Registration and lunch

Join us for lunch before the conference begins - network with industry leaders to prepare yourself for the afternoon ahead.


Chairman's remarks

Includes an interactive audience poll so you can gain real-time insights from other delegates. Vote live to generate real time content #riskandregulation

Philip Harding, Head of Content (MS), RISK.NET

1:05pm Welcome remarks 

David Cook, Director, European Regulatory Affairs, IHS MARKIT


OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Cyber threat landscape

  • Assessing the different types of threat actors and their impact
  • How to win the battle in cyber space?
  • How do we engage with, manage the relationship, and share our story with regulators to be transparent and demonstrate compliance and secure services?

Royce Curtin, Managing Director of Global Security Operations Intelligence, BARCLAYS


PANEL: Political, economic and technological change: a perfect storm for CROs?

  • Financial institutions are facing a multitude of risks stemming from political upheaval (Brexit, trade wars), economic instability, technological transformation and environmental pressures
  • How do institutions mitigate these risks and deploy resources and capital across this spectrum of risks?
  • Does the skill-set of the C-level support and their teams need to evolve in line with these new risks?

Moderator: Roger Dix, Chief Risk Officer, WESLEYAN


Eleanor Malcolm, Chief Risk Officer, JULIUS BAER INTERNATIONAL

Sue Kean, Chief Risk Officer, OLD MUTUAL

Tobias Buecheler, Head of Regulatory Strategy, ALLIANZ GROUP


PANEL: Collateral management and cost efficiency in managing margin and regulation

  • Investing in change – implementing integrated bilateral and cleared margin solutions
  • How to achieve collateral optimization and the legal and regulatory issues that should be considered
  • Creating efficiencies and simplify collateral operations in the margin space – moving away from spreadsheets to real-time data analysis

Moderator: John Stewart, Co-Head of Operational Risk and Regulatory Compliance Solutions, IHS MARKIT

Hélène Virello, Global Head of Collateral and Valuation Services, BNP PARIBAS

Rob Scott, Head of Custody, Collateral & Clearing, COMMERZBANK AG

Clive Ansell, Head of Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA

Mark Higgins, Managing Director, Business Development, BNY MELLON


Afternoon break and networking

Grab a coffee and network in the exhibition area to share ideas and network with fellow industry experts


PANEL:  Artificial intelligence: the power to transform risk management?

  • What role does AI have to play in risk management? From identifying bubbles and crashes before they occur, to detecting irregular trading behavior and cyber risk, the potential is huge
  •  When will firms start investing in and implementing AI capabilities? Are there specific trigger points that will see AI in risk management become more mainstream?
  • What challenges remain in gaining broader industry acceptance of the use of AI and how do institutions assess the emerging risks?

Moderator: Philip Harding, Head of Content (MS), RISK.NET

Gordon Lee, Executive Director, Portfolio Quantitative Analytics, UBS

Giles Spungin, PhD(Lon), MD, Global Head of Regulatory Compliance and Operational Risk Analytics, HSBC

François Oustry, Managing Director - Head of Quantitative Investment and Innovation, MILLENNIUM GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

Paul Jones, Global Head of Risk Utilities, Financial Risk Analytics, IHS MARKIT


CHAMPAGNE KEYNOTE: The Inside Story of Tipper X: The 1LOD perspective for compliance and operational risk

The inside story of “Tipper X” - How a secret witness at the centre of the largest insider trading case, became one of the most prolific FBI informants in securities fraud history


Tom Hardin (Tipper X), The FBI's most productive cooperating witness in Operation Perfect Hedge



Philip Harding, Head of Content (MS), RISK.NET


Drinks reception and networking

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