Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe

Reviewing evolving vendor and third party risk processes and best practices for effective management, oversight and compliance.

4th Annual

Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe

18-19 June 2019 | London

Reviewing evolving vendor and third party risk processes and best practices for effective management, oversight and compliance.

2018 Key agenda highlights

Categorising Vendors
Classifying Vendors beyond spend to assess risk critically, for bespoke oversight

Information Security
Reviewing information security and mitigating threat

Aligning Departments
Integrating a cohesive third-party framework for end-to-end governance

Business Continuity
Demonstrating secure business continuity to diminish disruptive exits and promote resilience

Board Reporting
Translating insight to the board to provide conversant action

The outlook post implementation and GDPR as BAU

Financial Viability
Measuring stability of third parties throughout life cycle and developing contingencies

Fourth Parties
Understanding and assessing extended supplier chains

Due Diligence
Undertaking comprehensive due diligence and sustaining assurance throughout contract lifecycles

2018 Speakers included:

Jarrod Glover

Jarrod Glover

Head of Procurement

Santander UK

Stuart Anderson

Stuart Anderson

Global Head of Supplier Risk


Emma Mansfield

Emma Mansfield

Head of Outsourced Risk Assurance

Bank of Ireland

Kurt Nelson

Kurt Neilson

Head of Third Party Relationship Management


Shamial Afzal

Shamial Afzal

Head of Supplier Relationships and Risk

M&G Prudential

Charles Forde

Charles Forde

Global Head of Third Party, Outsourcing & Inter-Entity Risk


Can your organisation contribute at our Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe Summit 2019?

Contact us today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Please visit for an outline of what we can offer, and contact or call us on +44 (0) 207 164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Vendor Risk Insights

Find our Vendor Risk thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across risk and regulation.

12th December 2018

Global Survey Report: Current state on conduct risk management

11th December 2018

Exploring the evolving role and scope of operational risk management in today’s dynamic landscape

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, Center for Financial Professionals
11th December 2018

Exploring the risks and responses associated with financial technology using public examples from Deutsche Bank

By Lewis Cox, Head of FinTech Risk, Deutsche Bank.
11th December 2018

Moving the first and-a-half line of defense focus to risk Identification (and back into the business)

11th December 2018

Center for Financial Professionals announces new FinTech Research and Advisory Board

Senior practitioners across the financial services industry join FinTech Advisory Board for the Global FinTech 250 Report set to be released at the X-Tech 2019 Convention […]
4th December 2018

Role of external content in operational risk assessments

26th November 2018

How trans-national money laundering affects the US financial industry

by Shawn Polonet, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, New York
20th November 2018

Beneficial ownership: Increasing transparency and ensuring compliance

by Rebecca “Becky” Schauer Robertson, EVP, Director of AML Compliance, South State Bank
20th November 2018

Balancing global regulatory requirements for fraud and AML to align practices globally

by James (Jim) Stubbs, Former Managing Director, Deputy Global Head Anti-Money Laundering, Citi
14th November 2018

Panel discussion: Utilizing FinTech infrastructure to drive process automation and support increase in digital banking structure

13th November 2018

Implementation of beneficial ownership to increase transparency and ensure compliance

by Sean O’Malley, Head of AML and Sanctions Risk Assessment, State Street
13th November 2018

The cryptocurrency eco system – a new frontier in consumer protection

by Jake van der Laan, Director, Information Technology and Regulatory Informatics and Director Enforcement, Financial and Consumer Services Commission
13th November 2018

Operational risk insights from Director, Operational Risk Management at Mizuho

9th November 2018

Global survey report: Emerging issues in third party cyber risk

31st October 2018

Core concepts supporting the risk-based approach

By James H Wistman, Head of Branch Risk & Compliance/MRLO, Santander, Abbey National Treasury Services, US Branch and Sabeena Liconte, Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer, Bank of China […]

Vendor & Third Party Risk Survey

We will be releasing the results of this survey and distributing the final report at the Vendor and Third Party Risk Europe conference

The survey is designed to help benchmark some of the key questions that can indicate the status and health of your third party risk/supplier risk/vendor risk program.

It covers some of the questions we hear most often:

· What is the typical organizational structure supporting third party risk management?
· How do you know if your program is receiving the funding it requires?
· How are third party risk professionals remunerated?
· What are the key elements of a robust program?
· How mature are programs and what are the greatest challenges facing programs today?

Please click the button below to receive a copy of the of the final report and results


Can your organisation contribute at our 4th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk Summit?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Below is an outline of what we can offer, but please contact or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

2019 Co-Sponsors


Aravo Solutions delivers award-winning, marketleading cloud-based solutions for managing third party governance, risk, compliance and performance. We help companies protect their business value and reputation by managing the risks associated with third parties and suppliers, and to build business value by ensuring that their third party relationships are optimized. Aravo TPRM for Financial Services allows firms to centralize all their third parties into a single, quickstart cloud solution for assessing risk, conducting initial and ongoing due-diligence, managing and monitoring contractual compliance and performance, and transitioning and off-boarding third parties. Providing unrivaled regulatory agility and ease-of-use, together with actionable executive reporting, Aravo supports a user base of 124,000 corporate users, managing more than 4.3 million third party users in 36 languages and 154 countries. Learn more at aravo. com


BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings. The company’s Security Rating Platform continuously analyzes vast amounts of external data on security behaviors in order to help organizations manage third party risk, benchmark performance, and assess and negotiate cyber insurance premiums.

DVV Solutions

DVV Solutions are a specialist provider of Cyber Security, Third Party Supplier Risk and Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) solutions including:
– Third Party risk management (TPRM) managed services
– Cloud-based risk assessment workflow automation
– Remote and onsite security risk assessment delivery
– Continuous monitoring and threat intelligence of suppliers
– Simplified risk assessments for small and medium-sized suppliers
– GDPR conformity assessments for Third Party data processors

As a Shared Assessments program member and recognised Assessment Firm we utilise industry-standard practices such as Standardised Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaires to perform initial supplier risk assessments, and Standardised Control Assessment (SCA) procedures for best-practice onsite audits.

We’d be pleased to hear from you and help find the most cost-effective way to develop, maintain or expand your Third Party risk management efforts.

2019 Associate Sponsor


ProcessUnity’s cloud-based solutions help organizations of all sizes automate their risk and compliance programs. Our highly configurable, easy-to-use tools significantly reduce manual administrative tasks, allowing customers to spend more time on strategic risk mitigation. As a software-as-a-service technology, ProcessUnity deploys quickly with minimal effort from customers and their IT resources. The inherent efficiency our technology delivers faster, better results, and the ability to scale governance, risk, and compliance programs over time. Learn more at

2018 Media Partner

Global Risk Community
IRTA Reg Tech International

Media Publications

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss a media partnership further please email or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582.


The Tower Hotel | St Katherine’s Way | London | E1W 1LD

Nearby Accommodation

The venue is within a hotel, however some of the other accommodations close by are as follows;

  • Novotel London Tower Bridge
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London
  • Apex City of London Hotel



The nearest tube line is Tower Hill via the Circle or District Line.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can i present at the Vendor Risk Europe 2018?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at Vendor Risk Europe 2018. For further information on this please contact or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

What is the dress code?

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

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

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

Will breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

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

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Drinks reception at the end of the day one (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App
I have colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

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

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Can my organisation be involved with Vendor Risk Europe 2018?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Vendor & Third Party Risk Europe 2018 and our wider risk professionals community.

At the event We can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact / +44 (0) 207 164 6582. Risk Insights Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information visit our sponsorship tab!

Are media partnerships available for Vendor Risk Europe 2018?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are flexible with what we can offer however we usually:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Summit website
  • Place your logo on the Summit brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Summit
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582

Pre-Agenda Rate
4th Annual Vendor Risk Europe Summit 2019
TBC June, London

Should you have any questions regarding registering, please contact the Center for Financial Professionals, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 / +1 888 677 7007 (US) or email

*All rates are subject to UK VAT*

Group Bookings:

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

Other ways to register:

Save time – Register by email

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

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