Enhancing business processes and leveraging technology to further advance management of operational risk


TBC, 2023 | London


Reviewing requirements and regulatory expectations for operational resilience and progress towards implementation


Maintaining oversight and controls of third parties in a changing landscape


Navigating the evolution of the threat landscape and increased use of tactics including ransomware


Managing increase propensity and evolution of threats across the fraud landscape


Managing pace of rollout of new technology advances and mitigating increased operational risk


Leveraging data analytics for a full view of risk profile and customer insight using, managing and organizing data


Developing frameworks, processes and controls to address conduct risk with remote and hybrid working


Understanding exposure to climate risks and impact to operational risk frameworks

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Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk Officer
Gulf International Bank

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Anit Deb
Head of External Industry Coverage for Non-Financial Risk
Deutsche Bank

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Søren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

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Sucharita Banerjee
Head of Operational Risk, Governance and Controls, ERM

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Abhishek Khare
Director, Oversight Lead, Chief Controls Office
Societe Generale

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Zuzana Vybiralova
EMEA Deputy Head of Operational Risk

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Michael Sparks
Chief Risk Officer, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon

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Carlos Martin
Executive Director
JP Morgan


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Søren Agergaard Andersen
Chief Risk Officer
Nordea Asset Management

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.

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Jenny Birdi
Head of Operational Risk and Risk Strategy, UK Bank


Jenny has been with HSBC for over 25 years, having joined the Group through Forward Trust (also located in Birmingham) in 1993. She is currently the Head of Operational Risk and Risk Strategy for the UK ring-fenced bank, having been appointed to this double-hatted role in April 2018.  She was previously the Head of Three Lines of Defence Execution for Operational Risk.

Jenny has spent nearly a decade in various roles in Operational Risk, interspersed with significant experience in Internal Audit (over 10 years’ experience) and IT, including a one-year secondment to Vietnam.

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Stefana Brown
Head of Operational Risk
Legal and General


Stefana is speaking at New Generation Operational Risk Europe 2022.

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Liam Carlisle
Managing Consultant
BCS Consulting


Liam is an experienced consultant who specialises in Non-Financial Risk transformation. Liam has worked across the breadth of the project delivery lifecycle, taking leading roles in the design and implementation of risk and control frameworks for a variety of clients.

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Nicola Crawford
Chief Risk Officer
National Bank of Kuwait


Nicola is speaking at New Generation Operational Risk Europe 2022.

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Robert Crewdson
Managing Consultant
BCS Consulting


Rob has spent over 13 years working in the financial services sector, and the last 8 years with BCS Consulting where, as a Managing Consultant, he now leads the firm’s Non-Financial Risk propositions. Rob’s experience ranges from tier 1 global banks to insurance companies and smaller financial institutions, helping them address a range of complex challenges with particular focus on operational risk, conduct and regulatory change. He has supported framework development and implementation, operating model and process improvement, risk and control assessment, and the enhancement of management information and reporting.

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Laura Davies
Principal Consultant
BCS Consulting


Laura is speaking at New Generation Operational Risk Europe

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Dan Davis
Chief Risk Officer


Dan Davis, Chief Risk Officer at Nest is a Certified member of the Institute of Risk Management. With 10 years senior experience leading risk and compliance teams within pensions and prior to this in high profile civil engineering projects. Dan has also supported the World Bank with their engagements in Georgia and Bulgaria to set up and improve the risk and governance structures of their national pension providers.

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Anit Deb
Head of External Industry Coverage for Non-Financial Risk
Deutsche Bank


Anit Deb is Head of External Industry Coverage within the Non-Financial Risk Management department of Deutsche Bank. In his current role, he focuses on gathering external industry intelligence. Prior to his current role, he was the Deputy Head of Operational Risk Capital. He is with Deutsche Bank for three years and prior to this, he has spent seven years in management consulting.

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Sophie Dupre-Echeverria
Chief Risk Officer
Gulf International Bank


Sophie is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited. She is responsible for driving an effective risk culture throughout the company, designing the risk and compliance frameworks and overseeing risk management and regulatory compliance practices. Sophie joined GIB UK with extensive experience in the field, having previously served as Executive Director for Compliance and Operational Risk Control at UBS Asset Management. Before this, she was Global Head of Operational Risk at Barings, and non-Executive Director of the Baring-Coller Secondaries Fund. Sophie was also an Operational Risk Manager and the Group Head of Investment Risk Framework at Schroders.

Sophie graduated from Université Lumière Lyon 2 with a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance. She is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

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Karen Frazer
Head of Retail Governance and Controls


Karen is speaking at New Generation Operational Risk Europe 2022.

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Michael Grimwade
MD, Operational Risk
ICBC Standard Bank


Michael Grimwade first worked in Operational Risk Management over 25 years ago. He is Head of Operational Risk for ICBC Standard Bank and has previously held senior Op Risk management roles at MUFG Securities, RBS and Lloyds TSB. Michael has also been a Director of the Institute of Operational Risk, and is currently the Chair of the AFB’s Operational Risk Expert Panel. He is the author of a number of articles on Op Risk regarding setting appetite; scenario analysis; Climate Change; quantifying emerging risks; and modelling capital. His second book, “Ten Laws of Operational Risk”, was published in December 2021.

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Abhishek Khare
Director, Oversight Lead, Chief Controls Office
Societe Generale


Abhishek Khare is responsible for managing outsourcing risks for Societe Generale EMEA. He joined SGCIB in 2011 where he held various senior management roles in CIB Operations at Bangalore and Hong Kong before coming to London team in October 2016. His previous employers include Nomura, Lehman Brothers, Wipro, Franklin Templeton and Deloitte consulting. With several years of experience in managing operations in capital markets, mutual funds, vendors & audit firms, his key competence is a combination of operational risk, off-shoring and outsourcing oversight.

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Merlin Linehan
Risk Manager


Merlin Linehan is a Risk Manager at the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD), working across Crisis management and business resilience. Merlin has supported the Bank through a number of major geopolitical and IT events including Covid, Ukraine and Log4j. Merlin is also a regular contributor to publications such as Frontera, PRMIA and Risk Screen and others covering geopolitics, risk and technology. He has also appeared in various media outlets including the FT, BBC and Global Capital commenting on China’s global role and emerging markets

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


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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Gary Lynam
Director of Risk Advisory
Protecht Group


A highly experienced risk management practitioner with a focus in Enterprise and Operational Risk Management.

Gary has a strong track record delivering large scale and complex engagements across the Financial Services industry specialising in risk and compliance solutions.

Gary has a MSc. in Finance and Capital Markets and is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals. Gary has over 10 years’ experience consulting and providing advisory services to a wide range of global clients.

Prior to Protecht, Gary spent time with three global banks consulting on risk and strategic change. He started his career in Risk Advisory at KPMG.

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Carlos Martin
Executive Director
JP Morgan


Carlos Martin FRM Msc BBA is an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Global Operational Risk Head for Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities & Emerging Markets in Corporate and Investment Banking. He has dedicated 25 years to Morgan Stanley, CIBC, BNP Paribas, UBS, RBS NatWest Markets and EY in roles across Trading, Technology, Finance, Market Risk, Operational Risk and Audit.

Carlos collaborates with the Council for International Securities and Investment (CISI), the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).   He is a certified Financial Risk Manager, holds a Master of Science in Finance by the University of Syracuse, New York, a Bachelor of Business Administration by the Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, and Academic Qualifications in Economics, Computer Programming, Market Risk and Operational Risk.

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Javier Martinez
Senior Manager
Bank of England


Javier is the head of the Operational Risk and Resilience hub for UK Deposit Takers in the PRA. Javier joined the Bank of England in September 2015 as a Senior Risk Specialist in the Risk Infrastructure and Operating Models providing technical support on Business and Booking Models Analysis, Operational Risk, Solvent Wind Down and OCiR. Prior to that, Javier spent more than 14 years in investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Nomura in the areas of finance, operations and risk management.

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Sean Miles,
Associate Director, Risk


I’m the Head of the Risk for the Motor Insurers Bureau responsible for implementing and overseeing the risk and control compliance plan for MIB. Previously I’ve held Head of Risk roles at Pay.UK, Santander and Barclaycard.

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Ali Moinuddin
Managing Director, Europe
Uptime Institute


Ali brings with him more than 20 years of experience in supporting high growth companies. Before joining the Uptime Institute Ali served at Workshare as CMO. In his previous roles he has driven sales and marketing initiatives for high growth companies and served as CMOat SkyDox, Director of Marketing at Interxion (NYSE:INXN), Director of Marketing EMEA for SPL WorldGroup (now a part of Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), and Marketing Manager EMEA and Asia-Pacific at Kana (NASDAQ: KANA).

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Rob Murray
Managing Director
BCS Consulting


Rob has over twenty years’ experience working within the financial services sector as both an industry professional and management consultant. Having worked with NatWest Markets, Capco and Ernst & Young, Rob is now a Managing Director at BCS Consulting where he leads their Risk and Finance Service Line. Specialising in Non-Financial Risk Management, he has worked for many tier 1 FS institutions, managing transformation programmes focused on risk management policies, processes and systems. Recently Rob has worked closely with clients developing risk and control frameworks with appropriate characteristics, testing and alignment to 3 LoD responsibilities. He is currently the interim Head of Operational Risk for MUFG.

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Andy Natesan
Founder & Director


Andy Natesan, Founder & Director at Levizo with over 17 years of extensive experience in Risk & Control Frameworks, Third Party Risk /Vendor Risk Management (VRM / TPRM), Information Risk Management (IRM), Third-party Risk Oversight, Legal, Regulatory & Contract Compliance. He has worked with Admiral Group, Shell, Euroclear, BP, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, HSBC in a variety of roles across third-party risk / supply chain risk, operational risk, information risk management.

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Jonnah Pragt
Senior Auditor, Culture & Behaviour


Jonnah Pragt is a Senior Auditor at LeasePlan Corporation. She joined LeasePlan Corporation in 2018 as an HR Advisor at the Global HR department, implementing and advising on various HR processes. After two years, Jonnah made the move to the Global Audit department. In her role as Senior Auditor, the focus is mainly on Cultural and Behavioural aspects within the organisation, by doing C&B assessments in 30 different Leaseplan entities. Her passion lies in studying and understanding human behaviour (within organisations), which is well reflected in her current role. Before joining LeasePlan, Jonnah worked as a Research Consultant at the executive search firm Odgers Berndtson, the Netherlands. Jonnah graduated with an MSc in Business Administration, Human Resource Management from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a BSc in Psychology from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. She is currently pursuing the Certified Internal Auditor degree, which is expected to complete in 2022.

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Wendy Quintal
Head: Operational Risk


Wendy joined Investec Bank plc as Head of Operational Risk in 2018.  She has been in Financial Services for over 20 years covering various roles across Finance, Prudential Advisory, Credit Risk, Stress Testing, and for the last eight years, Operational Risk.  Recently, Wendy has been working alongside the first line of defence to embed enhanced Third Party Management and Operational Resilience practices in response to Regulatory developments.

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Gary Savill
Head of Risk


Gary Savill is Head of Enterprise Risk for Saga Group and has over 13 years of risk management expertise, working previously in general and medical insurance for AXA UK for 10 years and as Deputy Head of Operations in Investment Management for 4 years prior to that.  Gary is a Chartered Management Accountant, qualifying whilst working for Nestle UK and is also a Specialist member of the Institute of Risk Management.

Gary have extensive experience of operational risk, change risk, operational resilience, Solvency II, control frameworks, risk appetite, conduct risk, risk culture, third party risk oversight and building high performance teams.  He has a particular interest in psychology and the role it plays in decision making.

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Lorraine Solway
Director of Risk


Lorraine joined Nest as Head of Risk in 2021.  She has worked across various sectors but is strongly established in Financial Services, having worked in a global risk role for Zurich and, prior to that, in similar roles for Nationwide Buidling Society.  Before joining Nationwide Lorraine worked for KPMG in their IARCS (Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services) team.

Lorraine has nearly 20 years experience of risk and controls alongside a Masters degree in Risk Management and post graduate qualifications in audit and accounting.  She has presented on a number of topics for the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, sharing her passion with both peers and the next generation of risk, compliance and audit professionals.

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Michael Sparks
CRO, Issuer Services
BNY Mellon


Michael is the Chief Risk Officer for BNY Mellon’s Issuer Services businesses.  Michael joined BNY Mellon in 2000 and has 25 years of industry experience covering global custody operations, on exchange and OTC clearing and settlement operations, debt and equity capital markets servicing, equity and FX trading, transaction banking and private client stockbroking.

Resident technical practitioner for the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment’s Risk in Financial Services syllabus panel and member of the Association of Foreign Banks Risk Advisory Committee.

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Nikki Stoy
Offering Specialist
OneTrust Vendorpedia


Nikki Stoy serves as a Third-Party Risk Consultant for OneTrust VendorpediaTM – a purpose-built software designed to operationalize third-party risk management. In her role, Stoy advises companies throughout their third-party risk management implementations to help meet requirements relating to relevant standards, frameworks, and laws (e.g. ISO, NIST, SIG, GDPR and CCPA).Stoy works with clients to centralize their third-party information across business units, assess risks and performance, and monitor threats throughout the entire third-party relationship, from onboarding to offboarding.

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Sean Titley
Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk
Metro Bank


Sean has over 25 years of experience in Risk Management across disciplines, including Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Strategic Risk and Front Office Supervision.   He is a passionate advocate for the furtherance of Operational Risk as a discipline, co-authoring papers and acting as a speaker and panellist at many external events.

Sean has held Director level roles at a number of organisations, both on a consultancy and permanent basis.  He is currently Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Metro Bank, running a team responsible for the Bank’s Enterprise Risk Management Framework and approach to Operational Risk from a second line perspective.

Sean is also a member of the IOR/IRM Operational Risk Advisory Committee, providing advice on the organisation’s approach to Operational Risk and running the IOR’s Chapters across the globe.

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Henry Umney
Managing Director GRC


Henry is Managing Director GRC at Mitratech and joined Mitratech as part of the ClusterSeven acquisition in 2020. Henry joined ClusterSeven in 2006 and for over 10 years was responsible for the commercial operations of ClusterSeven, overseeing globally all Sales and Client activity as well as Partner engagements before being appointed CEO. Henry has over 30 years of experience and expertise from the financial service and technology sectors and prior to ClusterSeven, he held the position of sales director in Microgen, London and various sales management positions in AFA Systems and ICAP, both in the UK and Asia.

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Freek van Velsen
Chief Audit Executive


Freek van Velsen is Chief Audit Executive at LeasePlan Corporation since September 2019. In this role Freek is responsible for providing global audit assurance over all activities of LeasePlan.  Before joining LeasePlan Freek was Head of ORM Retail and Private Banking at ABN AMRO Bank. In this role Freek was responsible for operational risk management for the Retail and Private Banking activities, including Retail subsidiaries and Private Bank international network. Prior to rejoining ABN AMRO Bank, Freek was Chief Financial and Risk Officer of a local member bank at Rabobank where he was responsible for Finance, Risk Management and Corporate Recovery. Freek was previously the Audit Partner for Regional Markets Asia at Royal Bank of Scotland based in Singapore. Prior to joining RBS, Freek was the Regional Head of Audit Asia Pacific for ABN AMRO Bank. Before moving to Asia Freek was based at ABN AMRO’s Head Office responsible for the global audit coordination and reporting of various Investment Banking lines of businesses. Freek started his career as an officer at the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Freek graduated with a MSc in Business Economics from the University of Tilburg and an Executive Master of Finance and Control from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Freek is a Certified Internal Auditor.

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David Vose
Vice President Risk Management


David Vose is Vice President for Risk Management at Archer. He is responsible for bringing quantitative risk management capabilities to Archer in order to create a fully integrated risk management system. David also advises on the training and deliverables of Archer’s professional services team for risk management.

Prior to joining Archer in 2021, David was an independent risk analysis consultant for over thirty years, specialising in the quantification of risk. He has consulted in a very wide range of fields and problems using risk analysis techniques to help organisations make more informed decisions in the face of risk and uncertainty.

David has published three books and over twenty peer-reviewed scientific papers. His textbook Risk Analysis is widely considered the leading text of its field. David is one of the most influential practitioners in risk analysis from developing and popularising statistical methods and modelling techniques to the authoring of international guidelines. He has lectured in post-graduate courses at around a dozen universities including Harvard, provided over 200 professional development courses in more than thirty countries, and appeared as expert witness in several federal and international court cases.

David is British and based in Belgium.

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Zuzana Vybiralova
EMEA Deputy Head of Operational Risk


Zuzana is speaking at New Generation Operational Risk Europe 2022.

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Mathew Wells
Principal Advisor


Mathew is a senior management consultant with over 15 years’ experience helping financial institutions create the best outcomes in a fast-changing digital world and increasingly complex regulatory change landscape. Mathew has extensive experience in the provision of consulting services, including operational resilience, CRO advisory, IT risk & assurance, and risk transformation.



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


Hear industry experts provide detailed insights on a range of vendor risk issues, challenges and opportunities


 Networking opportunities including breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks on both days, access to all streams and sessions.


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

July 11, 2022

The future of sustainability linked instruments and financing opportunities for change

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 […]
July 11, 2022

Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

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 […]
July 7, 2022

Setting short term targets to build towards an agile long term net zero target strategy

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 […]
July 7, 2022

Using technology to mature KYC processes and reduce false positives

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 […]
July 7, 2022

Model risk and model validation of fraud and KYC models having AI and ML as emerging trends

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 […]
June 28, 2022

Viewing greenwashing as a fraudulent activity and the impact of uncertainty on the industry

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 […]
June 10, 2022

Adapting to a changing interest rate environment and managing risk as volatility continues

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 […]
June 10, 2022

Understanding impact of inclusion of climate risk in internal and external stress tests

Understanding impact of inclusion of climate risk in internal and external stress tests By Doug Baird, Head of Climate Risk Analytics and Pension Risk, NatWest Markets
June 10, 2022

Why people risk has become a top risk for most firms and how to respond

Why people risk has become a top risk for most firms and how to respond By Gary Savill, Head of Enterprise Risk, SAGA
June 10, 2022

Embedding resilience into BAU and navigating updates to legacy systems

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leaders as individuals, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular organization. […]
June 10, 2022

Models and algorithms in Broker-Dealer – Challenges and solutions

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leaders as individuals, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular organization. […]
June 10, 2022

Using culture and behaviour assessments to improve risk culture

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leaders as individuals, and are not attributed to CeFPro or any particular organization. […]

Non-Financial Risk Leaders 2022

Non-Financial Risk Leaders strives to provide insights, support, and benchmarks for organizations as the traditional operational and non-financial risk arena continues to evolve, expand, and gain significance.

Take part in our survey and contribute your knowledge towards one of the most comprehensive business reports in the industry, recognized by experts as a go-to resource.

All respondents have an option to receive a complimentary copy of the final report.


BCS Consulting are sponsoring New Generation Operational Risk Europe Summit


Archer, an RSA company, is a leader in providing integrated risk management solutions that enable customers to improve strategic decision making and operational resiliency. As true pioneers in GRC software, Archer remains solely dedicated to helping customers understand risk holistically by engaging stakeholders, leveraging a modern platform that spans key domains of risk and supports analysis driven by both business and IT impacts. The Archer customer base represents one of the largest pure risk management communities globally, with over 1,500 deployments including more than 90 of the Fortune 100.


OneTrust Vendorpedia™ is the largest and most widely-used technology platform to operationalize third-party risk. The technology enables both enterprises and their vendors with solutions that include:  Third-Party Risk Management software, a platform to streamline the entire vendor lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding; the Third-Party Risk Exchange, a global vendor community dedicated to reducing the burden of vendor risk assessments; and Questionnaire Response Automation, a tool that helps organizations answer incoming security questionnaires.  

OneTrust Vendorpedia is a part of OneTrust, the #1 most widely used privacy, security and governance platform used by more than 12,000 customers and powered by 200 patents.  

Protecht is a pioneer of the risk sector. We supercharge organisations through deep understanding, monitoring and management of risk.

Protecht.ERM is an integrated enterprise wide risk management software solution, supported with training and advisory services, for any size organisation across the world.

Dynamically manage all your risks in a single platform: Risks, Compliance, Health and Safety, Internal Audit, Incidents, KRIs, BCP, and more.

Move away from time consuming processes like excel and email.

Have the flexibility to configure your breach and obligation registers and workflows to suit your organisation needs

Engage your organisation in a way and time that suits them through the Protecht.ERM mobile app.

Link important risks across your organisation and highlight systemic issues through central libraries

Communicate effectively and professionally to risk committees, boards and business stakeholders using customisable visual reports

APIs for seamless data connections

No additional costs per module

Be part of the online Protecht risk and compliance community

All your Risk Information in Real Time, in One Place


Uptime Institute is the Global Digital Infrastructure Authority. Its Tier Standard is the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, construction, and operation of data centers – the backbone of the digital economy. For over 25 years, the company has served as the standard for data center reliability, sustainability, and efficiency, providing customers assurance that their digital infrastructure can perform at a level that is consistent with their business needs across a wide array of operating conditions. With its data center Tier Standard & Certifications, Management & Operations reviews, broad range of related risk and performance assessments, and accredited educational curriculum completed by over 10,000 data center professionals, Uptime Institute has helped thousands of companies, in over 100 countries to optimize critical IT assets while managing costs, resources, and efficiency.

Uptime Institute is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Seattle, London, Sao Paulo, Dubai, Singapore, and Taipei. For more information, please visit www.uptimeinstitute.com.

Levizo offers Unified Platform for Third-Party Risk Management & Information Risk Management as Software as a Solution (SaaS) to identify and eliminate the security and compliance exposures that come from suppliers, vendors and other third parties and drive mitigation in an automated process by strengthening your risk management & regulatory compliance pillars.

We offer a comprehensive range of products and consulting services to help our customers manage their security & compliance risks associated with third parties, suppliers, and vendors.

Levizo delivers automated & customized workflows that create greater productivity and efficiency when it comes to managing supplier information. Combined with world-class assessment resources means that Levizo is committed to providing sustainable solutions for industry supply chains.


Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal, risk & compliance, and HR professionals seeking to maximize productivity, control expense, and mitigate risk by deepening operational alignment, increasing visibility, and spurring collaboration across their organization.

With Mitratech’s proven portfolio of end-to-end solutions, organizations worldwide are able to implement best practices and standardize processes across all lines of business to manage risk and ensure business continuity.

Mitratech serves over 1,500 organizations worldwide, including 30% of the Fortune 500 and over 500,000 users in 160 countries.

For more info, visit: www.mitratech.com


Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

More than 15,000 financial organizations worldwide trust Wolters Kluwer to provide them with solutions that help them effectively manage risk across their businesses, whether it’s ensuring compliance with multiple regulatory changes, increasing operational effectiveness or providing an enterprise-wide view of a financial organization’s risk. By integrating deep domain knowledge into our solutions, we help financial institutions achieve transparency and control over their risk management programs while balancing internal and external needs.

OneSumX for Operational Risk enables organizations to automate and simplify the process of collecting, storing, analyzing, tracking and reporting on information relevant to your operational risk framework. OneSumX allows you to record risk events, remediate issues, complete risk and control assessments, manage key risk indicators, and much more.

For more information, please visit OneSumX® for Operational Risk.






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. For more information on what we can offer, please contact chris.simou@cefpro.com 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.

Can I present at the New Generational Operational Risk Europe Summit?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the New Generational Operational Risk Europe Summit. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0) 20 7164 6582.

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 the day, full access to the 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 after the Summit* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our 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.

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
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the App
Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at the New Generational Operational Risk Europe Summit?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of New Generational Operational Risk Europe 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 Summit. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +44 (0) 207 164 6582.

Are media partnerships available for the New Generational Operational Risk Europe Summit?

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 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)20 7164 6582

What can I do if I can't attend the event due to COVID-19?

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.

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



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