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RiskMinds Asia 2014 Keynote Speakers Include:

RiskMinds Asia 2014 Keynote Speakers Include:

Paul Kennedy General Manager, Risk Frameworks & Portfolio Analytics CBA

Paul trained as a scientist, but for over 20 years now has worked with blue-chip
fi nancial institutions based in Europe and in Australia. Most of that work has
been about building better internal risk management frameworks, which, put
simply, means using data to make better risk decisions, and fi nding more effi cient
ways to operate whilst complying with complex regulation. Over his career Paul’s responsibilities have spanned from enterprise risk and strategy, through to the mechanics of credit policy, capital optimisation, operational risk, and even
insider trading surveillance.

Brian Lo Managing Director, Group Risk, Head of Market and Liquidity Risk DBS BANK

Brian Lo heads up the Market & Liquidity Risk department under Risk Management Group of DBS. His teams are responsible for the risk framework, policy, control and putting up infrastructure for risk measurement, pricing model validation and risk model development for market and liquidity risk.

Vivek Pathak Director and Global Head of Credit Review Department IFC

Vivek Pathak has extensive emerging markets experience in Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. He has been with IFC since 1998.  Over the past 12 years he has worked across a range of sectors, regions and func

Douglas Bongartz Renaud Director Markets & Risk Solutions

Douglas Bongartz-Renaud is Owner and Director of Market Risk Solutions Pte. Ltd. Prior to his current role, he was a Senior Vice President at ABN Amro Bank, Amsterdam, where he held numerous positions during his twenty-six year tenure. Previously, Mr. Bongartz-Renaud was a Deputy Manager at Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, New York, and a Vice President at Continental Illinois National Bank.

Talal Mahmud Head of Operational Risk STANDARD CHARTRED BANK

Talal specializes in Trade Finance, Transaction Banking, Relationship Management, Product Management, Strategy & Business Planning, Risk Management, Project Management, Trainer. As Head of Business Conduct, Transaction Banking, Talal acts as a bridge between Compliance, GTO and Transaction Banking Product Team on managers pertaining to financial crime risks (FCR) in TB product offering.

Pardi Sudrajat Risk Advisor, BANK MANDIRI & President Commissioner PT MANDIRI SEKURITAS

Pardi was risk management head in Bank Mandiri, and was the president commissioner of PT Mandiri Sekuritas, He is now Executive Director of Bankers Association for Risk Management (BARa), and independent commissioner of Rabobank International Indonesia. He has an MBA in Finance from Stern School of business – NYU (1994)

Bob Mainprize Managing Director, Head of Risk, Asia Pacific BARCLAYS BANK PLC

Mr Bob Mainprize is Managing Director and Head of Risk at Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays PLC. This position covers credit exposure for the Barclays Group on all Asian names, and trading risk incurred in the Asia-Pacific sites. He is based in Singapore and is a member of the Asia-Pacific Management Committee.

Sudipto Ghatak Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific CREDIT SUISSE

Sudipto Ghatak is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the CRO division, based in Singapore. He is the Chief Credit Offi cer of the Asia Pacific region and is responsible for the overall approval and management of all credit-bearing
transactions in Asia. He is a member of the Asia Pacific Operating Committee and has served as a member on the Managing Director Evaluation Committee
(MDEC) in 2010 and 2011. Mr Ghatak joined Credit Suisse First Boston in August 1997 from Citi bank, where he started his career and held a variety of roles in corporate banking, relationship management and risk.

Massimo Morini Head Of Credit Models & Coordinator Of Model Research BANCA IMI

Massimo holds a PhD in Mathematics and a MSc in Economics. He is Head of Credit Models and Coordinator of Model Research at IMI Bank. Massimo is Professor of Fixed Income at Bocconi University and was Research Fellow at Cass Business School of London City University. He regularly delivers advanced training on model risk management, credit modelling, interest rate market models and correlation modelling. He has led the workshops on financial modelling and the credit crunch in the main international conferences. His papers appeared on journals including Risk Magazine, Mathematical Finance and the Journal of Derivatives.

Andrew Koh Head of Enterprise Risk Management NETS Singapore

Andrew Koh is a thought leader, risk and governance expert. He has presented to boards, senior management and industry experts from central banks, government agencies, financial institutions and corporations in major conferences. Andrew has almost 25 years working in banking, fi nance, cardsand payment sectors’ risk and governance related roles.

Alan Leigh MD, Asia Pacific Business Controls Executive, Global Banking and Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Alan is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Business Controls function in Asia Pacific, which oversees front office controls,
risk management and supervision for the Banking and Markets businesses across the region, a role he has been in for 5 years. Previously he was based in Tokyo for 6 years, where he was regional head of Client Development and COO for Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch. Before coming to Asia he was the head
of Process and Control for Merrill's global Research function, based in New York. Prior to joining Merrill in NY in 2000, he was a management consulting partner in fi nancial services.

Irma Savitry Daulay Chief Credit Officer Bank Danamon

Irma Savitry, Risk Management Head for Self Employed Mass Market in Bank Danamon, is a solid professional with 25 years of experience in leading mul

James Hua Managing Director Citibank

Fan Gao Head of Operational Risk for Asia Pacific Region Citigroup

Fan Gao Joined operational Risk in June 2011 as the Head of Operational Risk for Asia Pacifi c Region. She has worked for Citi for the past 11 years in various Risk leadership roles. Fan brings 13 years of consumer credit risk management experience. Most recently she was the Head of Risk Management for Affl uent Market, a 50 Billion credit card portfolio within N.A. Cards.

Guy Harding CRO Commonwealth Bank

Guy Harding is the Chief Risk Officer for the International Financial Services (IFS) division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). In his role, Guy is responsible for leading a team that manage Risk across the Bank’s businesses in Asia. His appointment to the role in September 2012 refl ected the growth and maturity of the IFS business, as well as the scale and complexity of Asian markets.

Lukas van der Hoef Country Risk Officer Singapore ABN AMRO

Lukas van der Hoef has been responsible for Risk Management in Singapore and
Private Banking Asia since January 2011.  Between 2006-2010, Mr van der hoef was Asia Head of Risk Advisory Services based in Hong Kong and afterward SG. This unit advised local and regional banks on risk management upgrades. Between 2003-2006, He was Head of Credit Portfolio Management of Corporate Clients in the Netherlands.

Anthony Elam CRO Bank Central Asia (BCA)

Anthony Brent Elam, 55 yers old, is the Chief Risk Officer of BCA and was   appointed to the Board of Directors on May 20, 2002.


Anju Patwardhan was the Country Chief Risk Officer for Standard Chartered Singapore where she was responsible for enterprise wide risk management across consumer, wholesale and private banking businesses. Before this,  Ms Patwardhan held other senior positions such as the Global Chief Operating Officer for consumer banking risk and the Global Head for risk appetite.

Anju Abrol Managing Director, Senior Risk Executive, APAC BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH

Anju has 24 years of banking experience predominantly in the areas of Risk/Credit, Corporate Banking, Debt Capital Markets Origination and Distressed Debt Workout. Worked in US, India, Singapore and Hong Kong and with 4 employers: ANZ, Deutsche, Peregrine and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Tan You Leong North Asia CRO OCBC

You Leong Tan is currently Chief Risk Officer for North Asia, at OCBC Bank, a Singapore-based financial institution group with regional presence primarily in Singapore, Malaysia, Greater China and Indonesia. He is responsible for the oversight of OCBC's risk management in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea. Risk areas covered include credit risk management (wholesale and retail), market risk, liquidity risk, operational risk and information security.

Javed Husain Siddiqi CRO Soneri Bank

As Head of Risk Management Division, Javed is responsible for Setting risk policies for the bank and monitoring risk of the bank in terms market & liquidity, credit and operational risk and formulating and recommending annual risk strategy to the Board Risk Committee.

Feroz Noorani CRO Warba Bank

Mr. Feroz Noorani has been the Chief Risk Officer of Warba Bank since May 2012. Mr. Noorani served as Chief Risk Officer of Al Hilal Bank PJSC since November 2009 and served as its Executive Vice President of Risk Management Group. Mr. Noorani joined Warba Bank following a career spanning almost three decades in the GCC, Middle East and Indian banking sectors.

Professor Haiyun Zhang Director, Financial Markets Institute University of International Business and Economics

Haiyun is Director of the Financial Markets Institute (FMI) and Professor in the School of Banking and Finance at the University of International Business and Economics(UIBE). He is also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Financial Enterprise Solutions Inc. (CFES), a financial advisory firm.

Vera Lim Chief Financial Officer PT Bank Danamon

Vera Eve Lim was appointed as a Director of Danamon in June 2006. She has served on the board of Management and as a Chief Financial Officer of Danamon since October 2003. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Tarumanegara University. She has completed executive program in Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2008. She currently serves as Commissioner PT Asuransi Adira Dinamika.

Kenji Fujii Executive Officer, Head of Global Risk Management Group Mizuho Securities

Kenji Fujii is Executive Offi cer, Member of the Board of Directors, Head of Global Risk Management Group, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., in charge of enterprise wide risk management for the investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Market Risk Offi cer at Aozora Bank, General Manager, Basel 2 Implementation Offi ce at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, and General Manager, Risk Management Division at The UFJ Bank.

Hein Jan Smit CRO Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Berhad

Hein's has all-round Banking and Risk Management Executive with 17 years relevant experience and 10 years in Asia Pacifi c region based in Singapore, Shanghai and now Singapore/Brunei. He was born and raised in the Netherlands.

Aurel Lavedrine CRO Crédit Agricole CIB

Aurel was appointed Chief Risk Officer for Asia Pacifi c of Crédit Agricole CIB in 2010; Prior to that position, Aurel set up in May 2004 the Asian arm of Credit Por

So Lan Ip CRO Ping An

IP So Lan, Vice President and Chief Internal Auditor of Ping An Insurance (group) Company of China LTD. Ip So Lan is in charge of Auditing, Compliance and GSII Office for the company. Ms. Ip has over 30 years of working experience Financial Services in England, United States, Australia and Hong Kong. She joined Ping An in February 2004 and has over 10 years of China experiencein insurances and banking.

Paul Azevedo Global Head of Risk Appetite and Regional Head of Risk Strategy for Asia Pacific HSBC

R. Paul Azevedo is a Risk Management professional with over 20 years of experience in enterprise risk management, credit risk management, operations, and analytics.  Paul's career has spanned working for world class analytics providers such as Fair, Isaac, Company, to global financial institutions such as CitiGroup and HSBC.  Paul has served in a variety of global, regional, and country Senior & Chief Credit Officer and Head of Global Analytics positions and Global Head of Risk Appetite for HSBC. Paul has specialized over the past several years in the area of Risk Appetite, Scenario Stress Testing, Economic Capital, ICAAP, Governance, and Portfolio Management.

Freya Beamish Economist Lombard Street Research

Freya Beamish graduated from London School of Economics in 2010 with an Economics MSc. She was awarded first class honours in Economics and Law at Edinburgh University. Her dissertation focused on credit constraints as a driver of business cycles. In 2011 she furthered her study of Mandarin at Peking University.

Freya interned with LSR in 2008 and 2010, working on sector debt ratios. Having joined LSR in September 2011, she now works out of the Hong Kong office where her coverage includes Hong Kong and Taiwan.


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