OpRisk North America

This industry must-attend conference gathers 500+ senior operational risk directors from leading tier 1 banks, buy-side firms and regulators from across the globe.

Jay Newberry

Managing Director, Operational Risk Management


Jay Newberry is a Managing Director in Global Operational Risk Management at Citi. He has responsibility for the global Citi Operational Risk Policy and Framework for assessing, monitoring and communicating operational risks and the overall operating effectiveness of the internal control environment.

Jay's responsibilities include standards for Risk Identification and Monitoring, including risk appetite, key operational risks and key indicators. He is also responsible for standards for Scenario Analysis and related stress loss forecasting processes.

Jay oversees independent verification processes for operational risk.

Jay's prior experience at Citi includes leadership positions in developing and executing credit risk analytics, portfolio derivatives, capital, and credit portfolio management tools.

Jay earned his BA degree in Economics from Middlebury College and his MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth in the United States.


Michael J Abriatis

Executive Vice President, Chief Operational Risk Officer


Michael J. Abriatis serves as PNC's Chief Operational Risk Officer. His is responsible for leading the PNC Operational Risk program. This includes both defining and implementing the PNC's Operational Risk program as well performing independent risk management activities.

He previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Corporate and Institutional Banking. In this role he was responsible for building the C&IB Business Risk Office as well as client analytics, communications, sales reporting, Canada Branch oversight, continuous improvement projects, and client experience initiatives.

Abriatis joined PNC in 2003 and has held numerous positions across PNC. Previous positions include Sr. Basel Program Manager, CFO Corporate Banking, CFO Wholesale Bank (National City Bank), Sr. Sourcing Manager and Business Improvement Consultant.

Michael has an undergraduate degree from Washington & Jefferson College and a MBA from Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Business.


Joseph Iraci

Managing Director-Financial Risk Management, CRO TD Ameritrade Futures and Forex


Joe Iraci is a Managing Director at TD Ameritrade where he heads the Financial Risk Management team. Prior to this position he headed the Financial Markets Services Group, and the Corporate Risk team. Prior to joining TD Ameritrade Joe held several senior risk management positions within Fidelity Investments at both Fidelity Employer Services Corporation and Fidelity Brokerage Company. Joe previously had been the Head, New Business Operations, UBS AG, and the Regional Head Americas / Deputy Global Head of Operational Risk at Deutsche bank AG, a position he assumed from heading the Business Risk Management for Deutsche Bank's Corporate Trust and Agency Services business. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Joe had been a Bank Examiner with the FDIC and served in the United States Marine Corps. Joe completed his undergraduate studies at St. John's University and received his MBA from New York University.

Michael Barry

Executive Director, Head of Operational Risk


Michael Barry is an Executive Director and Head of Operational Risk and Information Security. Mr. Barry, who has nearly 20 years' experience in financial services, is responsible for identification, monitoring and control of the Operational Risk and Information Security functions.

Prior to joining the Americas Platform, Mr. Barry was a Director - Asia Pacific Head of Operational Risk, based in Hong Kong, and before that a Vice President, Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) Global Markets Business Management, Planning and Strategy at Nomura International. Prior to joining Nomura, Mr. Barry worked at DTCC and Citigroup.

Mr. Barry holds a BS in Economics from the University of London and a MBA - Finance, Business and Management from Hong Kong University - School of Business and Management.


OpRisk North America

OpRisk North America is the region’s most comprehensive event bringing together regulators and practitioners to study industry advances and industry benchmarking. 

With growing concern over cyber security, political uncertainty and regulatory change across the region, OpRisk North America provides detailed intelligence and analysis on the most critical OpRisk challenges and how you can adapt to stay ahead of the competition. 

The event will be attended by the largest community of senior operational risk directors and top-tier global and national financial organisations from across North America.

Networking made easy

Benchmarking best practices with your industry peers, with the largest gathering of operational risk specialists globally with new networking opportunities such as regulator lunch tables, speed networking breaks and an immersive exhibition area.

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Curated by experts

Backing of 10 Advisory Board members from leading financial firms including Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Citi, AIG, HSBC, JP Morgan, Guardian Life, First Savings and KPMG alongside our editorial team.

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Dedicated streams and sessions covering cyber security, geopolitical risk, regulatory updates and emerging technology

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New York Marriott Marquis

+1 212-398-1900

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