Risk & Compliance Trainings, Conferences and Webinars
By developing our common knowledge in Risk Management, Global Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion. Discover the full list of my speaking engagements spanning across Risk Management, Leadership and Equality Diversity and Inclusion.
27 September 2023 PURE SEARCH - CHAIR CHIEF RISK OFFICER ROUND-TABLE Effective validation methodologies in investment decision-making: Rule-based versus AI. What are the primary challenges encountered in investment decision-making validation? What are the advantages and limitations of rule-based validation methodologies? What are the benefits and constraints associated with AI-based validation methodologies? What are the emerging trends and innovations in investment decision-making validation? What potential risks and ethical considerations are involved in AI-based validation for investment decision-making?
19 September 2023 RISK.NET - WEBINAR CHAIR: EXAMINING THE FUTURE OF TALENT DEVELOPMENT FOR RISK TEAMS In a period of high market volatility, developing talent is more important than ever. A lack of job growth and career advancement is continuously cited as a main driver of employee attrition. In this free webinar on September 19, subject-matter experts will explore key strategies for implementing talent development programmes and methods for future proofing their risk teams’ skills and knowledge base. You will find answers to pressing questions, including: How can technology be utilised to enhance professional development? Are there any emerging trends? In an era of automation and artificial intelligence, what are the key skills that risk professionals will need to succeed and how can we adapt training strategies accordingly? How are uncertainty, market volatility and innovative technologies affecting the way organisations are structuring their risk teams? How can organisations leverage digital environments for training purposes? What strategies can we use to foster a culture of continuous learning and development? Link - https://www.risk.net/training/examining-the-future-of-talent-development-for-risk-teams
5-7 September 2023 RISK LEARNING | NON-FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT Regulatory framework imperatives for non-financial risk management ● Supervisory review and evaluation process (SREP) ● Roles and responsibilities of the three lines of defence ● Role of internal audit – making sure no roles are duplicated ● Capital components ● Learning from the past: Archegos Utilising technology to improve non-financial risk management ● Cloud computing ● Natural language processing ● Risk mitigation ● Selecting appropriate risk technology ● Insurance, KRI, RCSA ● Skill gap
7 June 2023 RISK.NET - INVESTMENT RISK EUROPE 2023 Effective validation methodologies in investment decision-making: rule based versus AI Data infrastructure and what new processes can you create? Increasing usage of machine learning in risk models: benefits versus risks Alternative data: is it useful and how do you separate the noise from important information? Digital assets and tokenisation: a new paradigm for instant settlement and 24/7 market liquidity? How is the investment industry adapting to the new hybrid model and what benefits can it bring? Is technology the answer? Digitalization of work and the new digital investment process: main challenges and opportunities How to boost innovation and collaboration in a remote working enviroment? Tools available and best practices, from culture and analysis to execution quality How does the investment world adjust to the younger generation? Link - https://events.risk.net/buysideriskeurope
14 March 2023 INFORMA - CRISIS MINDS 2023 Optimising your recovery and bolstering future resilience post-crisis How can your company benefit in the wake of a crisis? Identifying areas for improvement in the crisis management life cycle Enhancing your competitive edge and resilience against future shocks How to build the right culture and strategy to encourage resilience and innovation The future of resilience and crisis planning Link - https://informaconnect.com/crisis-minds/
1-2 March 2023 THE FUTURE OF OPERATIONAL RISK IN BANKING SUMMIT The cross-over between Operational Risk, Non-Financial Risk and Compliance: Aligning Capabilities Link - https://avonax.events/index.php/project/operational-risk-management-in-banking-summit/
16-17 November 2022 #RISK 2022 This panel discussion explores the state-of-play in KYC in the UK and abroad, looking at the latest regulatory developments and technical solutions to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in know-your-customer processes. Link - https://www.grcworldforums.com/risk/risk-2022/london/agenda
24 October 2022 RISK.NET UNDERSTANDING CONDUCT RISK AND COMPLIANCE Building a conduct risk framework Embedding risk culture into overall corporate culture How should roles and responsibilities be assigned? Methods of measurement for conduct Setting a timeline with responsibilities Using the product life cycle Link - https://www.risk.net/training/understanding-conduct-risk-and-compliance#tutor
13 October 2022 CFO EXECUTIVE DIALOGUE CONFERENCE Building Operation Resilience and ensuring preparedness for the next crisis Why it is critically important for firms to understand the important services they provide and invest in their resilience? What scenarios to test? How do I communicate plans when important business services are disrupted? Link - https://cfodialogue.org/about/
21 September 2022 OPERATIONAL & ORGANISATIONAL RESILIENCE Create Cohesive Assurance Strategies That Mitigate Concentration Risk By Aligning With Third-Party & Supplier Resilience Capabilities For Seamless & Coherent Strategies Provide assurance and leverage a coherent response for monitoring thirdand fourth-party resilience capabilities to ensure they are consistent across the finance sector Mitigate the increased concentration risk associated with external dependencies and outsourcing of third-party cloud providers Ensure suppliers actually support core business processes and align resilience positions to establish collaborative assurance throughout the supply chain Link - https://opresilienceconference.com
14 July 2022 PARENTS IN LEGAL & FINANCE: MODERNISING FAMILY-FRIENDLY POLICY As people are demanding more from workplaces when it comes to employee wellbeing policies and family-friendly initiatives, there is an increasing demand to ensure diversity and inclusion are at the heart of business strategy. We explore diversity-focused family-leave policies including shared parental, adoption and surrogacy leave. Key discussion items Diversity-focused and family leave regarding parenthood - same-sex parents, adoption, surrogacy Strategies to be more inclusive of non-traditional family units The importance of leading with empathy How organisations can empower parents with family-friendly initiatives and policies How we can work to normalise non-traditional family policies How can we ensure parental policies are diverse and inclusive Link: https://www.meetup.com/meetup-group-mjSPBkre/events/285123361/
28 June 2022 OPTIMISING INVESTMENT ACCOUNTING AND OPERATIONS: HOW TO REDUCE COSTS, IMPROVE CONTROL AND ENSURE COMPLIANCE As part of the discussion, our panel of experts will unpack the findings of new research on the trend towards Everything-as-a-Service, the importance of data interoperability, and the use of managed business services for investment accounting and operations. Join the webinar for expert insights on: What are your buy-side peers’ top strategic priorities that are guiding their investments in investment accounting and operations? Why are 91% of buy-side leaders considering using managed business services for investment accounting and operations? What pain-points are they looking to solve? Why are some firms still reluctant to leverage managed business services? What are the perceived obstacles and how can these be overcome? What criteria should market participants consider when choosing an external service provider? How do your peers envision the future of their investment operations? How can technology and services be seamlessly integrated into a futureproof, data-driven operating model that empowers the buy-side to achieve their strategic objectives?
24-25 May, 28 June 2022 RISK.NET - BUY SIDE RISK EUROPE Technology and innovation strategies: how do you ensure your digitalization journey is on track? Digital strategy: from definition to execution How well has risk management adapted to the latest changes in technology? How to integrate your data and analytics to ensure the best use case for your AI solutions? Cyber resiliency: are firms prepared? Link - https://events.risk.net/buysideriskeurope/agenda
17-18 June 2021 MARCUS EVANS - OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR Assess the impact of people risk on operational resilience as working from home is the only option Link people risk and operational resilience: Fraud, cyber and operational risk of remote working Importance of focusing on people to receive weak signals Measuring employee wellbeing and quantify people risk and in turn risk to operational resilience Work with HR to manage employee wellbeing and ensure it is under control Link - https://www.marcusevans.com/conferences/FinancialOpResilience
14-16 June 2021 RISK.NET - OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE Managing Change Defining an operating model and governance for change management Technological innovations, business changes, and legislative changes Other threats: pandemics and geo-political Why change management is critical to operational resiliency? Link - https://training.risk.net/op-resilience/course-agenda
7-8 June 2021 PRMIA - CYBER RISK FORUM 2021 Fireside Chat: Operational Resilience & Cyber Cyber risk in the supply chain Impact of working from home Management of (un)known vulnerabilities Cost of recovery post cyber attack; link to financial resilience Cyber for Operational Risk and Operational Resilience – different perspectives or one and the same? Link - https://prmia.org/Public/Events/Cyber-Risk-Forum/2021/Cyber-Risk-Forum-2021.aspx?EventKey=8718
20 April 2021 BEST PRACTICE OPERATIONAL RISK FORUM Deep dive into Outsourcing practices, successes and challenges Role and involvement of the 2LOD Operational Risk Department Whether Outsourcing is integrated, as a key element, into the overall Operational Resilience approach / framework / methodology Differentiation between ‘outsourcing’ and ’service provision’ as well as approach to the cloud Outsourcing risks: identification, quantification, management Successes and challenges in this area
20 April 2021 TISA - OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE FORUM Panel discussion: industry perspective on operational resilience
6 April 2021 LEADERSHIP PODCAST: THE MODERN MBA I discussed being a generalist vs. specialist; my MBA experience at HEC Paris; and diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the importance of working in an environment that allows you to be yourself. https://www.themodernmba.co.uk/podcast/episode/4d57d9a5/julien-haye-global-head-of-non-financial-risk-fidelity-international
15-16 April 2021 MARCUS EVANS - OPERATIONAL RISK CONFERENCE 2021 Presentation on justifying spending and costs on operational management infrastructure and practices
22-23 March 2021 9TH OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE (HELSINKI) Presentation on turning risk management into a positive contributor to business sustainability and resilience
16 March 2021 INFORMA - CRISIS MINDS 2021 Panel discussion: Successful recovery, bolstering future resilience post-crisis Identifying and tackling areas for improvement in the crisis management life cycle; Root cause analysis of crisis handling, identifying vulnerabilities in your value chain Enhancing your competitive edge and resilience against future shocks through improved governance, risk management, operations and strategy How to build and re-gain stakeholder trust https://informaconnect.com/crisis-minds/
8-10 March 2021 RISK.NET - OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE Managing Change Defining an operating model and governance for change management Technological innovations, business changes, and legislative changes Other threats: pandemics and geo-political Why change management is critical to operational resiliency?
19 January 2021 WEBINAR: THE OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE ECOSYSTEM: Better managing third party risk by linking your own reliance with that of your suppliers Understanding who your critical suppliers are and how to manage this information How to assess the resilience of vendors and subsequently manage these risks Complications that have arisen due to remote working: How does this impact the resilience of firms (from a people and process perspective) and how can it impact the ability to audit them? How to best communicate useful information from those managing the risk to the C-Suite
4 November 2020 OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE, OUTSOURCING & 3rd PARTY RISK CONFERENCE Panel discussion on 3rd Party Oversight Strategies: Maintaining oversight of outsourced material business operations
2-3 November 2020 OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE & BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANAGEMENT IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR CONFERENCE Presentation on getting buy in from stakeholders to address resilience early on in a crisis using COVID-19 as a case study Panel discussion on Post-pandemic review and how to assess how well operating models did in enabling business continuity
17 Sep 2020 PODCAST: LGBTQ+ MOVEMENT, INCLUSIVITY AND EMPOWERING THE RISK COMMUNITY Discussion on how good leaders have the ability to adapt to different challenges and push boundaries – overcoming hurdles, and facing failure to understand how to overcome in the future. “You never fail, you always learn; if you don’t learn you won’t change.” Julien Haye https://www.broadgatesearch.com/insights/podcast-13-lgbtqand-movement-inclusivity-and-empowering-the-risk-community-with-julien-haye-239314/
8-11 September 2020 RISK TRAINING ON OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE Presentation on Non-financial risk and operational resilience in financial institutions
20 August 2020 GRC LEADERSHIP SERIES Panel Discussion on Navigating Cybersecurity Risks in the Supply Chain
15-18 June 2020 RISK TRAINING ON OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE Presentation on emerging trends and potential future disruptors
24 January 2020 WEBINAR: MASTERING OPERATIONAL RISK Webinar hosted in partnership with The Fourth Line covering some of the most effective strategies for managing operational risks and current themes and trends that are being observed across the operational risk landscape
5 December 2019 TISA OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE FORUM Panel discussion on industry perspective on operational resilience focusing on management and Board Governance https://www.tisa.uk.com/product/operational-resilience-forum/
09 October 2019 3rd SUPPORTING LGBT+ IN THE WORKPLACE CONFERENCE: An Inclusion Guide for Employers Keynote on global challenges and solutions UN standards of conduct for business: how do you apply this in your organisation How to reconcile global principles with local law and culture: hypocrisy or pragmatism? Ensuring employee safety: what policies must you employ for international employees? Link - https://bfi.co.uk/3rd-supporting-LGBT-in-the-workplace-inclusion-guide-for-employers/
24 September 2019 ICAAP & STRESS TESTING FOR INVESTMENT FIRMS CONFERENCE Investment Firm Panel Session on considering the implications of the recent FCA CP19/20 on BAU business model, stress environment and reverse stress testing
7 June 2019 PODCAST: LONDON INSTITUTE FOR BANKING (LIBF) INSPIRING LEADERS SERIES Discussion with Nadim Choudhury, LIBF's Head of Careers and Employability, my journey into banking and finance and my experiences around industry challenges, diversity and leadership.
19-20 March 2019 13th ANNUAL FORUM - CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INVESTMENT FIRMS Presentation on assessing current emerging risks and incorporating them into the ICAAP
6 March 2019 NASSCOM INDIA DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 2019 CONFERENCE (GURGAON) Spotlight Session on Inclusive Culture Link - https://nasscom.in/disummit-gurgaon/#speakers
04 October 2018 2nd SUPPORTING LGBT+ IN THE WORKPLACE CONFERENCE Case Study on avoiding HR-led policy and embedding best practices throughout the organisation Practice versus theory: how to position policy and practice Cross-jurisdictional challenges for global companies: aligning your policy within local regulation and compliance directives Ensuring parity when embedding an inclusive culture in the value chain (e.g. supply chain and 3rd party vendor code of conduct)
March 2017 LGBT TALENT CONFERENCE (PARIS) Panel discussion on LGNT inclusion and effective Employee Resource Group