8th Annual Risk EMEA 2019

Risk EMEA 2019

8th Annual Financial Risk & Regulation Summit

 11-12 June, 2019 | London


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

A Pre-event Masterclass – Blockchain Bootcamp: Application in the financial industry

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

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

Key Topics Addressed in 2018


Innovation in Risk Management

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


Strategic Balance Sheet Management

Capital management
Stress testing
Recovery and resolution
Ring fencing
Regulatory change


Credit Risk

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

CPE Credits

CPE Credits are available for those who attended the Summit, up to 15.5

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.

12th September 2018

Embedding IFRS 9 into operating models and processes and moving towards BAU with limited disruption

 By Louis Brown, Head of Credit Risk Modelling, Investec 
12th September 2018

Ensuring relevance in scenario generation to incorporate a range of scenarios for broader outcomes

By Andrew Turvey, Head of Treasury Risk & Compliance, Clydesdale Bank
3rd September 2018
Francis Gross Interview

Review and analysis of building a digital infrastructure

By Francis Gross, Directorate General Statistics, Senior Advisor, European Central Bank
30th August 2018

Reviewing regulatory response and requirements under IFRS 9 and progress made to satisfy expectations

22nd August 2018

Managing the complexity and volume of disclosure requirements under IFRS 9 and understanding expectations

 By Simone la Fortezza, FVP Group Credit Risk Governance – IFRS 9 Program Leader, UniCredit 
21st August 2018

The evolving technology and innovation landscape

By Hugh Burden, Head of Banking, AutoRek
21st August 2018

Analysing the post implementation impacts of PSD2 and open banking, and lessons learnt

By David Ballaschk, Senior Payments Expert, Deutsche Bundesbank.
21st August 2018

Assessing the use of artificial intelligence across the industry to enhance banking practices and efficiency

By Gabriele Sabato, Co-founder and CEO, Wiserfunding.
21st August 2018

An approach for best practice in model validation

By Alexander von Felbert, Head of Risk Management/Authorised Officer, Airbus Bank.
19th July 2018

Increasing efficiency in stress testing processes annually to increase value proposition

By Richard van Tilborgh, Head of Capital Analytics, ING Group.
18th July 2018

The future of stress testing and financial markets: Reviewing requirements globally amongst economic uncertainty

By Jeff Simmons, Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi.
11th July 2018

Model risk insight from Model Risk Director, TIAA Bank

11th July 2018

Reviewing the role of the lines of defence in liquidity risk management and driving decision making

5th July 2018

Reviewing Industry best practice for reverse stress testing

By Assad Bouayoun, Senior XVA Quantitative Consultant at HSBC.
3rd July 2018

Presentation – IFRS 17: Transition and business transformation

Can your organisation contribute at our next Risk EMEA Summit in 2019?

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 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 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.


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 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 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

2018 Associate Sponsors:

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 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 (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.

2018 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:

Fintech Finance
Fintech Weekly
Global Risk Community
Media Planet
OTC Space
The Record

Media Partnerships

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at our next 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”

What will be addressed?

The live webinar took place on 28 March 2018 at 3:30pm (BST), however you can still register below and you will receive a video copy straight to your inbox.

Impact on credit risk ratings
Changes to outlook
Credit risk management framework
Resourcing challenges
Potential impacts on business sectors.

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 Ioannides
Head of Credit and Market Risk Europe
Canada Life

A few words from our attendees

Risk EMEA 2019 Venue

8th Annual Financial Risk & Regulation Summit

11-12 June, 2019 | London


The Tower Hotel- Gouman
St Katherine’s Way

Risk EMEA 2019 – Registration Rates

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

Pre-agenda rate:

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

Pre-agenda rate:

*All rates are subject to UK VAT

Other ways to register:

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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

2018 Knowledge Partner:

2018 Co-Sponsors:

S&P Global Market Intelligence

2018 Associate Sponsors:

BCS Consulting
Beyond Ratings
Bureau Van Dijk

2018 Exhibitor:


Can your organisation contribute at our next 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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