7th Annual Risk EMEA 2018

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Risk EMEA 2018

7th Annual Financial Risk & Regulation Summit

24-25 April 2018 | London | The Tower – A Guoman Hotel

PRE-EVENT MASTERCLASS | 23 April 2018

Blockchain Bootcamp: Application in the financial industry

The masterclass will be led by Ruth Wandhofer, MD, Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy, Citi 

Plus guest speakers Barclays, ING and Commerzbank Group

LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE

MAIN SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

2018 includes a whole new speaker line up with 80% new presenters, Over 60 senior industry professionals delivering insights, case studies and presentations.

Exclusive CRO Keynote address and plenary sessions on the cumulative impact of regulation and managing regional fragmentation, geopolitical climate and Brexit,  liquidity risk management and more

Three streams individually focusing on; Innovation in Risk Management, Strategic Balance Sheet Management and Credit Risk.

Over 60 presenters and more than 300 attendees

Hear from more than 60 CROs & Heads of Risk from HSBC, DZ Bank, UBS, Credit Suisse, MetLife, Lloyds plus much more!

Richard Blackburn

Richard Blackrbun Headshot

Chief Risk Officer: Global Banking and Market & Global Commercial Banking

HSBC

Sue Kean

Sue Kean

Chief Risk Officer

Old Mutual Plc

Rory Conway

Rory.conway

Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA

MetLife

Philip Best

Philip Best Headshot

Chief Risk Officer

Barclays Wealth and Investment Management

James Coulson

James Coulson headshot

Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA & UK

Credit Suisse

Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards

Chief Risk Officer, Commercial Banking

Lloyds Banking Group

Simon Gadd

Simon Gadd Headshot

Group Chief Risk Officer

Legal & General

Nasreen Kasenally

Nasreen Kasenally

Chief Risk Officer AM

UBS

Ebbe Negenman

Ebbe Negenman Headshot

Chief Risk Officer

Aegon Bank

Stephen Hender

stephen hender

Head of Credit Risk Platforms

Deutsche Bank

Ian Roberts

IanRooberts

Chief Credit Officer

Royal Bank of Scotland

Michael Spitz

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CEO, Main Incubator GmbH, Co Head of Blockchain/DLT Lab

Commerzbank AG

Move freely between our new three streams:

STREAM ONE

Innovation in Risk Management

Regulation and new entrants
Technological advances
Big data
Cyber security defences
PSD2
Challenger banks
FinTech: disruption and opportunity
Payments going forward
AI and cloud

STREAM TWO

Strategic Balance Sheet Management

Capital management
Stress testing
TLAC and MREL
Recovery and resolution
IFRS 9
Ring fencing
Regulatory change
FRTB
TRIM

STREAM THREE

Credit Risk

Returns in low yield environments
IRRBB
Counterparty credit risk
Brexit: challenges and opportunities
Credit risk shifts, trends and regulation
LGD
Corporate loan market uncertainty
IFRS 9
IRB model

Don’t miss out on!

Enhanced networking through breaks and drinks reception

Interactive presentations and panel discussions

Free movement between streams

Gain access to exclusive content via our Risk Insights App

Pre-Event Masterclass | 23 April 2018

Blockchain Bootcamp: Application in the financial industry

Venue: Etc Venues Monument | 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE

Blockchain Masterclass

This interactive and intensive one day class, led by industry expert Ruth Wandhofer, MD, Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy, Citi and guest speakers, will provide an in-depth insight into emerging technology of distributed ledgers and blockchain.

Hear first-hand examples and case studies to gain a broad overview covering both the basics and in-depth work in practice. Gain insight on how blockchain works, what cryptocurrencies are, and how underlying technology of distributed ledgers can be deployed in other areas of the financial system and infrastructure.

Over the course of time, the industry is likely to be transformed as a consequence of putting this foundational technology into production. The one day course supports and further expands upon critical elements of the future of cryptocurrencies and their impact on the industry as discussed in the main Risk EMEA agenda. 

Registration and breakfast for the Masterclass will open at 8am, before the first sessions begin at 9am. Throughout the day, breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch will be served, allowing for adequate networking opportunities to reflect on the days discussion – The Class will conclude at 5pm.

LIMITED SPACES

Register now to secure your seat!

Masterclass only £999

or Masterclass PLUS Main event only £2,798

Agenda outline

Introduction to Blockchain and the first use case Bitcoin

Development of the cryptocurrency market and implications for regulated businesses

AML/KYC and the Blockchain: how technology can increase the success rate of compliance

Risk management in the cryptocurrency space

Distributed Ledger Technology application in the financial industry: presentation of case studies

The Masterclass will be led by:

Ruth Wandhofer, MD, Global Head of Regulatory and Market Strategy, Citi

Ruth Wandhofer Headshot
Ruth's Bio

Ruth Wandhöfer

Managing Director / Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi

Ruth Wandhöfer is a regulatory expert in the field of banking and one of the foremost authorities on transaction banking regulatory matters. Ruth’s key responsibilities include driving regulatory and industry dialogue and developing product and market strategy in line with the evolving regulatory and innovation landscape.

Ruth chairs a number of influential industry bodies such as the Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Committee of BAFT and the BAFT Innovation Regulatory WG, the European Banking Federation Payments Regulatory Expert Group and the European Payments Council (EPC) Payment Security Group. She is also a board member of the EPC and the EBA Association, a member of the European Commission Payment Systems Market Expert Group (PSMEG), a member of BAFT’s Global Innovation Council, a member of the European Biometrics Advisory Council and a member of the UK Payment Systems Regulator Payments Strategy Forum.

In her spare time she mentors FinTech start-ups in London and the US, while pursuing a PhD on blockchain/distributed ledger technology in relation to financial market infrastructures.

Ruth was named as one of 2010s ‘Rising Stars’ by Financial News; named in Management Today’s 2011 ‘35 Women under 35’ list of women to watch (Sunday Times), and one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance 2012 as named by Treasury Risk Magazine. In 2015 she was the recipient of the ‘Women in Banking and Finance Award for Achievement’ and in 2016 she was on the global ‘Women in Fintech Powerlist’ of Innovate Finance.

She speaks five languages (EN, DE, F, ES, IT) and has completed studies in various countries, including an MA Financial Economics (UK), an MA International Politics (FR) and an LLM in International Economic Law (UK). She published two books: “EU Payments Integration – the tale of SEPA, PSD and other Milestones along the Road” (2010) and “Transaction Banking and the Impact of Regulatory Change: Basel III and other challenges for the global economy” (2014), both Palgrave MacMillan. She occasionally lectures at Queen Mary London School of Law

Guest speaker:

Michael Spitz, CEO, Co Head of Blockchain/DLT Lab, Main Incubator GmbH, Commerzbank Group

Michael's Bio

Michael F. Spitz is a Director in Commerzbank’s Frankfurt Office and CEO of the Main Incubator GmBH, with 20 years’ experience in the Corporate & Institutional Banking domain. He has worked across a range of industry sectors in Western and Eastern Europe, North America and Asia. Michael is Co-Head of Commerzbank’s Blockchain Lab team.

Guest speaker:

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, Head of Wholesale Banking Blockchain, ING

Mariana's Bio

Mariana Gomez de la Villa (1979, Mexican nationality) has joined ING in 2015 and is currently the global head of ING’s Blockchain program, with overall responsibility for driving research, development and deployment of Distributed Ledger Technology as well as capitalizing on its potential in order to unlock mass-scale value.

Under Mariana’s leadership, the Blockchain program has delivered over +30 proofs of concept in collaboration with the following business areas: payments, trade finance and working capital solutions, financial markets, post-trade, bank treasury, lending, compliance and identity.

Mariana is also responsible for setting up long-term purpose and vision, including the governance of the program within the organization. Mariana is an active leader in global consortia, outlining the Distributed Ledger Technology strategy and envisioning market landscapes.

 

Mariana’s accountabilities include the definition of products, services and business models, as well as foresight to business, technology, leadership communities and international stakeholders, including regulators.

Guest speaker:

Dr. Lee Braine, Investment Bank CTO Office, Barclays

Lee's Bio

Lee Braine, from the Investment Bank CTO Office at Barclays, has a deep interest in technology innovation. His current focus is distributed ledgers, blockchain and smart contracts. He represents Barclays Investment Bank on several distributed ledger consortia and is the co-author of academic papers on smart contracts. His background is in investment banking, clearing and settlement, stock exchanges, corporate banking, payments, and wealth management. He has a PhD in Computer Science.

Standard Rate

(Registrations after 13th April)

Pre-event Masterclass

23rd April

£999

Pre-event Masterclass and Main event

23rd-25th April

£2,798

Day One | 24 April 2018 | London

08:00 Morning Registration and Coffee

08:50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

Keynote Addresses Moderated by

Moritz von Medem, Senior Manager, d-fine

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

09:00 The cumulative impact of regulation and managing regional fragmentation

Moving away from global harmony

Considering rules in jurisdictions and restrictions on specific regions

The price of compliance

Viability of business models with excessive restrictions

Philip Best, Wealth Chief Risk Officer, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management

Ebbe Negenman, Chief Risk Officer, Aegon Bank

James Coulson, Chief Compliance Officer, UK and EMEA, Credit Suisse

Sue Kean, Chief Risk Officer, Old Mutual Plc

09:50 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Addressing the challenges and pitfalls of liquidity risk management

Regulatory landscape – current and future

Liquidity measurement – challenges

Managing fund liquidity from an Asset and Liability perspective

Liquidity stress testing and scenario analysis

Nasreen Kasenally, Chief Risk Officer AM, UBS

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

Stream One

Innovation in Risk Management

Moderated by

Liv Watson, Sr. Director of Strategic Customer Initiatives, Workiva

Stream Two

Strategic Balance Sheet Management

Moderated by

Erkin Nosinov, Director, Head of Financial Risk, BCS Consulting

Stream Three

Credit Risk

Moderated by

Emilie Bartholome, Head of Business Development, Beyond Ratings

11:00 Understanding uses and leveraging the opportunities available with Blockchain technology across risk management practices

  • Influences for KYC, Payments, Clearing, Data storage etc.
  • Disruptions to mainstream transactions
  • Operational speed and efficiency constraints
  • Competing with faster and instant payments
  • Incorporating into day to day activities across the enterprise

Mariana Gómez de la Villa, Head of Wholesale Banking Blockchain, ING

DOUBLE SESSION

11:00 Managing balance sheet and regulatory requirements across entities and jurisdictions

  • Global capital rules
  • Liquidity and funding requirements
  • Determining balance sheet size on entity and subsidiary basis
  • Ringfencing capital in jurisdictions
  • Balancing cost of capital, availability and rules

Richard Boyns, Head of Capital Management, HSBC

11:00 Reviewing the shifting focus within credit risk and the impact of new trends and regulation

  • Overview of new trends and regulations impacting wholesale credit – EMIR, MIFID, IFRS 9 AnaCredit Basel IV
  • Initial margin model spread to all banks
  • Impact of Central Clearing on credit risk management
  • Illusion of safety of metrics delivering 0% risk
  • Managing priorities and developing synergies

Catherine Keane, Head of Bank Country Risk, Bank of Ireland

11:35 Architecture principles for Digital Transformation of Treasury & Risk Functions leveraging Knowledge Management Framework

  • Integrating into legacy systems
  • Standardisation of systems and business logic
  • Investing to improve practices
  • Unstructured to structured data
  • Bringing areas together not traditionally aligned for a broader picture
  • Data availability, processing power and integration
  • Systems and governance

Kaivalya Vishnu, Director – Risk & Treasury Technology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

DOUBLE SESSION CONTINUED

11:35 Managing balance sheet and regulatory requirements across entities and jurisdictions

  • Global liquidity rules
  • Trapped liquidity and binding constraints
  • Forecasting challenges
  • Governance models
  • Impact and outlook

Amit Kalyanaraman, Head of Liquidity Risk (UK), Credit Suisse

11:35 Techniques to calculate future exposure to counterparty credit risk

  • Merging quantitative and qualitative
  • Infrastructure capable of calculating capital
  • Complications of distinct entities to calculate future exposure
  • Technology and data

Chia Chiang Tan, Director, Counterparty Model Risk Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 The future of banking with increased innovation and technological advances and the price of keeping up

  • New entrants to the market
  • Sustainability of business models
  • Capabilities to implement new technology
  • Maintaining risk teams and level of diligence
  • Harnessing trust of larger institutions legacy as competitive advantage
  • Controls for emerging risk

Philip Garner, Head of Group Strategy, Lloyds Banking Group

Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team Co-ordinator, European Central Bank

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 Incorporating recovery and resolution planning into a broader framework to identify and manage liquidity and capital events

  • Governance to run internally
  • Link to ILAP and ICAP
  • End to end handling of liquidity and capital
  • Crisis management
  • Linking day to day operations and mind-set of crisis
  • How a stress test framework works and feeding into recovery and resolution planning
  • Consolidating subsidiaries in a crisis
  • Incorporating TLAC and MREL

Frederic Zana, Head of Capital Steering, Credit Agricole

Jeff Simmons, MD, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Tony Roberts, Head of group Leverage Management, Deutsche Bank

Phil Pearce, MD, Hybrid Capital & Liability Management, NatWest Markets

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 Managing credit risk: Today & tomorrow

  • Role of the credit officer
  • Blurring of credit and market risk
  • Global economy: Impacts on credit risk
  • Stress testing and reverse stress testing
  • Impacts of stress testing on CCP’s
  • Regulatory risk
  • Forward looking risk: Whats next?

Michalis Ioannides, Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe, Canada Life

Tim Wickens, Global Head of Funds Credit, Lloyds Banking Group

13:00 Lunch break and networking

14:00 GDPR – Practical impacts for the financial services sector

  • Particular focus on – the legal basis for processing
  • Accountability
  • Breach reporting
  • Data protection impact assessment
  • Readiness for a fast approaching day 1
  • BCBS 239

Rory Conway, Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA, MetLife

14:00 IRRBB – Developments and challenges

  • Overview of regulatory IRRBB requirements
  • Main challenges for implementation and possible solutions
  • Practical examples for
    • definition of strategy and steering approach
    • setting up IRRBB Governance and
    • implementation of NII simulation

Manuel Lang, Manager, zeb

14:00 Reducing the Cost of Clearing | A Big Opportunity

  • Optimising Initial Margin
  • Reducing gross notional
  • The costs driven by IM and gross notional
  • CCP account model selection
  • CCP selection post-Brexit
  • Managing the margin workflow across multiple CCPs

Peter Walsh, Global Head of Sales, Razor Risk Ltd

John Lund, Consultant, JXL Consulting Ltd

Bill Hodgson, Owner, The OTC Space

14:35 How can the increase in risk regulatory burden spark useful innovations for the business?

  • The rules are changing: rising need to update processes, the organisation and the technology
  • Towards a shift in IT strategy to take advantage of the new services like the cloud
  • Requirements of faster, deeper and more flexible analytics capabilities
  • Regulators’ practices and interpretations: the ability to adapt quickly

Xavier Bellouard, Co-founder and Managing Director, ActiveViam

14:35 An agent based model approach to balance sheet management

  • Agenda Based Models
  • Capital Allocation
  • Strategic Liquidity Management
  • Exploring ‘what-if’scenarios

Justin Lyon, CEO, Simudyne

14:35 Climate change exposure to credit portfolios: FSB taskforce mandate and impact on the industry

  • Producing scenarios and stress testing impacts
  • Financial stability: impact on loans for quick transactions
  • Governance application to risk types
  • Incorporating as part of strategy
  • Risk management, metrics and targets

Marc Meyer, Chief Operating Officer Wholesale Market Risk, HSBC 

PANEL DISCUSSION

15:10 The future of payments: Reviewing advances in the payment industry and staying ahead of technology advances

  • Impact of PSD 2
  • Originating transactions on behalf of customers
  • SWIFT customer security programme: implementing 16 mandatory controls
  • Cross border payment traffic
  • Fraudulent payment initiation from outside infrastructure with increased mobile app transactions

Robert White, Director Payments Industry Oversight, Santander UK

Kaivalya Vishnu, Director – Risk & Treasury Technology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Kasper Sylvest, Head of Financial Market Infrastructures, Danske Bank

PANEL DISCUSSION

15:10 Building a global vision of risk and reward and aligning for a more integrated approach

  • Banks siloed to risk and finance divisions
  • Merging risk, capital and performance management
  • Risk management of the future
  • Integrating ESG and climate factors.
  • Analytics and digitalisation of the industry

Sebastien Geroult, Head of Stress Testing Execution – Non Credit, Royal Bank of Scotland

Rory Conway, Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA, MetLife

Amit Kalyanaraman, Head of Liquidity Risk (UK), Credit Suisse

Rodolphe Bocquet, CEO & Founder, Beyond Ratings

PANEL DISCUSSION

15:10 Implications of Brexit on credit risk: Impact of uncertain macroeconomic environment to credit portfolios

  • Impact on companies and financial standing
  • Consumer credit and individual default rates
  • Impact of worsening consumer credit
  • Output growth worsening

Lucia McMonagle, EMEA Head of Credit Risk Management, Bank of New York Mellon

Stephen Hender, Head of Credit Risk Platforms, Deutsche Bank

Ian Roberts, Chief Credit Officer, Royal Bank of Scotland

Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator, European Central Bank

Michalis Ioannides, Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe, Canada Life

16:00 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

16:30 Maison: simplifying regulatory reporting for mortgages using Corda (a developers view) 

  • When (and when not) to use distributed ledger technologies
  • Why Corda for this use case
  • Implications of using this approach
  • Decentralised business models to facilitate building and running these types of systems

Ben Wyeth, Distinguished Engineer, RBS

DOUBLE SESSION

16:30 Integrating TLAC and MREL into capital and funding plan

  • Leverage exposure and risk level exposure
  • Implementing the standard internally and considering linkages
  • Implementing into steering model
  • Harmonisation directive across Europe
  • Outstanding legal considerations
  • Impact of Brexit
  • Institutionalising new category of debt: Senior non-preferred debt
  • Appetite from investors

Tony Roberts, Head of group Leverage Management, Deutsche Bank

16:30 Review and analysis of IFRS 9, accounting and macroeconomic forward-looking scenarios

  • Executive summary
  • Overview of IFRS 9
  • An Example Of Expected Credit Loss Calculation Under IFRS 9
  • Conditioning Credit Risk Transitions on Macro-Economic Scenarios
  • Inclusion of Macroeconomic Forecasts into Multi-year PDs
  • Wrap-up on our IFRS 9/CECL offering

Cristiano Zazzara, Managing Director, Head of Relationship Risk Services EMEA, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Giorgio Baldassarri, Global Head of Analytic Development Group, S&P Global Market Intelligence

17:05 Understanding the potential use of cryptocurrencies in banking and payment practices for effective implementation

  • Regulators view with limited focus or understanding
  • Developments across the industry
  • Differences between cryptocurrencies and principle

Ville Sointu, Head of DLT and Blockchain, Nordea

DOUBLE SESSION CONTINUED

17:05 Integrating TLAC and MREL into capital and funding plan

  • Leverage exposure and risk level exposure
  • Implementing the standard internally and considering linkages
  • Implementing into steering model
  • Harmonisation directive across Europe
  • Outstanding legal considerations
  • Impact of Brexit
  • Institutionalising new category of debt: Senior non-preferred debt
  • Appetite from investors

Gilles Renaudiere, Director, Capital Products, BNP Paribas

17:05 Are all CCPs Equal?

  • Credit analysis- different factors to assess compared to other FI/corporates
  • Stress testing- more or less important with a CCP?
  • What do you have to do v what can you choose to do
  • Are there any political dimensions to the assessment?

Tim Wickens, Global Head of Funds Credit, Lloyds Banking Group

17:40 Chair’s closing remarks

17:50 End of day one and drinks reception

Day Two | 25 April 2018 | London

08:15 Morning Registration and Coffee

08:50 Chair’s Opening Remarks

Keynote Addresses Moderated by

Rory Conway, Chief Compliance Officer, MetLife

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION

09:00 Managing risk in an increasingly uncertain geopolitical climate and impacts post Brexit

US uncertainty: future of presidency and potential deregulation

Practical challenges of contingency planning

Future regulatory landscape: managing risk in EU or UK

Future model of risk management and clearing

Transposing EU law into UK law

Process of licensing passported branches into third party branches

Fragmentation across jurisdictions and competitive advantage

Simon Gadd, Group Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General

Adrian Burbanks, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Agricultural Bank of China (UK) Ltd

Richard Blackburn, Chief Risk Officer for: Global Banking and Market & Global Commercial Banking, HSBC

09:50 Keynote Address – Risk Management of the Future

Evolving competitive and risk landscape

Structural trends in credit

Technological and analytical innovation

Culture, skills and capabilities

Andrew Edwards, Chief Risk Officer, Commercial Banking, Lloyds Banking Group

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking

Stream One

Innovation in Risk Management

Moderated by

Justin Lyon, CEO, Simudyne

Stream Two

Strategic Balance Sheet Management

Moderated by

Daniel Crow, Principal, zeb

Stream Three

Credit Risk

Moderated by

David Vanden Abeele, Head of Risk Model Development, Credo Software

11:00 Risk oversight: challenges and a new approach

  • Risk Oversight Approaches
  • Current risk oversight challenges for FIs
  • A New approach to oversight
  • Practical guide and case study

Richard Pike, CEO, Governor

11:00 Effective distribution of capital across an organisation for increased balance sheet optimisation

  • Increasing returns
  • Upcoming multipliers and add on to current RWA and leverage ratio
  • Best composition of capital for having rating point of view
  • Optimal capital giving rating to business
  • Simulating risk appetite
  • Benchmarking view of business

Frederic Zana, Head of Capital Steering, Credit Agricole

11:00 Reviewing IFRS 9 post go-live: First impressions on operations, impacts and market views

  • Implementation and 5 year operating plan
  • Managing variations in numbers and communicating to investors
  • Changing behaviour: using numbers and defining appetite
  • Monitoring loans from a credit perspective
  • Reaction to increased volatility
  • Predicting and reporting losses based on future events

Christian Dusterberg, IFRS 9 Senior Advisor, Erste Group

11:35 A quantitative approach to operational risk management

Jon Hughes, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

11:35 Incorporating economic and regulatory capital to increase efficiency and optimisation of allocation

  • Making capital more efficient
  • What does a fully implemented system look like
  • Using models to their full potential
  • Using for ICAP documents
  • Making money with limited resources

Steve Byron, Risk Director, Capital & Risk Appetite, Lloyds Banking Group

11:35 The impact of new regulations on the estimation of probability of default

  • Main regulatory challenges
  • Credit cycle adjustments
  • Margin of conservatism
  • Validation

Anne Kleppe, Senior Manager, d-fine

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 Assessing the potential disruption or collaboration opportunities FinTech entrants can bring to traditional banking models

  • Changing behaviour of the consumer
  • FinTech giants as new entrants to the industry: Impact in periods of low profitability
  • Enabling technology and info sec
  • Payment structure and leveraging technology
  • Enabling existing businesses

Nicole Sandler, Lead Innovation Council, Barclays

Michael Spitz, CEO, Main Incubator GmbH, Co Head of Blockchain/DLT Lab, Commerzbank AG

Russell Longmuir, Partner, zeb

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 Timelines and introduction of FRTB with uncertainty on implementation deadline and global disparities

  • Implementation challenges
  • How will it be implemented across Europe
  • Understanding preparation for final calculations
  • Setting up desk structure and back testing
  • Varying stakeholder’s views and interpretations
  • Fully adapting back end systems

Sebastien Geroult, Head of Non Credit Stress Testing Execution, Royal Bank of Scotland

Rajiv Arora, Head of Regulatory Change, Mizuho

Peter Quell, Head of Portfolio Analytics for Market Risk and Credit Risk, DZ Bank AG

PANEL DISCUSSION

12:10 IRB model repairs: Guidelines and definition of default and impact on estimates and risk parameters

  • Aligning default for capital and impairment
  • Change to EBA 90 day rule from 180
  • Calibrating definition with IFRS 9
  • Default thresholds translating to managing customers and calculating loss
  • Reconsidering collection and recovery practices
  • Change to pricing and P&L measures
  • Conflicts between use of models for IRB and for other purposes

Erdem Ultanir, Quantiative Credit Risk Analytics Lead, Barclays

Stephen Hender, Head of Credit Risk Platforms, Deutsche Bank

Christian Dusterberg, IFRS 9 Senior Advisor, Erste Group

13:00 Lunch break and networking

14:00 How can banks manage strategic risks from new technology?

  • Vision for banking in 10 years
  • Disruption case studies
  • Technology as an enabler: Getting there safely
  • Thinking creatively about existential risks
  • Bridging the gap from idea to real world application

Andrew Reilly, Head of Strategic Risks, Royal Bank of Scotland

14:00 Developing enterprise wide stress testing frameworks to align with regulatory initiatives

  • European banks with CCAR constraints
  • Methodology and governance
  • Technology challenges for data management
  • Improving qualitative aspects
  • Good quality data sources
  • Linking to Recovery and resolution, ILAP and ICAP
  • Expectations of SSM

Thomas Groen, Head of Capital Risk, Barclays

14:00 Risk management under Basel IV

  • Implementation under uncertainty
  • Effects on capital ratios
  • The future of internal model approaches

Stefan Scheutzow, Manager, Finbridge

Hendrik Sumpf, Manager, Finbridge

14:35 Cyber security risks in an executive context

  • Cyber Value at Risk concept (CVaR)
  • Ontology of cyber risk terms
  • Quantifying Cyber resilience metrics using financial valuations principles

Jacqueline Johnson, Former Head of IT Security, Nordea Bank

14:35 Aligning stress testing with BAU practices for a more integrated view of risk and results

  • Absorbing information and into way senior managers think about business
  • Updating governance through regulatory feedback
  • Stress testing in an integrated manner
  • Return on investment

Jeff Simmons, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

14:35 Progress towards SA-CCR implementation and understanding potential impacts prior to go-live

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Understanding potential impact
  • Ensuring calibration

Phil Headley, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Reporting, Mizuho International plc

15:10 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

15:40 Using machine learning and predictive analytics to combat the increasing exposure to cyber threats

  • The rise in digital transformation increasing exposure to cybercrime
  • Managing the increasing cyber threats
  • Impact of new players
  • Recognising internal risks and ensuring good governance
  • Digital identification within the payments industry: Voice recognition, biometrics, KYC
  • Where is the next cyber threat going to come from?

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

15:40 Reviewing the potential consequences of TRIM reviews on capital and balance sheet management

  • Capital on balance sheet
  • Higher numbers resulting in exiting certain businesses
  • Unintended impact on economic growth
  • Impact on capital ratios and solvency under stress

Alessandro Barchietto, Head of Capital Planning and Allocation, UniCredit

15:40 Reviewing guidance for IRRBB and impact on the business

  • ECB stress test review
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Governance of requirements
  • Impact of rate rises
  • Unintended consequences post implementation

Fabio Perata, Head of Section/Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator, European Central Bank 

16:15 Reviewing the benefits and risk considerations when utilising cloud technology

  • Benefits of cloud usage
  • Vendor outsourcing risk
  • Retaining skills in-house to maintain service
  • Risk consideration of cloud usage
  • Concentration of vendors
  • Gaining benefits whilst meeting non-functional requirements
  • Exit strategies

Dan Chalmers, Head of Technology, Change and 3rd Party Risk, Standard Life

16:15 The quest for optimal balance sheet structures that can deliver sustainable profitability

  • Financial Resource Management – challenges and opportunities for optimising balance sheet profitability
  • Reforming regulatory requirements: recent developments and challenges ahead
  • Balance sheet interaction: Regulatory metrics and Risk Appetite – monitor and control vs. driving business strategy
  • Implementing Resource Allocation and Return frameworks that reflect economic reality

Cecilia Gejke, Former Head of Stress Testing, Group Market and Counter-party Credit Risk, Nordea

16:15 New developments and advances in HPC (High performance Computing) for Credit Risk and Exposure analytics

  • Origin of the explosion of computation needs
    • More reliable risk measures, management and controls
    • Better understanding of the dynamics of the business
    • Translation into more and better numbers
  • New developments and advances in HPC
    • Hardware (GPU, QPU)
    • Software (Cloud, Componentization, AAD)
  • Reorganisation of software architecture
    • New software triptych: Database – Analytics – Visualisation
    • Orchestration

Assad Bouayoun, Director, XVA Senior Quant, Scotiabank

16:50 Chair’s closing remarks

17:00 End of day two and Risk EMEA 2018

Risk EMEA 2018

Keynote Speakers

24-25 April 2018 | London

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Adrian Burbanks

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Agricultural Bank of China (UK) Ltd

Biography

Adrian is Deputy CEO and SM4 at Agricultural Bank of China, UK, Limited, with specific responsibilities for Risk and Compliance. He was formerly CRO at the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, London Branch and has held senior risk management positions at UBS and Merrill Lynch. His 25 years in the banking industry have included credit management roles covering most geographies,  wholesale and investment banking and Wealth Management products, and a diversity of  client categories from Hedge Funds to Multinational Corporates, and has included management jobs in London and Tokyo, and with HSBC, Deutsche Bank and Fuji Bank.

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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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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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Philip Best

Wealth Chief Risk Officer

Barclays Wealth and Investment Management

Biography

Philip is Wealth CRO for Barclays. He joined Barclays in June 2015.

Philip has worked in the financial markets since 1985 and has held a number of positions in risk management. Prior to joining Barclays he was Chief Risk Officer for Columbia Threadneedle and prior to which he Head of Risk at UFJI London. Philip published one of the first books on VAR: Implementing Value at Risk, Wiley, 1998.

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James Coulson

Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA & UK

Credit Suisse

Biography

James Coulson joined Credit Suisse as Chief Compliance Officer UK & EMEA in March 2015 and is now the Chief Compliance Officer for Credit Suisse International and Credit Suisse Securities Europe Limited.  Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he held a succession of roles over 18 years at Société Générale in London, more recently as Chief Operating Officer of SG London from 2006 and subsequently as Head of UK Group Compliance and Global Markets Compliance from 2010.

James has an Honours degree from Oxford University and spent the first 7 years of his professional career serving as an officer with the British Army Gurkhas prior to moving into the City. James is married and has three teenage children.

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Nasreen Kasenally

Chief Risk Officer AM

UBS

Biography

Nasreen is the Chief Risk Officer for UBS Asset Management. She is responsible for independently monitoring and measuring Credit, Market, Liquidity, Compliance and Operational risks. She is a member of the UBS Asset Management Executive Committee and the UBS Group Risk Executive Committee where she participates in shaping business strategy and influencing the future direction of UBS Asset Management and Group Risk Control.

She joined UBS in 1999 and prior to the current role was the Group Head of Market Risk.

Nasreen has a BSc in Actuarial Science and an MSC in Mathematical Trading and Finance.

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Richard Blackburn

Chief Risk Officer for: Global Banking and Market & Global Commercial Banking

HSBC

Biography

Richard Blackburn is Chief Risk Officer, GBM and Global CMB. Richard re-joined HSBC in February 2016 from GE where he had served as Treasurer for its financial services businesses in EMEA and all lines of business in APAC.

Between 2006 and 2012, Richard served in a number of roles within HSBC, including Chief Financial Officer for Global Markets, Head of Global Markets Asset & Liability Management, Head of Covered Bond & ABS Issuance.

In the previous 16 years, Richard held various senior treasury positions across consumer banking, asset management, insurance and life assurance businesses.

Richard graduated as a Materials and Aeronautical engineer and holds Diplomas in both Treasury Management and Industrial Studies. He is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and a former member of the Prudential Regulation Board of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME).

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Andrew Edwards

Chief Risk Officer, Commercial Banking

Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Chief Risk Officer, Commercial Banking Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

Joined Lloyds: July 2012

Skills and experience: An experienced leader with deep expertise in portfolio management, treasury and risk management and in leading and building large multi-disciplinary global teams. Andrew joined Commercial Banking in 2012 to lead and develop the portfolio management function. He has an MSc in Economics and Econometrics.

During 2014 Andrew led Client Asset Management and was a member of the Commercial Banking Management Group. He was responsible for allocating capital and balance sheet capacity to improve return on capital, managing core lending products, and relationship managing and disposing of all non-core and non-strategic assets. The team developed the performance management framework for Commercial Banking and built a leading client analytics and insight capability.

In 2016 Commercial Banking was awarded credit portfolio manager of the year in the prestigious Risk awards, recognising the transformation in portfolio management over the previous three years.

Andrew joined Commercial Banking Risk in September 2017 as the Chief Risk Officer, which is the Risk-arm of the Commercial Banking division. His team sit within the Risk Division of Lloyds Banking Group.

The team provide robust Risk advice and assessment on a range of lending to UK businesses – from the smallest businesses in SME through to FTSE 100 businesses in Global Corporates and Financial Institutions.

Former appointments: Andrew spent 10 years at Barclays in a variety of roles in portfolio management, risk and treasury. He was a voting member of a number of committees including Group Credit Committee. Prior to that he worked in Abbey National Group and consultancy.

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Sue Kean

Chief Risk Officer

Old Mutual Plc

Biography

Sue Kean was appointed to the Executive Committee of Old Mutual Group Plc, in January 2012 as the Chief Risk Officer for the Group.  Old Mutual is a FTSE 100 financial conglomerate, operating in South Africa, Europe, the US and a growing emerging markets business, with particular focus on Africa.  Old Mutual is currently undergoing a strategy of “Managed Separation” which will place each of the four businesses into their relevant markets and wind down the current group structure.

 

Sue is a Chartered Accountant, with nearly 30 years’ experience in insurance and financial services. After several years with PwC in a variety of audit and consultancy roles, she worked for the regulator (FSA) shortly after it was first established. She then held a series of senior risk and capital management roles in Aviva, Insurance Australia Group and Friends Provident before joining Old Mutual.  Throughout her career Sue has also been active in a number of industry bodies most notably the European CRO Forum and the European insurance trade bodies.  She also maintains close links to her former regulatory colleagues through the various European and international regulatory bodies. She regularly speaks at seminars and conferences on risk management or regulatory affairs.

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Speaker Streams

Stream One

Innovation in Risk Management

Stream Two

Strategic Balance Sheet Management

Stream Three

Credit Risk

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Rodolphe Bocquet

CEO & Founder

Beyond Ratings

Biography

Rodolphe Bocquet will be speaking at the Risk EMEA Summit

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Xavier Bellouard

Co-founder and Managing Director

ActiveViam

Biography

Xavier Bellouard is Managing Director of ActiveViam and one of its co-founders. Based in London, Xavier manages the UK operations and oversees the commercial efforts of the company across EMEA and Asia/Pacific. Before founding ActiveViam, Xavier was a key contributor to the development of Summit Systems, a software vendor of applications for front-office operations and trading desks.

Xavier is passionate about the contribution that ActiveViam’s technology can make to the bottom-line of companies operating in highly demanding and complex markets. “Our bottom-up, experience-driven approach to innovation is a fundamental component of the company’s DNA. Since ActiveViam was created in 2005, we have valued it as a prerequisite to delivering cutting-edge technology to our clients”.

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Dan Chalmers

Head of Technology, Change and 3rd Party Risk

Standard Life

Biography

Dan has over 15 years’ experience, predominantly focussed in technology audit across Financial Services, including senior roles at EY, Lloyds Banking Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Dan’s current role is leading the Technology, Change and 3rd Party risk team within Operational Risk in Standard Life. These roles have led to hands on experience of on site 3rd party reviews through to developing oversight frameworks and understanding the risk profile associated with the emergence of new technologies and regulations in areas such as cloud technologies and data privacy regulation.

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Rory Conway

Chief Compliance Officer, EMEA

MetLife

Biography

Rory Conway is the Chief Compliance Officer for MetLife’s Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) operations. Rory assumed this role in January 2016 and also serves as Chief Compliance Officer for the MetLife European Union Holding Company. He is a member of the EMEA Executive Leadership team.  Prior to his current role in EMEA, Rory was Head of Compliance for Metlife Western & Central Europe.

Rory qualified as a Barrister to the Irish courts in 1996 having achieved a Bachelor of Law degree from University College Dublin and a Masters at Law from  Queen’s University Belfast before this.  He has worked in legal, risk and compliance roles in the financial services arena for over eighteen years.  His roles have included Area Compliance Officer for HSBC’s operations in Ireland and head of Legal for Dresdner Bank’s Irish business.

Rory’s experience includes a significant amount of international exposure. Prior to joining Metlife in July 2014, he was Chief Risk Officer for Standard Life International where he had responsibility for the risk, compliance and legal departments of an international business with branches in Asia and Head of Compliance for Aviva Europe where he led the compliance function which operated in 11 European markets.

He has a very strong regulatory background and lectures on Corporate Governance and other legal and compliance matters at the law Society of Ireland. He has liaised with the Central Bank of Ireland on behalf of his employers on matters of business and policy for a decade and a half.

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Philip Garner

Head of Group Strategy

Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Philip has been part of the Group Strategy team at Lloyds Banking Group since 2013. The team leads strategic projects across the Group, including the strategic update announced in February 2018. One of Philip’s main responsibilities is maintaining a strong link between the Strategy and Risk teams by working together on stress testing and other projects.

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Mariana Gómez de la Villa

Head of Wholesale Banking Blockchain

ING

Biography

Mariana Gomez de la Villa (1979, Mexican nationality) has joined ING in 2015 and is currently the global head of ING’s Blockchain program, with overall responsibility for driving research, development and deployment of Distributed Ledger Technology as well as capitalizing on its potential in order to unlock mass-scale value.

Under Mariana’s leadership,  the Blockchain program has delivered over +30 proofs of concept in collaboration with the following business areas: payments, trade finance and working capital solutions, financial markets, post-trade, bank treasury, lending, compliance and identity.

Mariana is also responsible for setting up long-term purpose and vision, including the governance of the program within the organization. Mariana is an active leader in global consortia, outlining the Distributed Ledger Technology strategy and envisioning market landscapes.

Mariana’s accountabilities include the definition of products, services and business models, as well as foresight to business, technology, leadership communities and international stakeholders, including regulators.

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Jon Hughes

Managing Director

Goldman Sachs

Biography

Jon is Deputy head of Operational Risk Management & Analysis (ORMA) and has oversight of all aspects of the firm’s operational risk management program. He co-chairs the EMEA operational Risk Committee and also serves as a member of the Firmwide New Activities Committee, Risk Governance Committee, Credit Policy Committee, Goldman Sachs International Bank Risk Committee, Securities Division Automated Trading Controls Committee.

Previously,Jon was global head ofMarket Risk and Capital Analysis (NIRCA) and head of Market Risk Management and Analysis (MRMA) with oversight of Operational Risk Management in EMEA. He joined Goldman Sachs in London in 1996 as an analyst in Product Control and performed roles within MRMA in London, NewYork and Tokyo before assuming global responsibility for MRCA in 2012. Jon was named managing director in 2007.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon worked at Exxon Mobil Corporation. Jon is a member of the Education Leadership Team for Business in the Community. Jon earned a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge University in 1994.

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Jacqueline Johnson

Former Head of IT Security

Nordea Bank

Biography

Jacqueline Johnson, Ass. Partner in EY, leading the EY Nordic Cybersecurity practise for financial services.
Previous Head of IT security, CISO office Nordea Bank for 7 years. Strategic and performance focused leader with 18+ years of experience with information security, dealing with technical, organizational, business and legal aspects to implement strategic decisions. She has a background as executive MBA from London Business School, Master of Law, Master of Political Science, bachelor of system development and a number of certifications related to IS.
Jacqueline is well known presenter at large events in Davos 2018, Gartner Security Congress, Forrester Security Congress and ISF World congresses.

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Maciej Lewandowski

Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator

European Central Bank

Biography

Maciej Lewandowski is a seasoned banking professional with 20+ years of experience ranging from financial control, credit risk management to corporate banking, derivatives and fixed income.

Currently (since June 2014) he is working in ECB Banking Supervision (aka Single Supervision Mechanism – SSM) as Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team (JST) Coordinator, responsible for consolidated supervision of one of the largest Dutch banks. As JST Coordinator, he leads 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. He is responsible for the international team of experts located in Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

Prior to joining 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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Russell Longmuir

Partner

zeb

Biography

Russell joined zeb in 2017 as Partner in the Practice Group Strategy and Organisation and is based in London. Prior to joining zeb, he held Partner positions at KPMG UK for 5 years and PwC/IBM (London, NY, Tokyo, Melbourne) for 15 years and has 7 years of experience at Lloyds Bank and RBC (NY and London).

Russell has extensive experience in leading and managing regulatory change and business transformation projects in FS and other industries. He is one of the leading UK experts on enterprise conduct risk having led multiple projects and initiatives including setting up of bank wide CR frameworks, business model reviews, product and sales investigations and remediation. Russell is responsible for zeb’s fintech and regtech practice in UK and works closely with zeb’s own fintech zeb.control.

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Vikas Munshi

Lead Platform Architect – Data Analytics and Machine Learning

ING

Biography

Vikas is a creative technologist and Fin-Tech enthusiast currently working for ING Bank in the Netherlands. His multinational experience with diverse technology, consulting, and financial services organizations and background in engineering, IT and Finance, enables him to bring a unique focus to current and emerging challenges facing the financial industry.

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Erkin Nosinov

Director

BCS Consulting

Biography

Erkin is an experienced professional with extensive Financial Services experience focused on Banking and Capital Markets and is responsible for leading the Finance as well as Enterprise and Financial Risk areas at BCS Consulting. He has a proven track record of client engagement delivery to resolve critical issues for senior leadership of global Financial Institutions, including HSBC, Morgan Stanley, RBS, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Willis, The Hartford Financial Services Group. Erkin’s recent work has been focused on alignment of Financial Planning and Stress Testing around a balance sheet-driven process.

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Richard Pike

CEO

Governor

Biography

Richard has extensive experience of working with financial institutions throughout the world, assisting companies in managing enterprise risk more efficiently while addressing local regulatory guidelines and standards.  As well as being the founder and CEO of Governor Software, Richard is currently an Independent Non Executive Director at both PermanentTSB Bank plc and JP Morgan Fund Administration ltd.

Prior to Governor Software, Richard has worked in various senior banking, insurance, credit and market risk roles at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, ABN AMRO, Bain, COMIT Gruppe and Quay Financial Software.  He has analysed, designed and managed the development of core treasury and enterprise risk management systems for large financial institutions, including UBS, Citibank, Schroders and Unicredito.

In 2009, Richard was recognised as a “Top 50” Face of Operational Risk by Op Risk & Compliance magazine and was a contributing author to two books on risk management.  He is also a board member of the Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology Centre which focuses on research in the area of financial services governance, risk and compliance. Richard has also received the designation of ‘Certified Bank Director’ by the Institute of Banking.

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Andrew Reilly

Head of Strategic Risks

Royal Bank of Scotland

Biography

Andrew is Head of Strategic Risks at RBS in London, where he is responsible for horizon scanning and contingency planning for top and emerging risks. These range from preparing for Brexit outcomes to managing the financial impact of new technologies. A key focus for him is ensuring risk management frameworks and capabilities adapt to reflect the threat of business model disruption from fintech. He has spent a number of years managing macro insight and framework teams, in particular in country risk. He trained as an economist, having studied Economics and Politics at Exeter University.

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Nicole Sandler

Lead Innovation Council

Barclays

Biography

Nicole Sandler is a lawyer in SSCOO Legal at barclays. She focuses on the impact of Fintech related regulation and initiatives including cryptocurrencies on Barclays in the UK and globally, such as advising on various sandbox and regulatory initiatives proposed by regulators and policymakers including the FCA, MAS, CFTC, Fed, EC and Japanese FSA.  Nicole engages with regulators and policymakers globally for Barclays including chairing a meeting with the Fed and sitting on panels with the FCA.  Further she represents Barclays in various regulatory and policy forums and industry groups. For example, Nicole is a member of the FMLC Technology Scoping Group at the BoE, the JWG RegTech Council, the UK Finance Digital Strategy Finance Group and also represented Barclays at the EDCAB virtual currency and blockchain roundtables at the European Parliament.   Nicole regularly speaks on panels and presents at conferences and was recently shortlisted as a finalist for a WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award in Fintech and is on the Innovate Finance Women in Fintech Powerlist 2017.

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Ville Sointu

Head of DLT and Blockchain

Nordea

Biography

Ville leads Nordea Bank’s distributed ledger and blockchain core development and research team. He has more than fifteen years of experience in digital financial services and has held several key positions worldwide in financial services and connected devices industries. Before joining Nordea Ville was the head of strategy for Ericsson’s digital financial services unit, a global leader in interoperable e-money and mobile wallet solutions.

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Michael Spitz

CEO, Co Head of Blockchain/DLT Lab

Main Incubator GmbH, Commerzbank Group

Biography

Michael F. Spitz is a Director in Commerzbank’s Frankfurt Office and CEO of the Main Incubator GmBH, with 20 years’ experience in the Corporate & Institutional Banking domain. He has worked across a range of industry sectors in Western and Eastern Europe, North America and Asia. Michael is Co-Head of Commerzbank’s Blockchain Lab team.

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Kasper Sylvest

Head of Financial Market Infrastructures

Danske Bank

Biography

Kasper Sylvest currently serves as Head of Danske Banks Financial Markets Infrastructures. In this role he acts as an expert in payments, cards and digital ID. Kasper is a member of a number of international foras such as board member of Mobeyforum, co-chair of the predictive analytics WG at MobeyForum, vice-chair of the forum for Pan-European P2P and many others. Before his current position Kasper has worked as an (IT) project manager in Danske Bank and before joining Danske Bank he worked for 7 years as an economist in the Payment Systems Department in the Danish Central Bank. Kasper holds an M.Sc. in Economics.

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Kaivalya Vishnu

Director – Risk & Treasury Technology

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Biography

Kaivalya Vishnu is the regional EMEA & APAC lead for liquidity risk technology at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Based in London, he is responsible for providing technology solutions to support Corporate Treasury Liquidity Management and Data Management functions. He & his team is accountable for the implementation of technology platforms and tool sets to source data and deliver analytics and reporting capabilities to meet business and regulatory demands. He has been leading various initiatives to build Corporate Treasury’s strategic next generation data & analytics platform that will standardize the reporting & data framework, operational work flows and data governance while meeting the obligations under regulations such as Basel III / CRD IV (LCR, NSFR, ALMM, Delegated Act), Fed 5G, Stress Modelling & Internal Management reporting.

Kaivalya is a technology executive with 20+ years of rich diversified experience in designing & delivering technology solution across various industry sectors. Prior to BAML, he had held various positions at firms such as Barclays Capital, RBS, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch Ratings, Samsung Corporation & Lucent Technologies across locations in UK, USA, India and South Korea. He has built up his career specializing in technology development & management that helps businesses maximize their return on technology investment by adopting the best practices in business technology integration, Program Management, Global delivery framework, Business Analysis and an optimal people-process-technology operating model.

Kaivalya holds an executive MBA from Cass Business School, London and Masters in Computer Science from Allahabad University, India. He is also a visiting faculty at Cass Business School, London and has co-authored a couple of papers published in academic/management journals.

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Robert White

Director Payments Industry Oversight

Santander UK

Biography

Robert White is Santander’s director of payment industry oversight.  With over 18 years’ experience at Abbey National/Santander his responsibilities include overall governance and control for payment and card operations across the UK bank, as well as defining the strategy for the interbank and cards environment.  Prior to Santander, Robert worked for Manchester Airport plc, developing the business model for the terminals business strategy.
Robert is also a director of Bacs Payments Schemes Limited, Faster Payments Scheme Company and Mobile Payments Service Company.

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Liv Watson

Sr. Director of Strategic Customer Initiatives

Workiva

Biography

Liv A. Watson is a Senior Director of Strategic Customer Initiatives at Workiva Inc. Watson currently serves as Chair of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Technology Trends Subcommittee, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Sustainability Committee, member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Technology consortium, and an active member of the XBRL International Funding Task Force. She has published numerous articles for international publications and journals, including Harvard Business Review and Strategic Finance, The Washington Post, Financial Times, Business Week, InformationWeek Wall Street & Technology, and CFO Magazine. Liv is also the co-author and contributing author to several books, including XBRL for Dummies as well as Governance, Risk, and Compliance Handbook published by Wiley.

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Ben Wyeth

Distinguished Engineer

RBS

Biography

Ben works in a team of engineers and innovators looking at emerging technologies and their application across RBS to reduce costs, gain efficiency and better customer experiences. His current focus is on the application of distributed ledger technology, including blockchains, across RBS.

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Rajiv Arora

Head of Regulatory Change

Mizuho International

Biography

Rajiv has over 20 years of investment banking experience managing risk, regulatory and technology transformation programmes. He has successfully delivered large change programmes building strong relationships with stakeholders while developing, managing and leading high impact teams across geographies. He has also developed a leading vendor technology solution providing trading, risk management and financial & physical settlement for trading energy products.

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Richard Boyns

Head of Capital Management

HSBC

Biography

Richard is currently Head of Capital Management at HSBC.
Richard spent the majority of his career in Product Control, first at Credit Suisse and then at HSBC. He was Global Head of Product Control at HSBC from 2008 to 2016.
He joined the HSBC Capital Control team in 2016, and became Head of Capital Management in 2017. He focusses on capital planning, forecasting and stress testing, and capital efficiency.

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Alessandro Barchietto

Head of Capital Planning and Allocation

UniCredit

Biography
Alessandro is head of the Capital Planning and Allocation team at UniCredit Milan. He has responsibilities concerning:
– managing and monitoring capital ratios and internally defined risk appetite KPIs in accordance with ICAAP framework formulation and in co-ordination with the relevant  Risk functions
– mapping average and marginal capital profitability in order to draw main guidelines underlying proposals on allocating capital to Businesses with the aim of maximizing Group profitability adjusted by risk
– monitoring the development of banking capital regulation contributing to consultation and position papers
He joined UniCredit in 2000 building a career in strategy, planning and capital management. Previously he gained experience in Capital Allocation working in the research team of Asset Management and Insurance companies. He has graduated at the Bocconi University in Milan.
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Steve Byron

Risk Director, Capital, Risk Appetite & Regulatory Projects

Lloyds Banking group

Biography

Steve is Risk Director in Lloyds Banking Group with responsibility for regulatory capital, risk appetite and regulatory change.  Steve has over 30 years experience in the banking industry encompassing; Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Risk Management, Internal Audit and Regulatory Capital.  Steve is the accountable executive for LBG’s Basel III / CRD IV programme.

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Daniel Crow

Principal

zeb

Biography

Dan joined zeb as a Principal in 2017 bringing with him a wealth of expertise in financial services consulting and client advisory, predominantly with global investment banking and asset management clients, spanning nearly two decades across three continents.
Previously a director at KPMG (in New York, London and Sydney), as well as 10 years prior experience with Accenture (London) and Deloitte (London), Dan specialises in operating strategy and vision, operating model optimisation, strategic change management, trading risk and regulatory driven change. He is regularly published in relation to the impact of European regulation on banks and asset managers.
Dan’s experience extends to project leadership across all critical aspects of financial market structures and regulatory issues such as Mifid II impact assessments and implementation schedules. It also covers a varied cross-section of large-scale projects relating to regulatory reform affecting trading controls and analysis, operating frameworks as well as stakeholder management and people strategies. In addition, his experience comprises international wealth and risk management projects. His clients have included Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS, HSBC, RBS, Barclays, and Aviva among others.
Daniel holds a degree from Durham University.

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Cecilia Gejke

Former Head of Stress Testing, Group Market and Counter-party Credit Risk

Nordea

Biography

Cecilia has a background in Material Physics before joining the world of finance and risk management. She has a broad experience from institutions like Bear Stearns, JP Morgan, Mizuho and Nordea where she has worked across the various risk disciplines and regulations with a focus on capital & liquidity and balance sheet management with stress testing as the favourite tool.

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Sebastien Geroult

Head of Stress Testing Execution – Non Credit

Royal Bank of Scotland

Biography

Dr Sebastien Geroult was appointed Head of Stress Testing Execution – Non Credit at RBS in 2016. He runs stress testing execution activities including Counterparty Credit Risk, Structured Finance and oversights Market Risk Stress Tests for regulatory exercises.  Dr Geroult held RBS senior manager positions in Market Risk-Cross assets and Risk Assurance – Markets. Prior to joining RBS, Sebastien worked in Structured Credit Trading and Portfolio management at Credit Agricole CIB. Dr Geroult holds a M.S. in Engineering and a M.S. in Computer Science. He obtained a PhD studying thermodynamic and molecular dynamic of proteins from University of London.

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Thomas Groen

Head of capital risk

Barclays

Biography

Thomas started his career in ABN AMRO where he worked for thirteen years.  He held roles in Market Risk and Credit Risk before moving to the front office holding a derivate sales role. His last role at ABN AMRO was Head of Treasury Capital Planning in where he was responsible for the capital plans on which the bank was re-capitalized after state-ownership of the businesses. He moved to Barclays in 2011 and became Head of Group-wide stress testing and his role expanded to include management of Capital Risk as well as owner of the Risk Appetite process of the bank. Recently he has set-up Barclays economic scenario generation capability for IFRS 9 and stress testing.

 

Thomas holds a Master in International Economics.

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Amit Kalyanaraman

Head of liquidity risk (UK)

Creidt Suisse

Biography

Amit has got extensive Treasury and Risk Management experience with banks across different countries. He has worked with global banks for the last 15 years and his roles have spanned a number of functions. His expertise ranges from funding and liquidity activities at the money market desk to the development of sophisticated risk management analytics, covering Liquidity, Interest Rate Risk, Funds Transfer Pricing and Asset-Liability Management. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, CFA Charterholder and Financial Risk Manager.

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Justin Lyon

CEO

Simudyne

Biography

Justin is a leading expert in simulation technology and artificial intelligence. Throughout his career as a serial entrepreneur, he worked on discreet assignments for a number of highly reputable national institutions and companies in places like the United States, the United Kingdom, Honduras, Kuwait, South Africa and Iraq. For more than 15 years, his work focused on helping them to understand the ways in which advanced analytics, simulation and artificial intelligence can help business, government and civic leaders to shape a better world for the next generation. He has worked as a contractor for the US Department of Defence, Bank of England, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Apple, Humana, BP and several others. Justin has presented at Bloomberg, FT Innovate and TEDx, and has also appeared on CNBC and BBC as an expert commentator. His work has been featured in publications including Wired, The Guardian and Dow Jones.

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Manuel Lang

Manager

zeb

Biography

Manuel is Manager in zeb’s Practice Group Treasury & ALM. zeb is Europe’s leading management consultancy in the financial services sector. Manuel has 8 years of experience in the banking industry. He is leading several projects related to interest rate risk management as project manager. The project topics range from business conception to implementation. In addition, Manuel is supporting the development of the comprehensive software solution zeb.control.
Manuel holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Moritz von Medem

Senior Manager

d-fine

Biography

Moritz von Medem is a Senior Manager in d-fine’s Munich office and specialises in capital markets and regulation. Prior to joining d-fine he worked at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and has more than 10 years of experience in the financial industry.

Over the last 6 years his focus has been on analysing, planning and delivering EMIR and MiFID II/MiFIR projects for banks and asset managers, designing and implementing solutions for CCP clearing, transaction reporting, collateral management, pre- and post-trade transparency, best execution, investor protection and compliance. Besides regulation he is co-heading d-fine’s Brexit initiative.

Moritz holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from University of Cambridge, UK.

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Phil Pearce

Managing Director, Hybrid Capital & Liability Management

NatWest Markets

Biography

Phil joined RBS, now NatWest Markets, in January 2003 having spent the previous 11 years at HSBC.  He has spent a number of years covering a wide variety of corporate and institutional clients across a broad product range, comprising both tax optimised domestic and cross border financing and investment structures.

Phil has spent the majority of the past 5 years closely following EU bank capital regulatory developments and has participated in a number of industry wide initiatives and lobby groups seeking to influence the final outcome of the CRDIV package of proposals and latterly Solvency II.  Phil has worked on a number of bank, insurance and corporate hybrid capital transactions during this time including many new CRDIV and Solvency II compliant public market issuances.

Prior to joining the Hybrid Capital and Liability Management team in September 2010, Phil was seconded to the Non-Core Division of RBS and was part of the team that negotiated, executed and implemented the Asset Protection Scheme.

He has honours degrees in both Business Finance and Financial Services and also holds an MBA.  He is a member of Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Bankers, the Association of Corporate Treasurers, the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and the Bankers Taxation Circle

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Peter Quell

Head of Portfolio Analytics for Market Risk and Credit Risk

DZ Bank AG

Biography

Dr. Peter Quell is Head of the Portfolio Analytics Team for Market and Credit Risk in the Risk Controlling Unit of DZ BANK AG in Frankfurt. He is responsible for methodological aspects of Internal Risk Models, Economic Capital and Model Risk. Prior to joining DZ BANK AG Peter was Manager at d-fine GmbH where he dealt with various aspects of Risk Management Systems in the Banking Industry. He holds a MSc. in Mathematical Finance from Oxford University and a PhD in Mathematics. Peter is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Risk Model Validation.

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Gilles Renaudiere

Director, Capital Products

BNP Paribas

Biography

Gilles Renaudière is a Senior Structurer in BNP Paribas’ Capital Products team, focussing on the structuring of banks and insurance companies’ hybrid instruments globally, as well as on the impact on financial institutions of broader regulatory capital developments.

As part of his role, Gilles liaises very closely with financial institution issuers, bond investors, rating agencies and regulatory bodies, balancing the interests of all stakeholders in order to advise his clients on optimal capital structures and the instruments available to meet the capital requirements of the new regulatory regime.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2014, Gilles spent 8 years at UBS where he started his career in the Capital solutions team. He then held positions in the FIG Benelux (2005-2007) and Nordic teams (2007-2013)

Gilles graduated from Imperial College with a MSci in Mathematics and Computing, and holds a Master in Management diploma from HEC Paris

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Tony Roberts

Head of Group Leverage Management

Deutsche Bank

Biography

Tony Roberts joined Deutsche Bank in 2011 where he heads Group Leverage Management in Treasury. Currently he has responsibility for managing Leverage & Balance Sheet but has held a number of roles in risk, capital and advisory functions.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Mr. Roberts spent 6 years at Standard Bank, latterly in Treasury & Capital Management, before which he worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Mr. Roberts has an MA in Modern History from Oxford University.

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Hanna Sarraf

Head of Risk Strategy

Bank of Ireland

Biography

Hanna is the Head of Risk Strategy at Bank of Ireland Group. He is responsible for developing and implementing the Group’s Risk Strategy agenda including the Group Risk Appetite Framework, Risk Measurement Policies and Standards, Economic Capital & Regulatory Capital Strategies, Loan Loss Forecasting & Stress Testing Capabilities, and providing leadership and support to important Group initiatives including Capital Allocation, RAROC, Risk-based Pricing, Portfolio Optimisation and Strategic/ICAAP planning initiatives.

 

Hanna is an experienced executive with over 20 years’ risk management experience, covering both strategy and pragmatic implementation/delivery of Enterprise Risk Management transformation programmes across all major industry segments in a wide number of geographic markets. He holds a specialised Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from ESSEC Business School and an MSc in Finance from the Paris-Dauphine University in France.  He has written many articles on financial risk management and is a frequent speaker at leading UK and international conferences.

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Jeff Simmons 

Head of Enterprise Risk Management

Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ

Biography

Jeff Simmons joined the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (“BTMU”) in June 2014 as the Head of Enterprise Risk, tasked with creating the function.

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.

At BTMU his responsibilities include the development of a Regional Risk Appetite Framework, the creation of an Integrated Stress Testing process and the standardisation of the risk governance framework across the EMEA region. He works extensively with the Head Office and other regions to develop a global framework in these areas. He is Chairman of the EMEA regional Risk Committee and a member of the EHQ Risk Management Committee.

Most recently Jeff has been involved intensively with the enhancement of the Risk Management framework in MUFG Bank (Europe). This has involved him in the formation of in Amsterdam tasked with delivering the full range of regulatory submissions (ICAAP, ILAAP, SIRA, Recovery Plan).

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Frederic Zana

Head of Capital Steering

Credit Agricole

Biography

Frederic Zana holds several graduations in Maths and Economics from the Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris, and a PhD degree from the Ecole des Mines de Paris.
He has been responsible for economic capital models for insurance or banks for 15 years. Within the Credit Agricole Group since 2001, after 8 years at the CIB, he is now responsible of the Group capital steering, and deals with topics ranging from pillar 2 to pillar 1 or rating agencies capital measures.

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David Vanden Abeele

Head of Risk Model Development

Credo Software

Biography

David has been crunching numbers for over 25 years in the worlds of engineering and finance. He spent numerous years at KBC Group, first as a model validator (Basel 2/ Solvency 2), then as the head of KBC’s Group-wide risk modelling team.

He teamed up with the ICT/Finance experts at Credo in 2015 to be able to actively contribute to Credo’s software platform for Finance (IFRS9/17/16) and Risk (Basel IV) calculations. He is also heavily involved in projects related to big data and machine learning for marketing purposes.

David holds a PhD in computational physics, co-sponsored by the von Karman Institute (VKI/NATO) and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

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Giorgio Baldassarri, Ph.D.

Global Head of Analytic Development Group

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography

Giorgio Baldassarri is Global Head of the Analytic Development Group (ADG). His team is responsible for the analytical development, maintenance and on-going validation of all credit risk models and products across Risk Services. These products are used by financial institutions and companies to measure and manage credit risk within regulatory frameworks such as Basel II/III or Solvency II. Prior to joining S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2011, Giorgio worked at Barclays for three years as Associate Director in Group Risk (Operational Risk and Credit Risk). Giorgio holds a Ph.D. in Quantum Mechanics and Semiconductor Physics from Sapienza University of Rome.

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Emilie Bartholome

Head of Business Development

Beyond Ratings

Biography

Emilie is Head of Business Development at Beyond Ratings. She started her career in asset management before moving to consulting. She has worked for CSC-Peat Marwick and then Kurt Salmon as strategic and organizational consultant. She is specialized in investment banking and securities services for which she developed a dedicated service offer. Emilie graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Gestion de Paris.

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Assad Bouayoun

Director, XVA Senior Quant

Scotiabank

Biography

Assad Bouayoun is a senior XVA Quantitative Analyst with more than 15 years’ experience in leading banks. He has designed industry standard hedging and pricing systems, first in equity derivative at Commerzbank, then in credit derivatives at Credit Agricole, in XVA at Lloyds in Model Validation at RBS in Model Development. Assad has an extensive experience in developing enterprise wide analytics to improve the financial management of derivative portfolios, in particular large scale hybrid Monte-Carlo and Exposure computation. Assad is currently building the prototype of a new XVA platform integrating cutting-edge technologies (GPU, Cloud computing) and numerical methods (AAD) to enable fast and accurate XVA and sensitivities computation. He holds a MSc in Mathematical Trading and Finance from CASS business school and a Master in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Université de Technologie de Compiegne.

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Christian Duesterberg

IFRS 9 Senior Advisor

Erste Bank

Biography

Christian Duesterberg is Head of Risk Methods and Models for Erste Group Bank AG and in this function responsible for risk measurement across Erste Group and Co-Sponsor of Erste Group’s IFRS9 Programme. His department develops the methodologies required within IFRS9 implementation for provision quantification and exposure classification, and the organization of the associated calculation processes. Prior to joining Erste Group in late 2013, Christian worked for more than 14 years in various roles for Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays covering Corporate Finance, Risk Model Development & Validation and Basel II/III implementation.

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Philip Headley

Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Reporting

Mizuho International

Biography

Phil Headley, Managing Director, is responsible for the Regulatory Reporting requirements of Mizuho International plc, specifically in relation to local CRDIV/V, Group and business planning requirements. Phil joined Mizuho in 2011, prior to that held senior finance roles at RBS, ABN AMRO and Bank of America. Phil qualified with EY London.

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Stephen Hender

Head of Credit Risk Platforms

Deutsche Bank

Biography

Stephen joined Deutsche Bank in July 2016 as Head of Credit Risk Platforms. In 2017 he was asked to take on the role as Head of Credit IT Risk with global responsibility.

Stephen has always been inspired by technology and obtained his first PC at the age of 11, going on to study Business and Computing at university. His first job in technology was during his university placement year at an IT outsourcing firm, where he was a junior project manager implementing a global pharmaceutical platform for AstraZeneca. Having learned to program in his spare time, he then utilised his contacts in the IT outsourcing firm and built a global issue management system to help manage the Pharmaceutical project. This collaboration lead to his decision to work for the outsourcing firm post-graduation.

Stephen moved into the world of finance in 2000, working for a futures trading software house where he wrote exchange drivers and real-time trade blotters for deal execution / clearing, and later was appointed to manage the firm’s global development team. His tenure at investment banks includes RBS, Barclays and now Deutsche Bank. Stephen’s experience spans Front Office (Futures, Prime Brokerage FX), Central Architecture, Finance IT, Market Risk IT and Credit Risk IT. He is very passionate about the efficiency and quality of the technology he provides to his stakeholders and believes it should be the number one goal IT strives to achieve.

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Bill Hodgson

Owner

The OTC Space

Biography

Bill has worked on some major industry projects such as the DTCC Trade Information Warehouse and the SwapClear Murex migration. In addition to being a strong leader and contributor to projects in the OTC market he has contributed to three books on OTC derivatives and delivered training courses globally on Central Clearing.

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Michalis Ioannides

Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe

Canada Life

Biography

Michalis Ioannides will be presenting at risk emea 2018

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Anne Kleppe

Senior Manager

d-fine

Biography

Anne Kleppe is a Senior Manager in d-fine’s Munich office and specializes in credit risk. Anne has worked with various banking, asset management and insurance clients in areas including enterprise wide risk management, ICAAP, profitability frameworks, rating model development, credit portfolio modelling, securitizations and stress testing. Anne earned a PhD in theoretical physics from University of Cambridge, UK.

Catherine Keane

Catherine Keane

Head of Bank and Country risk

Bank of ireland

Biography

Catherine Keane BSc MBA – Head of Bank and Country Risk, Bank of Ireland. Catherine was appointed to her current role in July 2010. She was previously Head of Credit and Market risk in the bank’s Global Markets division. Prior to moving into risk in 2002 Catherine held front line dealing roles in both the Trading and Sales areas in Global Markets, primarily in the structured products area and spent several years in Corporate Lending in the RBS and BOI group. She is very familiar with risk in complex instruments.

Catherine has lectured on a number of subject areas in a variety of institutions including the Institute of Bankers and Dublin City University and is currently lecturing on the Masters in Risk Management programme in Trinity College Dublin, which is the highest ranked university in Ireland.

In recent years Catherine has spoken at various industry conferences including GARP. CFP, Risk, Marcus Evans and GLC on a variety of risk related topics

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John Lund

Consultant

JXL Consulting Ltd

Biography

John is an independent industry practitioner specialising in derivatives, collateral management and related regulation. He currently advises asset managers on responding to market and regulatory change [including EMIR, UMR and MiFID II]. Previously he worked with the sell-side developing services including derivatives clearing and collateral management. He speaks frequently at conferences as an industry expert on regulatory change as well as related impacts (operations, finance and technology). He has also worked with industry organisations including ISDA and the IA as well as many vendors and industry utilities. Prior to this he was a senior manager in Accenture’s capital markets practice for over 10 years.

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Marc JS Meyer

Chief Operating Officer Wholesale Market Risk

HSBC

Biography

Marc JS Meyer is the Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Credit and Market Risk at HSBC having spent the majority of his 25 career to date working in financial risk management related roles.. In his current role Marc is responsible for the overall operation of the Wholesale Risk function as well as playing a significant role in strategy and transformation. Wholesale Risk are the Risk Stewards for financial risks in the wholesale businesses covering Commercial Banking, Global Banking, Global Markets and the Private Bank. Prior positions include Head of Transformation for WMR and before joining HSBC he worked in variety of roles for a leading financial technology software vendor.

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Lucia McMonagle

EMEA Head of Credit Risk Management

BNY Mellon

Biography

Lucia McMonagle is Regional Head of Credit Risk for BNYMellon in EMEA. Apart from a 3 year stint as Global Head of Policy and Procedure and COO for BarCap’s credit risk department, her 25 year career has predominantly been focussed on the management of credit risk in retail & commercial banking, investment banking, global asset management and now custody portfolios. Prior to joining BNYMellon in 2014, Lucia was Global Head of Credit and Issuer risk for BNP Paribas Investment Management.

She is a member of the BNYM EMEA Executive Operating Committee and sits on a number of other governance and management committees for the Bank. She is currently the risk management lead on Bank’s Brexit change programme.

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Fabio Perata

Head of Section/Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator

European Central Bank

Biography

Fabio Perata has been working in the Financial Services industry since 1993, developing a cross-border and an extensive experience in the areas of Internal/External Audit, Business and Financial control, Risk Management, Compliance and Internal Controls, through several managerial positions hold within one French Insurance Group (UAP, today AXA), one Italian Banking/Financial conglomerate (Banca Carige), and at Ernst & Young Audit (France and Italy).

In May 2014 Fabio was appointed as Head of Section at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, in the context of the newly created Single Supervisory Mechanism, fulfilling in particular the role of Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator for the supervision of some large institutions in the Belgian and French market, accounting among the largest and most complex banking groups supervised by the Directorate General Micro-Supervision II. Fabio has also been member of the steering committees of several relevant SSM-horizontal projects such as the Cyber Risk Thematic Review, held in 2015 and the TRIM, still on-going.

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Ian Roberts

Chief Credit Officer

Royal Bank of Scotland

Biography

A career banker, Ian joined RBS in 1983 and has undertaken a variety of roles including branch banking, credit, training department, frontline Relationship Management and 13 years in the Restructuring division in the UK and Asia before being appointed Head of Institutional Credit. After s period serving as Interim Chief Credit Officer, Ian was formally appointed CCO in June 2017.

He is a member of the Risk, Conduct and Restructuring Executive Committee and as part of this role sits on a wide variety of committees.

Stefan Scheutzow

Stefan Scheutzow

Manager

Finbridge

Biography

Stefan Scheutzow is a Manager at Finbridge and responsible for the interpretation and implementation of current banking related regulations following Basel III. Stefan worked for several years in financial risk management covering supervisory requirements as well as quantitative risk models across capital markets and banking. Today, he is in charge of conducing impact studies for Finbridge clients on current treasury and capital markets related regulations such as FRTB and SA-CCR and develops achievable recommendations for implementation. He is also helping his clients to embed future supervisory requirements with their business strategies. Stefan would value any feedback at stefan.scheutzow@finbridge.de

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Hendrik Sumpf, FRM

Manager

Finbridge

Biography

Hendrik Sumpf, FRM, is a Manager at Finbridge. He is specialised in running projects that interface between functional concept work and technical implementation in financial institutions. His recent projects in regulatory reporting and risk controlling encompass implementations of new regulatory requirements in liquidity, credit, and market risk as well as the broader BCBS 239 context. Hendrik has been part of the Finbridge FRTB team since the beginning of the BCBS consultations and has given various presentations and webinars on the subject. He is also one of the lead programmers for the Finbridge FRTB Toolbox used in several change-impact studies for Finbridge’s clients. You can contact him at hendrik.sumpf@finbridge.de

 

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Chia Chiang Tan

Director, Counterparty Model Risk Management

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Biography

Chia (ch-i-a) Tan will be presenting at risk emea 2018

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Erdem Ultanir

Quantiative Credit Risk Analytics Lead

Barclays

Biography

Erdem has been bulding quantitative finance models for a decade. He is currently managing a quant team building credit risk models for Barclays Corporate and Invesment Bank. He has started his finance career in Morgan Stanley fixed income research. Later he has lead credit and counterparty risk quantitative research from 2010 to 2013 in MSCI, and produced risk model solutions for multinational banks. Prior to his current role, he was with BNP Paribas building cross-asset counterparty risk scenarios.

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Tim Wickens

Global head of funds credit

Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

I joined Lloyds Banking Group in 2009, and since 2010 have been Head of Credit for Global Funds.  I am a senior sanctioner on Credit Committees for Commercial Banking, and sit on their Markets ExCom and Risk Committees. I sit on various working parties looking at Clearing of OTC Derivatives/Emir/Mifid/Collateral Optimisation. I was invited to the Bank of England round table on Financial Market Infrastructure in late 2016 as a BBA representative, and also to the Dutch Central Bank’s conference in June 2017 (same topic) . Prior to joining Lloyds I spent 10 years at Deutsche Bank where I was Head of Western European FI Credit.

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Peter Walsh

Global Head of Sales

Razor Risk Technologies

Biography

Peter Walsh, Razor Risk, is a banker by trade (ACIB) and a qualified practitioner in managing IT intensive programmes allied to a lifetime of City-based roles and experiences. His experience and knowledge of the risk management and management disciplines helps provide clarity – and, with his background in banking, regulatory compliance and risk systems he is uniquely placed to discuss and describe how technology enablers can be deployed to deliver effective and efficient solutions in the most demanding situations, including the bewildering array of regulations and changes that will be affecting collateral, margining and associated risk management.

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Cristiano Zazzera, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Head of Relationship Risk Services EMEA

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Biography

Dr. Cristiano Zazzara is Managing Director and Head of Risk Services Relationship Management, focusing on key market stakeholders, including C-level Executives and Regulators. He is an expert in financial risk management with more than 20 years of experience at banks, government agencies, service providers, universities and think tanks. Cristiano joined S&P Global Market Intelligence from MSCI Risk Metrics where he was the Head of Market, Credit, Counter-party Risk and OTC Clearing Business for the EMEA Banking sector and Global Head of Credit Advisory Business for Buy-Side and Sell-Side Institutions. Previously, he was Managing Director in the Research & Strategy Unit of Unicredit Group, Managing Director and Head of the Internal Rating Unit at Capitalia Banking Group and General Manager of the Italian Association of Banking and Finance (ASSONEBB). Dr. Zazzara also served as a financial economist at the Fondo Interbancario di Tutela dei Depositi, where he was the Head of the Research Department. Dr. Zazzara received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business and a Master of Science in Banking from Sapienza University of Rome, and a Ph.D. in Management (Finance) from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).

The role of blockchain technology in enhancing banking practice

By Mariana Gomez de la Villa, Senior Program Manager Blockchain, ING

Mariana has released her PDF slides. In this presentation, Mariana will address key areas of concern, including: Current hurdles, What is driving the adoption, Ecosystem overview, Future scenarios etc.

The cumulative impact of regulation and managing regional fragmentation

By Sue Kean, Chief Risk Officer, Old Mutual plc and Ebbe Negenman, Chief Risk Officer, Aegon Bank. .

Ahead of our flagship conference: 7th Annual Risk EMEA, we held an in depth interview with keynote speaker Sue Kean and Ebbe Negenman into the possible implications of the industry moving away from global harmony, the price of compliance, managing regulation across multiple jurisdictions and what the future looks like.

Find our Banking Risk thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across risk and regulation. Subscribe to Risk Insights’ Financial Risk Management Blog and get the latest articles straight to your inbox.

19th April 2018

Architecture principles for Digital Transformation of Treasury & Risk Functions leveraging Knowledge Management Framework

By Kaivalya Vishnu, Director – Risk & Treasury Technology, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
12th April 2018

Timelines and introduction of FRTB with uncertainty on implementation deadline and global disparities

By Sebastien Geroult, Head of Non-Credit Stress Testing Execution, Royal Bank of Scotland and Rajiv Arora, Head of Regulatory Change, Mizuho.
12th April 2018

Incorporating economic and regulatory capital to increase efficiency and optimisation of allocation

By Steve Byron, Risk Director, Capital & Risk Appetite, Lloyds Banking Group
9th April 2018

RegChange: Streamline your regulatory change management process

6th April 2018

An agent-based model approach to balance sheet management

By Justin Lyon, CEO, Simudyne
5th April 2018

The Next Stage Real-Time Evolution is Here

By Dome Scaffidi, Senior Principal Solution Consultant, Immediate Payments, ACI Worldwide
5th April 2018

Innovation in risk management

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, Center For Financial Professionals
4th April 2018

Risk Management under Basel IV

By Hendrik Sumpf FRM, Manager and Stefan Scheutzow, Manager, Finbridge.
29th March 2018

Building a global vision of risk and reward and aligning for a more integrated approach

By Rodolphe Bocquet, CEO & Founder, Beyond Ratings
29th March 2018

The future of payments: Reviewing advances in the payment industry and staying ahead of technology advances

By Kasper Sylvest, Head of Financial Market Infrastructures, Danske Bank
28th March 2018

Reviewing the shifting focus within credit risk and the impact of new trends and regulation

By Catherine Keane, Head of Bank Country Risk, Bank of Ireland
28th March 2018

Assessing the potential disruption or collaboration opportunities FinTech entrants can bring to traditional banking models

By Michael Spitz, CEO, Main Incubator GmbH, Co Head of Blockchain/DLT Lab, Commerzbank AG
27th March 2018

Reducing the cost of clearing – A big opportunity

By Peter Walsh, Global Head of Sales, Razor Risk.
27th March 2018

Integrating TLAC and MREL into capital and funding plan

By Gilles Renaudiere, Director, Capital Products, BNP Paribas.
26th March 2018

Reviewing guidance for IRRBB and impact on the business

By Fabio Perata, Head of Section/Joint Supervisory Team Coordinator, European Central Bank 

Can your organisation contribute at our Risk EMEA Summit?

Contact us 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. Please visit www.cefpro.com/sponsorship for an outline of what we can offer, and contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 207 164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

2018 Knowledge Partner:

zeb


zeb is a leading strategy and management consultancy for financial services in Europe. Founded in early 1992, zeb has developed into a consultancy that delivers thought leadership, strategy and practical implementation support to the world’s largest financial institutions. With nearly 1,000 employees and offices in 13 European countries, we support our clients and help solve their problems with great people, deep expertise and leading technology.
zeb’s own FinTech arm delivers world leading banking and insurance digital solutions and their implementation. zeb.control is a comprehensive digital solution used by international banks and insurance companies. A recent study by KPMG comparing 15 international software vendors shows that zeb offers the globally leading software solution for reporting. For more information, please visit control.zeb.eu.

2018 Co-Sponsor:

ActiveViam


ActiveViam provide precision data analytics tools to help organisations 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 organisations 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, Hong Kong and Singapore.

d-fine


With more than 800 consultants and offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria and Switzerland, d-fine is one of the leading providers of quantitative and technical consulting services for the financial services industry in Europe. Our customer base spans banks, insurance companies, asset managers, industrial companies, energy and commodity firms, clearing houses and regulators.
Our risk management expertise, particularly in the fields of market, credit, operational and liquidity risk is borne out of decades of market experience spanning the entire process chain from solution design through to implementation. This knowledge, combined with a personal commitment and attention to detail, allows us to create high quality, cost-effective and future-proof solutions for all our clients.
Whether your challenges are strategic considerations, process design, mathematical modelling, large-scale IT implementations or real-time interfaces, d-fine is your partner to share your vision and accomplish your goals.

Finbridge


Finbridge is an independent specialised consultancy to financial services. With over 90 highly qualified consultants, Finbridge offers tailor-made implementation approaches throughout the entire process chain. Finbridge supports banks and financial services successfully in designing and implementing change processes resulting from new regulatory requirements, new innovative financial products or adjustments to business models in risk controlling, regulatory reporting, accounting, trading and settlement.

Our experience in the market for functional design, change-impact analyses, and implementation make Finbridge one of the leading risk experts in the German banking industry with a growing customer base throughout Western Europe. We work closely together with your in-house experts to derive solutions that optimise your implementation approaches whilst maintaining feasibility w.r.t. your general corporate strategy and business model.

Governor Software


With offices in Dublin, London and New York, Governor Software Ltd supports senior risk and compliance executives at financial institutions, maintain governance and oversight, through clear visualisation of their regulatory obligations and risk appetite.

Founded in 2015 by CEO Richard Pike, the Governor Software team have first-hand experience of the production and oversight of governance information within financial institutions. Empowered with this unique knowledge, Governor Software have taken a fresh approach to addressing these challenges; using visualisation technology to efficiently tackle the issues associated with governance and oversight in their entirety.

Governor Software believe the opportunity for compliance and risk professionals to make governance and oversight a more robust and effective process is significant.

Razor Risk


Since inception the Razor software framework has helped transform the way Banks, Investment Managers, Hedge Funds, Brokers, Central Clearing Counterparties and Stock Exchanges, measure, manage, control and report their risk and capital. Razor Risk Technologies is a privately held company, head quartered in London with a development centre in Sydney, Australia. We are a diverse team of risk and capital operatives who sit alongside our technology experts, having worked together for two decades, solving risk, capital and technology challenges for Front, Middle and Back Office teams covering Risk and Capital across Financial Services markets. The team brings together years of industry experience and a passion for risk and capital measurement, management, control and reporting technology to help our clients accomplish their day-to-day activities quickly and cost effectively.

Simudyne


Simudyne powers computer simulations to augment human intelligence and enable radically better decisions.

Simudyne has built tomorrow’s simulation platform, integrating realistic bottom-up models of the world with artificial intelligence, to make it easier to simulate every possible future. This technology empowers executive decision makers to work directly with intelligent agents and make radically better decisions. Our technology allows businesses to understand the past by creating realistic models of the world from the bottom up. Then, you can explore your environment by testing all possible decisions in a safe virtual environment. Finally, you decide your future by leveraging the wisdom of computational simulation. Simudyne is already in use by leading banks looking to enhance stress testing models, simulate contagion risk and for a range of other commercial and retail banking activities.

S&P Global Market Intelligence


At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence

Associate Sponsor:

BCS Consulting


At BCS Consulting we only work with clients across financial services.

Our portfolio includes a varied range of multinational and UK banks, smaller banks, asset managers, insurance firms and payment and card companies.

Across our 160+ strong team of permanent consultants, we have deep domain knowledge in Capital Markets, Retail and Corporate Banking, Risk and Finance.

For more information about us, our work and our thinking, please visit bcsconsulting.com

Beyond Ratings


Since its creation in 2014, Beyond Ratings offers innovative services for the financial sector, aimed at increasing the role of finance in the transition of economies towards sustainable trajectories. Initially specialized on the sensitivity of Sovereign solvency to energy and climate issues, this expertise has progressively expanded to Natural and Human Capital. Our mission is to transform how sovereign and country risk are perceived by accounting for the long-term drivers of change that are not being addressed in traditional analyses.

Our expertise is today integrated by more than thirty international public and private financial institutions (investment banks, pension funds, insurance companies, asset management companies, infrastructure funds, development banks) across Europe and North America. Our research helps our clients identify new investment perspectives and market opportunities and helps them put energy & climate at the heart of their long-term strategies.

Bureau Van Dijk


With information on 285 million companies worldwide, Bureau van Dijk is the resource for company data. We capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency.
Moody’s Analytics BankFocus is the definitive solution for analyzing banks. It’s a new approach to global banking data, combining renowned content from Bureau van Dijk and Moody’s Investors Service, with expertise from Moody’s Analytics. The result is a comprehensive banking database that you can use to identify, analyze and monitor banks and other financial institutions.
Research and analyze companies and banks for counterparty credit risk, portfolio analysis, regulatory reporting and anti-money laundering due diligence.
You can access:
• Financial statements, and peer analysis, for more banks than any other solution
• Comprehensive, portfolio-level views of group exposure
• Channel agnostic solutions – integrate into your workflow or use our contemporary interface and tools
We offer free consultations and free trials – get more information and register your interest at bvdinfo.com.

Credo


Credo is a niche player offering specialised ICT and modelling advice to European banks of all sizes since 2001. Based in Antwerp (BE) and Prague (CZ), Credo’s senior experts have the combined skills to set up end-to-end solutions for their customers. To this end, Credo also develops and markets its own nancial risk management platform. Credo has actively contributed to the IFRS9 programmes of 6 Belgian banks so far, on topics including ICT/data, software, modelling and governance.

Workiva


Workiva (NYSE:WK) delivers Wdesk, an intuitive cloud platform that modernizes how people work within thousands of organizations, including over 70 percent of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. Wdesk is built upon a data management engine, offering controlled collaboration, data integration, granular permissions, and a full audit trail. Wdesk helps mitigate risk, improves productivity, and gives users confidence in their data-driven decisions. For more information, visit workiva.com.

Exhibitor:

London Financial Studies


London Financial Studies – Delivering Excellence since 1997 At London Financial Studies we concentrate exclusively on capital markets. We offer individuals, teams and companies a unique and expert teaching resource that combines theoretical understanding with practical experience and equips them to operate at the highest levels of efficiency and profitability. Over the past decades LFS has become widely acclaimed as a leading training provider, as well as being recognized by the CFA Institute and GARP as providing executive education of the highest quality. LFS’s unrivalled expertise has been critical to the success of financial professionals, major financial institutions and government bodies around the globe. Our diverse range of programmes covers: • Accounting and Regulation • Credit, Equity and other Asset Classes • Fintech • Fixed Income and Inflation • Quantitative Techniques • Risk • Treasury and Investment Management For more information about our programmes visit www.Londonfs.com

2018 Media Partners:

CAIA
Fintech Finance
Fintech Weekly
Global Risk Community
ICA
Media Planet
OptionMag.fr
OTC Space
The Record

Media Partnerships

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss this further please contact casey.graves@cefpro.com on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 / +1 888 677 7007

Free Webinar

“Implications of Brexit on credit risk”

12 April | 3:30 – 4:30pm (BST)

What will be addressed?

The live webinar will take place on 28 March 2018 at 3:30pm (BST), however, if you cannot make this date, still register below and you will receive a video copy straight to your inbox after the webinar finishes.

Impact on credit risk ratings
Changes to outlook
Credit risk management framework
Resourcing challenges
Potential impacts on business sectors.
PLUS, an interactive Q&A section with the presenters.

Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts
Chief Credit Officer
Royal Bank of Scotland

 

Lucia McMonagle Headshot

Lucia McMonagle
MD, Regional Head of Credit Risk (EMEA)
BNY Mellon

Michalis

Michalis Ioannides
Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe
Canada Life

A few words from our attendees

Risk EMEA 2018 Venue

7th Annual Financial Risk & Regulation Summit

24-25 April 2018 | London

The pre-event Masterclass will take place on Monday 23 April at

Etc Venues Monument, 8 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1AE

The Main two-day Summit will take place on Tuesday 24 – Wednesday 25 April at

The Tower – A Guoman Hotel, St Katerine’s Way, London, E1W 1LD

Accommodation

To book your accommodation please call +44 (0) 800 330 8005 or email reservationsadmin.tower@guoman.co.uk

Frequently asked questions

Can I present at the Risk EMEA Summit?

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

Are there any rules on the dress code?

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

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

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

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Summit. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

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

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App

I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

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

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App

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

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of  Risk EMEA Summit 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.

Are media partnerships available for the Risk EMEA Summit?

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 tina.patchcott@cfp-events.com or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

We reward loyalty

Get up to £500 in Amazon vouchers for every friend who registers for the Risk EMEA Summit

How it works

Become a brand ambassador. If you are a Risk professional, or have a lot of contacts in this remit, you can receive up to £500 in Amazon vouchers by inviting your friends to register for Risk EMEA 2018.

      1. Apply for your custom discount code

Provide a few of your details and we create a personalised code, including a 10% discount, for you to share with your friends.

      2. Let your friends know

Spread the word, as with every colleague that successfully registers using your code you will automatically be transferred a £20 Amazon voucher.

      3. Get up to £500

Don’t stop there. You can register up to 25 colleagues to collect more Amazon vouchers.

Standard Rate

(Registrations after 13th April)

Pre-event Masterclass

23rd April

£999
Main event

24-25th April

£1,799
Pre-event Masterclass and Main event

23rd-25th April

£2,798

*All rates are subject to UK VAT

Group Bookings:

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

Should you have any questions regarding registering, please contact the Center for Financial Professionals, please contact us on +44 (0) 207 164 6582 or email info@cfp-events.com

Other ways to register:

Save time – Register by email

Simple email us your e-signature – and we will do the rest for you!

Knowledge Partner:

Co-Sponsors:

Razor-Risk-245x150
Simudyne
S&P Global Market Intelligence

Associate Sponsors:

BCS Consulting
Beyond Ratings
Bureau Van Dijk
Workiva

Exhibitor:

LFS

Can your organisation contribute at our Risk EMEA Summit?

Contact us 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. Please visit www.cefpro.com/sponsorship for an outline of what we can offer, and contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 207 164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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