Event Speakers

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Dr Iain Ritchie

Senior Consultant, ALM & Asset Advisory


Iain is a senior consultant within the ALM & Asset Advisory team at PwC specialising in FTP, IRRBB and Liquidity risk. Iain has worked on a variety of FTP projects for major globally significant institutions to smaller regional firms. Prior to joining PwC, Iain completed a PhD in Actuarial Mathematics with a focus on funding liquidity risk and FTP within a Retail Bank. Previously, he advised international corporates on their pension scheme risks. Iain is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary, and a Professional Risk Manager. 

Beata Lubinska PhD


BL Advisory & Consulting

Dr. Beata Lubinska is a financial engineer with over 16 years of practical experience gained in international financial institutions such as GE Capital, Deloitte and Standard Chartered Bank based in Milan and London.

Beata’s background is strongly focused on Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book (“IRRBB”), Balance Sheet Management and behavioural modelling for banks asset liability management purposes. She has spent most of her career managing IRRBB for a number of financial institutions.

Currently she has set up her own company where she leads and collaborate with banks on projects focused on all Treasury related matters. In her previous position she was a Head of the Market and Liquidity Risk Department in MeDirect Group in London with the main focus on IRRBB, Market Risk and Balance Sheet Management. Beata is also a member of the BTRM Faculty founded by Professor Moorad Choudhry in London.

Beata holds a PhD in Finance from Wroclaw University of Economics. Her research publications have enjoyed strong reviews by academics and industry practitioners.

Beata is also an author of the book “Asset Liability Management Optimization – A practitioner’s guide to balance sheet management and remodelling” published by Wiley & Sons Ltd in London.

In addition, Beata is actively providing trainings for professionals from the banking industry in Latvia, Poland, UK and in the US.

Her main areas of specialization include: Funds Transfer Pricing, Interest Rate Risk in the Banking Book, Asset Liability Management and Balance Sheet management through FTP and optimization.

Massimo Pedroni

Senior Partner


Massimo is Senior Partner of Prometeia and Head of the International Business Practice. In this capacity, he leads the operations of the Group’s foreign subsidiaries based in London, Istanbul, Moscow, Cairo, Kuwait City and Lagos. 
His customers portfolio is highly diversified and includes Tier1 banking groups, mid-size commercial banks, multilateral development institutions and regulators, across Europe, Africa and Middle East.
In his multi-year experience as a Risk & Finance advisor, Massimo has worked in more than 20 different countries, supervising extensive Balance Sheet Management programs in the fields of ALM, Liquidity Risk, Fund Transfer Pricing, IFRS Compliance and Capital Optimization. 
Before joining Prometeia in 2014, he has spent two years working in the London office of Lloyds TSB as Head of Model Governance & Validation.
Prior to 2012, he has hold different consulting roles in major international groups, among which UniCredit, Intesa San Paolo, GE Capital and Dexia.

Rina Mirchandani

Director, head of funds transfer pricing 

Deutsche Bank

Rina is responsible for FTP methodology development, pricing and business engagement, covering trading and banking book businesses globally. 

Prior to DB, Rina worked at Credit Suisse, where she began her career in New York in the Investment Banking Department raising financing for Private Equity portfolio companies. 

Rina has an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Georgetown University and an MBA from NYU Stern. 

Chris de Stigter

Independent Consultant

Chris de Stigter is an independent consultant and trainer in the area of Asset & Liability Management (ALM). He has been working for the group ALM department of ABN AMRO as the head of the Funds Transfer Pricing team. After completing his Master degree in Business Administration at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, he joined the bank as an international management trainee in 2005. After successfully completing his traineeship, he joined the Asset & Liability Management department. Chris has gained thorough experience in all the fields of expertise within ALM; liquidity management, capital management and interest rate risk management. In 2013 he became the head of the FTP team and that makes him responsible for all internal charges and benefits with regard to liquidity, capital and interest rate management. He also represents the ALM department in the product and pricing committees in the commercial business lines. Chris is a very enthusiastic speaker, panellist and moderator on several national and international training events and conferences, always receiving the highest ratings by his audience.