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Andrew Sheen

Former Head of Operational Risk Credit Suisse. Non-Executive Director, Institute of Operational Risk, UK


In September in Grace Hotel Sydney offers sponsors an excellent opportunity to demonstrate thought-leadership and leverage networking opportunities to build brand-value amongst your target audience. If you would like to know more about sponsorship, exhibition and business development opportunities please just get in touch with us –


Local outstanding speakers include:

Cloe Reece

Head of Risk & Compliance - Super, Investments, Platforms & Operations, BT Financial Group

Stephanie Lyons

Chief Risk Officer, EISS Super

Dr GavrielSchneider

Group CEO, R2 Solution

Naresh Subramaniam

Director, PWC

Moses Maigurira

Pre-sales and Customer Engagement Leader, Data Driven Solutions Architect, Satori Group

Erik Haggstrom

Executive Director, EK Global Consulting

Nicola Rimmer-Hollyman

Head of Internal Audit for Wealth, Banking and New Zealand, AMP Ltd

Natasha Hall

MD, Hall Advisory

Chalisa Parekowhai

Assoc Director of Policy, Australian Finance Industry Association (AFIA)

Kyle Ringrose

Principal Athena IOC Pty Ltd

Stephen Huppert

Director Stephen Huppert Consulting

Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in Superannuation, Wealth Management and Life Insurance. Stephen is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

David Johnson

Executive Director of Business Transformation, IFM Investors

Theo Vosnidis

Head of Investment Risk and Compliance, Cbus Super

Emma Murphy

Head of Risk, Compliance and Customer Remediation – customer marketplace, Suncorp Group

Bryan Whitefield

Director, Bryan Whitefield Consulting

Joanna Faux

Head of Operational Risk Management APAC, Optiver

Tim Boyle

Group Managing Partner, Blackhall and Pearl

Conuill McEvedy

Managing Partner Risk as a Service, DXC Technology

Conference Overview

In an era of increased regulatory scrutiny, particularly in response to the Hayne and Productivity Commission reports, technological advancement, investment complexity,economic uncertainty, competition andheightened customer expectations, it has never been a more urgent time for the financial services industry to prioritise operational risk management. The myriad of risks borne out of this increasingly complex and challenging environment and losses that can result both from external factors and from an organisation’s internal failure to effectively managing people, processes and systems can seriously damage reputation, business viability and sustainability. It iscrucial that relevant action is taking place front and centre to identify, mitigate, measure and manage these risks quickly and successfully.
This timely two day event, seeks to take a candid and in-depth look at this diverse range of operational risks, associated challenges and to discussstrategies and solutions to improving RM practices. A stellar line-up ofindustry experts, including a special international presentation from Andrew Sheen of Credit Suisse, and the Institute of Operational Risk, UK, will provideinvaluable insightsin solo and panel sessions, covering a range of topics including:

  • Interpreting and identifying specific risks and their impact on operational efficiency and member/client outcomes
  • Dissecting the provisions of the various regulations and the effect of new reforms to operational risk framework in FSI organisations
  • Addressing the issue of risk culture and adopting best practices across all levels to have a tighter grip on risk compliance and control
  • Determining Risk appetite, assessing risk and developing failsafeRM frameworksby selecting the best tools, techniques and strategies to implement
  • Combatting specific challenges associated with regulatory, conduct, fraud, technology, data and third partyrisk
  • Enlightening insights into the maturation of risk management and future outlook

This is the only comprehensive event addressing operational risk management in Australia, where information shared can be utilised and actioned immediately. Attendees will have the opportunityto gain a greater understanding of these risks and how best tomanage them, in order to stay ahead of the curve and forgethe most optimal way forward with control and confidence. Come solo or with your colleagues to this important event for 2019 to listen, learn and interact as the sessions unfold whilst enjoying the many opportunities to network duringthe breaks. Book today to save your place.

Who Should Attend

CROs, COOs, Directors and Managers of operational risk in roles across IT, data analytics and research, cybersecurity, compliance, fraud, control, conduct, audit and reporting in financial institutions; banks, superfunds; insurance companies, asset management organisations, risk consultants, regulators, lawyers, academics, service providers, software vendors, and other stakeholders.


Grace Hotel Sydney
The Grace Sydney, 77 York street
Sydney NSW 2000, Q1646 Australia
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+61 (0) 2 9896 0776

Attendee Information




To register for the conference please download the brochure and fax the form to us or you can Register Online.

Registrations Manager:
IBR Conferences Pty Ltd
Tel: +61 (0) 2 9896 0776
Fax: +61 (0) 2 9896 0796
Email: register@ibrc.com.au

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