions faster. ActiveViam started in 2005 with the vision of leveraging in-memory technology to create
an analytics platform where businesses could leverage the largest data sets without restrictions, keep them up-to-date in real time and use them to empower their decision makers.
Our goal at ActiveViam, is to let organizations not only make decisions faster, but better; to not only reach their data, but their potential; to not only see their data, but find their way into the future.

ActiveViam is a privately owned company with offices in Paris, London, New York and Singapore.

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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 sales@cefpro.com 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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How can your organisation benefit from a CeFPro partnership?

MEDIA PARTNER

ORX


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.

ORX not only supports individual organisations to assess their vulnerability to losses, but also to shape industry-wide development of best practice. ORX is owned and managed by over 100 financial firms from all over the world. As a not-for-profit organisation, ORX invests all income back into providing high-quality benefits for operational and non-financial risk professionals. This ultimately helps develop the discipline.

FAQs
Can I present at Risk EMEA?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Risk EMEA 2020. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

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 there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Roundtables
  • Virtual networking capabilities
  • Virtual business cards (you will be in control of what information is visible)
Do I have to attend the whole event or can I just attend one session?

You have the option to attend either the whole event or just one session. Throughout the four day virtual gathering you can log in and out where necessary. You will need to pre-register for the gathering on our registration page.

Can I access the presentations after the event?

After the virtual event we will create a post-event website where you can access some of the materials. The sharing of presentational material is subject to speaker approval.

Cab I log onto the virtual event using a PC, tablet or smartphone?

Yes, our technology developers recommend to use Google Chrome for the best experience.

Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at Risk EMEA?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Risk EMEA 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 sales@cefpro.com / +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 Risk EMEA?

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 amy.greene@cefpro.com or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

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