Agenda

Agenda

Agenda

Credit Risk

09:3509:40

Welcome Message

09:30 - 09:35

Mark Feeley

Global Brand Director

Chartis Research

Mark is the Global Brand Director at Chartis and has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies focusing on risk management, front and middle office platforms and data management. Prior to Chartis he has held executive roles in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs in various positions including platform and software development, solution architecture, large scale program management, vendor selection and implementation and strategy development and execution. With a background covering front, middle and back office Mark brings a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions.  His primary focus has been risk technology and includes leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG, Middle office and front office technology teams at Barclays Capital, extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte together with extensive vendor experience including time at both Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

09:4010:00

Overview from Chartis Research: New tools for new world in ALM and Transformation in credit intermediation and shifting market structure

10:40 - 11:00

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

10:0010:30

Panel Discussion: ALM and liquidity risk in a changing landscape: emerging forms, evolving challenges, and the resurgence of interest rate volatility

10:20 - 10:50

This discussion will assess the evolving landscape of liquidity risk management and focus on emerging forms of liquidity risk, the impact of technology advancements as well as the challenges posed by the rapid growth of digital banking and fintech solutions. It will also examine market-based and funding liquidity risks and highlight the complexities arising from interest rate volatility. It will focus on what financial institutions are doing to mitigate these challenges and what robust ALM frameworks, advanced liquidity stress testing models, and scenario analysis could be used for managing liquidity risk effectively. 

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

Gerwin Scharmann

Head of Treasury

Santander Consumer Bank AG

Over the last 25 years, Mr Scharmann has worked in various areas of banking, including Derivatives, Securitisation, Debt Capital Markets, Credit Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Treasury. Before joining Santander Consumer Bank AG in 2014, he spent 13 years in London, most recently as Managing Director in the Treasury division of RBS and before that several years in the Debt Capital Markets division of ABN Amro Bank.

In his current role as Head of Treasury for Santander's unit in Germany, Mr Scharmann is responsible for normal Treasury activities such as liquidity and interest rate risk management as well as money market execution and capital management. Since 2016, his unit has also been responsible for local recovery & resolution planning. During the Corona crisis, his additional responsibility for the coordination of Special Situation Management has already been successfully tested.

Cristiano Bonisoli

Head of ALM

BancoBPM

Cristiano Bonisoli is head of ALM team at BANCOBPM. He is responsible for managing IRRBB at the group level. He started his carrer as a foreign exchange dealer and was later appointed head of treasury, risk manager and then head of ALM at Banca Monte Paschi di Siena.

He then moved to Bancopopolare as head of ALM,  and was appointed head of ALM of the new BancoBPM group after the merger with BPM. He graduated in Economics in Milan (Università Cattolica) and holds FRM (financial risk manager) and PRM (professional risk manager) certification.

Cristiano is also co-head of the Assiom-Forex ALM commission in Italy and member of the EBF IRRBB working group.

10:3011:00

CRO/CCO Panel Discussion: How is the shifting macroeconomic environment changing risk strategy

10:50 - 11:05

  •     Product design  
  •     Risk focus  
  •     Hedging strategy  
  •     Credit strategy and credit portfolio management  

The discussion will also examine how lending operations, credit data, credit modelling, collateral management are being impacted in the current market environment. It will also focus on how technology and data are innovating the credit risk infrastructure 

Tony Fenianos

Chief Risk Officer

Afghanistan International Bank

Over 20 years of banking experience focused on managing credit and other banking risks in challenging markets.

Joined Banque BEMO in 1999, Lebanon’s most reputed corporate and private bank with a presence in Lebanon, Cyprus, Luxembourg, and Paris. Was a member of the group in charge of establishing the first private bank in Syria in a joint venture between Banque BEMO and Banque Saudi Fransi which is affiliated with Crédit Agricole. Nominated in 2006 as Chief Credit and Risk Officer for the new Syrian bank which expanded quickly to become Syria’s largest private bank. Managed successfully credit and all banking risks in times of expansion and during the crisis.

Joined the Lebanese Cedrus Banking Group in 2015 as Group Chief Credit and Risk Officer and helped in the consolidation and enhancement of credit and risk management activities of 2 banks, Cedrus Bank (commercial and retail banking) and Cedrus Invest Bank (private and investment banking) while escorting the expansion of the Group inside Lebanon in a challenging environment.

Recently, joined Afghanistan International Bank.

David Whitehouse

Head of Corporate Risk Management Department

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

David E Hernandez

Chief Risk Officer

Bradesco Bank

David commenced his banking career with Marine Midland Bank in New York City while still attending college. Having completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Pace University, David entered the executive training program at Marine Midland thus providing him with a solid and wide base of experience. Having initially focused on the treasury side of banking, David held positions as head of Treasury operations and then Lending operations at a number of international banks in New York until he was appointed as Head of Operations for what is today Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in New York. Originally commencing with Mitsui Bank, the bank at that time placed in the top two positions globally by asset size. Having spent twelve years at the bank, David eventually assumed the role of Head of Risk Management giving him oversight over treasury risk management, loan review, internal audit, compliance and asset liability management.

Relocating to South Florida, David joined Protiviti, a global consulting company, as the head of the financial services practice for Florida and was the senior “subject matter expert” for the U.S. southeast region in areas such as Anti Money Laundering and Risk Management. In this capacity, David provided risk management, internal audit and compliance consulting services for a number of banks in Florida, as well as New York and Chicago. Later David joined Great Florida Bank as Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice President. Currently David is the Chief Risk Officer for Bradesco Bank in Coral Gables Florida, heading areas such as Risk Management, Credit, BSA/AML, Compliance and Information Security. David was formerly the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Financial & International Business Association (formerly Florida International Bankers Association), as well as the Chair for the Executive committee. FIBA represents 61-member banks and 51 allied professionals focusing on international banking in the Americas. David is an active speaker in the areas of risk and compliance.

Anish Shah

Research director

Chartis Research

With a unique skill set that combines more than 15 years of business and technology experience driving product strategy, partnerships, business solutions, and development, Anish’s focus is to lead and build out Chartis’ offerings in the core banking and RegTech space. Before joining Chartis Research, he held senior positions with market-leading companies such as AxiomSL (now Adenza), Temenos, and Grant Thornton, focusing on the areas of core banking, regulatory compliance, risk management, financial accounting, and regulatory reporting. Anish is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a Systems Auditor certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

11:0011:15

Spotlight Fireside Chat: The Digital Frontier: Technology and Data in Private Credit

11:10 - 11:20

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

Kanav Kalia

Director

Oxane Partners

Mr. Kanav Kalia is a business and tech executive in the private markets investment space. He currently serves as the director of Oxane Partners, a technology-driven solutions provider, where he is responsible for spearheading client success, relationship management, and overseeing branding, marketing communication, and public relations initiatives.

With close to 2 decades of experience in the industry, Kanav’s expertise spans across the front, middle, and back-office functions with a focus on helping institutions leverage technology to drive growth and efficiency with tighter controls.

Kanav has an MBA in marketing and finance from the Indian Institute of Management Indore and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. Prior to joining Oxane Partners, Kanav held marketing and sales roles at Vichara Technologies, and Indus Valley Partners, both technology providers for structured products and capital markets.

11:1511:20

Chartis RiskTech100 Winners rankings, 25-1

11:30 - 11:35

11:2011:35

Exclusive winner interviews - video promotions on award winners

11:35 - 11:50

11:3511:40

Closing Remarks

11:50 - 12:00

Mark Feeley

Global brand director

Chartis Research

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies, focusing on risk management, front- and middle-office platforms and data management. Before Chartis he held executive positions in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs, in various roles including platform and software development, solution architecture, large-scale program management, vendor selection and implementation, and strategy development and execution.

With a background covering the front, middle and back office, Mark brings to Chartis a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise, and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions. His primary focus has been risk technology, and his work in this area includes: leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG; working with middle- and front-office technology teams at Barclays Capital; extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte; and extensive vendor experience, including time at Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Operational Resilience

09:3509:40

Welcome Message

09:30 - 09:35

Mark Feeley

Global Brand Director

Chartis Research

Mark is the Global Brand Director at Chartis and has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies focusing on risk management, front and middle office platforms and data management. Prior to Chartis he has held executive roles in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs in various positions including platform and software development, solution architecture, large scale program management, vendor selection and implementation and strategy development and execution. With a background covering front, middle and back office Mark brings a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions.  His primary focus has been risk technology and includes leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG, Middle office and front office technology teams at Barclays Capital, extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte together with extensive vendor experience including time at both Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

09:4010:00

Overview from Chartis Research: Quantifying operations - leveraging new tools and techniques

09:35 - 10:00

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

10:0010:25

Panel Discussion: Navigating operational resilience: integrating data risk, cyber risk, and non-financial risks

10:00 - 10:40

The discussion will focus on the ongoing integration of data risk, cyber risk, and other non-financial risks within the domain of operational risk and explore the interplay between these risks and their impact on operational resilience. It will examine strategies for effectively integrating these risks, including the development of holistic approaches to operational risk management and the enhancement of risk assessment frameworks to encompass digital and non-financial risks. 

Christy Riccardi

Senior director and head of cyber risk management

Capital One

Christy Riccardi is the Head of Cyber Risk Management for Capital One. Christy leads the identification, prioritization, and mitigation of cyber risk through the management of metrics, data analytics, risk assessments and evaluations, and cyber capability analysis. In a prior role at Capital One, Christy led risk and remediation management functions in support of Capital One’s Lines of Business, ensuring cyber risks and vulnerabilities are managed, remediated, and dispositioned appropriately. Prior to Capital One, she served as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Region IX Director. As Regional Director, Christy led regionally-based security experts and analysts to provide advice to industry and government on cybersecurity, information sharing and protection, data tools and technology, and infrastructure resilience. There, Christy led cybersecurity and physical security outreach and operations in support of U.S. election infrastructure. Christy’s previous roles include Deputy Chief of Staff for the Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection; Senior Systems Engineer and Software Engineer.

Christy earned a Master of Art in Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School for Homeland Defense and Security Studies. Christy also holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Computer Science.

Bala Ayyar

Managing director - Regulatory, Office of the Group COO

Societe Generale

Since joining SG in 2009, he has held a range of positions.  Currently, he is the Chief Data Officer, SG Americas, with responsibility for data management and governance within the Region.  This function is responsible for implementing the requirements of BCBS 239, establishing sound data governance framework that meets Group needs and local supervisory expectations, and creating a solid platform for the data to be leveraged for strategic business decisions. Prior to that, he headed up the Project Management Office for the SG US Transformation project.  SG roles before that included Deputy CFO of the Americas Region of their Corporate & Investment Bank and Head of Finance Offshoring in SG Bangalore. 

Prior to joining SG, Bala was with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) for fourteen years in a range of positions in Toronto and New York.  As Senior Vice President of the Wholesale North America Finance, he headed up the controllership function for CIBC’s World Markets and Treasury & Risk Management Strategic Business Units within North America. With a global team across Toronto and New York, he was responsible for establishing a SOX-compliant industry-leading Finance control environment as well as supporting the efficient execution of business initiatives and managing the Finance related US regulatory relationships during a very demanding period. Prior to that, he also had stints as the business-line controller for the Bank's US origination businesses (Corporate Lending, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Structured Finance, and High Yield), as well as the 2/ic to the Chief Accountant, with responsibility for consolidated financial, management and regulatory reporting at the corporate level.

Born and brought up in Mumbai India, Bala has a degree in mathematics from the University of Mumbai and holds professional accounting qualifications from both India and the United States.  He lives in Montclair, New Jersey is married with two children, and enjoys long-distance running.

Maryam Akram

Research principal

Chartis Research

Maryam focuses on risk-aware accounting and advanced analytics in financial risk management and has been a lead analyst and author on a variety of industry and thought-leadership reports covering areas including insurance risk systems, asset and liability management, and credit risk analytics. She also works on Chartis’ governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) research, focusing on model risk management, and runs Chartis’ production, specializing in visualizations. Maryam holds a first-class BA Honours from the London School of Economics and is currently completing a master's degree in computation and cognition; she also has a certificate in Risk in Financial Services from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

10:2510:45

Panel Discussion: Automation of risk control

09:35 - 10:00

This session is a deep dive into the critical aspects of risk control optimization and automation, exploring the driving forces behind the demand for control mechanisms driven by regulations and compliance. It will also focus on strategies to empower and strengthen control mechanisms within institutions and how to leverage various technologies to create a scalable strategy that reduces costs, improves efficiency, and effectively manages risk. 

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

Paddy Christie

Senior Product Owner, Non-Financial Risk Transformation

Lloyds Banking Group

Paddy Christie is a Governance, Risk and Control subject matter expert and leads Lloyds Banking Group’s Non-Financial Risk Technology strategy. Paddy has 12 years financial services experience leading teams across Business Transformation, Conduct Risk, Operations, and Investment Management. He has a proven track record of delivering complex risk management programmes and recently led the implementation of the company’s operational risk system. Paddy is driven to simplify and modernise non-financial risk by championing the use of data and technology. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor pursuits and is an accomplished musician.  

Maninder K Bahra

Former Managing Director, Chief Control Officer

Barclays UK

Maninder is a Chief Control Officer and Non-Financial Risk & Compliance Expert, leading the creation and implementation of commercially-aligned risk frameworks and associated systems and controls in global Financial Services.

Most recently she has been Chief Control Officer at Barclays UK. Her earlier career includes Finance Chief Control Officer at HSBC UK; and roles at Standard Chartered in Singapore as Executive Director – Operational Risk, Corporate Function and Head of Operational Risk Governance, Framework & Regulation.

Leveraging her deep enterprise risk leadership experience, she designs and innovates solutions to risk & compliance issues, including on conduct, climate risk and risk & control remediation. This includes leading the remediation of SOX related deficiencies at HSBC, identifying several duplicate and missing controls to create a sustainable, commercial control framework.

Maninder has a strong track record in distilling complex risk frameworks and regulations into easily accessible visuals to enhance stakeholder communications while nurturing credible relationships up to Board-level to build the bridge between risk / compliance and the wider organisation.

Additionally, she connects and clearly communicates the relationship between disparate risk, compliance and control data to drive compelling dialogue with Boards, NEDs and Heads of Business.

10:4511:00

Spotlight Fireside Chat: Leveraging technology in operational ALM

11:10 - 11:20

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

DN Prahlad

Founder & Chairman

Surya Software Systems

D. N. Prahlad is the Founder and Chairman of Surya Software Systems Private Limited. Prior to founding Surya, Prahlad played a key role in the rapid growth of Infosys Technologies, being associated with Infosys from its formative years. Later, Prahlad also served as an independent director on the Board of Infosys and also was the non-executive Chairman of its subsidiary Edgeverve. He brings with him a high level of experience of working with multiple Fortune 50 clients, creation of new services, products, and strategies.

In addition, Prahlad is on the advisory board of Computer Science and Automation Department of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He served as an adjunct faculty at Indian institute of Information Technology, Bangalore in its formative years.

Prahlad is a B.Sc. with honors in mathematics from Bangalore University and B.E. (Electrical technology and Electronics) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalor

11:0011:05

Chartis RiskTech100 Winners rankings, 26-50

11:30 - 11:50

11:0511:20

Exclusive winner interviews - video promotions on award winners

11:35 - 11:50

11:2011:30

Closing Remarks

11:50 - 12:00

Mark Feeley

Global brand director

Chartis Research

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies, focusing on risk management, front- and middle-office platforms and data management. Before Chartis he held executive positions in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs, in various roles including platform and software development, solution architecture, large-scale program management, vendor selection and implementation, and strategy development and execution.

With a background covering the front, middle and back office, Mark brings to Chartis a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise, and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions. His primary focus has been risk technology, and his work in this area includes: leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG; working with middle- and front-office technology teams at Barclays Capital; extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte; and extensive vendor experience, including time at Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Data Analytics

09:3509:40

Welcome Message

09:30 - 09:35

Mark Feeley

Global Brand Director

Chartis Research

Mark is the Global Brand Director at Chartis and has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies focusing on risk management, front and middle office platforms and data management. Prior to Chartis he has held executive roles in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs in various positions including platform and software development, solution architecture, large scale program management, vendor selection and implementation and strategy development and execution. With a background covering front, middle and back office Mark brings a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions.  His primary focus has been risk technology and includes leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG, Middle office and front office technology teams at Barclays Capital, extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte together with extensive vendor experience including time at both Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

09:4010:00

Overview from Chartis Research: Developing risk analytics - Examining the technology environment

09:35 - 10:00

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

10:0010:15

Fireside Chat: Using AI in securities analytics

10:40 - 11:00

Sidhartha Dash

Chief researcher

Chartis Research

Sid is the Chief Researcher at Chartis Research with more than 20 years of experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets in various functions across the trade and software development lifecycles. He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds, and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Sid’s specific areas of interest and research include risk data, model risk management, quantitative models in illiquid markets, high-performance analytics, energy and commodity trading risk, market structure design, new computational models, and the use of innovative mathematical methods in various emerging areas of risk management .He has a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and is a qualified Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) ,Energy Risk Professional (ERP), Member of GARP and CIPM from the CFA institute.

 

Suhrud Dagli

CTO and co-founder

RiskSpan

Suhrud Dagli is the CTO and co-founder of RiskSpan, a financial technology company that provides risk analytics and data management solutions to institutional investors. At RiskSpan, Suhrud oversees technology strategy and development of the company's cloud-based platform that leverages big data, artificial intelligence, and advanced modeling techniques. He has over 20 years of experience building sophisticated analytical systems and quantitative models for large financial institutions.

10:1510:45

Panel Discussion: Selecting managed services

10:50 - 11:05

The discussion will address the changing requirements that financial institutions see in their vendors requirements 

  • What are the key issues
  • How important is operational support
  • What are the regulatory challenges
Maryam Akram

Research principal

Chartis Research

Maryam focuses on risk-aware accounting and advanced analytics in financial risk management and has been a lead analyst and author on a variety of industry and thought-leadership reports covering areas including insurance risk systems, asset and liability management, and credit risk analytics. She also works on Chartis’ governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) research, focusing on model risk management, and runs Chartis’ production, specializing in visualizations. Maryam holds a first-class BA Honours from the London School of Economics and is currently completing a master's degree in computation and cognition; she also has a certificate in Risk in Financial Services from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Bobby Thomas

Head - Governance & Analytics, Global Technology Operations

Prudential Corporation Asia

Bobby Thomas is a seasoned Risk Management Professional with nearly 2 decades of extensive experience primarily in the insurance industry specialising in Risk Management, Internal Process Controls and Analytics.


He has primarily been with the Prudential Group in India (ICICI Prudential) where he was Vice President – Operational Risk before moving to Prudential Assurance Company Singapore as the Head of Risk Analytics and then moving as an Innovation Lead. In his current role, he is the Head of Governance and Analytics, Strategic Partnerships, Regional Technology with Prudential Corporation Asia. His passion lies in Risk mitigation and control using Technology and Analytics. In his last role in Innovation, he worked on solutions with various Fintech partners across the globe to identify best in class solutions.
By way of education, Bobby is an :

 

  • MBA
  • PG in Enterprise Management
  • PG in Cyber Laws
  • PG in Intellectual Property Rights
  • ILPSE – INSEAD Leadership Program for Senior Executives


Bobby is also an ICICI Group Leadership Award winner and a subject matter expert in areas of Risk Management where he shares his knowledge on the subject with various external bodies as well

Minor Huffman

Independent Consultant, former Chief Technology Officer

Instinet

Minor Huffman is a technology leader with extensive executive management experience in capital markets with a focus on electronic trading, risk management, and fund management platforms.  Minor has a proven track record designing and developing new software products that increase revenue, improve efficiency and reduce operational risk in the financial services industry.  

Most recently, Minor served at the Chief Technology Officer at Instinet, where he was responsible for driving technology innovation, operating the firm's trading platforms, and managing the technology organization globally.  Prior to this, Minor served as a Managing Director at Citco Group where he led the development and application support teams for their fund services division.  

He was previous Global Head of Rates Technology at Credit Suisse and the Chief Technology Officer at FXall.  Minor holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from NYU Stern School of Business and a BS in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

10:4510:50

Chartis RiskTech100 Winners rankings, 51-100 and category winners

11:30 - 11:50

10:5011:20

Exclusive winner interviews - video promotions on award winners

11:35 - 11:50

11:2011:25

Closing Remarks

11:50 - 12:00

Mark Feeley

Global brand director

Chartis Research

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in global capital markets, consulting and associated technologies, focusing on risk management, front- and middle-office platforms and data management. Before Chartis he held executive positions in large global financial institutions, consultancies and FinTechs, in various roles including platform and software development, solution architecture, large-scale program management, vendor selection and implementation, and strategy development and execution.

With a background covering the front, middle and back office, Mark brings to Chartis a holistic view of business, technology and regulatory issues across the enterprise, and how these issues can be addressed by leveraging appropriate technology solutions. His primary focus has been risk technology, and his work in this area includes: leading the global teams for risk technology at RBS Capital Markets and AIG; working with middle- and front-office technology teams at Barclays Capital; extensive consulting experience with major consulting organizations including EY and Deloitte; and extensive vendor experience, including time at Algorithmics and Misys (now Finastra). Mark has an MA from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.