4th Annual X-Tech Europe

Strategic relevance of technology and innovation and practical implementation in financial services

£799 Pre-Agenda Rate
Bring the team: 3rd colleague half price or 5th Colleague FREE
Contact us: +44 (0) 0207 164 6582
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4TH ANNUAL X-TECH EUROPE

October TBC, 2020 | London

Across two days, with three stages to select on each day, X-Tech Europe: Financial Services and Technology brings together practical, hands-on examples, case studies from leading financial services professionals to address the critical challenges being addressed in an ever-evolving world.

KEYNOTE
STAGE

FinTech Leaders Survey results and Advisory Board overview | Technology Culture | BigTech | Marketplace Innovation

FINTECH AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY STAGE

Technology Architecture | AI: ROI and Ethics | Cloud | Blockchain | FinTech collaboration | RegTech | Quantum Computing and much more…

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AND PRODUCT INNOVATION STAGE

Customer Behaviour | Mobile Apps | Biometrics | Natural Language Processing | Payments | Digital Strategy | Big Data | InsurTech and much more…

INTERACTIVE NETWORKING STAGE

Financial Inclusion Workshop | FinTech Leaders Demo Stage | Rising Stars FinTech Stage | KYC & Fraud Detection Case Study | Blockchain Bootcamp and much more…

INTERACTIVE
FEATURES

Event App for Increased Interaction | Luncheon Roundtable Discussions | Exhibition/Networking Hall | Drinks Reception | FinTech Demos and much more…

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Alfonso Ayuso
Chief Innovation Officer
Banco Sabadell

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Diana Carrasco
Group Head of Risk, Digital Channels
Lloyds Banking Group

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Sotiris Manderis
Managing Director, Corporate and Institutional Digital
HSBC

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Rinse Jacobs
Head of Strategic Partnerships
solarisBank

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Shatadru Chakraborty
Risk Leader at Amazon Payments
Amazon Pay

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Mariana Gómez de la Villa
Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology
ING Bank

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Suren Siva
Director, Strategy & Innovation
Credit Suisse

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Magdalena Kron
Head of Rise London & FinTech Platform Lead
Barclays

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Stephane Malrait
MD, Head of Market Structure and Innovation Financial Markets
ING Bank

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Gaye Soykok
Head of Emerging Technologies
Legal & General

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Serkan Turan
Head of Digital Payment Systems, Fintech Banking & Product Management
DenizBank

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Gijs Boudewijn
Deputy General Manager
Dutch Payments Association

On each day there will be a separate break-out stream featuring interactive sessions and many of the features below

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Interactive panel discussions are designed to include attendees by running a live Q&A throughout the session.

PRESENTATIONS

Hear industry experts provide insights on practical implementation of a range of technology advances.

DEMO STAGE

Hear innovative product demonstrations from disruptive FinTech companies ready to disrupt the financial world with their ideas!

EVENT ACCREDITATION

Our courses comply with universally accepted principles of CPD and have been structured to meet the criteria of personal development plans

WORKSHOPS

Extended sessions allowing an in depth overview of a select range of topics, encouraging group activities and open discussions.

NETWORKING BREAKS

Including over 6 hours of networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, access to all streams and sessions plus gala drinks reception to close the first day.

MEET THE SPEAKERS ROUNDTABLES

Continue discussions beyond the auditorium and interact with speakers and attendees after their session.

TAILOR YOUR AGENDA

Registrations for X-TECH provides full access to all aspects of both day, attendees can tailor their experiences by openly moving between streams.

Technology and finance are at a critical point of collaboration, as the financial services industry looks to combine traditional methods with new technological solutions. The industry continues along an increased drive for efficiency across departments, where technology prospects have never been more real and accessible. As the industry continues to develop and innovate its practices, it has never been more crucial to understand technology and innovation offerings and potential in order to stay ahead of rapidly advancing competition.

X-Tech Europe looks to provide both insight into solutions and technology usage across the industry, but how institutions are moving away from simple theory of the possibilities and making innovation a reality. The competition landscape has never been more fierce and institutions are forced to keep up or be left behind – join us to network with financial institutions, regulators, FinTechs, investors and industry innovators to find new ways for your institution to keep up!

Why should you attend a CeFPro conference? Hear from past attendees and speakers…

KEY OPPORTUNITIES TO BE ADDRESSED INCLUDE:

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Cloud

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Customer Experience/Feedback

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Emerging
Technologies

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 AI / Blockchain

RegTech | Biometrics | Digital Banking & Payments | FinTech | NLP | PSD2/Open Banking | Innovation Labs | Financial Inclusion, plus much more…

For further information please call us on +44 (0)207 164 6582 or email amy.greene@cefpro.com

FEATURED INSIGHT

Distributed Ledger Technology

By Mariana Gómez de la Villa, Head of Wholesale Banking Blockchain, ING

Ahead of the 3rd Annual X-Tech Europe: Financial Services & Technology Summit 2019, Mariana has released her PDF slides from the 8th Annual Risk EMEA 2019 Summit. In this presentation, Mariana will address key areas of concern, including: What is a distributed ledger? | Challenges | Trilemma | Interoperability | General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) | Lessons learned and more..

Download PDF Slides Here

8th September 2021

Managing the impact on the working environment and internal controls

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 […]
12th August 2021
Jeff Simmons

Adapting business strategy to boost margins in the aftermath of the pandemic

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 […]
2nd August 2021
Sean Titley

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

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 […]
12th July 2021
Aleksi Grym

Implications of the introduction of central bank digital currencies for banking

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 […]
1st July 2021

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

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 […]
30th June 2021

Presentation: Operational resilience strategy and framework at FNZ – practice and application

30th June 2021
Jeremy Arnold

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

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 […]
30th June 2021
Alex Rothwell

Reviewing the fraud landscape with increase in threats and techniques

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 […]
30th June 2021
Per Hansson

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

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 […]
16th June 2021
Wei Shi, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of China

An integrated risk management approach towards emerging risks

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 […]
16th June 2021

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

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

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 […]
7th June 2021
Libor Krkoska

Defining and understanding the move to green finance and climate sustainability

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 […]
7th June 2021
Charis Papanastasiou

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

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 […]
4th June 2021
Atanas Dimov, Head of Credit Risk & Real Asset Investment Risk, Aviva Investors

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

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

Monitoring the threat landscape to better understand cyber threats

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 […]
27th May 2021
Soren Agergaard Andersen CeFPro.com

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

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 […]
27th May 2021
Suresh Sankaran

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

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 […]
24th May 2021
Pradyumna Javalekar

Managing financial resilience and understanding impact of volatility and uncertainty

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 […]
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

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 […]
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

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 […]
4th May 2021
Victor Lessoff

Designing and implementing an effective internal fraud detection system

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 […]
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

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

Regulatory developments within data privacy and monitoring transfer across borders

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 April 2021
Chris Smigielski Model Risk Director Arvest Bank

Maintaining model risk programs and functionality in a stress environment

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 […]
23rd November 2020

Building cyber resilience to protect customers and the institution

2nd October 2020

Interview: Ensuring system resilience to adapt to the evolution of the new payment landscape

22nd April 2020

Panel Discussion | Non-Financial Risk Survey Results

28th January 2020

Presentation | Payment in the new: Balancing experience and new frontiers

28th January 2020

Post-panel discussion: Ensuring system resilience to adapt to the evolution of the new payment landscape

Venue

The Tower Hotel – Guoman,
St Katherine’s Way,
London,
E1W 1LD

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Can I present at X-Tech 2020?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Summit. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com

Are there any rules on 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, as outlined on our pricing structure.

Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, the cocktail reception at the end of day One, full access to the Summit sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

Where can I find the Summit documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations*

All available documentation will be provided after the Summit has taken place. However we will work with our presenters to make these available before the Summit where possible.

*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.

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 first day of the Summit (subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology at the event and during the sessions
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 20% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration at half price.

If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organization
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at X-Tech 2020?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of X-Tech 2020 and our wider risk professionals community.

At the event
We can distribute your material to the attendees or even offer you an exhibition booth so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0)207 164 6582.

Risk Insights
Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter. For further information please download our media pack here.

Are media partnerships available for X-Tech 2020?

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 amy.greene@cefpro.com or call +44 (0)207 164 6582.

2019 Partners:

MTHREE


mthree is principally an emerging talent partner to global, blue-chip enterprises focusing on their technology & business operations.

We work with clients for the long-term, taking the time upfront to understand their business and workforce requirements to ensure commercial outcomes are achieved.

We source, train and hire diverse outstanding people with the skills that are most in demand and embed them seamlessly into our clients’ teams for up to 24 months, at which point they can be converted to full time employees. Alternatively, we can reskill a client’s own employees.

We operate a leading global community of trained technologists’ and professionals across the experience spectrum, from interns & graduates through to career changers, veterans and seasoned experts.

With over 600 people working in 20+ locations across the globe, we deliver technical resources aligned with our client’s locations and business objectives.

OneTrust Vendorpedia™


OneTrust Vendorpedia™ is the largest and most widely used technology platform to operationalize third party risk, security, and privacy management. More than 5,000 customers of all sizes use OneTrust, which is powered by 75 awarded patents, to offer the most depth and breadth of any third party risk, security, and privacy solution in the market. OneTrust Vendorpedia is purpose-built software designed to help organizations manage vendor relationships with confidence and integrates seamlessly with the entire OneTrust platform, including – OneTrust Privacy, OneTrust GRC, OneTrust DataGuidance™, and OneTrust PreferenceChoice™.

To learn more, visit vendorpedia.com or connect on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Can your organisation contribute at our X-Tech 2020 Summit?

Advance your branding, awareness, industry expertise, thought-leadership and lead-generation at the upcoming X-Tech Summit.

Sponsorship and exhibition with The Center for Financial Professionals offers unique networking, brand recognition and thought-leadership deliverance opportunities with senior risk professionals from around the world. Whether you want full branding across the event or simply a well positioned exhibition stand, our business development team will tailor the right package for you. We do everything we can to help you get your marketing message across and also to benchmark the return on your investment.

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. Please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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

PRE-AGENDA RATE

£799

Registrations before the agenda goes live

*All rates subject to CeFPro’s terms and conditions and UK VAT, currently at 20 per cent

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

PRE-AGENDA RATE

£1,399

Registrations before the agenda goes live

*All rates subject to CeFPro’s terms and conditions and UK VAT, currently at 20 per cent

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 at a 20% discount or a fifth colleague to attend at half price!

What Is Included in the Registration Rate for X-Tech 2019: Financial Services and Technology
  • Full access to the two-day multi-stream Summit – move freely between the streams, including presentations, panel discussions, sign up to luncheon roundtables, demo speed dating, workshops: create your own agenda and schedule
  • Breakfast, lunch, refreshments throughout the two days
  • The end of day one Networking and Peers Cocktail Reception
  • Access to the exhibit hall
  • Access to small group demo roundtables and meet the presenters luncheon roundtables
  • Thought leadership content, including all available presentations, white papers and interviews with presenters
  • Complimentary access to the FinTech 250 Rankings paper

Other ways to register:

1. Register by Email

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

We only need your:
– Full name
– Job title
– Company & address
– Contact number

James.marinos@cefpro.com

2. Contact Us Directly

+44 (0)20 7164 6582 (UK)
or
+1 888 677 7007 (US)

2019 Partners:

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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.