Principles of Operational Risk

Expand your knowledge on how key principles of successful operational risk management practices and disciplines have evolved

Principles of Operational Risk 

September 19–22, 2022

Time zone: EMEA / APAC



Key reasons to attend

  • Learn how to optimise operational risk practices 

  • Increase effectiveness of core framework tools

  • Define and identify emerging risks

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Operational risk management tools and practices have developed during recent market changes and volatility. 

Led by subject matter expert Elena Pykhova, participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use risk assessments as key instruments for operational risk management, define and identify emerging risks, and increase the effectiveness of core framework tools for scenario analysis and operational risk losses successfully.

This interactive learning experience will discuss the key principles and best practice approaches necessary for effective operational risk. Supported by discussion led examples, participants will explore the importance of an evolving operational risk management toolkit. 

Learn how to
  • Utilise risk assessments as a key instrument of operational risk

  • Identify emerging risks which financial services firms should have on their radar 

  • Successfully integrate risk and resilience disciplines

  • Transition scenario analysis from a traditional to an enhanced approach

  • Develop impactful KRIs that help in decision making 

  • Use key tools and concepts to successfully write reports

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Operational risk

  • Enterprise risk

  • Compliance

  • Governance and control

  • Audit

  • Directors and senior executives

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Elena Pykhova


The Op Risk Company

Elena Pykhova is an expert in risk and resilience matters and author of a best-selling book, Operational Risk Management in Financial Services: A Practical Guide to Establishing Effective Solutions. 

Based in London, she is a renowned educator, who for many years has run public and in-house training courses in the UK and internationally for world-leading organisations including the London Stock Exchange Group Academy, The Moller Center, Cambridge University and Elena is also a thought leader, influencer and founder of a prominent industry think tank, the Best Practice Operational Risk Forum. She is a former Director for Education at the Institute of Operational Risk and chair of the Operational Risk Expert Panel for the Association of Foreign Banks. Elena founded her training and consulting practice, The OpRisk Company Ltd, after 20 years of experience in senior roles at Fortune 500 companies, such as Citigroup, American Express, Deutsche Bank and Banco Santander.

She is a frequent speaker at conferences and writes articles for Thompson Reuters, Advantage Talent Inc, Risk & Compliance Platform Europe and other publications. 



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