Webinar 1

Webinar 1

COVID-19: how your firm can develop resiliency to ensure business continuity

COVID-19 has forced firms across the globe to question exactly how they plan for, build and maintain resiliency to ensure business continuity. With operational and cyber risk departments now firmly concentrating on pandemic action plans and emerging risks, how can your organisation benchmark your own internal ability to meet regulatory expectations and adequately prepare for disaster scenarios?

Join this OpRisk Virtual Week webinar to benefit from:

  • Gaining insight into how organisations are defining resiliency

  • Identifying areas within the firm that are critical for business continuity

  • Determining and setting appropriate impact tolerances

  • Anticipating and preparing for disruption scenarios

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Tom Kartanowicz

Regional CISO

Commerzbank AG

Jennifer Finnerty

Managing Director

PGIM Fixed Income

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Nikki Covino

Non financial risk management chief operating officer

Credit Suisse

Nikki Covino is the Regional Head of Business Continuity for Credit Suisse (CS). In this role, she is accountable for Business Continuity for all CS offices in North and South America. In her role as part of the risk organization, she is responsible for review and challenge of all business plans for contingency and for governance of Disaster Recovery testing. In addition, she is the lead Crisis Manager for the region and has led many events over the past 12 years including hurricanes, earthquakes, blackouts, fires and IT outages.

Prior to Credit Suisse, Nikki worked at Merrill Lynch in the FX Technology area. As part of that role, she assisted in the development of a Risk system for trade matching.

Nikki earned her bachelor's degree in Economics from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and 2 teenage daughters.