Credit & Counterparty Risk Europe


15 June, 2022 | London

Key highlights include

Developing accurate metrics to manage counterparty risks


Leveraging AI and machine learning capailities and uses within credit portfolios


Lessons learnt from LIBOR transition and updating contracts


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


Managing ESG changes and implementation of requirements


Impact of volatility on credit risk landscape


Reviewing the global regulatory environment

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David Glendinning
 Société Generale

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BC Achary
Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer
FCMB Bank (UK) Limited

Germar Knochlein

Germar Knöchlein
Head of Division
European Central Bank

Andreea Petreanu

Andreea Petreanu
Head of Credit Risk Management
Mizuho International Plc


Chaoxin Zheng
EMEA Head of
Scenario Analytics
Morgan Stanley


Rohan Kataria
Head of Traded Risk Stress
Testing Execution

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Pradyumna Javalekar
Head of Credit Portfolio
Market Risk
JP Morgan


Emmanuelle Mathey
Global Head of Credit Risk,
Group & Co-CRO,
Wealth Management



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08:00 Registration and breakfast

08:50 Chair’s opening remarks


9:00 Managing changes to credit risk landscape as Covid-19 recovery continues

  • Managing capital structure and debt post Covid-19
  • Changing behaviors of consumers as a result of the pandemic
    • Retail shift to online
  • Erosion to capital earnings as a result of inflation
  • Improvements in vulnerable sectors of the economy with recovery
  • Pronounced default risk across sectors of the economy
  • Recovering from unprecedented economic shock
  • Impacts of future waves on credit availability and regulation
  • Managing heightened levels of credit deterioration
  • Driving economic growth to counteract reduction in government relief
  • Determining risk appetite in post covid environment

Jerome Henry, Principal Advisor, ECB
Maurizio Garro, Senior Lead – IBOR Transition, Lloyds Banking Group
David Harrison, Head of Credit Risk UK, Société Generale


9:45 Validation in the context of pool rating models for low default portfolios

  • Pool Models – the overall idea
  • Validation at Pool Level
    • Enhanced validation options
    • Focus on Representativeness
    • Division of tasks in model validation
  • From another angle – Validation of Pool Rating Models at KfW IPEX
    • Incorporating pool validation results
    • Performing own validation
    • Collaboration with RSU
Dr. Vedrin Šahović, Director Credit Risk & ICAAP, KfW IPEX
Tobias Noll, Deputy head Marketing & Sales, RSU Rating Service Unit

10:20 Morning refreshment break and networking


10:50 Reviewing the global regulatory environment and responses to volatility

  • Managing cyclicality in models
  • Data expectations
    • Infrastructure limitations in Covid-19 to capture data
  • Changes to buy now pay later regulation
  • Affordability assessment requirements and complexity
    • Validating data without disrupting customer journey
    • Technology challenges to verify affordability
  • Evolving regulatory environment across Europe and UK

Germar Knochlein, Head of Division, ECB
Andreea PetreanuHead of Credit Risk Management, Mizuho
Frederico DenizHead of Organic Lending Impairment, Starling Bank


11:35 Mitigation techniques to manage counterparty risk and develop accurate metrics

  • Repricing future derivatives
  • Complexity of Monte Carlo simulation and modeling
  • Capturing exposures in data
  • Archegos case study
  • Monitoring all aspects of the risk profile of firms trading with Identification techniques to detect high leveraged funds
    • Approaches to deleverage
  • Calibrating models to market moves
  • Methodologies to accelerate calculations

Chaoxin Zheng, EMEA Head of Scenario AnalyticsMorgan Stanley


12:10 Adapting to a changing interest rate environment and managing risk as volatility continues

  • 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 CavallierSenior Business Development ConsultantActiveViam

12:45 Lunch break and networking


1:45 Reviewing ESG and climate risk commitments and implementation requirements

  • Updating commercial strategy in line with ESG expectations
  • Sustainability and social responsibility of lenders to meet commitments
  • Identifying reliable data from a range of sources
  • Achieving net zero within financial services and measuring progress
  • Enhancing transparency on ESG ratings and measurement approaches
  • Benchmarking progress and demonstrating commitment
  • New asset classes and movement towards green investments
  • Infrastructure investments to key stakeholders

Emmanuelle Mathey, Global Head of Credit Risk, Group & Co-CRO, Wealth Management, Schroders
Andreea Petreanu, Head of Credit Risk Management, Mizuho
BC Achary, Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, FCMB Bank UK Ltd


2:30 Driving change and updating strategy to align with industry ESG targets and commitments

  • Reporting and understanding carbon footprint
  • Evolving appetite to lend to certain sectors
    • Associated risks with continuing business with less ‘green’ sectors
  • Risk of credit bubble as leverage flows to certain sectors
  • Managing lending activities in line with consumption and demand
  • Reviewing the interplay between climate risk and credit
  • Understanding and utilizing trends on impact to credit risk
  • Stress test analysis on implications on climate risk
    •  Reviewing physical and transitional risks based on credit risk

David Glendinning, CRO UK, Société Generale

3:05 Afternoon refreshment break and networking


3:35 Risk managing CVA in a volatile market environment

  • Reliance on volatile market data
  • Expected loss in the derivatives portfolio
  • Actively managing risk through trading activity
  • Managing sensitivities to market conditions
  • Managing illiquidity
  • Reviewing the asymmetry in approach between US and EU regulators
  • Viewing the trade-off between complexity and risk sensitivity
  • Inclusion of valuation models such as FVA into practices
  • Effective management of the CVA book
  • Managing risk through trading activity

Pradyumna Javalekar, Head of Credit Portfolio Market RiskJP Morgan


4:10 Reviewing the lessons learnt from transitions away from Libor and progress towards updating contracts

  • Lessons learnt from transition away from Libor
  • Managing use of SONIA and change to calculations
  • Moving towards backwards looking overnight rates
  • Reviewing changes in a post-Libor world
  • Systems and documentation challenges

Varun Kumar Singh, Head – Corporate LendingUnion Bank of India UK


4:45 Counterparty credit risk stress testing

  • Stress testing overview
  • Comparing regulatory stress tests
  • overview of the stress testing lifecycle
  • PRA case study
  • Challenges in stress testing

Rohan Kataria, Head of Traded Risk Stress Testing ExecutionHSBC

5:20 Chair’s closing remarks

5:30 End of Summit

BC Achary
Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer
FCMB Bank (UK) Limited


A seasoned banker with years of experience in financial services. He has sound knowledge in risk management (with specialised focus on credit, asset liability management, liquidity, capital, operational, market, climate change risk and interest rate risks), corporate governance, business strategy, fintech, human resources, ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP and regulatory compliance. He is currently working as the Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executiove Officer of FCMB Bank (UK) Limited, a banking subsidiary of an African bank. He is the designated senior manager to champion the climate change financial risk management in the bank.

Cedric Cavallier
Cédric Cavallier
Senior Business Development Consultant

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.

Frederico Deniz

Frederico Deniz
Head of Organic Lending Impairment
Starling Bank


Currently heading the IFRS 9 Organic Impairment team for Starling Bank. With over eleven years of experience in managing projects and delivering statistical analysis, financial risk programs on Regulatory Risk, IRB Applications, IFRS9 development and Stress Testing Modelling. Academic from the University of Warwick focusing on Global Banking Regulation.


Maurizio Garro
Senior Lead – IBOR Transition programme
Lloyds Banking Group


Maurizio Garro works as a Senior Lead BA for the IBOR Transition programme at Lloyds Banking Group, where he is leading the delivery of the changes required for models, curves and products for the transition to the alternative risk-free rates for the Front and Back book. His background is in quantitative risk management, Model Risk, Market Risk, Counterparty Credit Risk, Pricing, Liquidity and Stress Testing.

He has a long-standing experience as an internal auditor, consultant and banker in model risk management and previously worked in the Development and Validation teams of top-tier financial institutions in Europe, U.S., and the U.K. for over 15 years.

Maurizio is a frequent speaker on various topics in risk management, a member of the Institute of Internal Auditor and the Director of the Global Association of Risk Professional (GARP) London Chapter.

He has been supporting as mentor start-ups involved in the development of AI/Machine learning products.

Maurizio Garro received his Master Degree in Economics from the Bocconi University of Milano and a certificate in Financial Risk Management (FRM) from GARP.

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David Glendinning 
Société Générale


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.


David Harrison 
Head of Credit Risk UK
Société Générale


David Harrison has worked in wholesale credit risk-related roles within the first and second lines of defence for more than 20 years. After training as a corporate and FI analyst at Bank Of New York Mellon and then spending time with Dresdner Kleinwort in their London-based FI credit team, David has spent the last 13 years with Societe Generale. During the last 3 years, David has built Societe’s Generale local LoD2 credit risk function in London, adapting the bank’s governance to evolving regulatory expectations in the face of Brexit and developing local oversight of credit risk at a transaction and portfolio level.

Jérôme Henry
Principal Adviser
European Central Bank

Jérôme Henry is Principal Adviser in the ECB Macroprudential policy and financial stability area. His responsibilities cover financial stability assessments, including via stress-testing, and related infrastructure requirements. He led ECB teams for the Quality Assurance of SSM stress tests and was involved in country crisis management.

Mr Henry has numerous academic publications in e.g. the Review of Economics and Statistics or with Cambridge University Press, with contributions on stress-testing such as the ECB STAMP€ e-book. He is a founding member of the CEPR Euro-Area Business Cycle Network. An ENSAE graduate, Mr Henry holds a PhD in Economics and a BA in History from Paris Sorbonne.

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Pradyumna Javalekar
Head of Credit Portfolio Market Risk
JPMorgan Chase and Co


Pradyumna Javalekar specializes in Market Risk and Counterparty Risk with 15 years of experience spanning both the Front Office and Risk organizations at two of the largest global investment banks. He currently heads the Credit Portfolio market risk management team which covers the global XVA (CVA) desk, differential discounting desk and the banking book credit portfolio. He is also deeply involved in developing the firm’s climate stress framework. Outside of work, he is a semi-professional musician and is working on his first album.

Rohan Kataria
Head of Traded Risk Stress Testing Execution

Rohan Kataria is the Head of Execution for Traded Risk Stress Testing at HSBC since early 2019. He is responsible for planning, execution and delivery of Trading Risk Stress Testing at the Group Level, including both Market Risk and Counterparty Credit Risk. He has hands-on experience  in various stress tests submissions – ICAAP,  PRA  EBA, Internal stress test and most recently ECB Climate stress test for market risk for transition risk scenarios. Previously, Rohan worked with Credit Suisse in London for 8 years, with the most recent role as an ICAAP Market Risk Manager. He was responsible for Pillar 2A  capital assessment for Market Risk for UK legal entities. Overall, Rohan has 17 years of experience in various roles including but not limited to stress testing, front-to-back risk processes, trade lifecycle, regulatory capital & reporting and risk transformation. Rohan holds an Executive MBA degree from London Business School and is FRM (GARP) certified. He did his graduation in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) , Mumbai.

Germar Knöchlein
Head of Division
European Central Bank

Germar is Head of Division in ECB’s Directorate General Systemic and International Banks, which is in charge of the line supervision of G-SIBs. He is overseeing several Joint Supervisory Teams as well as project work related to the implementation of new regulatory approaches. Before joining ECB in 2014 from the German Federal Agency for Financial Market Stabilisation, he was responsible for the oversight over German public banks that benefitted from state support as well as the development of resolution plans. Following university studies in physics and business administration, Germar has worked in commercial banks since 1997, mainly in risk controlling and portfolio management roles.

Tobias Noll
Deputy head Marketing & Sales
RSU Rating Service Unit

Mr. Noll studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Aschaffenburg, Germany. From 2006 to 2012 he worked for Société Générale and Barclays Capital in Frankfurt, Paris and London.

Since 2012 Mr. Noll services and advices banks regarding all RSU-run credit risk management tools such as internal rating systems, stress testing tools, IFRS9, early warning systems and LGD-models.

Dr. Vedrin Šahović
Director Credit Risk & ICAAP

Since May 2021: Head of Credit Risk & ICAAP of KfW IPEX

2018-2018: Head of Risk Audit of KfW

2017-2018: Head of Market-/Liquidity Risk KfW

2014-2017: LGD/EAD Model Validation & Development KfW

2009-2010: Various Credit Risk Model Development & Validation at Deutsche Bank

Education: PhD in Mathematics (University Münster)

Diplom (Master-equivalent) in Mathematics

Master of Science in Computer Science

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

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


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.


Emmanuelle Mathey
Global Head of Credit Risk, Group & Co-CRO, Wealth Management


Emmanuelle works at Schroders where she is the co-CRO for the Wealth Management division as well as the Global Head of Credit Risk for the Group. She spent the previous 10 years working at JP Morgan in London and Sydney where she was an Executive Director managing Credit Risk for the Investment Bank focusing in the Asset Management space (including Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate and Pension funds). She holds a Masters in International Public Law from Université Paul Cezanne in France and Tübingen Universität in Germany. Outside of her day job, Emmanuelle is very actively involved in Corporate Responsibility both with philanthropic initiatives and Diversity & Inclusion efforts. She chaired SchOUT, the Schroders LGBT+ employee group, through the pandemic and helped ensure that the group kept its momentum with an enhanced focus on visibility for all members of the LGBT+ community, intersectionality and education. Emmanuelle is a Trustee for the Cripplegate foundation and a Non-Executive Director for Moneyline, a not-for-profit lender for the underbanked.


Andreea Petreanu
Head of Credit Risk Management
Mizuho International Plc


Andreea Petreanu is a risk management professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. Andreea is Head of Credit Risk Management at Mizuho International in London, having previously held various risk management executive roles with Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America and VTB Capital. Andreea holds an MBA from University of Cambridge, MSc from CASS Business School and is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in London.


Chaoxin Zheng
EMEA Head of Scenario Analytics
Morgan Stanley


Chaoxin will be speaking at Credit and Counterparty Risk 2022


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Reviewing the latest trends and challenges surrounding LIBOR transition and the adoption of alternative reference rates

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro
10th June 2019

Climate-linked scenarios and credit risk modelling

By Giorgio Baldassarri, Global Head of Analytic Development Group, S&P Global Market Intelligence
14th May 2019

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17th April 2019

Credit risk or social engineering?

By Brandon Davies, Former Head of Market Risk, Barclays
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Pool Party – Examining the potential of pool models

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IFRS 9 – Practical consequences for the credit process

By Georg Hauser, MD, Credit Risk, ING
14th March 2019

Uses of distributed ledger technologies to drive efficiency programs and risk management considerations

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Leveraged debt financing: Is there a debt crisis in the making?

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Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Jeremy is NatWest Markets’ Chief Risk Officer, having joined the bank in 2018. He has an extensive experience as a trader and risk manager. His roles in risk management include running regional and global market risk teams at a variety of firms including Commerzbank, UBS, Investec and Nomura, and the role of Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Nomura since 2015. Jeremy holds a Masters in Economics Cambridge University.
Søren Agergaard Andersen is the Chief Risk Officer for Nordea Asset Management, the biggest asset manager in the Nordics with more than € 250bn AuM. Søren is responsible for the overall enterprise risk function, managing an international team of risk professionals in Denmark, Sweden and Luxembourg. Before joining the asset management industry, Søren held leading positions within risk in banking and pension/life insurance. One of his main priorities is to define and uphold a strong and yet flexible governance and risk framework, which can support a sound overall risk culture. Søren holds a M.A. in Mathematics and Economics and a PRM certification.
Kimberley brings more than a decade of executive leadership experience in the Governance, Risk and Compliance space, building brand recognition, thought-leadership and revenue-accelerating marketing programs at companies including Thomson Reuters, SAI Global, the Global Association of Risk Professionals, Practical Law Company and Compliant. As part of her role at Aravo, Kimberley develops thought leadership content designed to help third party risk professionals benchmark their programs, share best practice, elevate their conversations to the Board, and build the business case for investment in the development of their programs. Kimberley is originally from New Zealand, and has also lived and worked in London and New York. She now lives in San Francisco, and in her spare time enjoys exploring and al fresco dining with her husband and bulldog.
Louise Waite is the Supply Chain Management & Assurance Director at Lloyds Banking Group. She leads a team of 50, delivering a group-wide approach to supplier risk assessment, supplier assurance and supplier management. Louise and her team maintain an effective Supply Chain Management framework, run a Centre of Excellence for Supplier Management and conduct hundreds of assurance reviews every year. Having spent several years in the IT and Pharmaceutical industries, Louise is enjoying her return to Financial Services where she started her Procurement career.
Jean-Francois Valette is leading Global Third Party Compliance & Risk management at eBay. Jean-Francois is responsible for enhancing eBay’s legal, risk and compliance program around all third parties impacting eBay’s operations and business activities directly or indirectly. He oversees the development and management of a third-party risk management program across the business units; engaging and supporting the management of the controls functions for the company, including Business Ethics Office, Information Security, Resiliency, Compliance investigations and reporting amongst others. Prior to joining eBay, Jean-Francois worked as the Head of Operations for Volkswagen Payments and held the roles of Head of Outsourcing and Global Third Party Compliance and Risk management for PayPal. He also held different positions in the Banking & Asset Management industry, and holds his Law and Investment Management certifications, specializing in regulatory compliance and outsourcing.
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Alex is Head of Supply Chain Risk for Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), responsible for ensuring that the supplier onboarding & management frameworks drive effective risk management and regulatory compliance. Alex has worked with LBG for 10 years, and has over 20 year experience in Sourcing and Supply Chain Risk.
An Alumni of De Monfort University & London Metropolitan University, Desmond is a seasoned Third-Party Risk Management Lead as well as a specialist in Supplier Relationship Management. He has worked both in the Public and Private sectors gaining foundational experience at London Underground over a 17 year career. He has also worked for Deutsche Bank, HSBC and now with Vodafone leading on Third Party Risk programme activities. Desmond is married with two children and enjoys travelling.
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Dilbagh is a Partner at Fintegral and leads the firm’s UK practice. He specialises in the areas of traded risk and climate risk, helping banks to enhance their analytics capabilities to better identify, quantify and manage current and emerging risks. He has over 20 years of experience in trading, risk management and quantitative modelling at banks and hedge funds, including Credit Suisse, Man AHL and Nomura. Dilbagh holds a degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge.
Vishwas has deep international FS consulting and risk management experience across Europe, US, Middle East and SE Asia. Vishwas has led complex risk transformations for G-SIBS, challenger banks and fintechs in the UK and EMEA, focusing on prudential regulation, capital and stress testing. Vishwas has also led a number of banking authorisations, fintech and Brexit applications and has experience of helping clients deliver to regulatory expectations and their internal performance targets. Vishwas also has experience in thought leadership and eminence, having led a number of conferences, speaker sessions and panel discussions with regulators and industry participants
Charis is a Risk Management generalist with 13+ years of experience in investment and retail banking. He is currently the Chief Risk Officer of SIB (Cyprus) Ltd, Sberbank Group, where he is responsible for developing the Risk Management framework, overseeing regulatory initiatives and driving strategic projects related to risk. His interests include Fintech and innovation in Risk Management. He holds an MBA and a Master’s in Financial Mathematics. He is also a CFA charterholder and a certified Financial Risk Manager.
Stuart Burns currently has the role of Senior Technical Specialist at the PRA, working in the team reviewing and approving IRB models. He has responsibility for aspiring IRB firms. He previously ran the IRB risk weight analysis in the Annual Cyclical Scenario (ACS) stress test, challenging firms’ stressed projections and recommending capital responses. Stuart has over 20 years experience delivering credit risk, stress testing and economic capital models. This includes roles as: Head of Model Validation for S&P Europe. Head of Models for the Rainbow Business at Royal Bank of Scotland. Head of Credit Risk Methodology at Barclays Capital, where he rebuilt the team following the departure of the previous head, and managed all IRB related regulatory issues. Head of Corporate Analytics at HSBC, where he was responsible for Credit Risk Modelling and saw the bank achieve Advanced IRB status. He also introduced credit risk stress testing and economic capital. Head of Economic Capital and Model Risk Management at Standard Chartered Bank, where his responsibilities included building an offshore validation team, and coordination of stress testing across portfolios and risk types. Advanced IRB status was delivered on the strength of these areas.
Over the last 3 years, I have provided trusted advice and guidance to a variety of organisations looking to change their approach to GRC. The organisations I have worked with have often been looking to advance their approach to GRC through the use of modern, intuitive, and insightful technology. My job is to help these businesses and people with this often daunting task, and make it as seamless as possible.
Rob is responsible for New Business Sales and Account Management in EMEA. Based out of our London office, Rob helps guide organisations through the vendor evaluation process, remaining a key point of contact through the implementation process and throughout the ongoing relationship. Rob joined Riskonnect in September 2017 and has over 7 years experience in Governance, Risk and Compliance solutions helping a range or organisations from different industries including Telecommunications, Financial Services, Maritime and Infrastructure Projects, and more, evaluate, select and implement highly successful solutions.
David Cassonnet is Director of Business Development at ActiveViam, leading the creation of new solutons and use cases for the company. In his role, David ensures that the new product features developed by the company's R&D team translate into innovative and actionable use cases that deliver tangible value to the clients' business. With over twenty years of experience in financial markets, David has a double expertise in business development and solutions implementation. Previously he was Managing Director of ActiveViam in APAC where he and his consulting team were involved in several front-office and risk management projects with large local and international banks. David also held several roles at Mysis and Summit Systems.
Benjamin Westwood will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Suresh Sankaran will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Nigel Milbank is a Cambridge University graduate and Chartered Accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. Nigel has held audit positions in Schroders and Credit Suisse as an Audit Director, following which he helped set up the Operational risk function and Product Control global assurance at Credit Suisse. Nigel was Director of Enterprise and Operational Risk at Santander UK from 2006 to 2011 and joined RBS in 2012 to run the Group ICAAP function. He has held various stress testing delivery and improvement roles at RBS/ Natwest Group and since 2020 has been Programme Manager on the Climate Programme building climate stress capability and embedding climate financial risk management.
Alistair McLeod will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Melissa Longmore will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Libor Krkoska will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Pradyumna specializes in Market Risk and Counterparty Risk with experience spanning both the Front Office and Risk Management functions at two of the largest global investment banks. In his current multi-dimensional role he is the market risk manager for JPM’s differential discounting desk, the banking book loan portfolio and also is the head of CVA stress testing. He is also involved in developing a climate risk management framework for JPM’s trading book. Outside of work, he is a bit of a musician and is working on his first album.
Jérôme Henry is Principal Adviser at the ECB, in the financial stability area. He led Quality Assurance for SSM stress tests and was a BIS fellow. Originally from the Banque de France, Mr Henry started at the ECB leading its modelling team and thereafter its projection exercise. Mr Henry has a number of research publications, eg the ECB STAMP€ e-book. An ENSAE graduate, he holds an Economics PhD and a History BA from Paris Sorbonne.
Per Hansson is a Director and Head of CCR Exposure Management within Credit Risk Management at Deutsche Bank, responsible for the bank’s IMM and pre-deal exposure models for counterparty credit risk. Per is additionally responsible for capital planning and the bank’s Pillar 2 capital model for credit risk. Previously, Per worked in Market Risk Management for Credit Trading and CVA at Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan and was also a risk manager in JP Morgan’s prime finance business. Per has an MSc in Engineering Physics from Lund University, Sweden.
Atanas Dimov will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ashish Bansal, a certified Chartered Accountant from India, is the Head of Finance & Regulatory Reporting in Union Bank of India (UK) Limited. In his 8 years of industry know-how, his range of experiences span from application of operational aspect of conventions at grassroot, to administering and formulating policy blueprints at the executive stratum. His in-depth technical understanding of banking products and demonstrated cognizance of RBI’s as well as Bank of England’s regulatory governance, adds to his industry’s proficiency.
Yingbo Bai currently heads up the global valuation methodologies team at UBS, where he is also a D&I ambassador . Previously, he worked in a number of quantitative roles at Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan, after starting his career at CICC. Yingbo graduated from Oxford University with MSc in Mathematical Finance and London Business School with Masters in Finance, with undergraduate at Tsinghua University.
Sean Titley will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Member of the Fraud Leadership Team across Natwest for 5 years; previous fraud prevention responsibilities have covered various products, customer journeys and fraud typologies. Currently accountable for the overall prevention and strategy of First Party Fraud (covering onbook, mules and application fraud) Previous roles include Operations Manager for Debt Management and Head of Customer Experience for Ulster Bank.
Praveen Singh will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Gary Savill is Head of Enterprise Risk for Saga Group and has over 12 years of extensive risk management expertise, working previously in general and medical insurance for AXA UK for 10 years and as Deputy Head of Operations for Sanlam Investment Management for 4 years. Gary is a Chartered Management Accountant, qualifying whilst working for Nestle UK and is also a Specialist member of the IRM and member of the Institute of Management.
Alex Rothwell will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Andrea Pozzi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Ozgur Ozel will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.
Vikas Munshi will be presenting at the 10th Annual Risk EMEA Summit.