Course Speakers


Andrew Sheen


AJ Sheen Consulting Limited

Andrew Sheen is best know for the 8 years he spent at the UK regulator, firstly in the FSA and subsequently at the PRA.

In his time with these authorities Andrew was manager of the Operational Risk Policy Team before moving to head the team responsible for assessing Operational Risk frameworks in a wide variety of financial institutions. Andrew also represented the UK on the Basel Committee for Banking Supervisors Operational Risk Working Group and the European Banking Authority’s Operational Risk Working Group. After leaving the PRA Andrew became Head of Operational Risk Use and Embedding at HSBC and subsequently joined Credit Suisse as the Head of their Operational Risk Regulatory Risk Management capability.

In 2019 Andrew retired and set up a consultancy to provide assistance and training in Operational Risk matters. Andrew actively promotes the development and discipline of Operational Risk and is a Fellow of the Institute of Operational Risk. He produced papers on Operational Risk with colleagues at the PRA and is a regular speaker and panelist at Operational Risk Conferences globally. 

Matthew Penney

Operational Resilience and Third-Party Risk Specialist

formerly Deutsche Bank

David Goodyear


NDS Consulting Ltd

As Founder of NDS Consulting, David has over 30 years experience in the Banking Industry covering senior roles in Risk Management and Operations at the MD level having started his career as a dealer in Treasury & Trading.

Key areas of expertise include: risk appetite framework, operational risk including risk control self-assessment, liquidity risk and contingency plans, recovery and resolution, operations management, operational resilience, onboarding of major asset acquisitions, business continuity management, disaster recovery, incident management, business impact analysis, continuous improvement initiatives, functional integration, cost control & reduction, market risk, credit portfolio risk, location strategy. David has a PhD in Chemistry and during his career has been responsible for delivering a diverse range of strategic initiatives through his various positions as MD of Operations, Deputy CRO, Head of Operational Risk, Deputy General Manager of London Branch and a Senior Manager in the Dealing Room.

Subas Roy

Senior partner

Oliver Wyman & global chairman, International RegTech Association

Subas is a senior Partner in Oliver Wyman with 23 years of strategic consulting experience in Banking and Financial Services inorganic growth, digital innovation and digital transformation. He has led and designed Digital Innovation, Regulatory and Financial Inclusion strategies for multiple central banks and regulators across Western Europe, North America and Asia Pacific regions. 

Subas currently runs a growing management consulting business in Oliver Wyman with 24 revenue generating Partners and another ~120 consultants with YoY global revenue of ~$130MM focusing on (a) digital strategy and acceleration including market infrastructure reorganisation; (b) digitalization of risk and regulatory compliance in banks and regulators; and (c) cost optimization across 3LoDs in tier-1 banks and FIs including corporate finance advisory for buyout and other strategic options.

Prior to Oliver Wyman, Subas was a senior Partner at two Big4 Professional Services (2011-2017 at Ernst & Young, and 2005-2010 at PricewaterhouseCoopers) responsible for developing global strategy advisory practice for Banking transformation fueled by disruption and technological advancement, supported with proper people and process strategies, and how to deliver an accelerated digital change, ethically and responsibly in a growing, emerging economy. In Thailand, he led digital banking transformation for 2 of the top 3 Banks head quartered in Bangkok over a period of 4 years.

Subas is also the Founder and currently non-executive Global Chairman of the International RegTech Association (IRTA), a premier non-profit association representing the RegTech firms, central banks/regulators, and innovators in ~30 countries.

Previously he has held External Advisory Board appointments to the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) on two digital innovation missions in South-east Asia, including creating a digital identify platform in Nepal and helping the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of India to develop a digital identification platform (Aadhar) for 1.3BN Indian citizens.

Subas has also held international Expert Panel chair and member roles at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Business and Government on public policies, the Gates Foundation, and the United Kingdom FinTech Innovation Committee under the rules of the Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) division. 

Thibaud de Barmon


Milton House

Thibaud de Barmon has been working in financial services’ operations for the past 25 years, first as a practitioner, running large investment banking programmes and back-offices and as a UK regulator. 

From 2008 to 2020 at the FSA and the Bank of England he ran the department of risk specialists dedicated to change, IT and operational risks. He was particularly involved in the supervision and policy developments of operational risk and resilience, banking restructuring, structural reform, Brexit and Fintech. 

He now runs Milton House, an advisory consultancy dedicated to operational effectiveness and operational resilience in financial services.

Manoj Kulwal

Co-founder & CRO


This session will be hosted by Manoj Kulwal. He is currently the Co-Founder and Chief Risk Officer at RiskSpotlight.

He is passionate about utilising risk management as a business management tool for designing effective business strategy and successfully implementing the selected strategy. Manoj has been involved in development of the international risk management standard ‘ISO 31000’ and in development of ‘Certificate of Operational Risk Management’ offered by The Institute of Operational Risk. He has trained more than 1,000+ operational risk management practitioners from financial services firms globally over the last 5 years.

At RiskSpotlight, he leads the team that developed the world’s first forward-looking operational risk news service – RiskSpotlight Portal.