Vendor USA 2021 Draft Working

10th ANNUAL RISK EMEA 2021

21-22 September, 2021 | London

Keynote Sessions

COVID-19
Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on risks and controls with lessons learnt

Profitability & Business Strategy
Addressing profitability in the aftermath of the pandemic and a rapid change to risk

ESG
Discussing regulatory expectations and preparations for integration of ESG agendas

Emerging Risks
Reviewing the integration of risk management with emerging themes

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TOPICS ADDRESSED FOR 2021


Digitalization | Automation | AI & Machine Learning | Fintech | Cloud | Data | Change Management | Future of Risk | Digital Finance | ESG | Digital Currency | COVID-19 | Holistic Risk Management

Plus much more…

NON-FINANCIAL RISK
Operational Resilience | COVID-19 | ESG & Climate Risk | Cyber Risk | External Cyber Risk | TPRM | Fraud | APP Fraud | Remote Working | RCSA | Sustainable Business | Operational Risk

Plus much more…

Financial Risk
Government Stimulus | Credit Risk | Debt Markets | Interest Rate Risk | Inflation | Stress Testing | Climate Change | Green Finance | Intraday Risk Management | Financial Resilience | FTP | LIBOR

Plus much more…

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Wei She

Wei Shi
Chief Risk Officer
Bank of China

Fabrice Brossart

Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Carole Avis

Carole Avis
Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance
Legal & General

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Chief Risk Officer
MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

David Glendinning

David Glendinning
Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK
Société Générale

Jeremy Arnold

Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

ebbe negenman

Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Knab

Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
GIB Asset Management

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DAY ONE | 21 SEPTEMBER 2021

08:00 Breakfast and registration | 08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

COVID-19 – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 and leveraging lessons learnt as we move forward

Session details 

  • Understanding resilience to COVID-19
  • Developing sustainable control frameworks in a remote or hybrid work environment
  • Impact on risk and controls
  • Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic
  • Understanding impact of COVID-19 on business
  • Impact on the economy

Jeremy Arnold, Chief Risk Officer, NatWest Markets
Fabrice Brossart, Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International, AIG
Soren Agergaard Andersen, Chief Risk Officer, Nordea Asset Management
Michael Sparks, Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services, BNY Mellon

PROFITABILITY & BUSINESS STRATEGY

9:45 Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic

Session details 

  • Changing business models to keep ahead
  • Leveraging digitalization to serve a wider market
  • Viewing risk holistically
  • Advancing frameworks in line with rapid change to risk
  • What is the future of solvency and profitability in the finance industry

Jeff SimmonsChief Risk Officer, MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking


DIGITALIZATION

10:50 Managing increased demand for digitalization in the wake of COVID-19

Session details 

  • Managing customer expectations
  • Developing mobile services and maintaining access to services
  • Managing a base of clients who are not technology literate
  • Leveraging digitalization to access diverse markets
  • Improving customer experience through automated tasks

Terri Duhon, Chair of the Board, Morgan Stanley

 AI & MACHINE LEARNING

11:30 Leveraging the power of predictive modeling technology and defining uses and potential

Session details 

  • Impact of AI and machine learning on risk management
  • Use of machine learning in Market Risk Management
  • Prediction of full revaluation based stress computation

Sunil Verma, Head of Market Risk Stress Testing Methodology, UBS


OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

10:50 Regulatory expectations and implementation strategies for operational resilience

Session details 

  • Post PRA and FCA Supervisory Statements review on OpRes
  • Operational Resilience programmes implementation strategies based on Supervisory statements
  • Alignment between Operational Risk and Operational Resilience
  • War stories from the command centre
  • Varying routes to success across institutions
  • Governance structures and processes
  • Demonstrating full oversight and understanding of internal and outsourced risks

Amit Lakhani, Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB, BNP Paribas

 OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE CONTINUED

11:30 The role of operational resilience in a pandemic scenario

Session details 

  • Impact of COVID-19 to resilience
  • Mapping resources with important business services
  • Setting impact tolerances
  • Mapping tolerances and designing scenarios
  • Management of severe shock
  • Capturing consequential impacts on risk appetite

Ozgur Ozel, EMEA Head Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley


GOVERNMENT STIMULUS

10:50 Discussing the role of government policies post crisis

Session details 

  • Assessing the recovery path post COVID-19
  • Recalling policy steps taken and implications of exits
  • Taking a forward looking approach for vulnerabilities for financial stability
  • Detailing channels through which banks are impacted and to what extent

Jerome Henry, Principal Advisor, ECB

 CREDIT RISK

11:30 Gaining a true view of credit risks and identifying non-performing products amidst continued volatility

Session details 

  • Economy disruption impact on risk profiles
  • Developing forward looking business models in a continued economically disruptive environment
  • Investment opportunities with increased debt
  • Impact of COVID-19 on non-performing exposures and non-performing loans
  • Identifying viable business models post-COVID-19

Atanas Dimov, Head of Credit Risk & Real Asset Investment Risk, Aviva Investors

12:10 Lunch break and luncheon roundtable discussions

 

MACHINE LEARNING

1:10 Discussing Machine Learning in ALM

Session details 

  • Machine learning in Financial Risks: understanding the process of learning in the required context of ALM, liquidity and interest risk.
  • Blackbox vs Whitebox: downside and upside of the tools available of ML in finance.
  • How to leverage Machine Learning for ALM: tools for pattern research in ALM, substitution of current models or enhancement of current processes.
  • Use practical case using python: direct application with scripting to interest risk or liquidity risk.

Sergio Cardona, Head of Quantitative Developers, Mirai Advisory

 FINTECH – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 Leveraging the power of fintech to advance digitalization planning and product offerings

Session details 

  • Impact of Brexit on regional branches and services
  • Post-COVID-19 digitalization
  • Impact of government stimulus on small businesses
  • Getting Fintechs to understand regulatory requirements and scrutiny
  • Oversight of concentration risks
  • Increased pressure for Fintech adoption

Maurice Lisa, Head of Digital Channels, Intesa Sanpaolo
Stephane Malrait, Head of Market Structure and Innovation, ING Bank NV

 

COVID-19

1:10 Developing effective controls to manage changes to working environment

Session details 

  • Increased vendor risk with employees working from home
  • Outsourcing key activities and dependencies on vendors
  • Increased operational risk as an indirect impact from the pandemic
  • Lessons learned throughout the pandemic for future best practice
  • Business continuity and disaster recovery effectiveness

Gary Savill, Head of Enterprise Risk, SAGA

 ESG & CLIMATE RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 Non-financial risk considerations for ESG & climate risk: Understanding exposure and impact to strategy

Session details 

  • Expectations to manage risk of climate change
  • Heightened focus on ESG and sustainable finance
  • Long term zero emission commitments
  • Climate related risk and self-assessment
  • Gap analysis against regulatory requirements
  • Incorporating into business strategy

Cecilia Gejke, Chief Risk Officer, East-West United Bank S.A.
Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Risk, NatWest Markets
Diane Menville, Executive Director, Head of ESG, Scope
Ozgur Ozel, EMEA Head Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Beate Born, Head of Strategic Projects UBS Wealth Management, Executive Director, UBS AG

 

DEBT MARKETS

1:10 Reviewing market trends and treatment of debt across markets and geographies

Session details 

  • Impact of interest rate changes on inflation
  • Impact of inflation to national finances
  • Cost of debt service
  • Term structure of government debt
  • Debt financing and lending considerations
    • Greensill case study
  • Liquidity of debt markets
  • Impact of high frequency trading on liquidity

 INTEREST RATE RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

1:50 System capability and robustness to manage negative interest rates and impact on inflation

Session details 

  • Impact of negative rates on ALM
  • Systems offering negative interest rate capabilities and scenarios
  • Rate forecasting techniques from regulators do not include negative rates
  • Impact to behavioural models
  • Preparing now for future changes to mitigate risks

Yingbo Bai, Head of Valuation Methodologies, UBS
Ashish Bansal, Head of Finance and Regulatory Reporting, Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd

2:40 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

 

CLOUD

3:10 Moving risk management applications and data to the cloud

Session details 

  • Balancing risk and benefits
  • Opportunities of leveraging cloud
  • Developing a centralized data lake across teams
  • Leveraging AI and big data services on the cloud
    • Predictions for risk management
  • Cloud and technology transformation
  • Managing concentration risks with over reliance on small number of players

Angela Johnson de Wet, Head of Tech Change and Cloud Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

 DATA

3:50 Aligning data standards across the industry to leverage predictive modeling

Session details 

  • Predictive modeling with historic data
  • Accounting for increased technology related events
  • Getting a better result from scenarios to be more forward looking
  • Estimating probability and amount for certain risk types
  • Obtaining and using data in a compliant way

 HOLISTIC RISK MANAGEMENT

4:30 Developing a front to back holistic view of risk for advanced oversight

Session details 

  • Removing a siloed view
  • Leveraging opportunities of a holistic view in business
  • Strategic approach to risk management
  • Understanding the interconnected nature of risk
  • Data and infrastructure requirements to provide a holistic view

Katrina-May Kwan, EMEA Head of Risk Governance, Wells Fargo

 

CYBER RISK

3:10 Reviewing changes to the cyber threat landscape with changes to working environment

Session details 

  • Increased external threats
  • Increased exposure with remote working
  • Cyber resilience
  • Impact to losses throughout the pandemic
  • Increased ransom attacks
  • Increasing prevention techniques in line with increased vulnerability
  • Forward looking metrics for cyber risk
  • Producing dynamic indicators and metrics
  • Setting risk appetite for cyber risk

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

 EXTERNAL CYBER RISKS

3:50 Managing increased cyber risks from external parties and ensuring supply chain security

Session details 

  • Solar winds case study
  • Cyber security across outsourced parties
  • Concentration risk and potential systemic impacts

Praveen Singh, Director of Technology Risk, ICBC Standard Bank

 TPRM

4:30 Managing increased regulatory pressure for effective oversight and control of outsourced activities

Session details 

  • Mapping software and dependencies
  • Understanding interlinks and flow of systems
  • Establishing a secure environment
  • Compliance for rapidly evolving digital services
  • Day to day oversight and controls

 

INFLATION

3:10 Planning for inflation and balancing the risk across investment and portfolios

Session details 

  • Central bank intervention
  • Moving to long term average target
  • Compensation for inflation risk

Melissa Longmore, Head of Group Market and Liquidity Risk, Bank of Ireland

 STRESS TESTING

3:50 Regulatory expectations of stress testing and impact of COVID-19 on future scenarios

Session details 

  • Regulatory requirements across jurisdictions: EBA and PRA
  • Leveraging scenario analysis
  • Climate change stress
  • New regulatory requirements post-Brexit
  • Building an integrated system
  • Understanding sensitivities and dependencies across risk types
  • Disparities in regulatory stress testing agendas
  • ECB reinvention of strategy and approach

 CLIMATE CHANGE

4:30 Developing a framework for climate change risk and scenario to understand future impacts

Session details 

  • Impact on financial assets
  • Impact of climate change risk on the trading book
  • Financing green companies
  • Impact of transition risks over time on loans and companies
  • Credit risk exposure to non-green companies
  • Scenario analysis of shocks to markets

Benjamin Westwood, Senior Manager, Bank of England

5:10 Chairs’ closing remarks | 5:20 End of day one and networking drinks reception 

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DAY TWO | 22 SEPTEMBER 2021

08:00 Breakfast and registration | 08:50 Chair’s opening remarks

ESG – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Reviewing ESG regulatory agendas and leveraging change as a business strategy

Session details 

  • Transforming into a carbon zero environment
  • Reporting and assessments
  • Understanding disparities in rating agencies
  • Preparation across the market for integration
  • Managing scale and expectation of changes
  • Developing measurable requirements
  • Benchmark methodologies and scenarios

David GlendinningChief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK, Société Générale
Ebbe Negenman, Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Knab
Sophie Dupre-Echeverria, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, GIB Asset Management

EMERGING RISKS

9:50 An integrated risk management approach towards emerging risks

Session details 

  • Linkage between emerging matters (e.g. climate-related financial risks, Operational Resilience) and existing risk management framework
  • Enterprise-level design and Board-level support to drive effective integration
  • Leverage the existing governance structure and speciality risk management capability
  • An collective, integrated and coordinated effort amongst relevant risk disciplines to provide support and to develop a holistic / thematic profile

Wei Shi, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of China

10:30 Morning refreshment break and networking


CHANGE MANAGEMENT

11:00 Implementing transformation projects with change management processes to understand full risk

Session details 

  • Managing large scale projects
  • Incorporating a complete view of risk across project implementation
  • Risk assessment on large scale projects
  • Demonstrating to the regulators
  • Increased risk of interconnected systems
  • Gaining better visibility of data across teams
  • Maturity model for transformation

 FUTURE OF RISK – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Future of the chief risk office: Developing robust practices with increased digitalization

Session details 

  • Full migration to the cloud
  • Centralizing data to run predictions and alerts
  • Developing predictive risk management practices
  • Developing robust data models
  • Developing modern architecture and data models
  • Ensuring agility in a changing environment
  • Staying a step ahead of the business to manage risk
  • Skillsets of the risk manager

 

Carole Avis, Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance, Legal & General
Leanne Bridges, Head of Risk Center of Excellence, Nationwide
Charis Papanastasiou, Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cypres) Ltd, Sberbank Group


SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS

11:00 Modeling for a sustainable business to future proof against market innovation

Session details 

  • Building business models that are resilient and withstanding of change
  • Identifying sustainable industries
  • Reliance on historic data to make business decisions
  • Where are the next big opportunities?

 FRAUD – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Reviewing the fraud landscape with increase in threats and techniques

Session details 

  • RUSI report: Fraud reached levels to become a national threat to security
  • Increase in fraudulent attempts directly to customers
  • Increased risk of internal fraud
  • Balancing efficiency and fraud
    • Increase in contactless payment amounts
  • How endemic is fraud becoming in the system?
  • Are we moving towards a more centralized approach to fraud?
  • Convergence of fraud and cyber risks

Alex Rothwell, Detective Chief Superintendent, City of London Police
Andrew Barnett, Head of Fraud Management, Nordea
Jeremy Strong, Senior Lead, Fraud Control, NatWest


CLIMATE RISK

11:00 Embedding Climate financial risk management

Session details 

  • Regulatory expectations (SS3/19 and Dear CEO letter)
  • Understanding physical and transition risks of our customers
  • Climate Risk Framework (identifying assessing and managing climate financial risk)
  • Importance of stress testing in identifying and assessing risks
  • Climate Analytics for risk monitoring
  • Risk Appetite
  • Management Actions and the alignment to Strategy

Nigel Milbank, Climate Programme – Senior Manager, NatWest

 GREEN FINANCE – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:40 Defining and understanding the move to green finance and climate sustainability

Session details 

  • Parameters
  • Developing standards across the industry
  • Defining sustainable assets
    • Are they sustainable if they rely on unsustainable industries?
  • Net Zero agenda costs
  • Sustainability and transition bonds
  • European green bond market interpretations
  • Developing a taxonomy with clear definitions

Alistair McLeod, Managing Director, Bank of America Merill Lynch
Libor Krkoska, Deputy Director, Country Strategy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

12:30 Lunch break and networking 

 

DIGITAL FINANCE

1:30 Understand interrelated nature of complex networks and systems and impact of failure at any point

Session details 

  • Risks associated with such interconnected networks
  • Ripple effect across the organization
  • Understanding outputs
  • Are we losing control?
  • Strategies to implement controls
  • Developing data standards across the industry

Francis Gross, Senior Advisor, ECB

 ESG

2:10 The future of business models as practicalities of ESG agendas are realized

Session details 

  • Understanding vital industries
  • Making it tangible
  • Progression of climate risk in the future
  • Developing taxonomies to manage expectations
  • Satisfying metrics to demonstrate an ESG compliant business

 

APP FRAUD

1:30 Increasing due diligence and controls to manage authorized push payment fraud

Session details 

  • Checking account openings and due diligence
  • KYC and AML practices on new and current customers
  • The role of biometrics in KYC and AML
  • Due diligence to monitor authorized payments

 REMOTE WORKING

2:10 Balancing risks of a remote workforce and maintaining security and data protection

Session details 

  • Reaching maximum productivity in a remote environment
  • Building an agile organization
  • Cyber and data privacy
  • Tackling individual challenges to ensure security of data
  • IT security techniques
  • Increased globalization and connection with global teams

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha, Head of Operational Risk and Governance, International GI, AIG

 

INTRADAY RISK MANAGEMENT

1:30 Developing methodologies to review risk on an intraday and to better understand positions

Session details 

  • Looking at risk intraday
  • Technological
  • Understanding risk intraday and measuring against appetite
  • Visibility on positions in trading book
  • Mitigating risks with increased oversight
  • Visibility and transparency for forward projections

Per Hansson, Director, Head of Exposure Management, Deutsche Bank

 FINANCIAL RESILIENCE

2:10 Managing financial resilience and understanding impact of volatility and uncertainty

Session details 

  • Impact of volatility and translating to risk appetite
  • Impact of COVID-19 on financial risk
  • Reviewing the credit environment
  • Adapting risk strategies and business models
  • Developing sustainable business models

Pradyumna Javalekar, Executive Director, Market Risk Management, JP Morgan Chase and CO

2:50 Afternoon refreshment break and networking 

 

DIGITAL CURRENCY

3:20 Implications of the introduction of central bank digital currencies for banking

Session details 

  • COVID-19 accelerating plans with reduced use of cash
  • Mounting pressure to move to digital currencies
  • Decentralized finance
  • Creating an ecosystem outside of the banking infrastructure
  • Leveraging DLT

Aleksi Grym, Head of Digitalisation, Bank of Finland

 COVID-19

4:00 How COVID-19 has changed the way we view and manage risk

Session details 

  • Evolving risk factors in a post-COVID-19 world
  • Viewing response and strategy
  • Leveraging knowledge to better prepare for next crises
    • What else are we not foreseeing?

Niels Kaas, Head of Risk and Security, Central Bank of Denmark

 

RCSA

3:20 Updating RCSA as a tool for risk management practices beyond a tick box exercise

Session details 

  • Making RCSA a valuable tool beyond being a tick box exercise
  • Alternatives to RCSA
  • Using as a tool during the pandemic – did they prove useful?

Andrea Pozzi, Global Head of Non-Financial Risk, Santander

 OPERATIONAL RISK

4:00 The future of operational risk practices: Evolving as the risk landscape changes

Session details 

  • Changing the way we think about operational risk
  • The future operational risk practices
  • Lessons learned from the pandemic
  • Resilience changing the way we view operational risk
  • How could the pandemic continue to impact operational risk functions in the long term?

Sean Titley, Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk, Metro Bank

 

FTP

3:20 Leveraging funds transfer pricing in an increasingly volatile environment with future uncertainty

Session details 

  • FTP and margin management
  • Identifying the source of real margins
  • Importance of FTP as a tool to manage margins

Suresh Sankaran, Head of Risk Governance, Metro Bank

 LIBOR

4:00 Reviewing the impact of transition away from LIBOR as the final deadline approaches

Session details 

  • Uncertainty of costs
  • Building a term structure on overnight rates
  • What does the transition to risk free rates look like across EMEA?
  • Using new rates for transfer pricing
  • Adjustments for loan portfolios
  • Impact on products and portfolios

4:40 Chairs’ closing remarks | 4:50 End of day two 

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Keynotes
Soren Agergaard Andersen

Soren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

Jeremy Arnold

Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

Fabrice Brossart

Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria

Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
GIB Asset Management

David Glendinning

David Glendinning
Chief Risk Officer and Head of Risk UK
Société Générale

ebbe negenman

Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Knab

Wei She

Wei Shi
Chief Risk Officer
Bank of China

Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons
Chief Risk Officer
MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

Michael Sparks

Michael Sparks
Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

Future of Risk Management
Carole Avis

Carole Avis
Chief Risk Officer, Legal & General Insurance
Legal & General

Leanne Bridges

Leanne Bridges
Head of Risk Centre of Excellence
Nationwide

Sergio Cardona

Sergio Cardona
Head of Quantitative Developers
Mirai Advisory

Terri Duhon

Terri Duhon
Chair of the Board
Morgan Stanley

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Francis Gross
Senior Advisor
ECB

Aleksi Grym

Aleksi Grym
Head of Digitalisation
Bank of Finland

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson de Wet
Head of Tech Change and Cloud Risk
Lloyds Banking Group

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Niels Kaas
Head of Risk and Security
Central Bank of Denmark

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Katrina-May Kwan
EMEA Head of Risk Governance
Wells Fargo

Maurice Lissi

Maurice Lisi
Head of Digital Channels
Intesa Sanpaolo

Stephane Malrait

Stephane Malrait
Head of Market Structure & Innovation
ING Bank NV

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Charis Papanastasiou
Chief Risk Officer, SIB (Cypres) Ltd
Sberbank Group

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Sunil Verma
Head of Market Risk Stress Testing Methodology
UBS

Non-Financial RIsk
Sucharita Banarjee

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha
Head of Operational Risk and Governance, International GI
AIG

Andrew Barnett

Andrew Barnett
Head of Fraud Management
Nordea

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Beate Born
Head of Strategic Projects UBS Wealth Management, Executive Director
UBS AG

Cecilia-Gejke

Cecilia Gejke
Chief Risk Officer
East-West United Bank S.A

Amit Lakhani

Amit Lakhani
Head of Third Party Risk Management, CIB
BNP Paribas

Maciej Lewandowski

Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Risk
NatWest Markets

Diane Menville

Diane Menville
Executive Director, Head of ESG
Scope

Vikas Munshi

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

Ozgur Ozel

Ozgur Ozel
EMEA Head of Prudential Regulatory Relations, Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

Andrea Pozzi

Andrea Pozzi
Group Head of Non-Financial Risk
Santander

Alex Rothwell

Alex Rothwell
Detective Chief Superintendent
City of London Police

Gary Savill

Gary Savill
Head of Enterprise Risk
SAGA

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Praveen Singh
Director of Technology Risk
ICBC Standard Bank

Jeremy Strong Headshot

Jeremy Strong
Senior Lead, Fraud Control
NatWest

Sean Titley

Sean Titley
Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk
Metro Bank

Financial Risk
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Yingbo Bai
Head of Valuation Methodologies
UBS

Ashish Headshot

Ashish Bansal
Head of Finance and Regulatory Reporting
Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd

Atanas Dimor

Atanas Dimov
Head of Credit Risk and Regulatory Reporting
Aviva Investors

Per Hansson

Per Hansson
Director, Head of Exposure Management
Deutsche Bank

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Jerome Henry
Principal Advisor
ECB

Pradyumna Javalekar

Pradyumna Javalekar
Executive Director, Market Risk Management
JPMorgan

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Libor Krkoska
Deputy Head, Country Strategy
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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Melissa Longmore
Head of Group Market and Liquidity Risk
Bank of Ireland

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Alistair McLeod
Managing Director
Bank of America Merill Lynch

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Nigel Milbank
Climate Programme – Senior Manager
NatWest

Suresh

Suresh Sankaran
Head of Risk Governance
Metro Bank

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Benjamin Westwood
Senior Manager
Bank of England

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Taking a proactive approach to risk adjusted performance management

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6th May 2021
Armel Romeo Kouassi

Managing increase in liquidity on balance sheets and boosting profitability

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4th May 2021
Abhisekh Adukia

Integration of model risk management from data through to validation

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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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9th April 2021
Phil Masquelette, SVP/CRO, Ulster Savings Bank

Driving profitability in a heavily regulated environment and future regulatory change

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8th April 2021
Jing Zou, Managing Director, Enterprise Model Risk Management, Royal Bank of Canada

Reviewing model reactions to COVID-19 and capabilities through recovery

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6th April 2021
Jeff Simmons, Chief Risk Officer, MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.

Driving profitability in a heavily regulated environment and future regulatory change

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1st April 2021
Harsh Singhal Quantitative Analytics Manager / Senior Vice President Head of Decision Science and Artificial Intelligence Validation Wells Fargo & Company

Leveraging AI technology to drive digital transformation and enhance customer experience

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31st March 2021
James McIntosh, Executive Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management Programs, CIBC

Robotic Process Automation and Low-Code Applications, perspectives from a citizen developer

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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.

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Reply specialises in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media. As a network of highly specialised companies, Reply defines and develops business models enabled by the new models of big data, cloud computing, digital media and the internet of things. Reply delivers consulting, system integration and digital services to organisations across the telecom and media; industry and services; banking and insurance; and public sectors.

Mirai

Mirai Advisory is a niche consulting company focused mainly on balance sheet management -ALM, Liquidity, FTP, Capital, etc.- We have been designing and developing End-to-End solutions throughout the world for several years with great success. In 2016 we decided to go one step forward in our areas of expertise and decided to develop a new generation tool. Our goal was to take full advantage of current technologies through the other companies in our group – BI Geek and Tadaima Studio – in a way that would really create a big step in ALM. MAT is based on the experience of the real world, in what our clients and ourselves have wanted or dreamed, does not come only from a laboratory.

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Riskonnect is the leading integrated risk management software solution provider. Our technology empowers organizations with the ability to anticipate, manage, and respond in real-time to strategic and operational risks across the extended enterprise. More than 900 customers across six continents use our unique risk-correlation technology to gain previously unattainable insights that deliver better business outcomes. Riskonnect has more than 500 risk management experts in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

RSU

RSU is the leading provider of internal rating systems for wholesale banking in Germany. These systems are based on a unique and continuously growing data pool, which we use to develop and validate our rating models. We also work on other solutions for measuring and assessing credit risk. As a full service provider we handle the IT implementation and operation of our systems for banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions in both the public and private sector. Currently more than 7,000 users in Germany and abroad work with our systems.

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Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Risk EMEA 2021 Summit. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.
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.
We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Summit, as outlined on our pricing structure. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail 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.
All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Summit. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.
Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.
There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the Summit, such as
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Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of Risk EMEA 2021 Summit and our wider risk professionals community. At the event We can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Forum. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582.
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:
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To discuss this further please contact alex@cefpro.com or call +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our post event website. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.
If you are unable to attend the Summit due to national/COVID restrictions, CeFPro would be more than happy to offer you a refund, credit note or the option to transfer the ticket to a colleague who is able to attend.
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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.
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Sucharita Banerjee Lodha is the Head of General Insurance International Operational Risk and Governance, ERM. She has held various operational risk management positions within GI International supporting effective roll out of operational risk management tools and concepts within Claims, Finance, Operations and shared service centres. She has led teams across Business Consulting, Outsourcing Risk management, Offshore Development Centers, Technology and Risk Management. She has a proven track record of managing global teams and leading regulatory change initiatives. Sucharita holds an MBA from London Business School and an MS in Quality Management from Birla Institute of technology. She is also a six sigma Black belt and has a B.tech in Information Technology. She chose non-financial risk management as a career to pursue her passion for healthy risk culture in organizations. She has worked with Deloitte, American Express, Tata Consultancy Services in her professional career. She has worked with consulting and Financial services firms in India, the US and is currently based in London, UK. Sucharita is also the chair of Gender Equality Matters Employee resource group in AIG.
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