Treasury & ALM USA

TREASURY & ALM CONGRESS

TBC, 2023 | New York City

Covid-19
Impact of Covid-19 on ALM & treasury management and managing volatility moving forward

REGULATION
Overview of the regulatory landscape and convergence for holistic management

CENTRAL BANK POLICY
Future of central bank policy and impact of changes to interest rates and quantitative easing

US RECOVERY
Analyzing US and global recovery rates and the impact on treasury and ALM

Two Indivdual Workstreams

Strategic Management

LIBOR  | Interest Rates | Liquidity  | Currency Risk | ESG

Integrated Risk  | Modeling the Extremes | FRTB | Technology

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Paige Wisdom
Board Director
Morgan Stanley Bank N.A

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Jason Wang
Chief Risk Officer
Synergy Credit Union

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Mark Cabana
Head of US Rates Strategy
Bank of America

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Vineet Gumasta
Head of Balance Sheet Risk Management
Rabobank

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Charlie Peng
Head of Treasury
Bank of China

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Oliver Jakob
International Chief Risk Officer
Former MUFG

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Oskar Rogg
MD, Head of Treasury Americas
Credit Agricole

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Christian Pichlmeier
Head of Liquidity Risk Management
Deutsche Bank

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Thomas Braun
Head of CUSO Liquidity and
Funding Risk
UBS

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Fernando Carbone
Treasury & Risk Senior Specialist
Inter-American Development Bank

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Mark Benaharon
ERM: Director of Liquidity, Interest Rate, Capital Stress Testing and Strategic Risk Management
NYCB

Biography

Mark Benaharon will be presenting at Treasury & ALM.

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Mehdi Bouasria
Director Risk Product Management
Finastra

Biography

Mehdi Bouasria Joined Finastra in 2015, Currently Head of FusionRisk ARC the Finastra Banking Book Risk Solution, he is in charge of Asset & Liability Management, IFRS/CECL, Fund Transfer Pricing and Regulatory Compliance.

Mehdi has a comprehensive view on the financial industry thanks to his former experiences in Banking/Lending, Capital Market and Risk within top tier banks in Europe.

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Thomas Braun
Head of CUSO Liquidity and Funding Risk
UBS

Biography

Thomas Braun is the Head of Market and Treasury Risk for UBS Bank USA where he oversees the risk management infrastructure and risk profile across the bank’s businesses. Previously at UBS, he was head of the CUSO Liquidity and Funding Risk team, overseeing a team monitoring the complex risk profile of the UBS entities in the CUSO.

Prior to joining UBS in 2019, Thomas was Head of Liquidity Analysis at Societe Generale, where he developed the company’s liquidity and interest risk infrastructure, leading the implementation of the company’s liquidity risk framework including the firm’s liquidity stress testing covering a $200 billion sheet.

Previously, Thomas worked at Lehman Brothers within their ALM team and within AT&T Corp. Treasury, where he worked across Capital Market functions. He holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from New York University.

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Mark Cabana
Head of US Rates Strategy
Bank of America

Biography

Mark Cabana is the head of US Rates Strategy at BofA Global Research,
based in New York. In this role, he publishes research and trade
recommendations covering US short-term interest rates and macro
strategy. He also meets regularly with a broad range of clients to discuss
the firm’s views on Fed policy, interest rates, and financial regulation.
Cabana joined the firm in 2015.
Before joining BofA Securities, Mark worked as an officer in the Markets
Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He spent nearly 9 years
on the Open Markets Trading Desk which spanned the duration of the
financial crisis. While at the NY Fed, Cabana was closely involved with
the design and implementation for a number of asset purchase / QE
programs and also managed a team focused on analyzing global
macroeconomic conditions and financial markets.
Cabana earned a bachelor’s degree from Furman University and a
master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in finance and
international relations. He is a CFA charterholder.

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Fernando Carbone
Treasury & Risk Senior Specialist
Inter-American Development Bank

Biography

Fernando Carbone is a Lead Specialist in Quantitative Analytics at the Office of Risk Management of the Inter-American Development Bank. Fernando has over 20 years of experience in risk management, specializing in the application of quantitative methods in risk measurement, model validation, risk guidelines, and the design, development and implementation of risk models and systems for Bank treasury and capital market portfolios. He has led projects in quantitative risk management and is currently leading efforts to prepare internal models and systems for LIBOR Transition. Prior to joining IDB, Fernando held positions in quantitative analysis and financial engineering at Bear Stearns and Reuters America. Fernando holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the City University of New York.

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Erjun Chen
Audit Director
CIT

Biography

Erjun Chen is a director of Internal Audit Department at CIT. His responsibilities include leading an audit team auditing the interest rate risk management, liquidity risk management, capital stress testing and other Treasury functions.

Before joining CIT, Erjun worked at Ernest & Young and KPMG as a Senior Audit Manager and an Audit Manager, respectively, focusing on the financial statements audits in the banking industry. Prior to that, he worked as a Foreign Exchange trader at one of Chinese Banks.

Erjun holds MBA in Finance from Fordham University Graduate School of Business. He is a CPA licensed in New York State. He obtained a certification of Data Analytics from eCornell.

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Kevin Clarke
Executive Director, Group Regulatory & Governance
UBS

Biography

Kevin is an Executive Director within UBS’s Group Compliance Regulatory and Governance  function focusing on regulatory and supervisory developments within the US and implications for the firm’s global business activities.  Prior to joining UBS in early 2017, Kevin was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their Financial Services Risk and Regulatory practice advising foreign and domestic banking organizations on evolving regulatory requirements and supervisory expectations pertaining to Enhanced Prudential Standards, capital and liquidity risk management and stress testing, enterprise risk management and governance and resolution planning. Prior to PWC, Kevin served as an officer within the Bank Supervision function at the Board of Governors in Washington DC and the Federal Reserve Bank of NY from 1988 to 2012 in a variety of capacities ranging from CCAR stress testing, liquidity risk management, credit risk derivatives, model risk management to regulatory capital and internal capital models.

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Bill Collette
Director, Market Development
Wolters Kluwer

Biography

Bill has worked in the financial services space for over 20 years in several senior roles, specifically within Product Management for more than 10 years. Bill is focused on delivering integrated finance, risk and regulatory compliance and reporting solutions to support regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors.

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Chandra Dasari
Head of Treasury and Risk Services Consulting
Phyton Consulting

Biography

Treasury & Risk (Liquidity, ALM, Oversight) SME with over 25 years of experience. Held Executive/Head of Liquidity Risk at Big Four and Tier I/II FIs within the Treasury/Risk domains. Well rounded with extensive business facing and technological solutioning experience, and an extensive background in regulatory requirement interpretation, ALM/liquidity risk & reporting technology transformation, risk management, organizational resiliency and ongoing governance & monitoring.

Managed complex and large scale end to end liquidity and ALM initiatives at over a score of clients across a diversified portfolio of Bank and Non-Bank Financial Institutions.

Chandra is a Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA), a certified Financial Risk Manager(FRM), and holds an MBA from the GMU and M.Tech (Computers) IIT, India.

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Ashish Deccannawar
Director Liquidity Strategy & Governance
TD Bank

Biography

Ashish Deccannawar is a Senior Manager at TD Bank and leads Liquidity Strategy and Governance function for TD’s Consolidated U.S. Operations (TD Bank and TD Securities). In this role, Ashish is responsible for calibrating assumptions for End of the day and Intraday liquidity stress tests, LCR, and NSFR. Currently, he is focused on implementing and enhancing governance around FR 2052a, NSFR, and Intraday. He is also responsible for Contingency Funding Plans (CFPs), and liquidity chapters of Recovery Resolution Planning (RRP).

Ashish is an expert in Liquidity risk, and Bank’s balance sheet management functions and has over 10 years of experience in funding and liquidity risk space. Prior to his current role, he worked as a management consultant at Big four consulting firms advising Global Systemically important Banks (G-SIBs) and other domestic US banks.

Ashish has extensive experience in advising US Banks in the Liquidity Risk space. Topics of his interest include Liquidity Stress Testing, Cash Flow Projections, Fr2052a reporting, Funds Transfer Pricing (FTP), and Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR)

Ashish holds MBA from Fordham University, where he specialized in Finance & Accounting and bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Mumbai.

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Peter Dehaan
Business Director Cash & Liquidity Management
SmartStream

Biography

Peter Dehaan has many years of experience within the banking sector. Prior to joining SmartStream he was at Lloyds Bank for over 7 years managing treasury and liquidity services for various sectors in the Commercial Bank, under the Global Transaction Banking umbrella. Previous to this, he was at Citibank for almost 16 years in a number of roles covering Financial Institutions, including correspondent banking and product management within Global Transaction Services.

Peter is the Business Director for TLM Cash & Liquidity Management. Focussed on engaging with new and existing clients to explore how SmartStream’s TLM Cash & Liquidity proposition can compliment their Bank infrastructure. Partnership with Treasuries and Operations along with other significant stakeholders is key; and working with new technology innovations enables us help financial institutions to achieve improved operational efficiencies along with meeting regulatory requirements and stress testing obligations.

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Jim Devern
Sales Manager

Mirai ALM Tool

Biography

Jim began his career in treasury and ALM at several banks in his native mid-Atlantic region of the US. Over a ten year period working in the industry he served as ALCO secretary and implemented new technology, processes and IRR measurement for one of the fastest growing banks in the US at that time. He later spent more than ten years as a consultant helping banks all over the world improve their ways of looking at risk. Jim believes now is the time that technology is set to become the enabler of better outcomes.

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Don Gibson
Enterprise Financial Services and Banking Solutions

Infor

Biography

Don has 38 years of enterprise software solutions experience at Infor including Financials &  Supplier Management, Intraday Liquidity Management, Pricing and Billing, Human Capital Management, Talent Science, Customer Experience Suite, and Data and Analytics and actively helps financial services organizations meet the challenges they face. Don is a proven leader and consistently focuses on delivering successful Infor applications to exceed his customer’s expectations.

Don has a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry with strong business development professional skilled in strategy, sales, implementation, go-to-market strategy, and team building.

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Gennadiy Goldberg
US Interest Rate Strategist
TD Securities

Biography

Gennadiy Goldberg is a Director and US Rates Strategist at TD Securities, conducting research and providing market commentary on interest rates and the US economy. Gennadiy focuses on Treasuries, swaps, TIPS, supranational and agency debt, as well as green bonds. Gennadiy was ranked top five in the Federal Agency Debt Strategy category in the Institutional Investor’s All-America Fixed Income Research team surveys in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

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Michael Guglielmo
Managing Director
Darling Consulting Group

Biography

With over 30 years of experience in strategic risk management, Mike Guglielmo has provided technical and strategic consulting to a diverse group of financial institutions. Mike is also a frequent author and top-rated speaker on a variety of balance sheet and model risk management and operational risk management topics. He is the Immediate Past Chairman for the Financial Managers Society and is a faculty member for the FMS Institute.

During his tenure at DCG, Mike has served in various capacities, including director of financial analytics. In addition, he is a technical resource for the ongoing development of many of DCG’s quantitative and strategic risk management products and services. Prior to joining DCG, Mike managed the ALCO and strategic planning processes for a regional bank in the northeast. Mike is a graduate of Fairfield University with a degree in economics.

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Bertrand Hassani
Managing Partner, Group CEO
Quant AI Lab

Biography

Bertrand hold a PhD and a Habilitation in applied mathematics as well as degrees in management, economics, and finance. Bertrand still holds Academic positions in the University College London and the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Following years in the financial industry (BPCE, AON, SANTANDER, etc.) he joined the consulting industry appointed Chief Data Scientist of Capgemini and later Partner in charge of AI for Deloitte CE. In February 2021, he was appointed Group CEO of QUANT AI Lab, a company specialised in modelling-based business solutions (AI, Quantum Software, Maths, Data, etc.) he helped grew from 3 people to 100 a year later. QUANT AI Lab is now the fastest growing combined techs company in Europe.

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Lorenzo Hernández
Director
Quant AI Lab

Biography

Lorenzo Hernández is Project Director in Quantitative Risk Research since 2006 and has been Associate Consultant in QUANT AI Lab since 2020. He obtained his PhD in theoretical physics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, is FRM by GARP and Master Executive in financial risk management by MEFF Institute.

Lorenzo has more than 18 years of experience leading consulting projects for risk measurement and management, derivative pricing, audit and validation, and stress testing. He has been project director for deployment of ALM solutions, ALM system design/optimization and regulatory adaptation in several financial institutions.

He has imparted courses in interest rate and credit risk and has several publications in theoretical physics and statistics.

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Michael Huff
Senior Director, Portfolio Management, Asset Allocation & Derivatives
TIAA

Biography

Mike is a Portfolio Manager for TIAA’s $280 Billion General Account investment portfolio.  His responsibilities include portfolio management, asset allocation, derivatives/hedging strategies, currency risk management, and portfolio ALM. Mike also works with TIAA’s Treasury team on portfolio liquidity management and funding/debt management.

Before joining TIAA, Mike was Director of Investment Risk Management at Genworth Financial where he was responsible for asset/liability management, derivatives risk oversight and counterparty credit risk.  At Genworth, Mike was also a Senior Derivative Trader where he traded interest rate swaps, futures, equity options, and developed hedging strategies.  Prior to working at Genworth, Mike was at Principal Financial Group where he managed a portfolio of structured products and derivatives.

Mike holds a BS in industrial engineering from University of Michigan and an MBA in finance from University of Illinois.  He is a CFA Charterholder and a Professional Risk Manager (PRM).

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Michael Ivie
Managing Partner, Head of Financial Services Consulting
Phyton Consulting

Biography

Michael is a Managing Partner at Phyton Consulting, a specialized professional services firm that empowers data intensive businesses with subject-matter leadership and execution-focused delivery capabilities. Michael has over a decade of experience in Finance, Risk, Data Management, and Technology in both public and private sectors. His diverse background working across the enterprise and in numerous change management roles for many of the world’s leading financial institutions has helped him develop a unique perspective on how these organizations function and how to navigate a changing business, technical, and regulatory landscape.

Michael received an MS in Finance and an MBA in Risk Management & Insurance from Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. He earned a Professional Risk Manager (PRM) certification from PRMIA, Basel Compliance Professional designation from BCPA, Project Management Professional (PMP) credential from PMI, and numerous professional industry licenses and data/IT certifications.

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Oliver Jakob
International CRO
Former MUFG

Biography

Oliver is currently a Partner in the Investment Risk group at Softbank Investment Advisers. Prior to this role, Oliver held various roles In Risk Managemert over the last 25 years including as the CRO of MUFG’s non-japanese Securities business and as Global Head of Market Risk for UBS’ Investment Bank. Oliver graduated from Karlsruhe University (Germany) with a diploma in Industrial Engineering. Oliver holds a CFA designation.

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Anthony Jerkovic
Head of Data & Risk
Novo

Biography

Anthony joined Novo in 2017 as one of the first 10 global employees. In his current role as Head of Data & Risk, Anthony oversees Risk, Compliance, and Partner Bank Relationships. Anthony started working in the Fintech industry after graduating from Columbia University with a Masters of Science in Applied Analytics. Before working in fintech, Anthony served in the Australian Army, and then worked in corporate advisory with a focus on financial analysis of distressed mining assets in the Asia- Pacific region. Anthony completed an undergraduate degree majoring in Economics & Finance at the University of Western Australia.

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Jay Johnson
Assistant General & Auditor
PNC

Biography

Jay has worked in the financial service industry since 1995, serving in a variety of roles, including internal and external audit, consulting, and treasury, financial and accounting responsibilities.  He has been with BBVA USA for eleven years in the Internal Audit department, and is currently the Chief Audit Executive of BBVA USA.  Prior to becoming the Chief Audit Executive, he focused primarily on financial risks, including market, capital, and liquidity activities, and the related risk management and internal governance activities.  Prior to joining BBVA, he worked with PwC for several years, including a two year rotation in London from 2007 to 2009.  He is a Certified Professional Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

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Sophie Marnhier-Foy
Product Strategy Director
Adenza

Biography

Sophie Marnhier Foy is Adenza’s Product Strategy Director. Prior to this role, Sophie was Director of Product Management for the Calypso Risk and Margin product lines. Before joining Calypso, Ms Marnhier-Foy worked for Calyon (now Crédit Agricole CIB) in New York and Paris, working on Risk Management, and Front Office programs. Prior to Calyon, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) in Paris as a bank auditor.

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Kimy Metivier
Principal – Risk Management
Empyrean Solutions

Biography

Kimy Metivier is Principal – Risk Management at Empyrean Solutions.  Before starting this role in 2017, Kimy worked at Wolters Kluwer as a Senior Sales Engineer for over 3 years. Prior to this, Kimy worked at Wall Street Systems as a Treasury Presales Consultant for over 2 years. He also worked at SunGard (now FIS) for over 9 years, first, as a Professional Services Consultant focusing on their ALM product and then as a Technical Sales Engineer.

In his current role, Kimy accompanies Regional Sales Managers during the initial discovery call to determine the needs of potential customers, and provides technical assistance regarding performance of our ALM, DFAST and Liquidity solution.  An important aspect of Kimy’s role is to be knowledgeable about product performance, upgrades, and any changes which will affect the product, in order to convey to the Sales team and potential customers.

Kimy earned his Bachelor’s degree and his Master’s degree in Economics from Montreal University.  Kimy also earned his MBA from Laval University in Quebec City, Quebec in 2001.  Kimy holds the CFA Charter.

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Charlie Peng
SVP and Head of Treasury
Bank of China

Biography

Mr. Charlie Peng is currently a Senior Vice President and Head of Treasury at Bank of China USA, primarily responsible for managing the banking book interest rate risk, liquidity risk and funding operations, investment management and other treasury functions .

Prior to that, he was also Head of Market Risk Management at Bank of China USA, and a director in Global Risk Oversight group at American Express, mainly responsible for financial & treasury risk modelling and market risk oversight. He also worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deloitte.

He is a CFA and holds MS Computer Science from State University of New York at Binghamton, MS Economics at Fudan University and Bachelor at Nankai University in China.

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Pedro Porfirio
Global Head of Treasury, Capital Markets and Risk
Finastra

Biography

Pedro Porfirio is the Global Head of Treasury, Capital Markets and Risk at Finastra, one of the largest fintechs in the world, where he leads field and customer engagement strategy and execution. Located in London, he drives the growth of the company’s entire capital markets business line spanning treasury, capital markets and risk across the globe. Pedro’s experience includes 25 years in banking and treasury, most recently joining Finastra from Calypso Technology, where he worked as Chief Product Officer until the sale of the company. Pedro brings to Finastra and its clients a deep understanding of treasury and capital markets business spanning from sales, trading, operations, compliance and risk.

Pedro holds an Aerospace Engineering degree from ITA in Brazil and an MBA from University of Michigan. He has also held several advisory roles in the past and is currently on the board of the European Capital Markets Institute.

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Jeff Prelle
SVP Risk Analytics
BankcorpSouth

Biography

Jeff Prelle is the SVP of Risk Analytics and Head of Data Governance since joining BancorpSouth in April of 2020. Prior to joining BancorpSouth, Jeff was the head of Modeling, Model Validation, and Financial Consulting at Situs AMC and ran the legacy McGuire Solutions product service offerings. He has worked for TD Ameritrade and Moody’s Analytics leading model development, stress testing, data governance, and balance sheet management functions. He has extensive experience in enterprise risk management, compliance, quantitative analytics, artificial intelligence, balance sheet management, credit risk management, capital stress testing, and corporate planning.

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Hugo Ramirez
Operational Risk and Third-Party Risk Management Senior Audit Specialist
BBVA New York

Biography

Mr. Ramirez holds a Master Degree in Financial Engineering (2001) a Bachelor Degree in International Trade (1993) both from Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico). He carries a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (IIA), and is a Certify Regulatory Vendor Program Manager. Hugo is a graduate of the Executive Program at UT Austin McCombs School of Business, he also graduated in Leadership and Top Executive Development Programs at the Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Santa Fe (Mexico).

Joined the BBVA group in 1989 and started his auditing career at the bank on 1993 (29 years of Audit experience). Hugo carried several positions at BBVA Mexico during 17 years (e.g. Divisional Audit Subdirector, State Audit Director, Regional Audit Group-Manager and Divisional Audit Consultant).

Successively, Hugo continued his career at BBVA US in 2006 appointed as Chief Audit Executive of BBVA Bancomer USA (formerly California based Valley Bank); He later become Head of the Fraud Auditing Division at BBVA Compass (2010) -now PNC-, Chief Audit Executive at BBVA Puerto Rico (2012); after the sold of the affiliate in PR (2013,) Hugo was appointed SVP Corporate Assurance Director and went back to the US focusing in the enactment of a Three Lines of defence integrated structure for all BBVA US entities.

In 2017 Hugo become BBVA US IA Operational and Vendor Management Risk Champion as part of the IT auditing division. For the following three years Mr. Ramirez was leading audit engagements under the Agile structure as SVP Corporate Assurance Director and Agile Senior Audit Project Manager. In October of 2021, after BBVA USA was acquired by PNC, Hugo was asked to joined the new BBVA US IA team based in New York which is responsible of auditing the group of entities that BBVA S.A. (Spain) maintained in the US after the closing of the sale to PNC.

Currently Hugo is the responsible of the Risk Assessment, Planning Execution, Continuous Assesment and acts as the firs point of contact regarding all audits/projects involving Operational Risk and Third-Party Risk management in the US.

In 2013 Hugo Ramirez was the recipient of the BBVA US Pinnacle Club Award, the company’s highest employee performance honor.

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Jessica Rice
Director, Senior Data Scientist
ZM Financial Systems, a Moody’s Analytics company

Biography

Jessica Rice, Director, Senior Data Scientist, manages the Data Services group, providing responsive and thorough solutions to client questions/issues after diligent analysis. Engaged extensively in product enhancement, Rice’s experience has focused primarily on fixed income and derivatives, as well as expanding the quantitative analytics solution offering. Prior to her current position, Rice served as Director, Balance Sheet Analytics with Performance Trust Capital Partners, and also worked previously for ZM Financial Systems as Director, Consulting Services. Rice holds dual degrees from James Madison University in Quantitative Finance and Mathematics, with a minor in Economics.

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Oskar Rogg
MD, Head of Treasury Americas
Credit Agricole

Biography

Oskar Rogg is Head of Treasury, Americas for Credit Agricole CIB. He joined the bank in 2006 after stints at Ernst & Young/Cap Gemini, a fin-tech boutique and 10 years running a startup consulting firm. Oskar began his career at First Boston (now Credit Suisse) where he developed software, worked in municipal finance and traded repo and municipal GICs. He has authored 15 books and articles, including chapters on repurchase agreements in the Handbook of Fixed Income Securities and the Handbook of Treasury Securities. He is a graduate of Cornell University and holds Series 7, 63, & 24 registrations and a PMP.

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Armel Romeo Kouassi
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust Corporation

Biography

Armel R. Kouassi is a senior finance professional with broad-based experience in Banking, Fintech, AI, Asset Liability and Treasury Portfolio Modeling. His experience includes a wide range of products with assignments in several major financial institutions and a Big 4 Audit Firm. He has worked and lived in numerous locations throughout the United States, Europe & Africa. Recently Mr. Kouassi is Head of Balance Sheet and Asset Liability Modeling for Northern Trust headquartered in Chicago. Armel has shifted between entrepreneurial and senior banking roles in his career.
Armel is certified Financial Risk Professional and a member of Global Association of Risk Professional. Armel received an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, a master’s in finance from ESCP Europe, Paris, France and a master’s in statistics and economy from ENSEA Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Armel is a father of 3 girls, speaks three languages, he is passionate of economic empowerments, Arts and Music and is member of the Board of Directors of the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra. He is a board member of NewArts/12.14 Foundation in Connecticut, USA. The 12.14 Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering well-being in children by instilling grit and resilience through a character development program coupled with high-level mastery experiences. Armel is member of the Board of the Wharton Club of Africa, promoting and helping to invest in Africa.

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Steve Turner
MD
Empyrean Solutions

Biography

Steve is a Managing Director at Empyrean Solutions focused on introducing Empyrean to some of the largest, most sophisticated banks in North America, the UK, EU, and Asia-Pacific.  In this role, he leverages his experience as a successful financial services industry executive and consultant leading engagements in treasury, liquidity management, balance sheet and capital strategies, finance, regulatory risk compliance, and credit portfolio oversight.

He regularly presents and chairs industry risk conferences.  Steve has published in numerous industry journals including Bank Director, Bank Accounting and Finance, Commercial Lending Review, and American Banker.

Prior to joining Empyrean Solutions, Steve held Managing Director positions at Novantas and First Manhattan Consulting Group.  He started his career leading treasury at Shawmut National Corporation, a leading Northeast regional bank.  He has an undergraduate degree in economics from Allegheny College with honors and an MBA in finance from Tulane University.

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Tess Virmani
Associate General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Public Policy
LSTA

Biography

Tess Virmani is Associate General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Public Policy of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA).

Tess has a broad range of responsibilities at the LSTA. She leads the LSTA’s sustainable finance and ESG initiatives which seek to foster the development of sustainable lending as well as promote greater ESG disclosure in the loan markets. In addition, Tess engages in the LSTA’s policy initiatives, including market advocacy and spearheading industry solutions to market developments, such as the transition to replacement benchmarks. Tess focuses on maintaining and augmenting the LSTA’s extensive suite of documentation, which includes templates, market standards, and market and regulatory guidance. Finally, she is involved in the development and presentation of the LSTA’s robust education programs.

Prior to joining the LSTA, Tess practiced as a finance attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York. She received a B.S. in International Politics from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. She is admitted as an attorney in New York. Tess is an FSA Level II Candidate.

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Jason Wang
CRO
Synergy Credit Union

Biography

Jason Wang, CFA, is Chief Risk Officer at Synergy Credit Union, the fourth largest credit union in Saskatchewan, Canada. He also sits on the advisory board of Marble Financial, a Vancouver-based fintech. In the past two decades, Jason has had extensive risk management, analytics and compliance experience spanning across organizations in the banking industry, including Citigroup, American Express, and TransUnion. Jason has been frequently interviewed by major media outlets including Bloomberg, CBC, CTV, etc. Jason received his Master of Business Administration from New York University. In addition, Jason is a CFA charterholder.

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Allen Whipple
Founder and Managing Director
ActiveViam

Biography

Allen Whipple is Managing Director and one of the founders of ActiveViam. In his current role, he is focused on expanding ActiveViam’s channel partners, including OEMs, Value Added Resellers (VARs) and integrated software vendors (ISVs). By joining forces with partners, Allen ensures that ActiveViam expands its offering within an ecosystem of integrated solutions to better address customer needs.

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Paige Wisdom
Board Director
Morgan Stanley Bank N.A

Biography

Paige Wisdom is a strategic executive with deep expertise in finance, risk management and capital markets at Fortune 500 financial institutions and private equity and venture capital-backed FinTech start-ups.  She has a track record of leading high performing teams through extensive M&A, financial market and large-scale transformation.  She is recognized as a results-oriented leader focused on leveraging data-driven analytics and creating an inclusive culture for talent development.

Paige currently serves on the board of Morgan Stanley Bank N.A. and Morgan Stanley Private Bank.  She currently is a member of both the Risk and Audit Committees.

For the past five years, Paige has been the CFO of non-bank, early-stage financial services companies owned by venture capital and private equity, including Exeter Finance, Renovate America, and Southern Management.

During the 2008 financial crisis, Paige took on the important role of Chief Enterprise Risk Officer at Freddie Mac where she was responsible for the management of credit, market, model, and operational risk as well as building the risk framework and governance for the $2 trillion company.

Paige holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in math and computer science from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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13th September 2021

Overview of the regulatory landscape and convergence for holistic management

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16th August 2021

Analyzing US and global recovery rates and the impact on treasury and ALM

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16th June 2021

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

2nd July 2020

Assessing the impacts and consequences of LIBOR transition including timelines, reference rates and the path forward

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro 
29th August 2019
Top 3 Investment Priorities

Top 3 investment priorities according to FinTech Leaders 2019 Report

20th August 2019

Reviewing the latest trends and challenges surrounding LIBOR transition and the adoption of alternative reference rates

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro
29th July 2019

Liquidity assumptions: Qualitative approaches

By Joe Peedikayil, SVP, Liquidity/Credit/Capital-Qualitative Model Validation, Wells Fargo
24th July 2019

Interest rates: How firms can sufficiently plan and prepare for multiple outcomes

By Yuhong Liu, Director, BNP Paribas
19th July 2019

Liquidity risk: Maintaining balance sheet stability and risk appetite

By Armel R. Kouassi, Head of Balance Sheet Modeling, Northern Trust

 

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We create and deliver market-leading solutions to help you optimize investment, unlock value and drive growth. Our end-to-end trading, treasury, risk management and regulatory compliance solutions enable financial institutions to consolidate and streamline their operations. We serve global, central and regional banks, broker-dealers, insurers, asset managers, pension funds, hedge funds, stock exchanges and clearing houses, securities services providers and corporates. Our targeted solutions and services are powered by exceptional people driving innovation at scale.

 

Darling Consulting Group is a leading provider of risk management consulting and strategic advisory services to the banking industry. DCG’s services include independent strategic ALM consulting, model risk management and validation, education, and decision-making support tools. With over 40 years of experience, our expert strategic advice is tailored specifically to each institution’s profile and risk tolerances.

 

Empyrean Solutions is a provider of advanced balance sheet management software. Our flagship offering, Empyrean ALM, is meeting the demands of the most sophisticated balance sheet managers as demonstrated by the rapid growth of our installed base with increasingly larger and complex financial institutions. Its single cashflow engine drives Empyrean ALM and all the related balance sheet management modules—FTP, Deposit Analytics, Liquidity Stress, and Credit. It is an intuitive, flexible, fast, and comprehensive asset/liability management solution.

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Infor is a global leader in business cloud software products for companies in industry specific markets. Infor builds complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploys technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily into existing systems. Over 67,000 organizations worldwide rely on Infor to help overcome market disruptions and achieve business-wide digital transformation. Discover more about Infor: www.infor.com/about.

MAT is a new generation ALM tool that leans on state-of-the-art technologies with the goal of evolving the balance sheet management to a new paradigm. MAT is not just a calculation engine, it engloves the three components of a traditional architecture – Data loading, calculation engine and advanced reporting – allowing the user to devote more time in analyzing the data instead of its generation. MAT is not just a management tool, it has been developed in order to cover both the management and regulatory requirements for interest rate risk and liquidity risk.
Because of the technologies involved, MAT is able to load and compute the data at the contract level. It incorporates an advanced set of dynamic reports ready for use as Repricing Gap, Sensitivity Analysis for NII and MVE, Survival Horizon and Liquidity Gap, LCR, NSFR among others but also to create as many reports as the user wants through a powerful web reporting design.
MAT is a tool that offers some innovative functionalities such as: ALCO simulations, self-calibrated new business, manual entries module, MAT is available on mobile devices, cloud solution, data analytics module, etc.

MAT, rethinking the ALM.

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SmartStream is a recognised leader in financial transaction management solutions that enable firms to improve operational control, reduce costs, build new revenue streams, mitigate risk and comply accurately with the regulators.
By helping its customers through their transformative digital strategies, SmartStream provides a range of solutions for the transaction lifecycle with AI and machine learning technologies embedded – which can be deployed in the cloud or as managed services.

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Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is a market leader in the provision of integrated finance, risk and regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors. Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax and accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge and specialized technology and services.

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

ZM Financial Systems, a Moody’s Analytics Company, believes financial institutions must have access to stronger analytics to perform confidently in an uncertain world. From securities and fixed-income analytics, credit-adjusted ALM and liquidity to risk management, budgeting and funds transfer pricing, our models allow you to analyze potential outcomes for many different scenarios…and sleep better at night knowing you have defendable decisions. Discover why more than 2,000 institutions have implemented our integrated systems to neutralize the effects of economic uncertainty.

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Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Søren Agergaard Andersen is the Chief Risk Officer for Nordea Asset Management, the biggest asset manager in the Nordics with more than € 250bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall enterprise risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Before joining the asset management industry, Søren held leading positions within risk in banking and pension/life insurance. One of his main priorities is to define and uphold a strong and yet flexible governance and risk framework, which can support a sound overall risk culture. Søren holds a M.A. in Mathematics and Economics and a PRM certification.
Kimberley brings more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space, building brand recognition, thought-leadership and revenue-accelerating marketing programs at companies including Thomson Reuters, SAI Global, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, Practical Law Company and Compliant. As part of her role at Aravo, Kimberley develops thought leadership content designed to help third party risk professionals benchmark their programs, share best practice, elevate their conversations to the Board, and build the business case for investment in the development of their programs. Kimberley is originally from New Zealand, and has also lived and worked in London and New York. She now lives in San Francisco, and in her spare time enjoys exploring and al fresco dining with her husband and bulldog.
Louise Waite is the Supply Chain Management & Assurance Director at Lloyds Banking Group. She leads a team of 50, delivering a group-wide approach to supplier risk assessment, supplier assurance and supplier management. Louise and her team maintain an effective Supply Chain Management framework, run a Centre of Excellence for Supplier Management and conduct hundreds of assurance reviews every year. Having spent several years in the IT and Pharmaceutical industries, Louise is enjoying her return to Financial Services where she started her Procurement career.
Jean-Francois Valette is leading Global Third Party Compliance & Risk management at eBay. Jean-Francois is responsible for enhancing eBay’s legal, risk and compliance program around all third parties impacting eBay’s operations and business activities directly or indirectly. He oversees the development and management of a third-party risk management program across the business units; engaging and supporting the management of the controls functions for the company, including Business Ethics Office, Information Security, Resiliency, Compliance investigations and reporting amongst others. Prior to joining eBay, Jean-Francois worked as the Head of Operations for Volkswagen Payments and held the roles of Head of Outsourcing and Global Third Party Compliance and Risk management for PayPal. He also held different positions in the Banking & Asset Management industry, and holds his Law and Investment Management certifications, specializing in regulatory compliance and outsourcing.
Martin Townsend will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
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Alex is Head of Supply Chain Risk for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for ensuring that the supplier onboarding & management frameworks drive effective risk management and regulatory compliance. Alex has worked with LBG for 10 years, and has over 20 year experience in Sourcing and Supply Chain Risk.
An Alumni of De Monfort University & London Metropolitan University, Desmond is a seasoned Third-Party Risk Management Lead as well as a specialist in Supplier Relationship Management. He has worked both in the Public and Private sectors gaining foundational experience at London Underground over a 17 year career. He has also worked for Deutsche Bank, HSBC and now with Vodafone leading on Third Party Risk programme activities.Desmond is married with two children and enjoys travelling.
Daniel Cameron will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Dilbagh is a Partner at Fintegral and leads the firm’s UK practice. He specialises in the areas of traded risk and climate risk, helping banks to enhance their analytics capabilities to better identify, quantify and manage current and emerging risks. He has over 20 years of experience in trading, risk management and quantitative modelling at banks and hedge funds, including Credit Suisse, Man AHL and Nomura. Dilbagh holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.
Vishwas has deep international FS consulting and risk management experience across Europe, US, Middle East and SE Asia.Vishwas has led complex risk transformations for G-SIBS, challenger banks and fintechs in the UK and EMEA, focusing on prudential regulation, capital and stress testing. Vishwas has also led a number of banking authorisations, fintech and Brexit applications and has experience of helping clients deliver to regulatory expectations and their internal performance targets. Vishwas also has experience in thought leadership and eminence, having led a number of conferences, speaker sessions and panel discussions with regulators and industry participants
Charis is a Risk Management generalist with 13+ years of experience in investment and retail banking. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer of SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group, where he is responsible for developing the Risk Management framework, overseeing regulatory initiatives and driving strategic projects related to risk. His interests include Fintech and innovation in Risk Management. He holds an MBA and a Master’s in Financial Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.
Stuart Burns currently has the role of Senior Technical Specialist at the PRA, working in the team reviewing and approving IRB models. He has responsibility for aspiring IRB firms. He previously ran the IRB risk weight analysis in the Annual Cyclical Scenario (ACS) stress test, challenging firms’ stressed projections and recommending capital responses. Stuart has over 20 years experience delivering credit risk, stress testing and economic capital models. This includes roles as: Head of Model Validation for S&P Europe. Head of Models for the Rainbow Business at Royal Bank of Scotland. Head of Credit Risk Methodology at Barclays Capital, where he rebuilt the team following the departure of the previous head, and managed all IRB related regulatory issues. Head of Corporate Analytics at HSBC, where he was responsible for Credit Risk Modelling and saw the bank achieve Advanced IRB status. He also introduced credit risk stress testing and economic capital. Head of Economic Capital and Model Risk Management at Standard Chartered Bank, where his responsibilities included building an offshore validation team, and coordination of stress testing across portfolios and risk types. Advanced IRB status was delivered on the strength of these areas.
Over the last 3 years, I have provided trusted advice and guidance to a variety of organisations looking to change their approach to GRC. The organisations I have worked with have often been looking to advance their approach to GRC through the use of modern, intuitive, and insightful technology. My job is to help these businesses and people with this often daunting task, and make it as seamless as possible.
Rob is responsible for New Business Sales and Account Management in EMEA. Based out of our London office, Rob helps guide organisations through the vendor evaluation process, remaining a key point of contact through the implementation process and throughout the ongoing relationship. Rob joined Riskonnect in September 2017 and has over 7 years experience in Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions helping a range or organisations from different industries including Telecommunications, Financial Services, Maritime and Infrastructure Projects, and more, evaluate, select and implement highly successful solutions.
David Cassonnet is Director of Business Development at ActiveViam, leading the creation of new solutons and use cases for the company.In his role, David ensures that the new product features developed by the company's R&D team translate into innovative and actionable use cases that deliver tangible value to the clients' business.With over twenty years of experience in financial markets, David has a double expertise in business development and solutions implementation. Previously he was Managing Director of ActiveViam in APAC where he and his consulting team were involved in several front-office and risk management projects with large local and international banks. David also held several roles at Mysis and Summit Systems.
Benjamin Westwood will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Suresh Sankaran will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Nigel Milbank is a Cambridge University graduate and Chartered Accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. Nigel has held audit positions in Schroders and Credit Suisse as an Audit Director, following which he helped set up the Operational risk function and Product Control global assurance at Credit Suisse.Nigel was Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Santander UK from 2006 to 2011 and joined RBS in 2012 to run the Group ICAAP function. He has held various stress testing delivery and improvement roles at RBS/ Natwest Group and since 2020 has been Programme Manager on the Climate Programme building climate stress capability and embedding climate financial risk management.
Alistair McLeod will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Melissa Longmore will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Libor Krkoska will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Pradyumna specializes in Market Risk and Counterparty Risk with experience spanning both the Front Office and Risk Management functions at two of the largest global investment banks. In his current multi-dimensional role he is the market risk manager for JPM’s differential discounting desk, the banking book loan portfolio and also is the head of CVA stress testing. He is also involved in developing a climate risk management framework for JPM’s trading book. Outside of work, he is a bit of a musician and is working on his first album.
Jérôme Henry is Principal Adviser at the ECB, in the financial stability area. He led Quality Assurance for SSM stress tests and was a BIS fellow. Originally from the Banque de France, Mr Henry started at the ECB leading its modelling team and thereafter its projection exercise. Mr Henry has a number of research publications, eg the ECB STAMP€ e-book. An ENSAE graduate, he holds an Economics PhD and a History BA from Paris Sorbonne.
Per Hansson is a Director and Head of CCR Exposure Management within Credit Risk Management at Deutsche Bank, responsible for the bank’s IMM and pre-deal exposure models for counterparty credit risk. Per is additionally responsible for capital planning and the bank’s Pillar 2 capital model for credit risk. Previously, Per worked in Market Risk Management for Credit Trading and CVA at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan and was also a risk manager in JP Morgan’s prime finance business. Per has an MSc in Engineering Physics from Lund University, Sweden.
Atanas Dimov will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ashish Bansal, a certified Chartered Accountant from India, is the Head of Finance & Regulatory Reporting in Union Bank of India (UK) Limited. In his 8 years of industry know-how, his range of experiences span from application of operational aspect of conventions at grassroot, to administering and formulating policy blueprints at the executive stratum. His in-depth technical understanding of banking products and demonstrated cognizance of RBI’s as well as Bank of England’s regulatory governance, adds to his industry’s proficiency.
Yingbo Bai currently heads up the global valuation methodologies team at UBS, where he is also a D&I ambassador . Previously, he worked in a number of quantitative roles at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan, after starting his career at CICC. Yingbo graduated from Oxford University with MSc in Mathematical Finance and London Business School with Masters in Finance, with undergraduate at Tsinghua University.
Sean Titley will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Member of the Fraud Leadership Team across Natwest for 5 years; previous fraud prevention responsibilities have covered various products, customer journeys and fraud typologies. Currently accountable for the overall prevention and strategy of First Party Fraud (covering onbook, mules and application fraud)Previous roles include Operations Manager for Debt Management and Head of Customer Experience for Ulster Bank.
Praveen Singh will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Gary Savill is Head of Enterprise Risk for Saga Group and has over 12 years of extensive risk management expertise, working previously in general and medical insurance for AXA UK for 10 years and as Deputy Head of Operations for Sanlam Investment Management for 4 years. Gary is a Chartered Management Accountant, qualifying whilst working for Nestle UK and is also a Specialist member of the IRM and member of the Institute of Management.
Alex Rothwell will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Andrea Pozzi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ozgur Ozel will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.