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Sjoerd Kampen

Director

Deloitte

Sjoerd works in the Financial Risk team of Deloitte, with over 10 years of experience in the financial sector. He has worked on numerous assignments in the areas of model risk management, model development and validation within the financial services industry, including banks, insurers and investment managers.

His focus is on the development of model risk management frameworks, model risk management tooling and on the model development and validation of regulatory and non-regulatory market risk models.

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Koen Dessens

Partner

Deloitte

Koen Dessens leads the Financial Risk team at Deloitte and has over 17 year of experience in the financial sector. With that experience he brings insights across a wide range of model types, with a focus on credit, market and economic capital methodologies. He is responsible for the model risk management initiative at Deloitte and has assisted numerous financial institutions with building a leading model risk management framework.

 

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Sonia Sodhi

Senior model risk manager - risk governance

Aegon

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Stefano Bonini PhD, CStat, PStat®

Executive, finance and risk

Accenture

Stefano is a Management Consulting Director of Accenture Finance & Risk and since 2011 has led the development of Accenture Credit Risk Modeling & Validation and Model Risk offering in Italy. He built strong relationships with key clients as Banks and Rating Agencies, being in charge of numerous Risk Modeling, Validation & Model Risk projects mainly within regulatory framework of Basel II/III/IV, IFRS9, and TRIM. He also acted as advisor risk culture formation for board members of Banks under SSM. He also lead the Italian Risk Management Association Study Group on Machine Learning.

Stefano is adjunct professor of Banking and Risk Management at top tier Italian Universities like University of Bologna & MIP Business School, holds a PhD in Banking & Finance and is currently the only person with triple Certified Chartered Statistician: from USA, UK & Italian Statistical Association.

He is regular speaker to industry events & international conferences on Risk Management, is author of publications on books and international journals (Journal of Credit risk, European Journal of Finance) and collaborated with CONSOB within the "Financial Education Month”.

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Matthew Dodgson

Director

PwC

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Jos Gheerardyn

Co-founder and CEO

Yields.io

Jos is the co-founder and CEO of Yields.io. Prior to his current role he has been active in quantitative finance both as a manager and as an analyst. Over the past 15 years he has been working with leading international investment banks as well as with award winning start-up companies. He is the author of multiple patents applying quantitative risk management techniques to imbalance markets. Jos holds a PhD in superstring theory from the University of Leuven (Belgium).

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Navin Rauniar

Partner & Director

PRMIA

Navin is an independent risk director with over 16 years’ experience in advising the sell side on front to back risk and regulatory matters. Navin also specialises in the delivery of Risk Methodologies, Models & Governance for Tier One and Tier Two investment banks; whilst spearheading the analysis for IBOR Transition, FRTB, IRRBB, Basel IV, CRR 2 and CRD V offerings. He most recently worked as a Senior Manager at a leading global advisory firm where he led the analysis of the impact of the LIBOR Transition on financial institutions. 

Prior to this, Navin spent 15 years in the industry working in global run-the-bank and change-the-bank roles for Credit Suisse, RBS, Commerzbank and JP Morgan across Front Office, CRO and Operations. Navin is a member of the Professional Risk Managers Association and sits on the London Chapter Steering Committee. Navin supports the CRO community via mentoring of risk professionals and the organisation of risk, regulatory & leadership events. 

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Suman Datta

Head, portfolio quantitative research

Lloyds Banking Group

Suman Datta heads up the Portfolio Quantitative Research function within Lloyds Banking Group Markets division and is responsible for strategic cross-asset portfolio analytics covering FRTB, Prudential Valuation, Initial Margin, PnL Attribution and Stress Testing.

Suman also acts as the business/IT partner for architecting the next-generation risk and valuation platform to be used by trading, risk and finance functions. His background is in quantitative finance, technology and business strategy and key areas of interest are in bank regulation, digitisation and application of quantitative methods in new areas within finance