6TH ANNUAL VENDOR & THIRD PARTY RISK USA

6th Annual | 7-8 October, 2021 | Virtual

COVID-19
Impacts of COVID-19 on programs and future changes to work environment

BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Maintaining resilience in a volatile operating environment

NTH PARTY
Managing outsourcing risks and ensuring security of data

ESG
Developing sustainability agendas and monitoring social inclusion

APPETITE
Managing increased appetite to outsource services and maintaining security

FINTECH
Managing fintech’s as a third party service provider

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Alpa Inamdar
Transformation Leader
AIG

Olga Baldwin

Olga Baldwin
Director, Vendor Risk Management
Sterling National Bank

Jeffry Batt

Jeffrey Batt
Cyber Insurance Practice Leader
M&T Bank

Gregory Goldstein

Gregory Goldstein
VP, Head of Third Party Risk Management
Prudential Financial

Madiha

Madiha Fatima
Director, Third Party Risk Management
Angelo Gordon

Melissa Mellen

Melissa Mellen
Head of Policy, Analytics and Vendor Strategy
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

James McPherson

James McPherson
Director & Counsel
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank

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Roxane Romulus
Director, Third Party Risk Management
Voya Financial

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Saqib Jamshed
MD, Model Risk Management
The OCC

Ken Wolckenhauer

Kenneth Wolckenhauer
VP, Vendor Management
Nordea Bank New York Branch

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9:50 Chair’s opening remarks

COVID-19 – PANEL DISCUSSION

10:00 Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on vendor and third party risk programs and future of working environments

Session details 

  • Future of working from home vs. hybrid models
    • Identifying gaps in controls and changes to work environment post COVID
  • Security controls of vendors with remote teams and use of mobile devices
    • Redefining data security in a new working environment
  • Criticality of intelligence and monitoring
  • Managing expenses vs. risk of working remotely
  • Protecting confidential data and sensitive information in a remote environment
  • Understanding vendor plans for hybrid workforces
    • Adapting contracts and controls and Impact to service, functionality and response time

Roxane Romulus, Director, Third Party Risk Management, Voya Financial
Alpa Inamdar, Transformation Leader, AIG
Alex Zuck, Managing Director – Product Strategy, KYC, Bureau van Dijk

BUSINESS APPETITE

10:35 Balancing increased appetite to outsource services whilst maintaining security and due diligence processes

Session details 

  • Appetite for faster approvals when onboarding
  • Business accepting risk as business value is justified
  • Streamlining processes to onboard critical service vendors faster
  • Categorizing vendors based on risk
  • Aligning processes with business objectives and appetite
  • Increased demand as a result of COVID-19

Gregory Goldstein, VP, Head of Third Party Risk Management, Prudential Financial 

11:05 Morning break and networking

BCM & DR – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:25 Maintaining resilience programs in a volatile environment and maintaining controls and oversight of outsourced services

Session details 

  • Managing vendors in business recovery mode
  • Understanding which vendors are able to recover from stress events
  • Approaches to analyze and assess recovery capabilities
  • Reviewing changes in expectations as a result of the pandemic
  • Regulatory drive for resiliency in critical third parties
  • Adapting programs around security events in the industry
    • Solar Winds and COVID-19 impacts
  • Unwinding changes as a result of the pandemic without damaging resiliency

Preety Tulsian, Head of TPRM, Scotiabank
Saqib Jamshed, MD, Model Risk Management, The OCC

NTH PARTY

12:00 Leveraging analytics to more effectively manage Nth party risks

Session details 

  • Managing wide ranging impacts associated with Covid-19 • Evolving to meet needs of customers and stakeholders
  • Increased dependencies on third and Nth parties
  • Acceleration of reliance and concentration
    • Utilizing internal and external vendor intelligence to push third party risk views upstream in the business decision making process
  • Enable analysis of aggregated, historical and real-time data across the organization to facilitate a holistic view of vendor risk
  • Update contract language to incorporate critical outsourcing activities and better define what is need at the subcontractor (Nth Party) level

NTH PARTY

12:30 Identifying fourth parties and beyond to track dependencies and mitigate risk of service failure

Session details 

  • Regulatory guidance on outsourcing and global variations
  • Tracking incidents like Solar Winds to understand impact on supply chain
  • Understanding supply chain and impact to services
  • Changing contract language to incorporate critical outsourcing
  • Contractual limitations to assess 4th parties
  • Identifying fourth parties and determining location domestically or internationally
    • Protecting data in the cloud or overseas to the same level as locally
  • Treatment of too big to fail vendors
    • Identifying those with systemic risks

Jeremy Resler, SVP, Director Third Party Risk Management Governance, U.S. Bank

1:00 End of day one

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9:50 Chair’s opening remarks

ESG – SOCIAL

10:00 Implementing transparency in supply chains to monitor social inclusion and regulations

Session details 

  • Social justice and inclusion agendas
  • Managing chains from an operational, governance and compliance perspective
    • Developing controls to identify a deterioration
  • Measuring ESG data, metrics and scorecard
    • Developing an industry scorecard to measure and compare
    • Demonstrating transparency and reporting
  • Monitoring for compliance with modern slavery and child labor forces
  • Identifying diversity in supply chain – availability of information

Kenneth Wolckenhauer, VP, Vendor Management, Nordea Bank New York Branch 

FINTECH

10:40 Assessing risk and managing treatment of fintech’s as a third party service provider

Session details 

  • Evaluating fintech third parties
  • Fintech’s supplying technology with bank to committing transaction
  • Developing a program for hybrid vendors
  • Monitoring fintech relationships
  • Exiting relationships with fintech’s if they are acquired
  • Managing regulatory expectations for un-regulated institutions

 

11:20 Morning break and networking

ON-SITE ASSESSMENTS – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 The future of on-site assessments: Balancing cost vs. effectiveness to satisfy on-site assessment requirements

Session details 

  • Measuring risk and satisfying due diligence
  • Investment vs. benefit of onsite assessments
  • Consortium models for onsite due diligence
  • Reliability of on-site assessment when events can change very quickly
  • Regulatory expectations for on-site reviews and assessments after COVID-19
  • Reviewing effectiveness of remote assessments

Olga Baldwin, Director, Vendor Risk Management, Sterling National Bank
Madiha Fatima, Director, Third Party Risk Management, Angelo Gordon
Michael Ciacciarelli,
Head of Third Party Risk Management, Markets Group, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

PRIVACY & CLOUD

12:20 Assessing and allocating risk in the contract for the new ‘normal’

Session details 

  • Hybrid arrangements
  • Privacy laws
  • The cloud
  • Force majeure
  • Regulatory expectations

James McPherson, Director & Counsel, Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank 

1:05 end of Congress

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Olga Baldwin

Olga Baldwin
Director, Vendor Risk Management
Sterling National Bank
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Jeffry Batt

Jeffrey Batt
Cyber Insurance Practice Leader
M&T Bank
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Michael Ciacciarelli
Head of Third Party Risk Management, Markets Group
Federal Reserve Bank of New York tbc

Biography

Olga Baldwin will be speaking at the 6th Annual Vendor and Third Party Risk USA Congress.

Biography

Jeffrey Batt will be speaking at the 6th Annual Vendor and Third Party Risk USA Congress.

Biography

Michael Ciacciarelli will be presenting at the Vendor and Third Party Risk USA Congress

Madiha

Madiha Fatima
Director, Third Party Risk Management
Angelo Gordon

Gregory Goldstein

Gregory Goldstein
VP, Head of Third Party Risk Management
Prudential Financial

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Alpa Inamdar
Transformation Leader
AIG

Biography

Madiha Fatima is a Director and Head of Third Party Risk Management where she is responsible for development of Third Party Risk Management Framework while enabling businesses to achieve their strategic objectives from utilizing vendors. She oversees the firmwide Third Party Risk Management Program including vendor cyber, technology, business continuity and data security assessments. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon, Madiha Fatima served as Head of Third Party Risk Governance & Oversight at DTCC. Madiha is a Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP). Madiha earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Financial and Capital Markets from Rutgers Business School.

Biography

Greg Goldstein is Vice President, Head of Third Party Risk Management at Prudential Insurance Company of America and he is responsible for enabling businesses and functions to achieve objectives from using third parties including improved profitability, faster time to market, competitive advantage and decreased costs by providing a framework to manage reputational, legal & regulatory, operational and information security risks. Previously, Greg was Vice President of Actuarial Internal Controls where he designed, developed and implemented a global program to increase the awareness, accountability and transparency of risks and enhance the risk and control culture.

Greg joined Prudential from Equitable, where he held numerous finance and risk management roles. He has deep insurance industry experience complimented by an extensive management consulting/public accounting background that includes Ernst & Young and Deloitte.

Greg is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Business. He is Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a member of the New York State Society of CPAs. Greg is also a Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP), Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Biography

Alpa is Head of Third Party Governance Advisory Group. Prior to this role she was head of the Americas Business Change Group within Asset Servicing, where she was responsible for the management and oversight of client implementations. She oversees the strategy and execution of cross functional transition plans for new business opportunities and high profile, complex initiatives for existing clients.

Alpa is responsible for strategic planning, organizational restructuring, client relationship management, compliance, and risk. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Alpa served as Vice President and Chief of Staff in the Regulatory and Tax Operations division at Goldman Sachs & Company. She was a global project manager for the Federal Preparedness program. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Alpa served as Cost Allocation Specialist for Societe Generale. She led various assignments at Fluor Daniel Corporation including overseeing a Nuclear Waste clean-up project costing in excess of $5 billion and the implementation of SAP system. She has a successful track record as a leader in managing complex client relationships, risk management, and transformation.

At BNY Mellon, Alpa is a chair of the IMPACT South Asian Leadership Hub. Currently Alpa sits on the board for Pratham and Ascend Leadership. Alpa is a Steering Committee Member for Shared Assessments.

Alpa is the program creator for Women Helping Women in Finance by helping young college women jumpstart their career within financial services through mentorship and exposure to the Financial Industry. She also created a program called Take 2 with the objective to increase the success for women returning to the workplace by providing them with an opportunity to explore a new career path or reacquaint themselves with new market trends or changes in their area of expertise after an extended career break.

Alpa earned a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Finance from California State University.

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Saqib Jamshed
MD, Model Risk Management
The OCC

James McPherson

James McPherson
Director & Counsel
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank

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Jeremy Resler
SVP, Director Third Party Risk Management Governance
U.S. Bank
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Biography

Saqib Jamshed currently serves as Managing Director – Model Risk Management at the Options Clearing Corporation in Chicago. He has held senior Risk Management positions at State Street Corporation and GE Capital. Saqib spent the bulk of career at the Royal Bank of Scotland where he started out as a Programmer and then moved on to become a trader on the fund derivatives desk. He earned a Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

Biography

James McPherson is Director & Counsel at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank in New York. He is a member of the Regulatory Group and his work includes reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements for the Bank, including contracts for a variety of technology and trading related services. He also participates in various steering committees related to the procurement and ongoing monitoring of the Bank’s various service providers and outsourcing initiatives, including the Bank’s Vendor Management Committee.

Biography

Jeremy has over ten years of experience and expertise in the financial services and legal sectors, and is currently a Senior Vice President and the Director of Governance in the Corporate Third Party Risk Management group at U.S. Bank. Jeremy is responsible for overseeing various teams within the enterprise TPRM Program, including quality assurance, policy and audit/exam management, fourth party risk, joint venture/strategic alliance risk, merger and acquisition operational risk, enterprise RCSA third party risk, and external risk request management. Jeremy graduated with an Economics degree from the University of Minnesota and a Juris Doctor from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN.

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Roxane Romulus
Director, Third Party Risk Management
Voya Financial
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Preety Tulsian
Head of TPRM
Scotiabank

Ken Wolckenhauer

Kenneth Wolckenhauer
VP, Vendor Management
Nordea Bank New York Branch

Biography

Admired for the ability to design 3rd party risk programs scaling to various organizational needs, Roxane Romulus is a dependable 3rd party risk management executive with a track record that outlines implementing best practices to mitigate risks, create better work processes for internal partners, and design innovative 3rd party risk management programs preventing organizational stagnation.

She strives to improve the lives of others on and off the clock by inspiring the next generation of women to follow their dreams.

While working for Voya Financial, Roxane primarily focuses on managing the Voya’s 3rd Party Risk Governance & Assessment Program, which encompassed the strategy framework fit-to-purpose and systems for studying and supervising 3rd party risk exposures. During her time here, she has led the Enterprise TPRM Business Resilience Working Group to manage offshore 3rd party risks responding to COVID, set the baseline due diligence requirements for Financial Viability, Reputational, and Country Risk, and outlined an interim and continuous monitoring approach for initiating forward-looking high-risk 3rd party financial reviews due to COVID-19.

Biography

Preety Tulsian will be speaking at the 6th Annual Vendor and Third Party Risk USA Congress.

Biography

Kenneth Wolckenhauer will be speaking at the 6th Annual Vendor and Third Party Risk USA Congress.

Alex Zuck

Alex Zuck
Managing Director – Product Strategy, KYC
Bureau van Dijk

Biography

Alex Zuck is the Managing Director responsible for product strategy and innovation for Moody’s Know Your Customer/Know Your Supplier operating unit. His core focus is on defining market strategy, developing and delivering the product roadmap and leading operational and technological transformation for the company’s risk due diligence solutions. Previously, Alex lead product development for RDC, a leading global screening technology company which Moody’s acquired in 2020. His career started in management and strategy advising global customers on corporate strategy, customer segmentation, and corporate development. Alex is a regular contributor at leading financial crime and compliance forums. 

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31st August 2021

Identifying fourth parties and beyond to track dependencies and mitigate risk of service failure

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
20th August 2021

The future of on-site assessments: Balancing cost vs. effectiveness to satisfy on-site assessment requirements

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
17th August 2021

The future of on-site assessments: Balancing cost vs. effectiveness to satisfy on-site assessment requirements

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader as an individual, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular […]
10th June 2021
Paul Huggett, Head of Partner Management, Bank of Ireland

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

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1st June 2021
Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

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21st May 2021
Nasser Fattah, Executive Advisor, System Security Integration, Former Managing Director, MUFG

Managing cyber security risks in a remote working environment internally and across supply chain

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13th May 2021
Jimi Hinchliffe, Partner, The JADEtc Partnership & NFR Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Demonstrating resilience and developing business continuity plans in light of recent volatility

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4th May 2021
Victor Lessoff

Designing and implementing an effective internal fraud detection system

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22nd April 2021
Jeremy Resler, SVP, Director, Third Party Risk Management and Governance, U.S. Bank

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

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20th April 2021
Sean Miles, Head of Risk, Motor Insurers Bureau

Regulatory developments within data privacy and monitoring transfer across borders

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20th April 2021
Chris Smigielski Model Risk Director Arvest Bank

Maintaining model risk programs and functionality in a stress environment

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2nd April 2020
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Managing COVID-19 risk

 

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Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Søren Agergaard Andersen is the Chief Risk Officer for Nordea Asset Management, the biggest asset manager in the Nordics with more than € 250bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall enterprise risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Before joining the asset management industry, Søren held leading positions within risk in banking and pension/life insurance. One of his main priorities is to define and uphold a strong and yet flexible governance and risk framework, which can support a sound overall risk culture. Søren holds a M.A. in Mathematics and Economics and a PRM certification.
Kimberley brings more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space, building brand recognition, thought-leadership and revenue-accelerating marketing programs at companies including Thomson Reuters, SAI Global, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, Practical Law Company and Compliant. As part of her role at Aravo, Kimberley develops thought leadership content designed to help third party risk professionals benchmark their programs, share best practice, elevate their conversations to the Board, and build the business case for investment in the development of their programs. Kimberley is originally from New Zealand, and has also lived and worked in London and New York. She now lives in San Francisco, and in her spare time enjoys exploring and al fresco dining with her husband and bulldog.
Louise Waite is the Supply Chain Management & Assurance Director at Lloyds Banking Group. She leads a team of 50, delivering a group-wide approach to supplier risk assessment, supplier assurance and supplier management. Louise and her team maintain an effective Supply Chain Management framework, run a Centre of Excellence for Supplier Management and conduct hundreds of assurance reviews every year. Having spent several years in the IT and Pharmaceutical industries, Louise is enjoying her return to Financial Services where she started her Procurement career.
Jean-Francois Valette is leading Global Third Party Compliance & Risk management at eBay. Jean-Francois is responsible for enhancing eBay’s legal, risk and compliance program around all third parties impacting eBay’s operations and business activities directly or indirectly. He oversees the development and management of a third-party risk management program across the business units; engaging and supporting the management of the controls functions for the company, including Business Ethics Office, Information Security, Resiliency, Compliance investigations and reporting amongst others. Prior to joining eBay, Jean-Francois worked as the Head of Operations for Volkswagen Payments and held the roles of Head of Outsourcing and Global Third Party Compliance and Risk management for PayPal. He also held different positions in the Banking & Asset Management industry, and holds his Law and Investment Management certifications, specializing in regulatory compliance and outsourcing.
Martin Townsend will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Sean Titley will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Alex is Head of Supply Chain Risk for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for ensuring that the supplier onboarding & management frameworks drive effective risk management and regulatory compliance. Alex has worked with LBG for 10 years, and has over 20 year experience in Sourcing and Supply Chain Risk.
An Alumni of De Monfort University & London Metropolitan University, Desmond is a seasoned Third-Party Risk Management Lead as well as a specialist in Supplier Relationship Management. He has worked both in the Public and Private sectors gaining foundational experience at London Underground over a 17 year career. He has also worked for Deutsche Bank, HSBC and now with Vodafone leading on Third Party Risk programme activities.Desmond is married with two children and enjoys travelling.
Daniel Cameron will be speaking at Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2021
Dilbagh is a Partner at Fintegral and leads the firm’s UK practice. He specialises in the areas of traded risk and climate risk, helping banks to enhance their analytics capabilities to better identify, quantify and manage current and emerging risks. He has over 20 years of experience in trading, risk management and quantitative modelling at banks and hedge funds, including Credit Suisse, Man AHL and Nomura. Dilbagh holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.
Vishwas has deep international FS consulting and risk management experience across Europe, US, Middle East and SE Asia.Vishwas has led complex risk transformations for G-SIBS, challenger banks and fintechs in the UK and EMEA, focusing on prudential regulation, capital and stress testing. Vishwas has also led a number of banking authorisations, fintech and Brexit applications and has experience of helping clients deliver to regulatory expectations and their internal performance targets. Vishwas also has experience in thought leadership and eminence, having led a number of conferences, speaker sessions and panel discussions with regulators and industry participants
Charis is a Risk Management generalist with 13+ years of experience in investment and retail banking. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer of SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group, where he is responsible for developing the Risk Management framework, overseeing regulatory initiatives and driving strategic projects related to risk. His interests include Fintech and innovation in Risk Management. He holds an MBA and a Master’s in Financial Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.
Stuart Burns currently has the role of Senior Technical Specialist at the PRA, working in the team reviewing and approving IRB models. He has responsibility for aspiring IRB firms. He previously ran the IRB risk weight analysis in the Annual Cyclical Scenario (ACS) stress test, challenging firms’ stressed projections and recommending capital responses. Stuart has over 20 years experience delivering credit risk, stress testing and economic capital models. This includes roles as: Head of Model Validation for S&P Europe. Head of Models for the Rainbow Business at Royal Bank of Scotland. Head of Credit Risk Methodology at Barclays Capital, where he rebuilt the team following the departure of the previous head, and managed all IRB related regulatory issues. Head of Corporate Analytics at HSBC, where he was responsible for Credit Risk Modelling and saw the bank achieve Advanced IRB status. He also introduced credit risk stress testing and economic capital. Head of Economic Capital and Model Risk Management at Standard Chartered Bank, where his responsibilities included building an offshore validation team, and coordination of stress testing across portfolios and risk types. Advanced IRB status was delivered on the strength of these areas.
Over the last 3 years, I have provided trusted advice and guidance to a variety of organisations looking to change their approach to GRC. The organisations I have worked with have often been looking to advance their approach to GRC through the use of modern, intuitive, and insightful technology. My job is to help these businesses and people with this often daunting task, and make it as seamless as possible.
Rob is responsible for New Business Sales and Account Management in EMEA. Based out of our London office, Rob helps guide organisations through the vendor evaluation process, remaining a key point of contact through the implementation process and throughout the ongoing relationship. Rob joined Riskonnect in September 2017 and has over 7 years experience in Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions helping a range or organisations from different industries including Telecommunications, Financial Services, Maritime and Infrastructure Projects, and more, evaluate, select and implement highly successful solutions.
David Cassonnet is Director of Business Development at ActiveViam, leading the creation of new solutons and use cases for the company.In his role, David ensures that the new product features developed by the company's R&D team translate into innovative and actionable use cases that deliver tangible value to the clients' business.With over twenty years of experience in financial markets, David has a double expertise in business development and solutions implementation. Previously he was Managing Director of ActiveViam in APAC where he and his consulting team were involved in several front-office and risk management projects with large local and international banks. David also held several roles at Mysis and Summit Systems.
Benjamin Westwood will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Suresh Sankaran will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
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.
Vikas Munshi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Diane Menville will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Maciej is a seasoned banking professional with 20+ years of experience ranging from financial control, credit risk management to corporate banking, derivatives and fixed income, combined with experience of regulatory topics and passion for tackling the climate transformation. He joined NatWest Markets in June 2020 where he’s primarily responsible for setting up and managing risk hub to support investment banking of NatWest Group. Before (since June 2014) he worked in ECB Banking Supervision (aka Single Supervision Mechanism – SSM) as Head of Section & Joint Supervisory Team (JST) Coordinator, responsible for consolidated supervision one of the largest banks in the Netherlands. As JST Coordinator, he led risk identification and implementation of risk-based and forward-looking Supervisory Examination Program. He took part in the start-up phase that included recruitment as well as fine-tuning of tools and processes. Prior to the ECB, Maciej worked in various roles in a number of banks: PKO Bank Polski 2008-2014 (Head of Credit Risk Assessment Department, member of Bank’s Credit Committee, Advisor to CEO), HSBC 2008 (Head of Structured Finance) and Citi in Poland and Hungary 1996-2008 (Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives Sales, Financial Control). Maciej has graduated from Warsaw School of Economics and holds a Master Degree in Banking and Finance. In 2020 he graduated from University of Edinburgh Climate Change Transformation Program. He is a speaker and panelist at conferences on risk and regulatory outlook topics.
Amit Lakhani has varied experiences in managing operational risks at organisations of all sizes. He started his career working as a consultant with Accenture where he developed and deployed multi-million dollar programmes involving compliance and risk elements, especially information security and cyber risks. Further, Amit worked at large multinational organisations in his role at KPMG driving strategic decision-making, investments and risk reduction programmes.
Cecilia Gejke will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Beate Born has 17 years of experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, Europe and Asia and has run her own consulting practice. She is currently Head of Strategic Projects at UBS Wealth Management in Zürich. Many of her 13 years at UBS she spent in Operational Risk and Capital Markets running global regulatory initiatives such as MiFID I&II as well as large initiatives such as Brexit and platform programs for Wealth Management. She is member of the leadership team of the Enterprise Data Management Council (EDMC) Women in Data Network as well as the EDMC ESG Committee. In September 2021 Beate will complete a Master’s Degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge with a focus on ESG data reporting and carbon disclosure comparability. Further Academic degrees include an MBA from Clark University, a DESS from the Sorbonne, an executive MBA from the Swiss Finance Institute and a certificate of advanced studies in Financial Market Regulation from the University of Zürich.
Andrew Barnett will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.