11th ANNUAL RISK EMEA 2022

13-14 June, 2022 | London

BUSINESS STRATEGY
Adapting business strategy within a changing environment

MARKET EVENTS
Reviewing preparedness for past market events and how to anticipate future events

EMERGING RISKS
Monitoring emerging risks on the horizon and developing effective mitigation strategies

RESILIENCE
Fit for the future: How resilient is your bank?


Digital Transformation | AI & Machine Learning | Technology | ESG | Net Zero | CBDC | Cryptocurrency | Data Governance | Risk Identification

Plus much more…


Cyber Risk | Ransomware | Climate Risk | Fraud | Reputation Risk | Risk Appetite | Operational Resilience | People Risk | Vendor Risk

Plus much more…


Market Risk | Macro Economic View | Interest Rates | Credit Risk | Climate Stress Test | Liquidity Risk | Capital Frameworks | Stress Testing | FRTB

Plus much more…

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Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

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

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Jean Meyer
Chief Risk Officer
BNP Paribas Asset Management

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Katey Neate
Chief Risk Officer, Asset Servicing and Digital
BNY Mellon

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

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Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

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Hanna Sarraf
Chief Risk Officer
Starling International

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

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Nicola Crawford
Chief Risk Officer
National Bank of Kuwait

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Mark Chaplin
UK Life Chief Risk Officer
Aviva Plc

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8:00 Registration and breakfast | 8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

BUSINESS STRATEGY – PANEL

9:00 Adapting business strategy within a changing environment

Session details 

  • Adjusting to a post Covid-19 environment
  • Adopting digital strategies
  • Impact of inflationary pressures on strategy and business approach
  • Keeping ahead of changing consumer behavior
  • Aligning global business models
  • Manage different dimensions of risk in uncertain times
  • Retaining employee talent in a changing environment
  • Transforming business models to maintain and increase profitability

Fabrice Brossart, Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International, AIG
Ebbe Negenman
, Group Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Knab

MARKET EVENTS

9:40 Reviewing preparedness for past market events and how to anticipate future events

Session details 

  • Covid-19 response
  • Changing market signals increasing volatility
  • Brexit 2 years on
  • Lessons learnt from large scale and global events
  • Developing agility to stay ahead of events
  • Managing changing politicized environment
  • Exacerbation of political unrest post Brexit

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

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10:15 Morning refreshment break and networking

Moderated by: Kyle Gibbons, Managing Director, Europe, Confirmation

DIGITAL RISK AND CONTROL

10:45 Risk and control in the digital age: what future is possible?

Session details 

  • A brief review of the impact of the tech revolution on the economic and financial system
  • Looking back from a likely future: a top-down, conceptual, systemic design approach
  • Risk future: what specifications and necessary conditions for staying in control in the digital age?
  • A systemic vision and model to guide us to effective strategies and feasible next steps

Francis Gross, Senior Adviser, European Central Bank

AI

11:20 An introduction to causal AI in risk management

Session details 

  • Challenges with the status quo in machine learning
  • Regulatory direction, explainability, fairness, bias and trust
  • A gentle introduction to Causal Models
  • Human-Machine Collaboration as a 10X Accelerator
  • Advantages of Causal Models with examples in Stress Testing, Credit Risk and Fraud

Dr Stephen Moody, General Manager, Banking Solutions, causaLens

 AI & MACHINE LEARNING – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:55 Developing analytical capabilities to leverage AI and machine learning across functions

Session details 

  • EBA guidelines for machine learning
  • Legacy limitations in larger institutions
  • Managing adoption of new models
  • Eliminating bias from machine learning models and data sets
  • Managing discrimination in credit decisioning
  • Effectively implementing AI models in a robust way
  • Meeting machine learning model requirements

Nicolae Mera, Head of EMEA Market Risk AnalyticsMorgan Stanley
Leanne Bridges, Head of Intelligent Control, Nationwide Building Society
Parsa Ghaffari, CEO and Founder, AYLIEN ltd

Moderated by: Tom Garrubba, Vice President, Shared Assessments

CYBER RISK – FIRESIDE CHAT

10:45 Managing increased complexity and loss potential of cyber attacks

Session details 

  • Cooperation between regulators and financial institutions
  • Quantifying of cyber and IT risks
  • Building sophisticated defenses
  • Disaster recovery processes
  • Looking at cyber risk from a company wide holistic view
  • Collaborating as an industry to combat cyber threats

Jayaraj Puthanveedu, Managing Director – Cyber & Technology Risk/Group Operational Risk Management, BNP Paribas

CYBER SECURITY

11:20 Is cyber security getting under your company skin? How to fight online frauds with the smoothest UX

Session details 

  • The increasing importance of UX as a selection criterion
  • Human-factor challenges associated with increasing cyber security
  • Effective risk-based approach to cyber security
  • Using adaptive-authentication approach to increase security and improve user experience (UX)
  • Using AI and ML-based analytics to enable continuous adaptive trust (CAT)

Michal Antoniak, Cyber Security Consulting Manager, Comarch

 RANSOMWARE – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:55 Managing the constant threat of ransomware and response approaches

Session details 

  • Assessing the cause of increased ransomware attacks
  • Evolving methodology to manage and identify ransomware risks
  • Managing the threat ransomware can have on third party suppliers
  • Importance of protecting valuable data from ransomware attacks

Fabrice Brossart, Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International, AIG
Vikas Munshi, Enterprise Security ArchitectING

Moderated by: Paola Argentin, Senior Sales Manager, UK & Ireland, ActiveViam

MARKET RISK

10:45 Managing market risk in a world with breaking cross-asset correlations

Session details coming soon

Swati Bansal, Global Head of Market Risk for Flow and Structured Credit Trading, Goldman Sachs

CLIMATE RISK MODELLING

11:20 The future of climate risk modelling and incorporating climate risk within a model risk management program

Session details 

  • Assessing the solutions that overcome the modelling challenges of climate risk
  • Key steps in enhancing risk models to incorporate climate exposures
  • Integrating risk model outputs into the broader risk management framework
  • Positioning for the future: How the data and modelling landscape is likely to evolve

Dilbagh Kalsi, Partner, Fintegral

 MACRO ECONOMIC VIEW – PANEL DISCUSSION

11:55 Managing risk in a volatile and uncertain environment post pandemic

Session details 

  • Managing risk in a rising interest rate environment
  • Changes to spending power and economic development
  • Impact of increased energy prices on markets
  • Understanding probabilities of default and changes to customer behavior
  • Anticipating changes to monetary policy

Jeremy Arnold, Chief Risk Officer, NatWest Markets
Amit Kalyanaraman, Head of CS AG Liquidity Risk, Credit Suisse
Jerome Henry, Principal Advisor, ECB
Nim Puri, Principal, IRM Customer Strategy, Riskonnect

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12:40 Lunch break and networking

RISK PROCESS AUTOMATION

1:40 Risk Process Automation - practitioner insights

Session details 

  • Automation of risk processes has surged during the pandemic
  • Examples include models, analytics, compliance and reporting
  • Expectations must be managed when adopting risk process automation
  • Choosing appropriate risk process automation strategies is crucial
  • Practitioners will give insights into maximizing the benefits and avoiding common pitfalls of risk process automation

Moderated by: Steve Lindo, Course Designer and Lecturer, Columbia University M.Sc in Enterprise Risk Management

FUTURE OF RISK MANAGEMENT

2:15 The future of risk management is automated

Session details 

  • Identify risk from your third parties beyond financial and cyber incidents
  • Take a full-spectrum approach to risk monitoring
  • Reduce noise with AI and ML
  • Get early warning on cascading risks with continuous risk intelligence
  • Use automation to prevent disruptions and mitigate risks

Atul Vashistha, Chairman and CEO, Supply Wisdom

 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:50 Leveraging IT transformation to modernize the industry and enhance financial services

Session details 

  • Evolving business models for long term sustainability
  • Aligning with customer experience
  • Updating product offerings to keep ahead of expectations
  • Increased security requirements for clients data
  • Developing risk skills to manage increased digitalization

Libor Krkoska, Deputy Director, Country Strategy, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Stephane Malrait, Head of Market Structure and Innovation, ING Bank NV
Aruna Costa, VP Customer Experience, Elliptic

 CLIMATE RISK

1:40 Embedding climate risk into strategy and risk management policy

Session details 

  • Aligning with risk appetite
  • Global approaches and expectations
  • Developing models to interpret climate data
  • Assessing actions made in light of COP 26 commitments
  • Managing and reporting on scope one, two and three
  • Effectively assessing climate risk appetite

Nicola Crawford, Chief Risk Officer, National Bank of Kuwait

 PEOPLE RISK

2:15 Why people risk has become a top risk for most firms and how to respond!

Session details 

  • What are the people risk trends
  • How are organisations responding
  • Is D&I a key risk or opportunity
  • Has the model changed forever
  • What do our works colleagues really want now

Gary Savill, Head of Enterprise Risk, SAGA

 FRAUD – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:50 Managing increase in number of fraud losses and impact of the pandemic driving business online

Session details 

  • Code of conduct to pay for fraud losses
  • Managing the indirect impact Covid-19 has had on Fraud
  • Mitigating the risk of ever-increasing fraud in a new digital world
  • Managing an increase in phishing attacks
  • Monitoring how working from home has increased fraudulent activities

John Keogan, Head, Fraud Risk – Internal Fraud Prevention, Standard Chartered Bank
Ionela Emmett, Head of Fraud & AML Investigations Manager UK, Compliance Group, Commerzbank AG
Amit Lakhani, Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB, BNP Paribas

EARLY WARNING INDICATORS

1:40 News and machine learning: Enhancing early warning indicators for credit risk management

Session details 

  • Leveraging early warning indicators to anticipate events significantly impacting credit risk
  • Using machine learning techniques and text mining to analyse new data
  • Insights on how new data can be processed automatically and how
    • Benefits for financial institutions can be generated
  • Analysing patterns in corporate news data

Dr, Janis Bauer, Risk Methods Senior Expert, RSU Rating Service Unit

2:15 Responding to the PRA: How Close Brothers mitigated risk and took control of their reporting process

Session details 

  • Developing a more transparent and efficient Pillar 3 report
  • Reducing risk and increasing control in the reporting process
  • Aligning Close Brothers’ strategy with the PRA’s priorities
  • Addressing the challenges of a changing economic environment
  • Future-proofing Close Brothers’ processes with the help of technology

Ed Kennedy, Solutions Director, Workiva
David McDonald, Head of Regulatory Reporting, Close Brothers

 CLIMATE STRESS TEST – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:50 Understanding impact of inclusion of climate risk in internal and external stress tests

Session details 

  • Managing data challenges
  • Modeling long term risks
  • Inclusion of climate risks within capital framework
  • Scenario analysis on climate risks
  • Banking requirements to incorporate climate risk into internal stress tests
  • Incorporating stress testing results into risk appetite frameworks
  • Leveraging various data channels when conducting stress tests
  • Reviewing results of biannual exploratory scenario

Doug Baird, Head of Climate Risk Analytics and Pension Risk, NatWest Markets
Ying Poikonen, Head of Modelling Group for EMEA Region, Sumitomo Mitsu Banking Corporation
Gianluca CantalupiGlobal Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk, Credit Suisse
Xavier DuboisDirector, Risk, Finance and Regulatory Expert, Wolters Kluwer

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3:35 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

 TECHNOLOGY

4:05 Using and integrating new technology into risk processes and managing implementation risk

Session details 

  • Complexities of bringing new technology into large organizations
  • Data limitations as technology continues to evolve
  • Use cases for Blockchain in risk management
  • Automating processes to reduce operational risk
  • Digitization of customer journey
  • Transition risks on risk and finance teams

Amit Lakhani, Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB, BNP Paribas

 CREDIT PROCESSING

4:40 Incorporating ESG considerations into credit processing

Session details 

  • Identifying credible transition plans
  • Assessing ESG status of clients
  • Defining minimum transaction and information requirements
  • Validating submissions to mitigate greenwashing
  • Impact of requirements to funding

Isabelle Young, ESG Credit Director, Lloyds Banking Group 

ALIGNING SOCIAL CONSIDERATIONS

4:05 Reviewing diversity and inclusion agendas and progress across the industry

Session details 

  • Understanding social repercussions of decisions
  • Exit strategies for certain sectors
    • Impact to employment
    • Global repercussions with certain industries
  • Developing medium and long term strategies and considering alignment of environment and social impacts
  • Social risks of the climate transition
    • Ensuring equal opportunities with change
  • Identifying investor priorities and gathering data
  • Impact of Covid-19 on organizations and employees

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

 REPUTATION RISK

4:40 Managing reputation risk in a volatile and increasingly online environment

Session details 

  • Reputation risks within ESG
  • Managing reputation as public opinion evolves
  • Impact of geopolitical tensions and operating in certain regions
  • Social media risks

Yulia Chugueva, Head of Operational Risk, Banca Intesa

 INTEREST RATES

4:05 Adapting to a changing interest rate environment and managing risk as volatility continues

Session details 

  • Addressing the increased volatility and uncertainty on over leveraged business’
  • Managing post-pandemic pressures on interest rates
  • Correlation between inflation and interest rates
  • How reviewing interest rates could impact economic growth

Cédric Cavallier, Senior Business Development Consultant, ActiveViam

 LIQUIDITY RISK

4:40 Reviewing the liquidity risk landscape and impact of the pandemic on reserves

Session details 

  • How computer trading increases the risk of liquidity black holes
  • How quantitative easing has made it more difficult to introduce liquidity to the market
  • Liquidity implications caused by adjustments to financial asset prices
  • Long term liquidity risks caused by price adjustments
  • Managing the impact CRR2 regulation has on liquidity

Suresh Sankaran, Head of Model Risk, Validation & GovernanceMetro Bank

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5:15 Chair’s closing remarks | 5:25 End of day 1 and networking drinks reception

8:00 Registration and breakfast | 8:50 Chair’s opening remarks

Moderated by: Xavier Dubois, Director, Risk, Finance and Regulatory Expert, Wolters Kluwer

 EMERGING RISKS – PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00 Monitoring emerging risks on the horizon and developing effective mitigation strategies

Session details 

  • Managing geopolitical instability
  • Impact of changes to sanctions landscape
  • Use of economic warfare and impact to geopolitical tensions
  • Cyber as an emerging war threat
  • Managing business relationships between different jurisdictions
  • The use of economic sanctions to restrict funding to a jurisdiction

Jeff Simmons, Chief Risk OfficerMUFG Securities (Europe) N.V.
Cecilia Gejke, Chief Risk OfficerPrivate Banking Institution
Mark Chaplin, UK Life Chief Risk Officer, Aviva Plc

RESILIENCE

9:40 Fit for the future: how resilient is your bank?

Session details 

  • Exploring banking resiliency in the face of the pandemic
  • Building flexible and agile processes to better adapt and respond
  • Grasping opportunities offered by Technology
  • Re-focusing the business model to drive sustainable performance and achieve better customer outcomes

Hanna Sarraf, Chief Risk OfficerStarling International

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10:10 Morning refreshment break and networking

Moderated by: John Bree, Chief Evangelist & Chief Risk Officer, Supply Wisdom

 DATA GOVERNANCE

10:40 Developing strong governance techniques for effective data management

Session details 

  • Managing stakeholders and control requirements
  • Developing strong governance and operating models
  • Simplification of infrastructure
  • Sustainability through multiyear simplification and change programs
  • Reviewing the impact of Covid-19 data

Lena Young, Head of EMEA Treasury and Liquidity Risk, Credit Suisse

 

CLOUD

11:20 Cloud in financial services

Session details 

  • Benefits of cloud implementation
  • Challenges of cloud implementation
  • Factors affecting the timing of adoption
  • What we are seeing in the market
  • The future of cloud adoption in financial services / ‘green’ cloud computing

Freddy Gielen, Executive PartnerAvantage Reply
Louise Macdonald, Manager, Avantage Reply

 ESG – PANEL DISCUSSION

12:00 Reviewing future business models to meet ESG requirements and customer demands

Session details 

  • Overcoming a lack of market data for ESG
  • How should the boards approach reporting on ESG?
  • Reputational risk associated with a business’s activities
  • Integrating an ESG risk appetite into processes
  • Effectively managing carbon reduction on a bank’s balance sheet
  • Implementing a commercial strategy around ESG

Jean Meyer, Chief Risk Officer, BNP Paribas Asset Management
Maciej Lewandowski, Head of Risk Poland, NatWest
Anita McBain, Managing Director, Head of ESG Research, EMEA, Citi
Sucharita Banerjee Lodha, Head of Governance and Reporting/Chief of Staff, ERM, AIG

Moderated by: Tim Le MareDirector, Integrated Risk, Workiva

 FRAUD

10:40 Adjusting fraud detection methodologies to manage changes to risk

Session details 

  • Reviewing internal fraud risks
    • Misappropriation of corporate assets, travel abuse, data loss and embezzlement
  • Managing traditional and new risks in a hybrid environment
  • Detecting fraud integrity concerns virtually and physically
  • Tracking unauthorized access to systems and data
  • Implementing new fraud detection models
  • Governance structures to manage use of technology

Hugo Ramirez, Operational Risk and Third-Party Management Senior Auditor Specialist, BBVA New York

 OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

11:20 Exploring operational resilience in a parallel industry

Session details 

  • Comparative analysis on approach
  • Self-assessment streamlined
  • Incorporating lessons learned
  • Leveraging existing taxonomies

Gary Lynam, Director of Advisory, Protecht

 COVID-19 – PANEL DISCUSSION

12:00 Lessons learnt from operational risk response to the global pandemic and advancing resilience

Session details 

  • Implementation of business continuity plans
  • Provision of critical functions to maintain operations
  • Adapting to changes in consumer behavior as a result of Covid
  • The role of operational risk in a post Covid environment
  • Identifying and updating strategy in light of Covid-19

Sean Titley, Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk, Metro Bank
Juergen Wienes, Member of the Managing Board, Airbus Bank GmbH
Anne McGowan, Head of Supplier Management, Governance and Risk, Lloyds Banking Group

Moderated by: Xavier Dubois, Director, Risk, Finance and Regulatory Expert, Wolters Kluwer

 STRESS TESTING

10:40 Leveraging stress testing as a tool for future projections and business direction (case for trading shifts)

Session details 

  • Enhancing models, methodologies and expertise
  • Incorporating regulatory and business drivers into stress testing
  • Sensitivity measures for business strategies and market reactions
  • Incorporating into risk appetite framework
  • Enhanced scenario shocks modelling (granularity, methodologies and plausibility)

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

 ALM

11:20 Machine Learning in ALM

Session details 

  • Evolution of Machine learning in financial risks (liquidity and interest risk)
  • How Machine Learning can leverage ALM
  • Machine Learning limitations in risk management

Sergio Cardona, Quantitative Leader at Mirai, Mirai Advisory (MAT)

 CREDIT RISK AND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

12:00 Inter-institutional transfer of risk to support banks and other credit institutions: Mitigating market deficiencies and regulatory constraints

Session details 

  • Enhanced international financial framework: public sector support to the economy through commercial banks via risk sharing between banks and policy-driven financial institutions (Multilateral Development Banks, MDBs)
  • Helping banks overcome regulatory constraints such as high capitalization of certain exposures and/or market gaps caused by presence of asymmetric information between borrowers and lenders
  • Ways for capital relief and transfer of financial loss for banks

Denitsa Berkhoff, Head of Strategic and Market Risk Management, European Investment Fund, part of the European Investment Bank Group

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12:45 Lunch break and networking

 NET ZERO

1:45 Setting a net zero trajectory for the oil, gas and coal sector

Session details 

  • Choosing an appropriate Net Zero pathway
  • Determining financed emissions in a transparent manner
  • Engaging internal stakeholders in a collective journey

Gianluca Cantalupi, Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk, Credit Suisse 

 CBDC – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:25 Understanding future of central bank digital currency uses and preparing for change

Session details 

  • Maintaining balance sheet and deposit inflows
  • Adapting operational models
  • Maintaining customers through digital products
  • Alternative ways of structuring balance sheet
  • Transition capacities of central bank money
  • Managing and limiting volatility in pricing

Katey Neate, Chief Risk Officer Asset Servicing and Digital, BNY Mellon
Farooq Gulzar, UK Chief Risk Officer, UBS AM
Mehregan Ameri, Senior CBDC Specialist, Bank of England

 CULTURE

1:45 NFR Culture - Accountability versus responsibility

Session details 

  • Defining risk culture
  • Role of senior management in shaping risk culture
  • Risk accountability versus responsibility
  • practical application of the three lines of defence

Paul Coady, Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture, Deutsche Bank

 RISK APPETITE – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:25 Incorporating non-financial risks within the risk appetite framework

Session details 

  • Incorporating non-financial risks
  • Developing synthetic indicators for compliance and operational risks
  • Transparency from senior management
  • Building a complete and transparent framework
  • Redesigning indicators to present risks to the board

Jeremy Arnold, Chief Risk Officer, NatWest Markets
Carlos Martin, Executive Director – CIB Markets Operational Risk Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Adrian Burbanks, Deputy General Manager, Agricultural Bank of China Limited, London Branch

 CAPITAL FRAMEWORKS

1:45 Reviewing changes to capital regulation and impact to frameworks

Session details 

  • Incorporating climate risk into capital framework
  • Changes to CRR 3
  • Cross border requirements and approvals
  • Standardizing treatment of activity across jurisdictions
  • Efficient capital management amidst uncertainty

Neels Vosloo, Director, EMEA Capital Policy and Advocacy, Bank of America Merill Lynch

 FRTB – PANEL DISCUSSION

2:25 Industry update on progress towards FRTB and reviewing model approaches

Session details 

  • Impact of continued delays
  • Global alignment of standards and timelines
  • Qualification at trading desk level
  • Reviewing capital benefits of internal models
  • Qualitative and quantitative requirements for model approval
  • Managing the EU’s CRR3 and CRD6 proposals

Etienne Varloot, Global Head MCR, Credit Agricole CIB
Suman Data, Head of Portfolio Quantitative Research, Lloyds Banking Group

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3:10 Afternoon refreshment break and networking

 CRYPTOCURRENCY

3:40 Developing processes and oversight techniques for increased use of cryptocurrency

Session details 

  • Developing regulations for cryptocurrency
  • Updating capital frameworks to include crypto asset exposure
  • Sanctions and regulations preventing trade
  • Monitoring the security and integrity of digital currencies
  • Increased need for digitalization in order to incorporate digital currencies

Katey Neate, Chief Risk Officer Asset Servicing and Digital, BNY Mellon

 RISK IDENTIFICATION

4:20 Developing forward looking risk identification to understand potential threats

Session details 

  • Natural default to visible risks
  • Managing highly probable and highly impactful threats
  • Leveraging stress testing as a tool for risk identification
  • Early warning indicators of risk
  • Effectively assessing and scanning potential future threats
  • Avoiding bias when assessing and identifying risk

Mauricio Masondo, Managing DirectorCiti

 MODEL RISK

3:40 Models and crisis: appropriate actions and reactions

Session details 

  • Reviewing the impact a crisis has on existing models
  • Managing the various model risk reactions during a crisis
  • Creating an effective model risk framework based on previous crisis’
  • Approaches to detect, mitigate and repair the model risk that is caused by a crisis
  • Application to crisis including COVID-19 pandemic consequences
  • From White to Black Swans and beyond, categorization of changes

Gilles Artaud, Head of Model Risk Audit, Credit Agricole CIB

 MODEL RISK REQUIREMENTS

4:20 Embedding ethics and bias assessment into model risk management framework

Session details 

  • Challenges using Covid data in models
  • Managing operational risk of models
  • Key components for Model Risk Management (MRM) framework
  • Main challenges when implementing a MRM framework
  • Looking ahead: the impact of AI / ML for MRM

Magdalena Chociej, Model Risk Expert, ING

 NON-PERFORMING LOANS

3:40 Reviewing the impact of Covid-19 on loans and asset quality and treatment of non-performing loans

Session details 

  • Impact on loans and asset quality
  • Reviewing adequacy of provisioning credit
  • Maintaining a cautious approach to provisions
  • Treatment of loans under government support measures
  • Credit deterioration as support measures unravel

Varun Kumar Singh, Head – Corporate Lending, Union Bank of India UK

 LIBOR

4:20 Reviewing progress towards LIBOR transition and future challenges transitioning contracts

Session details 

  • Immediate consequences of the cessation of Libor
  • Migrating all contracts over to new rate
  • Treatment of IBORs
  • Reflecting credit risk within rates
  • Managing market manipulation
  • 2023 Dollar transition and what to expect
  • The impact of rising interest rates on LIBOR transition

Chia Tan, Director, Counterparty Model Risk Management, Bank of America

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5:00 Chair’s closing remarks | 5:10 End of Risk EMEA 2022

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Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Biography

Fabrice Brossart is the Chief Risk Officer for AIG International General Insurance and oversees AIG’s risk management function in 80+ territories outside North America, ensuring these operations have a risk management system proportionate to their exposures and in line with local regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

Since joining AIG in 2011, Fabrice has led eight Solvency II internal model approval projects, played a key role in AIG’s response to Brexit and the development of the Group’s capital model. More recently he has focussed on resilience post pandemic, conduct and culture, climate risk and cyber risk. He is a member of AIG’s Executive Diversity Council.

An alumnus of France’s Ecole Polytechnique, Fabrice holds actuarial qualifications in France and the UK. Fabrice was named CRO of the year by InsuranceERM in 2018.

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Mark Chaplin
UK Life Chief Risk Officer
Aviva Plc

Biography
Mark has been the Chief Risk Officer for Aviva’s UK Life business since 2017 and has previously been the Chief Risk Officer for Aviva’s UK General Insurance business and for Aviva’s internal reinsurance vehicles. Mark also led Aviva’s recovery and resolution planning when Aviva was first designated a Global Systemically Important Insurer and served four years on the Board of Aviva Italia Holdings. Prior to joining Aviva in 2010, Mark had 15 years of insurance consulting experience in the UK and a wide range of international markets for Willis Towers Watson.
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Cecilia Gejke
Chief Risk Officer
Private Banking Institution

Biography

Cecilia Gejke has a background in Material Physics and renewable energy sources prior to joining the world of Finance. Cecilia has held various leadership roles within Risk Management and capital & liquidity management at financial institutions both in London and Europe, gaining a broad experience across investment, retail and private banking products and cultures. Cecilia has a proven track record of designing and delivering efficient risk management frameworks to drive business performance.

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

Biography
David Glendinning is the UK Head of Risk. With Société Générale since 2004, David was previously Head of Group Credit Risk Provisioning. He began his career in Internal Audit and Inspection.
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Ebbe Negenman
Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Executive Board
Knab

Biography

Ebbe Negenman is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of Knab. As a member of the executive board of Knab is co-responsible for the management of the bank. He has over 20 year’s of experience in risk management. Till 2017 Ebbe worked as Head of Regulatory Risk at ABN Amro and was highly involved in the innovation of the sector. Till 2010 Ebbe was employed as a Managing Director Risk Management at ING Bank in Amsterdam and was several years based in the Real Estate division, and in Hong Kong where he had responsibility for the Asia Pacific region. He started his career at the Dutch merchant bank MeesPierson in the market risk management area. Ebbe has two MSc’s (mathematics and econometrics) and a PhD in Operations Research and considers the ability to learn faster than your competitors as the only sustainable competitive advantage. He therefore made learning a way of living.

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Hanna Sarraf
Chief Risk Officer
Starling International

Biography

Hanna Sarraf is a seasoned risk executive, with over twenty years’ experience in leading and implementing risk management frameworks that deliver effective results in the financial services industry. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer at Starling International and was previously the Group Chief Risk Officer at Bankmed, a regional corporate, retail and private banking organisation with operations across the EMEA region. Prior to joining Bankmed, Hanna was the Head of Risk Strategy at Bank of Ireland Group and previously held senior risk and regulatory management consulting roles at KPMG, Accenture and Ernst & Young in the UK and globally.

Hanna holds a Specialised Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) and an MSc in Finance from Dauphine University in France. He has authored many articles on financial risk management and is a frequent speaker at leading UK and international conferences.

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

Biography

Jeff Simmons joined MUFG Bank in June 2014 as the Head of Enterprise Risk, tasked with creating the function. He has been involved intensively with the enhancement of the Risk Management framework in MUFG Bank (Europe). This has involved him in the formation of an Enterprise Risk function in Amsterdam tasked with delivering the full range of regulatory submissions. In April 2018 he transitioned to MUFG Securities to become involved in the Brexit project. In this capacity he is the CRO for MUFG Securities (Europe) N.V. the Dutch subsidiary of MUFG Securities (EMEA).

Prior to joining the bank he spent some 20 years specializing in best practice Risk Management including Market Risk, Credit Risk, Risk Model Validation and Regulatory Risk consulting. As well as have line management responsibilities in various institutions he has also gained extensive experience in implementing Risk Management frameworks from both a technical and operating model based perspective.

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Mehregan Ameri
Senior CBDC Specialist
Bank of England

Biography

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.

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Sucharita Banerjee Lodha
Head of Governance and Reporting/Chief of Staff, ERM
AIG

Biography

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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John Bree
Chief Evangelist & Chief Risk Officer
Supply Wisdom

Biography

John Bree is Chief Evangelist & Chief Risk Officer with Supply Wisdom, the industry-leading patented solution for Real-Time and Continuous Risk Intelligence & Monitoring of Third Parties and Locations. Prior to joining Supply Wisdom, John held senior positions in New York, Tokyo, Singapore and London for Citi and Deutsche Bank covering corporate, investment, commercial and consumer banking internal and vendor operations. John is a member of the Shared Assessments US and UK Steering Committees and Co-Chair of the Financial Industry Vertical Strategy Group. He has authored numerous articles and blogs on Third-Party Risk Management and Governance in the Digital era.

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Leanne Bridges
Head of Intelligent Control
Nationwide Building Society

Biography

I lead Intelligent Control at Nationwide with a focus on the development and delivery of Analytics capabilities that enable Risk and Control analysis and reporting.

Aligned to Agile ways of working, Intelligent Control seeks to ‘shift left’ the identification of risk and the embedding of Control into our systems, services and tools supporting ‘control by design’ and enabling Continuous Controls Monitoring and Continuous Assurance.

We’re also looking at Control Automation and the use of AI and Machine Learning to detect and prevent incident and issues, providing further intelligence and insight and enriching our understanding of the control environment.

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Gianluca Cantalupi
Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk
Credit Suisse

Biography

Gianluca is the Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk at Credit Suisse. He protects the bank via a global framework of consistent risk appetite and governance processes, also by assessing and managing environmental and social risks with which the Bank could be associated through the provision of financial services to clients. Within Credit Suisse, he previously headed the Enterprise Risk function for International Wealth Management and Credit Portfolio Management team for UK Investment Banking entities.

Gianluca also covered a Senior Financial Engineer role at Algorithmics, leading projects on Market, Credit and Liquidity Risk.

Gianluca started his career as a strategist/trader for FCT Group in 2006, just in time to experience some of the 2008 volatility where he learnt first-hand the importance of holistic risk management.

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Magdalena Chociej
Model Risk Expert
ING

Biography

Magda is a Model Risk Manager @ ING Group, with over six years’ experience in modelling and Data Science and two years’ experience in Model Risk Management. Magda has a background in Mathematics and Computer Science. As Model Risk Manager she ensures Model Risk oversight for Analytics & Business Support models. Besides this Magda is a member of ING AI expert group and Polish Professional Women Association in the Netherlands.

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Aruna Costa
VP Customer Experience
Elliptic

Biography

Aruna leverages her deep experience as a practitioner in financial crime and fraud to advise Elliptic’s customers on the evolving risks and regulatory requirements for cryptoassets.  With a decade in traditional forensic investigations, financial crime prevention, and compliance at Kroll and EY, Aruna applies real-world experience when guiding customers on how to best use Elliptic’s crypto AML software and services.

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Parsa Ghaffari
CEO and Founder
AYLIEN ltd

Biography

Parsa Ghaffari is the CEO and founder of AYLIEN, a Market and Risk Intelligence FinTech with major clients such as Wells Fargo, IHS Markit, Revolut, and Fidelity who rely on AYLIEN’s platform to convert the world’s news data into a rich, reliable, and real-time source of information for identifying risks and opportunities.

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Kyle Gibbons
Managing Director, Europe
Confirmation, a part of Thomson Reuters

Biography

Kyle Gibbons is Managing Director, Europe for Confirmation, a part of Thomson Reuters. He previously trained as an auditor at Grant Thornton and is a regular speaker on the topics of technology and fraud risk across accounting and finance.

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Freddy Gielen
Executive Partner
Avantage Reply

Biography

As Executive Partner (Financial Services) at Reply, Freddy is focused on enabling change within our financial services clients by leveraging Reply’s strong ‘technology and innovation DNA’ (e.g., Mobile, IoT, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Data & Advanced Analytics) and deep financial services industry experience.

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Francis Gross
Senior Adviser
European Central Bank

Biography

Francis Gross is Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Statistics of the European Central Bank.
Francis’ main interest lies in developing vision, conceptual design and strategy for sustainable digitalisation of the economy, with a focus on effective measurement. His immediate aim is to design and drive concrete, feasible measures with transformational power, e.g. global, public-good digital infrastructure to make the system adequately measurable and more efficient. Starting in 2006 he initiated the movement that led to the G20-backed Global Legal Entity Identifier System, where he serves on the Regulatory Oversight Committee.
Before joining the ECB in 2001, Francis spent fifteen years in automotive, eight at Mercedes, working on globalisation.
He holds an engineering degree from École Centrale, Paris, and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK
In his free time, Francis coaches athletes for javelin throwing, including the current decathlon world champion.

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Farooq Gulzar
UK Chief Risk Officer
UBS AM

Biography

Farooq has been with UBS since June 2020. He previously held various senior positions in Investment Risk at Fidelity International and Royal London Asset Management. He spent close to a decade in managing hedge fund Investment Risk at Tudor Investment Corporation and City Financial. He started his risk career in the Investment Banking space, at Royal Bank of Scotland, Lehman Brothers and finally Nomura before transitioning to the alternative’s arena.

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

Biography

Libor Krkoška has been Deputy Director, Country Strategy at the EBRD since November 2018. He joined the EBRD in 1997, initially working in the Chief Economist Office and then as the Head of Office in Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Cyprus. Before coming to the EBRD, Libor was a researcher in the Economic Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences from 1994, and, prior to that, worked for Česka Pojistovna, the largest Czech insurance company. Libor holds a Ph.D. in Economics from CERGE-EI in Prague, was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and obtained a Masters degree in Mathematics from Charles University in Prague.

 

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Amit Lakhani
Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB
BNP Paribas

Biography

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.

In his current role, Amit looks after IT risks, third party/vendor risk management and fraud risks across the Corporate and Institutional Banking division for BNP Paribas. Increasingly, he is converging the management of all such transversal operational risk topics into Operational Resilience and therefore OpRes is becoming a key priority for him. He has been a key contributor to the CIB OpRes programme and provided oversight and supervision on the topic through his second line of defence role.

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Maciej Lewandowski
Head of Risk Poland
NatWest

Biography

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. He is a speaker and panelist at conferences on risk and regulatory outlook topics.

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Steve Lindo
Course Designer and Lecturer
Columbia University M.Sc. in Enterprise Risk Management

Biography

Steve Lindo is a financial risk manager with over 30 years’ experience managing risks in ALM, funding, banking and trading portfolios. In addition to his role as Lecturer and Course Designer in Columbia University’s MSc in Enterprise Risk Management program, he is currently Principal of SRL Advisory Services, an independent consulting firm specializing in risk governance, education and strategy, and Co-Principal of Intelligent Risk Management LLC, an executive education and advisory partnership using analytical methods pioneered by the CIA. Mr. Lindo is a regular presenter at conferences, webinar host and author of risk management articles and case studies.

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Louise Macdonald
Manager
Avantage Reply

Biography

Louise is a programme lead, specialising in change and transformation, including cultural and behavioural change, business strategy, business and process optimization and business and market analysis. Louise has a passion for the Environment and Sustainability. She combines leadership and board experience within the financial industry, delivering projects in-house alongside multiple years of consultancy experience, implementing change and improvement programmes.

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Stephane Malrait
Head of Market Structure & Innovation
ING Bank NV

Biography

Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is working with advocacy groups, policy makers and regulators to follow market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry. He is also leading innovation activities in the capital market space within ING and developing external partnership with Fintech companies. He actively contributes in industry working groups to represent ING Bank.

Stéphane joined ING in 2015 to lead the bank e-commerce initiatives across all financial market products and to develop the financial market group’s cross-asset ecommerce strategy. Before joining ING, Stephane spent eight years at Société Générale, where he was Global Head of FIC eCommerce, creating an eCommerce business covering credit, rates, money market, emerging market and FX. Prior to this, Stéphane worked at JPMorgan Chase for ten years, serving in different roles in Global FX E-Commerce Business Management and cross-asset eCommerce technology and was based in London and New York.

Stephane has a strong background in financial markets and understands the need for continued technological development to drive positive change in trading and market structure workflows. He is leading ING Financial Market innovation strategy and working on the implementation of financial regulations that will impact the clients trading activity and transform how trading floor operates.

Stephane is also an advisor or board member for several Fintech initiatives and trading associations in Fixed income and FX. Since 2005 he has been active with the ACI Financial Market Association – an international non-profit organisation that represents the interests of market professionals in foreign exchange and money markets. He chairs the ACI FX committee since 2010 and joined ACI FMA board in 2020. He is also an active member of the ECB FX contact group and co-chair the BIS Global FX code of conduct Algo and TCA sub-group.

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Mauricio Masondo
Managing Director
Citi

Biography

Mauricio Masondo is the Head of Wholesale Credit Portfolio Management, part of in-business Institutional Credit Management division at Citi.

Mauricio is a Senior Credit Officer and has worked in Sao Paulo, London, New York, and Seoul, across different businesses and functions. He’s currently leading the build-out of the Portfolio Management function working closely with the Risk Management organization.

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Anita McBain
Managing Director, Head of ESG Research, EMEA
Citi

Biography

Anita McBain will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2022.

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Nicolae Mera
Head of EMEA Market Risk Analytics
Morgan Stanley

Biography

Nicolae is the EMEA Head of Market Risk Analytics at Morgan Stanley, leading model development for regulatory and risk management models for market risk. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2018 Nicolae has led the Quantitative Risk & Capital Strategies team within the risk methodology team at Credit Suisse and has held positions in proprietary trading (systematic trading) and academia (computational fluid dynamics research). Nicolae holds a PhD in applied mathematics and has over 15 years’ experience in quantitative modelling as applied to market risk, systematic trading, applied mathematics and engineering.

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Jean Meyer
Chief Risk Officer
BNP Paribas Asset Management

Biography

Jean Meyer started his career at BNP Paribas in 2005 in the market risk / model risk area for Equity Derivatives. He moved to Japan in 2007 to carry over various position in the market risk / model risk / counterparty risk field. In 2013, he became Head of market risk / counterparty risk for North Asia / Asia (depending on assets classes). He then became Chief Risk Officer for Japan in 2015, moved back to Hong-Kong in 2018 to become head of Operational Risk for APAC. After 14 years in Asia, he moved back to France to become Chief Risk Officer for BNP Paribas Asset Management.

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Dr Stephen Moody
General Manager, Banking Solutions
causaLens

Biography

Dr Stephen Moody leads the Banking Solutions team at causaLens, the pioneers of Causal AI. Stephen has 20 years of experience developing analytical technologies for financial services and government organisations with notable positions as Chief Innovation Officer at Symphony Ayasdi AI, Solutions Director at Simility-Paypal, ThreatMetrix-Lexis Nexis, and Head of Financial Crime Products at Detica-BAE Systems. Stephen holds a PhD in Astrophysics from Cambridge University, UK.

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Katey Neate
Chief Risk Officer Asset Servicing and Digital
BNY Mellon

Biography

Katey Neate is a Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for Asset Servicing & Digital at BNY Mellon. In this capacity, she is responsible for the oversight and challenge of the Bank’s biggest business, from strategy to product development and change management. Additionally, she leads all risk and compliance activities for the enterprise in the digital assets space, including the design and implementation of an enterprise risk framework, and global regulatory engagement. Leveraging her extensive risk management expertise, Katey collaborates across all regions and functions, including operations, product and relationship management, to support BNY Mellon’s development of market-leading digital asset capabilities.

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Atul Vashistha
Chairman and CEO
Supply Wisdom

Biography

Atul is a serial entrepreneur with a deep expertise around the intersection of technology, global supply chain and risk management. He is a Founding Advisory Board member of IAOP and Shared Assessments and has served on both boards since their founding. Atul also had the distinguished honor of serving on the US Department of Defense Business Board for over 12 years. Atul is the founder of Supply Wisdom and is the visionary behind RiskBoard.org and CRO Wisdom, both peer wisdom endeavors with the intention of elevating risk management and risk careers.

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Isabelle Young
ESG Credit Director
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Isabelle Young is an ESG Credit Director at Lloyds Banking Group, focusing on the identification and articulation of key ESG risks and opportunities, at a portfolio and sector level, using this knowledge to develop strategy, policy and appetite. She has been with Lloyds Banking Group for 7 years, across a diverse range of roles including Relationship Management, Markets, Credit and Risk, specialising in recent years on Private Equity clients.

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Lena Young
Head of EMEA Treasury and Liquidity Risk
Credit Suisse

Biography

Lena is EMEA Head of Treasury and Liquidity Risk at Credit Suisse since July 2021. Prior to her current role, she was Head of Audit Liquidity and Funding, also at Credit Suisse. Previous roles include Global Head of Liquidity Reporting and Analytics in Barclays Group Treasury, responsible for all liquidity regulatory reporting to the PRA and global MI reporting, and European Head of Treasury Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley. Lena holds a degree in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics, majoring in Financial Economics and Econometrics.

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Michal Antoniak
Cyber Security Consulting Manager
Comarch

Biography

Michal has graduated Warsaw Technical University, with a degree of Master of Science in Microelectronics. He as well holds an MBA diploma in management from the Warsaw Technical University School of Business.

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Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

Biography

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.

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Gilles Artaud
Head of Group Model Risk Audit
Credit Agricole Group

Biography

Gilles Artaud has been working in investment banking since last century, where he held various positions within Quant, Front Office, IT and Risk Department, working all along on many models, quant developing, managing, validating them, making sure their risks are adequately managed. He’s now in charge for the 3rd line of defence of Model Risk Audit for Group Inspection in Group Crédit Agricole SA, dealing with transformation of risk induced by new models, framework, market and business evolutions, new fields of modelisation and compliance with ever-increasing regulations.

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Fabrice Brossart
Chief Risk Officer, General Insurance and International
AIG

Biography

Fabrice Brossart is the Chief Risk Officer for AIG International General Insurance and oversees AIG’s risk management function in 80+ territories outside North America, ensuring these operations have a risk management system proportionate to their exposures and in line with local regulatory and corporate governance requirements.

Since joining AIG in 2011, Fabrice has led eight Solvency II internal model approval projects, played a key role in AIG’s response to Brexit and the development of the Group’s capital model. More recently he has focussed on resilience post pandemic, conduct and culture, climate risk and cyber risk. He is a member of AIG’s Executive Diversity Council.

An alumnus of France’s Ecole Polytechnique, Fabrice holds actuarial qualifications in France and the UK. Fabrice was named CRO of the year by InsuranceERM in 2018.

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Adrian Burbanks
Deputy General Manager
Agricultural Bank of China Limited, London Branch

Biography

Adrian has over 35 years of experience in International Finance, specializing in Risk Management and business strategy. His career included 12 years working in Japan and has encompassed roles with major investment banks and other international financial institutions managing teams across Europe and in the US. His product experience includes Real Estate, Emerging Markets, Capital Markets, Structured Derivatives and International Finance. In his current role he is responsible for overseeing the risk and compliance functions at Agricultural Bank of China’s London Branch where he holds SM4 regulatory responsibilities.

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Yulia Chugueva
Head of Operational Risk
Banca Intesa

Biography

Yulia is Head of operational risk at the Bank Intesa, Intesa Sanpaolo Group. She has over 15 years of experience of operational risk management, including business continuity, legal and reputational risk management. Yulia’s particular focus is building risk frameworks from scratch. Previously she worked for Belgian KBC Group, American Express group, International Compliance Association, UK and VTB Group (Africa) and National Clearing Center, MOEX group. Yulia holds ISO 31000 Risk Management and BS ISO 22301:2012 Business continuity management certificates.

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Paul Coady
Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture
Deutsche Bank

Biography

Paul Coady has nearly 25-years’ experience in global financial services.  He has worked in Dublin, London and New York and has led significant compliance and financial crime operations and transformation across the U.K., North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.  His particular area of focus as a practitioner and a speaker is on how organisations can pragmatically influence compliance, conduct and culture.  Paul has held senior roles as the Business Ethics, Policies & Training Manager for Allied Irish Bank, Global Chief Compliance Officer for DBRS Credit Rating Agency and Group Head of Compliance Policy & Learning for Barclays and is currently the Global Head of AFC People, Education & Culture for Deustche Bank.

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Nicola Crawford
Chief Risk Officer
National Bank of Kuwait International

Biography

Highly accomplished / qualified Board-Level Global Risk & Compliance Leader with CRO/Head of Risk experience. Responsible for designing, driving and implementing enterprise risk management frameworks from strategy, data, operations and technology perspective, prudential risk, compliance and operational business change to minimise corporate and commercial risk across multiple portfolios from small scalable businesses to multi-billion-dollar organisations across banking, healthcare, energy, government, asset/wealth managers and insurers (Life and GI).

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

Biography

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.

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Ionela Emmett
Head of Fraud & AML Investigations Manager UK, Compliance Group
Commerzbank AG

Biography

With over 10 years of experience in the financial crime field including fraud investigations and AML, Ionela is currently a leading the Compliance Investigation team and acts as a Financial Crime Advisor at Commerzbank, managing complex investigations across different business platforms. She previously worked in a similar role at Citibank NA. Ionela is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has also trained with the Analysis Training Unit at Greater Manchester Police. Ionela’s particular specialty is investigations into the utilisation of complex corporate networks for financial crime purposes.

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Tom Garrubba
Vice President
Shared Assessments

Biography

Tom Garrubba, Senior Director at Shared Assessments, is a nationally recognized subject matter expert, lecturer, and blogger on third party risk, and is the head instructor for their Certified Third Party Risk Professional (CTPRP) program. An active blogger for the Huffington Post on business risk, he’s blogged on various industry websites including Government Health IT and ISACA. Previously, Tom was Senior Privacy Manager at CVS Health where he instituted and managed their third party assessments program for all proprietary data. Tom has over 15 years of experience in IT security, privacy, audit, and compliance in various industries and public consulting.

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John Keogan
Head, Fraud Risk – Internal Fraud Prevention
Standard Chartered Bank

Biography

John has spent his career fighting fraud across multiple sectors, working within both Fraud Investigations and Fraud Risk Advisory. An active member of the Anti-Fraud community, John supports Fraud Risk Reduction via his drive for greater collaboration between risk professionals, enhanced awareness of emerging risks, and the blended use of digital and analogue tools. John is currently the Head of Internal Fraud Risk Prevention at Standard Chartered Bank.

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Amit Lakhani
Head of IT Risk, TPRM and Fraud Risk Management for CIB
BNP Paribas

Biography

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.

In his current role, Amit looks after IT risks, third party/vendor risk management and fraud risks across the Corporate and Institutional Banking division for BNP Paribas. Increasingly, he is converging the management of all such transversal operational risk topics into Operational Resilience and therefore OpRes is becoming a key priority for him. He has been a key contributor to the CIB OpRes programme and provided oversight and supervision on the topic through his second line of defence role.

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Tim Le Mare
Director, Integrated Risk
Workiva

Biography

Tim is a CMIIA and QIAL internal audit professional, with a 20-year career in internal audit and risk that includes leading a significant internal audit transformation project leading the migration of 10 separate internal audit teams to a single unified technology platform. Tim specialises in the use of tools and technology to optimise internal audit processes.

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Gary Lynam
Director of Advisory
Protecht

Biography

Gary leads the Protecht Advisory function in EMEA. Responsible for thought leadership and oversight of customer delivery. Background in financial services, predominantly risk consulting.

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Carlos Martin
Executive Director – CIB Markets Operational Risk Management
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Biography

Carlos Martin FRM Msc BBA is an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Global Head of CIB Markets Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities Operatonal Risk Management. He has 25 years’ industry experience having previously worked at 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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Anne McGowan
Head of Supplier Management, Governance & Risk
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

Anne is Head of IT Supplier Management , Governance and Risk at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), leading a team of 35 Supplier Managers to support the delivery of the Group’s Technology Strategy.

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Vikas Munshi
Enterprise Security Architect
ING Bank

Biography

Vikas is a cyber security professional, a banker, and a creative technologist with over two decades of IT security experience. Currently Vikas works for the global CISO office of ING where he is architecting the future security state of Workplace and DevOps. Besides work, Vikas is into long walks with his Siberian Husky with whom he shares a deep fascination for the wonders of Nature.

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Jayaraj Puthanveedu
Managing Director – Cyber & Technology Risk/Group Operational Risk Management
BNP Paribas

Biography

Jayaraj Puthanbeedu will be speaking at Risk EMEA 2022.

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Hugo Ramirez
Operational Risk and Third-Party Management Senior Audit Specialist
BBVA New York

Biography

Mr. Ramirez holds a Master Degree in Financial Engineering (2001) a Bachelor Degree in International Trade (1993) both from Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico). He carries a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (IIA), and is a Certify Regulatory Vendor Program Manager. Hugo is a graduate of the Executive Program at UT Austin McCombs School of Business, he also graduated in Leadership and Top Executive Development Programs at the Tecnologico de Monterrey Campus Santa Fe (Mexico).

Joined the BBVA group in 1989 and started his auditing career at the bank on 1993 (29 years of Audit experience). Hugo carried several positions at BBVA Mexico during 17 years (e.g. Divisional Audit Subdirector, State Audit Director, Regional Audit Group-Manager and Divisional Audit Consultant).

Successively, Hugo continued his career at BBVA US in 2006 appointed as Chief Audit Executive of BBVA Bancomer USA (formerly California based Valley Bank); He later become Head of the Fraud Auditing Division at BBVA Compass (2010) -now PNC-, Chief Audit Executive at BBVA Puerto Rico (2012); after the sold of the affiliate in PR (2013,) Hugo was appointed SVP Corporate Assurance Director and went back to the US focusing in the enactment of a Three Lines of defence integrated structure for all BBVA US entities.

In 2017 Hugo become BBVA US IA Operational and Vendor Management Risk Champion as part of the IT auditing division. For the following three years Mr. Ramirez was leading audit engagements under the Agile structure as SVP Corporate Assurance Director and Agile Senior Audit Project Manager. In October of 2021, after BBVA USA was acquired by PNC, Hugo was asked to joined the new BBVA US IA team based in New York which is responsible of auditing the group of entities that BBVA S.A. (Spain) maintained in the US after the closing of the sale to PNC.

Currently Hugo is the responsible of the Risk Assessment, Planning Execution, Continuous Assesment and acts as the firs point of contact regarding all audits/projects involving Operational Risk and Third-Party Risk management in the US.

In 2013 Hugo Ramirez was the recipient of the BBVA US Pinnacle Club Award, the company’s highest employee performance honor.

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Gary Savill
Head of Enterprise Risk
SAGA

Biography

Gary Savill is Head of Enterprise Risk for Saga Group since 2018 working previously in AXA UK for 10 years as Head of Operational Risk and as Deputy Head of Operations for Sanlam Investment Management prior to that.  Gary is a Chartered Management Accountant and is also a Specialist member of the IRM and member of the Institute of Management.

Gary has extensive experience of risk management frameworks, people risk, Solvency II, control assurance, risk appetite, conduct risk, risk culture, third party risk oversight and building high performance teams.  He has a particular interest in psychology and decision making.

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Sean Titley
Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk
Metro Bank

Biography

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 growing team responsible for the Bank’s overall risk management framework and approach to Operational Risk from a second line perspective. This includes liaison with the PRA and FCA and making ongoing enhancements to the Bank’s approach to risk appetite, governance and embedding a strong risk culture across the three lines of defence. Sean has been integral to a transformation in the Bank’s approach, including putting in place a new Risk Taxonomy, Bank Risk Report, approach to RCSA, Control Testing, Operational Risk losses and Scenario Analysis as well as setting up a new Operational Risk Oversight Committee, which he chairs. His team is working closely with the first line on approaches to Operational Resilience, Third Party Risk Management and the management of People, Change, Data, Information Security and Technology Risks.

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

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Juergen Wienes
Member of the Managing Board
Airbus Bank GmbH

Biography

Since 2017, Juergen is Member of the Managing Board at Airbus Bank GmbH, a 100% captive institutions within Airbus Group. On the board, he is responsible for Risk Management & Control, Portfolio Management, Finance, Legal & Compliance and Banking Services.

During his almost 30 years of professional life in the industry, Juergen’s expertise spans from Risk Management, Sales, Compliance across Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Corporate Real Estate. Next to his global positions, he covered markets locally in Germany, UK, US and Italy.

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Paola Argentin
Senior Sales Manager, UK & Ireland
ActiveViam

Biography

With an academic and business background in finance and mathematics, Paola is responsible for business growth in UK/Ireland/South Africa at ActiveViam. Since June 2021, she has been helping risk managers and traders in sell-side and buy-side accounts solve their most complex data analytics challenges. Previously, she held a Sales Director role for Financial Risk Analytics at IHS Markit. She also was Account Manager for buy-side & sell-side at RiskMetrics/MSCI. Paola holds a PhD in pure Mathematics from University of Geneva and a Master in Mathematics and Finance from University of Nottingham

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Jeremy Arnold
Chief Risk Officer
NatWest Markets

Biography

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.

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Doug Baird
Head of Climate Risk Analytics and Pension Risk
Natwest Group

Biography

I work in the Financial & Strategic Risk Division within Natwest Group, focussing on the embedding of climate risk analytics within scenario analysis and wider risk decision making. I led the capability build and delivery of the Natwest Group submission in the Bank of England climate stress test (CBES). I am also responsible for Natwest Group’s Pension Risk team and have held various other roles in the bank, including within operational risk capital and pension strategy. Prior to joining Natwest Group I worked for KPMG’s pension consulting business and am a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

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Swati Bansal
Global Head of Market Risk for Flow and Structured Credit Trading
Goldman Sachs

Biography

Swati is currently Global Head of Market Risk for Flow and Structured Credit Trading at Goldman Sachs. Over her 14 years at Goldman Sachs in London, she has played multiple roles across 1st and 2nd line as a Credit Structurer, Credit Trader, 1st line Risk Manager and most recently a 2nd line Market Risk Manager. She has done her MBA and Bachelors in Computer Engineering from India where she also worked as a Software Developer in between her under–grad and post -grad. She is mother of 2 young kids and a passionate Indian Classical Dancer.

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Dr Janis Bauer
Risk Methods Senior Expert
RSU Rating Service Unit

Biography

Mr. Bauer completed a degree in financial mathematics at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) of Munich, Germany. From 2012, he worked as a research assistant at the LMU Institute for Finance & Banking conducting research on current topics in financial risk management. Since 2018, Mr. Bauer has been working on early warning indicators for credit risk at RSU, a topic that also covers various machine learning and text mining methods.

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Denitsa Berkhoff
Head of Strategic and Market Risk Management
European Investment Fund, part of the European Investment Bank Group

Biography

Denitsa Berkhoff is heading the Strategic and Market Risk Management at the European Investment Fund. Mrs Berkhoff has over 18 years of professional experience in risk management from big commercial banking groups and leading policy-driven institutions. She holds a Master of Science in International Business and a Ph.D. in Economics. Her key competences include capital management and planning, development and optimization of high-level risk strategies. Mrs Berkhoff has an extensive knowledge of the European financial architecture. In the last couple of years, she has closely studied the mechanisms for risk transfer set by the European Institutions to channel public sector support to the economy through collaboration with commercial banks and other financial institutions.

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Gianluca Cantalupi
Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk
Credit Suisse

Biography

Gianluca is the Global Head of Sustainability and Climate Risk at Credit Suisse. He protects the bank via a global framework of consistent risk appetite and governance processes, also by assessing and managing environmental and social risks with which the Bank could be associated through the provision of financial services to clients. Within Credit Suisse, he previously headed the Enterprise Risk function for International Wealth Management and Credit Portfolio Management team for UK Investment Banking entities.

Gianluca also covered a Senior Financial Engineer role at Algorithmics, leading projects on Market, Credit and Liquidity Risk.

Gianluca started his career as a strategist/trader for FCT Group in 2006, just in time to experience some of the 2008 volatility where he learnt first-hand the importance of holistic risk management.

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Sergio Cardona
Quantitative Leader at Mirai
Mirai Advisory (MAT)

Biography

Quantitative leader, specialist in machine learning, numerical methods and algorithm development: most applications based on applied math for valuation of financial products, risk model building and risk measurement.

Applying Machine Learning to trading, market risk and portfolio management at New Horizon Technologies. Trained to apply techniques and tools for enhancement of financial analysis and decision making.

Specialist of implementation of high technological solutions for financial institutions, reengineering of end-to-end processes in complex business IT and high regulated environments (EBA, BIS).

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Cédric Cavallier
Senior Business Development Consultant
ActiveViam

Biography

Cédric Cavallier is a Senior Business Development Consultant at ActiveViam based in London. Prior to that he worked as a Senior presales for Wolters Kluwer around Risk, Regulation and Finance and as a Business Analyst Lead on the same topics for Finastra. He started his career in Paris in consulting & project management in the banking industry.

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Suman Datta
Head of Portfolio Quantitative Research
Lloyds Banking Group

Biography

My team of quants and technologists have responsibility for building trading book models and optimisation and monitoring tools for capital, initial margin, attributions, hedge efficiency, stress testing, valuation adjustments and model risk management. With a hybrid background in quantitative finance, engineering, economics, markets, regulation and business strategy, I have a keen interest in expanding the role and application of data, technology and analytics in new areas of finance especially associated with trends linked to ESG, De-Fi and new business models

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Xavier Dubois
Director, Risk, Finance and Regulatory Expert
Wolters Kluwer

Biography

With over 20 years of experience within the regulatory, risk and finance sphere, Xavier has acquired an in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of the financial and banking industry.  Xavier joined Wolters Kluwer, FinArch before the acquisition, in 2000 and has held several roles within the firm including within the development, professional services, pre-sales, marketing and product management teams.  In his current position as Director Product Management, Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting, Xavier leads and co-ordinates the value propositions, as well as their strategic and business implications.

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Jerome Henry
Principal Advisor
ECB

Biography

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.

 

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Amit Kalyanaraman
Head of CS AG Liquidity Risk
Credit Suisse

Biography

Amit has got extensive Treasury and Risk Management experience with banks across different countries. He has worked with global banks for the last 18 years and his roles have spanned a number of functions. His expertise ranges from funding and liquidity activities at the money market desk to the development of sophisticated risk management analytics, covering Liquidity, Interest Rate Risk, Funds Transfer Pricing and Asset-Liability Management. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Financial Risk Manager.

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Dilbagh Kalsi
Partner
Fintegral

Biography

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.

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Ed Kennedy
Solutions Director
Workiva

Biography

Ed is the FSI solutions Director at Workiva, provider of the world’s leading regulatory and reporting platform. He has spent over 20 years surfacing new and innovative approaches to create efficiency and business agility for complex business reporting requirements, with a primary focus on the Financial Services market and its wider regulatory ecosystem

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David McDonald
Head of Regulatory Reporting
Close Brothers

Biography

David McDonald is a specialist in capital management.  He is the Head of Regulatory Reporting at Close Brothers Plc, a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading close Brothers is a FTSE 250 company.

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Nim Puri
Principal, IRM Customer Strategy
Riskonnect

Biography

Nim is responsible for the Riskonnect ESG strategy, sales demonstrations, account management, and advising customers on ESG opportunities to meet their desired business outcomes.  Prior to joining Riskonnect, Nim had responsibility for global market expansion, development/management of presales resources, and development of solution based selling approaches at Thomson Reuters.  Additionally, Nim has held increasing positions of business strategy and audit responsibilities at prestigious corporations including Oracle, The Quaker Oats Company, Sara Lee Corporation, and PwC.  Nim has also been a presenter and panelist for various GRC and audit conferences including those for the IIA, ISACA, and international GRC events.

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Varun Kumar Singh
Head – Corporate Lending
Union Bank of India UK

Biography

Varun Kumar Singh is a Senior Credit Professional working in the Banking Industry with 15+ years of experience wherein 11+ years in Corporate Credit. He is presently working as Head – Corporate Lending at Union Bank of India (UK) Ltd. He is Skilled in Syndicated loans, International credit, Trade finance, Project funding, working capital finance for mid and large Corporates. He is a Finance professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Finance) and is a Certified Member of IIBF ,APLMA, and CISI.

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Ying Poikonen
Head of Modelling Group for EMEA Region
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Biography

Dr. Ying Poikonen is currently the Head of Modelling Group for EMEA region in SMBC. She is responsible for the quantification of Credit, Market, Liquidity, Operational and Climate Change related financial risks for both internal and regulatory purpose, as well as the development of Model Risk Management and Stress Testing for EMEA region. Prior to joining SMBC, Ying worked in Deutsche bank. She holds a PhD degree in Engineering from Warwick University.

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Suresh Sankaran
Head of Model Risk, Validation & Governance
Metro Bank

Biography

Suresh Sankaran is the head of model risk governance at Metro Bank where he oversees the setting out of the bank’s expectations in respect of practices relating to model governance.  Suresh provides oversight to regulatory and statutory requirements and the bank’s high-level approach to achieving compliance.  Suresh is responsible for framing the bank’s approach to managing model risk exposure, and is in charge of the bank’s internal framework that controls the processes for model development, validation and usage, assigns responsibilities and roles, and ensures a properly documented approval process for model development, validation, implementation, and use.

 

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Chia Tan
Director, Counterparty Model Risk Management
Bank of America

Biography

Chia Chiang Tan is Director, Counterparty Model Risk Management at Bank of America.

Previously, Chia was in Market Risk Methodology at Deutsche Bank, where he was responsible for maintaining a tool to test VaR performance. Prior to that, he was at DB Analytics at Deutsche Bank, where his responsibilities covered pricing models in Inflation, and single currency Rates options. Before that, he was at Dresdner Kleinwort, covering short and long-dated FX and Rates Hybrids. Prior to that, he worked on Interest Rates models at Barclays Capital. And he started out at Risk Analytics at CIBC, developing VaR and counterparty models.

Chia is the author of two industry texts: Demystifying Exotic Products, and Market Practice in Financial Modelling.

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Etienne Varloot
Global Head of MCR
Credit Agricole CIB

Biography

Etienne Varloot has 25 years experience, of which twenty years in market finance in Paris and London. After holding analyst, strategist and then trading positions at Citigroup and UBS, he was deputy head of Market and Credit Risk at Banque de France. Head of market risk for Natixis and Head of market, counterparty and liquidity risk for Credit Agricole CIB for the last 5 years

Etienne Varloot, 43, is an engineer (Lyon Ecole Centrale and Columbia University), an actuary and an INSEAD MBA graduate.

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Sunil Verma
Head of Market Risk Stress Testing Methodology
UBS

Biography

Sunil heads the market risk stress testing methodology at UBS. He is responsible for developing models used globally across UBS. He is closely engaged in various regulatory projects such as CCAR, EBA Stress Testing, IWST, FINMA Stress Testing etc. He runs a small team based out of London, Krakow and Mumbai.

Sunil is an engineer (undergrad) and MBA. During his career, prior to UBS, he has worked at banks such as ING, RBS, Lloyds and Northern Trust. He enjoys maths, machine learning, watching documentaries on diverse subjects and experimenting with cuisines for Sunday family meals.

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Neels Vosloo
Director, EMEA Capital Policy and Advocacy
Bank of America Merill Lynch

Biography

Neels Vosloo covers Regulatory Capital Policy and Advocacy for EMEA within Enterprise Capital Management at Bank of America. Before joining BofA, Neels headed up the Traded Risk Modelling team in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice in London; he has held risk modelling roles across market and counterparty risk, including as Senior Risk Specialist in the Traded Risk Department at the UK FSA and PRA.  Neels holds degrees in Mathematics, Philosophy, and Actuarial Science from the University of Pretoria.

COUNTERPARTY RISK 

Developing accurate metrics to manage counterparty risks

AI & MACHINE LEARNING

Leveraging AI and machine learning capailities and uses within credit portfolios

LIBOR 

Lessons learnt frm LIBOR transition and updating contracts

GEOPOLITICAL RISK 

Managing long term impacts of geopolitical risks and changes to risk landscape

ESG

Managing ESG changes and implementation of requirements

GOBAL RECOVERY

Impact of volatility on credit risk landscape

REGULATION

Reviewing the global regulatory environment

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David Glendinning
CRO UK
 Société Generale

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Gregoire Babin
Executive Director
JP Morgan

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Germar Knöchlein
Head of Division
European Central Bank

Andreea-Petreanu

Andrea Petreanu
Head of Credit Risk Management
Mizuho International Plc

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Chaoxin Zheng
EMEA Head of Scenario Analytics
Morgan Stanley

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Rohan Kataria
Head of Traded Risk Stress Testing Execution
HSBC

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Pradyumna Javalekar
Head of Credit Portfolio Market Risk
JP Morgan

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Emmanuelle Mathey
Co-CRO, Wealth Management
Schroders

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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.

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There are many opportunities available across the two days at Risk EMEA to gain insightful knowledge from industry experts. There is the opportunity to join a single stream to get a well-rounded two days. Alternatively, there is the option to jump between 3 streams where there are interactive panels with live Q&A’s and presentations. As usual, there will also be an informative one-day Forum running in conjunction with the Risk EMEA Summit. In-between sessions and at our drinks reception there are plenty of opportunities to interact with the speakers and attendees.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Interactive panel discussions are designed to increase attendee interaction by running a live Q&A throughout the session.

PRESENTATIONS

Hear industry experts provide detailed insight on a range of topics, engage one on one with the presenter during the Q&A.

NETWORKING BREAKS

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

MEET THE SPEAKERS

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

July 14, 2022

Leveraging scenario analysis and quantification methods to better identify impact of disruption

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

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 […]
July 7, 2022

Presentation: Atul Vashistha, Supply Wisdom

July 7, 2022

Presentation: Varun Kumar Singh, Union Bank of India UK

July 7, 2022

Interview: Varun Kumar Singh, Union Bank of India UK

June 29, 2022

Interview: Juergen Wienes, Airbus Bank GmbH

June 29, 2022

Presentation: Alessia Falsarone, PineBridge Investments

June 29, 2022

Presentation: Roderick Powell, Ameris Bank

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.

causaLens are the pioneers of Causal AI — a giant leap in machine intelligence.

We build Causal AI-powered products that are trusted by leading organizations across a wide range of industries. Our No-Code Causal AI Platform empowers all types of users to make superior decisions through an intuitive user interface. We are creating a world in which humans leverage trustworthy AI to solve the greatest challenges in the economy, society and healthcare.

Founded in 1993 in Kraków, Poland, Comarch prides itself on being one of the leading software houses in Europe with a few thousand employees worldwide and thousands of successful projects carried out for the largest international brands.
With many years of experience in the industry, Comarch Financial Services, a business sector within the Comarch Capital Group, specializes in developing sophisticated software and IT systems for major financial institutions in banking, insurance and capital markets.
Our expertise has gained worldwide recognition and a significant portfolio of clients among insurers, banks, mutual and pension funds, brokerage houses and asset management companies in more than 30 countries.
www.comarch.com/finance

Evaluserve are sponsoring CeFPro’s Risk EMEA Convention 2022.

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.

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

Avantage Reply (a member of Reply Group) is a pan-European specialised management consultancy delivering change initiatives in Risk, Compliance, Finance (Capital Management and Regulatory Reporting), Treasury and Operations within the Financial Services industry.

Within our core competencies, we have extensive experience in implementing changes driven by:

• Industry-wide legislative and regulatory initiatives (e.g. CRD IV, ring-fencing);
• Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestments (e.g. business combination, separation and flotation); and
• Business improvement and optimisation agendas (e.g. risk appetite and capital allocation)

Since 2004, we have rapidly grown from a UK focused boutique consultancy into a reputable pan-European firm. We continue to adhere to our core philosophy of using innovation and pragmatism in helping firms to deal with complex regulatory and business issues.

We differ from the larger consulting firms in our specialised subject matter focus and have an excellent reputation for delivering on our clients’ most challenging issues.

Fintegral is a specialist quantitative risk consultancy focusing solely on the finance sector. We help our banking clients develop, enhance, and validate their most sophisticated risk models and analytical frameworks, to provide them with a competitive edge.

Our consultants combine exceptional quantitative skills with a deep understanding of financial risk management, and have a business-oriented mindset, allowing us to successfully deliver complex analytical projects.

We have a corporate culture with flat hierarchies, where entrepreneurship is encouraged from all members of our collaborative teams, across our offices in London, Frankfurt and Zurich.

IRBA compliant internal rating systems represent RSU’s core capability. RSU provides rating systems to over 45 customers – mainly banks and insurance companies. The unique and evolving data pool is our key asset and provides the basis for all twelve rating models, each of which is tailored to a specific asset class. In addition, RSU’s product range includes tools for LGD estimation and AI driven automated risk analysis. We develop and validate all models, centrally operate the application and ensure IRBA-regulatory compliance for EBA/ ECB supervised institutions. Founded in 2003, RSU has since been recognized for its expertise in credit risk measurement for wholesale exposures.

  

Supply Wisdom’s patented solution is transforming the way supply chain, procurement and third-party risk leaders manage risks and operational resilience. Supply Wisdom delivers continuous third-party and location risk intelligence and risk actions in real-time across the widest risk aperture to minimize the risks of disruption facing business, supply chains and third parties. Supply Wisdom intelligence enables enterprises to prioritize, move faster, do more with less resources, and act proactively and confidently. ​For more information, visit www.supplywisdom.com and follow us on https://www.linkedin.com/company/supplywisdom

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is a market leader in the

provision of integrated finance, risk and regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors. Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax and accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain

knowledge and specialized technology and services.

Workiva are sponsoring Risk EMEA 2022

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AYLIEN is the world leader in AI-powered News Intelligence, providing risk teams in the financial services sector with a platform to proactively discover, investigate, and take action on critical business signals from the world’s news.

Each day AYLIEN aggregates over 1.5 million news articles from 80,000+ publishers across the globe. Every article passes through our state-of-the-art NLP engine, which automatically identifies and tags over 5.6 million entities, 4,500+ categories and industries, and over 20 other meaningful data points. The result is a searchable real-time and historical news archive that transforms how businesses identify and mitigate risk.

AYLIEN currently works with both analyst and data science teams in some of the world’s leading financial services organizations across Third Party, ESG, Reputational, and Operational Risk monitoring use cases.

Confirmation are sponsoring Risk EMEA

Elliptic is the global leader in cryptoasset risk management for crypto businesses and financial institutions worldwide.

Recognized as a WEF Technology Pioneer and backed by investors including Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, SBI Group, and Santander Innoventures, Elliptic has assessed risk on transactions worth several trillion dollars, uncovering activities related to money laundering, terrorist fundraising, fraud, and other financial crimes.

Elliptic is headquartered in London with offices in New York, Singapore, and Tokyo. To learn more, visit www.elliptic.co and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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, operational, and digital 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. To learn more, visit www.riskonnect.com.

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Shared Assessments is a global membership organization dedicated to developing the best practices, education and tools to drive third party risk assurance. We are creators of the industry standard third party risk toolkit, used by over 15,000 organizations worldwide.

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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.

ORX is the largest operational risk association in the financial services sector. Since 2002, we’ve been developing a global community of financial institutions committed to improving the management and measurement of operational risk. We currently have over 100 member organisation based all over the globe.

Owned and driven by our member institutions, we bring together hundreds of operational risk professionals to share their knowledge, expertise and experience of the financial services industry. We are a not-for-profit industry association incorporated in Geneva, Switzerland.

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, producing one of the most comprehensive business reports in the industry, recognized by experts as a go-to resource.
The 2022 survey has now closed. Pre-order your copy of the report and be amongst the first to discover the top non-financial risks of the year, as told by the industry.
Coming soon this summer.

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

Alternative accommodation around surrounding the tower hotel includes:
Hilton London Tower Bridge – 5 More London Riverside, Tooley St, London SE1 2BY
Leonardo Royal London City – Tower Hill – 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London EC3N 2BQ
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London – 7 Pepys St, Tower, London EC3N 4AF
Premier Inn London City (Tower Hill) Hotel – 22-24 Prescot St, London E1 8BB

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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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