Confirmed speakers

Confirmed speakers

Sofiene Cherif

Senior Business Consultant


Martin Neisen

Global basel IV leader


Martin is the Global Basel IV leader of PwC and coordinates PwCs initiative for the implementation of Basel IV. This initiative covers all aspects regarding the impact and the implementation of Basel IV, including strategic implications, standardized approaches, internal models, business implications, IT and also knowledge management.

He leads the Regulatory Management department in PwC Europe and is our central expert in the area of Basel II / III / IV and projects regarding other regulatory topics.

Martin has strong experience in both, IT and technical implementations. Furthermore he is a leading expert for projects that combine accounting, risk management and  regulatory aspects. 

Krishnan Ranganathan

Executive Director and Head-Risk, Finance and Operations Change


Krishnan Ranganathan is an Executive Director and heads Risk, Finance and Operations Change in Nomura India. He is responsible for the execution of various projects covering post-crisis Basel and regulatory initiatives. He is also the co-Program Manager for IBOR Replacement across Nomura group. Immediately prior to this, he was the EMIR Program Manager responsible for the global implementation of EMIR in the firm, the post-crisis OTC derivatives reform and the European equivalent of Dodd Frank Act.

Being passionate about Banking and Capital Markets, he is a regular speaker in industry forums across the globe on Risk and Regulatory themes. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and a member of the Young Scholars Initiative at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and is based in Mumbai.

Gilles Renaudiere

Director, Capital Products - DCM Solutions

BNP Paribas

Gilles Renaudière is the Director, Capital Products - DCM Solutions at BNP Paribas, focussing on the structuring of banks and insurance companies’ hybrid and TLAC/MREL instruments globally, as well as on the impact on financial institutions of broader regulatory capital developments.

As part of his role, Gilles liaises closely with the Financial Management team of BNP Paribas, as well as with other financial institution issuers, bond investors, rating agencies and regulatory bodies, balancing the interests of all stakeholders in order to provide advice on optimal capital structures and the instruments available to meet regulatory requirements.

Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2014, Gilles spent 8 years at UBS where he started his career in the Capital solutions team. He then held positions in the FIG Benelux (2005-2007) and Nordic teams (2007-2013)

Roland Schneider

Expert in Basel IV

McKinsey & Company

Sebastian Schneider


McKinsey & Company

Experienced management consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the financial service industry. Skilled in risk management, capital and balance sheet management, corporate finance, trading risk, investment banking, and passionate about digitalization of banking. Strong finance professional with a Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D.) focused in mathematical finance.