Roundtable: Revolutionizing GRC with next-gen OpRisk Systems

Join an exclusive conversation with European risk executives to discuss the revolutionisation of GRC and how to improve your approach with next-generation OpRisk systems. Virtual roundtable hosted on April 27, 2021

Join an exclusive conversation with European risk executives to discuss how to improve your GRC approach with next-generation OpRisk systems

Tuesday, April 27 | Europe

How can organizations improve their Governance, Risk and Compliance landscape by utilizing modern technologies such as AI? How can they improve user engagement, data quality and analytics?  How can you automate data collection and PII reporting to improve accuracy?

As part of our bi-annual confidential discussion dedicated to innovation in the field of GRC, our previous industry roundtable (at OpRisk Europe, Oct 2020) offered the perfect platform for participants to benchmark challenges and explore the revolutionizing impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence.

Moving beyond the hype to address practical applications, join our follow-up virtual roundtable 6 months on where we will offer an open conversation on exclusive, up-to-date market trends and insight into IBM’s innovation in this space.


Practical takeaways

In such a fast-paced industry, it can be difficult to keep up with new innovations and applications. Gain crucial tools you can bring back to your teams, including:

  • How AI can provide augmented intelligence into the OpRisk process
  • How you can incorporate external data from piers and market trends
  • How you can effectively use advanced analytics and Machine Learning to streamline your processes
  • How you can simplify privacy reporting and know what AI models are using PII data to achieve greater confidence that your data is compliant

Ian Francis

IBM Principal Solution Architect


With over a decade of experience in Governance Risk and Compliance, Ian has held numerous roles within IBM working alongside major global Financial Institutions.

Currently working as a Principal Solutions consultant in Europe across all GRC domains.  For the past 5 years, his focus as an Offering Manager has been on the design, development and launch of IBM OpenPages Model Risk Governance solution.

Ian grew up in Sydney Australia, graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting.  He now resides in Norwich, England with his wife and two sons.

James Melville

GRC Leader UKI


James Melville is the UKI leader for Governance, Risk & Compliance solutions in IBM. James has deep financial and technological knowledge across a wide range of industries, with a focus within financial services. Having worked for the past 13 years at IBM he has helped organisations strengthen their Governance, Risk & Compliance information management processes.


Svetlana Belyalova

Head of operational risk management

Rosbank Societe Generale Group

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Company profile

With the unique combination of financial services, technology and regulatory expertise, IBM RegTech enables institutions to make more timely and risk-aware decisions. We apply the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation to the risk and compliance process, increasing operational efficiency, accelerating insight and improving transparency. This greater oversight and understanding helps our clients preserve institutional trust and enhance value to their shareholders and customers alike.

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