Fusion roundtable

Fusion roundtable at Oprisk North America

Roundtable - Demystifying regulations and translating risk & resilience into the language of your business

Wednesday, October 21 | 10:00am EST

Over the past 18 months, new guidance has emerged from the Bank of England, the Basel Committee, and the Institute of Internal Auditors to help banking and financial services firms drive greater operational resilience within their organizations. That said, many still find that resilience terms ring surprisingly hollow when working with their executive leadership. Building a resilient firm requires a common language, synthesizing these differing viewpoints from regulators.

This roundtable demystifies the varying guidance for resilience and discusses how risk managers are making their programs actionable. It will also present the findings gathering from previous executive roundtable discussions and discuss how the various lines of defence can improve their impact by modifying their message to their executive leadership.

Rich Cooper

Principal-financial services


With many years of experience deploying business continuity and risk management platforms globally, Rich Cooper oversees customer success and business development for large, global accounts.

Rich has more than 20 years of experience in the business continuity and risk management marketplace, running programs and implementing software in both Europe and North America for some of the world’s largest organizations. He has an MBCI certification from the Business Continuity Institute.

Paula Fontana

Senior director of value creation

Fusion Risk Management

Michael Kenney

Vice president operational risk asset management and operations multi-family


As Vice President of Operational Risk, Michael leads the first line of defense risk management for financial crimes, privacy and information security, business resiliency, vendor management and compliance with regulatory requirements. Mike and his team establishes the risk direction by aligning the Multifamily Governance Framework with the business operating model. He continually improves governance by understanding the multifaceted drivers that effect risk environment.

Fusion Risk Management provides cloud-based software solutions for operational risk, business continuity, third-party risk, IT disaster recovery, and crisis and incident management. Built on the Salesforce Lighting Platform, our products help organizations achieve operational resilience, empowering them to make data-driven decisions and mitigate risks within their organizations.