OpRisk North America
Benchmark best practices and innovation with the largest global community of operational risk experts.
Extraordinary times calls for exceptional operational risk practices.
The past 24 months has been anything but typical and we’re set to expect a hefty knock-on effect from the pandemic. With increasing geopolitical pressures and inflation at its highest since 1981, operational risk teams aren’t only grappling with the great resignation or a decentralized workforce. Coupled with an increasingly stringent regulatory environment spanning cyber incidents and TPRM through to climate risk and ESG, the operational risk sphere has never been so complex.
Join us for OpRisk North America Fall, the leading regional event dedicated to non-financial risk, to celebrate industry excellence and discuss solutions to the pressing challenges keeping Op Risk professionals and chief risk offers awake at night. Our agenda offers you the perfect opportunity to pose your questions to regulators and supervisory bodies, benchmark with your peers, find cutting edge solutions and gain the practical tools you need to mitigate and manage risk through this turbulent time.
Head of Operational Risk Measurement and Analytics
Nedim Baruh leads the Operational Risk Capital and Analytics function at J.P. Morgan Chase ("JPMC") and is responsible for the Operational Risk Capital and Stress Testing processes.
Most recently, Nedim has been leading JPMC's effort to enhance its Scenario Analysis program by developing factor based models to assess its material risks. This work will help JPMC bridge the gap between operational risk measurement and management.
Prior to joining JPMC, Nedim was part of the Algorithmics Operational Risk advisory function and led many client engagements in the operational risk space.
Nedim has a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Managing Director & Chief Data Officer, SG Americas
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.
Director, emerging technology risk
Chief control officer, wealth and personal banking
Editor, risk management
Tom Osborn is the desk editor of Risk.net's risk management coverage. Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group of publications. Osborn holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Warwick.
We're living in a time of constant change. Keep abreast of pressing issues as they unfold. New for our OpRisk North America Fall:
We're living in a time of constant change. What's new for OpRisk North America Fall:
- Global perspectives on regulation and operational resilience
- Confidential breakfast briefing on the Ukraine crisis and takeaways for managing future geopolitical crisis
- Peer-led knowledge cafes exploring emerging risks, digital assets and cloud risk
- Lunch roundtables allowing you to benchmark with your peers on AML requirements, ML opportunities and risks and ERM 2.0
- Practical workshop on scenario generation: taking a standardized approach to benchmarking risk exposures
- Afternoon boardrooms delving into the Great Resignation, operational resilience, climate risk and TPRM
- War games: how do you recover from a cyber-attack? How do you manage a natural disaster? Take part in real-life crisis scenarios to determine best practices
Re-engage and re-connect:
The pandemic put our lives on hold, now is the time to generate leads and re-connect with the senior leaders of the OpRisk community
Raise the bar:
Add your voice to the discussion as the community builds a framework that is forward-looking and can withstand the next crisis
We bring together the largest, most global community of senior OpRisk professionals so you can better understand their needs
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