Operational Risk Management - Amsterdam

This training programme will provide delegates with a new or improved understanding of operational risk management, providing case studies and knowledge from a wide range of speakers from different companies and industries. Sessions will cover; governing and implementing an op risk framework, risk a


Operational Risk Management

5-6 June , Amsterdam

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This training programme will provide delegates with a new or improved understanding of operational risk management, providing case studies and knowledge from a wide range of speakers from different companies and industries. Sessions will cover; governing and implementing an op risk framework, risk appetite, RCSA’s and KRIs. Topical areas of op risk will also be considered, including loss events and change management.

Who Should Attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Operational Risk
  • Compliance
  • Enterprise Risk
  • Internal Audit
  • Non-Financial Risk Management
  • Governance
What will you learn? 
  • Best practice approaches to governing, creating and implementing an operational risk framework
  • How to include technology in risk assessments and implement new generation GRC
  • A new or improved understanding of KRI governance and reporting
  • Variations of RCSA’s and how you can combat potential biases
  • Methods for op risk quantification and defining risk scenarios
  • Ways to manage outsourcing and vendor risk management 

Wieger Muntingh

Manager Non Financial Risk

Van Lanschot Kempen

Lives in Amsterdam with his wife Tania and our 2 children, Yuna of 3 and Iskay of 2.

Before joining ABN AMRO in 2004  he studied Communication and later also Business.

At ABN AMRO Wieger has started as an Operational Risk analyst leading up to managing an team of operational risk managers for the ABN AMRO back office.

After ABN AMRO he was appointed head of operational risk management at Triodos Bank, a mid-sized independent sustainable bank that operates in various countries in Europe. At Triodos Wieger was responsible for the design and implementation of the Operational Risk framework, key control testing and a Governance risk and Compliance tool.  Currently he is responsible for Non Financial Risk at VanLanschotKempen, a publicly traded private bank and asset manager.

In these various roles Wieger gained experience in the implementation and execution of the elements of Operational Risk.

Wieger enjoys spending time with his family, running and cooking.

Ennio Menicucci

Head of Operational Risk Analytics and Oversight


Ennio Menicucci, born on June 24th 1977 in Pesaro Italy, has a Degree in Economics from the University of Parma.

He began his career as an auditor in the Arthur Andersen accounting firm from 2001 to 2004.

He then joined UniCredit in 2004, working primarily in Operational & Reputational Risks area, where he has held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility. 

He started as an Operational Risk Analyst in the Retail Division, becoming the Head of Operational Risk for this perimeter in 2008. 

Then, in 2011, he was appointed Head of Operational & Reputational Risks for Italy, also being responsible for managing credit application fraud. 

Since October 2016, he is the Group Head of Operational & Reputational Risks Oversight, where his structure is responsible for defining the principles and rules at Group level for the identification, assessment and control of operational and reputational risk (including operational risks bordering on credit, market, and ICT & Cyber risks), and monitoring their correct application by all the UniCredit Legal Entities.

Starting from July 2018 he is also responsible for defining operational risk capital measurement approaches, operational risk appetite framework, as well as conducting quantitative analysis on operational risk based on operational risks analytics.

Ennio enjoys swimming (especially in proximity to the Sardinian Sea), running, and spending time with his wife, Silvia, and his wonderful 5-year-old daughter, Emma.

Frank Konijn

Head of Non-Financial Risk

Anthos Fund & Asset Management

Frank Konijn has over 20 years’ experience within the financial services industry. He started his career at MeesPierson and has worked for Euronext, Euroclear, Van der Moolen and Theodoor Gilissen Bankers. Within  these organizations, he has held a wide variety of operational and managerial positions in the risk management and process improvement area. Next to this, Frank has been Board Member of AIFM funds focusing on sustainability.

Currently, Frank is working for Anthos Fund & Asset Management as Head of Non-Financial Risk. In this position, he is responsible for Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk Management, Business Continuity Management, Compliance Monitoring and Capital Adequacy Assessment.

Frank has a Degree in Business Administration and he has successfully finalized a Post-Graduate course Risk Management for Financial Institutions and consequently has entered into the RMFI Register of the CFA.

Frank is married and father of 3 children. As a hobby, Frank likes to cook, visit concerts and play tennis and run.

Sean Titley

Director of Business Development

Institute of Operational Risk (IOR)

A leading member of the Operational Risk community in London, with over 20 years of experience in Risk Management, Sean has co-authored several papers and acted as a speaker at many conferences, seminars and webinars. 

He has an extensive network of contacts in the discipline, being the Director of Business Development for the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) on a voluntary basis, promoting the development of the IOR and its Certificate in Operational Risk Management, running its regional Chapters in England, Scotland, Germany, Hong Kong, Nigeria and Ireland, speaking at events and webinars and acting as a member of its ruling Council.  Sean was previously the Deputy Chair of the Association of Foreign Banks Operational Risk Committee, arranging discussions regarding regulatory issues and leading practices with over 30 banks.   As a consultant, he has reviewed and contributed to many risk frameworks and ICAAPs and provided advice on risk and governance frameworks and on general risk and regulatory matters.

Sean has held Director-level roles in Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Strategy and Governance and Front Office Supervision, having extensive practical knowledge of treasury, capital markets, lending and advisory businesses, including front, back and middle office operations.  He has implemented Enterprise Risk Frameworks, including Risk Appetite Statements, Risk and Control Self Assessments, Risk Registers and Board-level dashboards including Key Risk Indicators.  He has also instigated a Conduct Risk Framework and overseen the development of a regional Fraud Framework. 

Sean has developed and managed risk policy and framework documentation and bank wide risk system and regulatory projects.  He has run face to face training programmes, risk workshops and developed a Bank wide distance learning module, promoting knowledge of risk across the three lines of defence in an easily understandable format.

Roger Meijer

Senior Consultant (Operational Risk, Compliance & Change Management)

Nationale Nederlanden, Group CRO/Operational Risk Management

Roger Meijer has over 30 years’ experience within the financial services industry. He started his career at the Postbank and worked for more than 10 years “ING Direct”. He worked in different domains like Audit, Operations, Finance, Risk, Compliance, in different roles/functions and in all 3 lines of defense: he is pragmatic and likes to keep things as simple as possible.

After being responsible for coordinating the ING Direct Internal Audit departments, his last role at ING was Head ORM/Internal Control & Security. As of 2013, Roger is working as Senior Consultant for financial institutions such as KasBank, AEGON, SNS/de Volksbank & Nationale Nederlanden etc.

He is certified “Risk Manager For Financial Institutions” and officially registered in the RMFI register of the CFA. Roger also studied Lean management (Lean Sensei) and Six Sigma (Black Belt)

Roger is married, father of 3 children and proud “Opa” of grandchildren. Roger likes sports, gardening, building and fishing in the Dutch lakes

Mariska Huisman

Senior Operational Risk Manager

ABN Amro

Mariska has extensive in depth practical and theoretical knowledge of operational risk from different perspectives. She started her career at Citco where she came in contact with risk management for the first time. After that she switched to ABN AMRO where she was responsible for the operational risk capital calculation process and for the development of the scenario analysis methodology. In the last years, she has been helping several business lines with the implementation and execution of the operational risk framework. Recently, she also started coaching agile teams in operational risk.

Mariska has a degree in Finance and Accounting from the Erasmus University. She is down-to earth and has the ability to put theoretical knowledge to practice by combining her strong analytical skills with her pragmatism.

Mariska lives near Rotterdam with her husband and 3 year old daughter. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and refurbishing old furniture.

Gijsbert Hendriksen

Deputy Head of Risk

15 years experience in non-financial risk positions in banking and insurance companies; ABN AMRO, AEGON, Delta Lloyd. 

Previous position as manager enterprise & operational risk at Amsterdam Trade Bank, managing the non-financial risk framework from initial introduction to industry standard. 

Currently engaged in the setup of a new banking entity in Amsterdam. 

Geert Dijstelbloem

Head of Operational Risk & Control

BNP Paribas – Securities Services

Geert Dijstelbloem is Head of Operational Risk & Control at BNP Paribas – Securities Services. In this role Geert is responsible for operational risk, IT security and business continuity in The Netherlands and Nordics. Prior to joining BNP Paribas in 2017, Geert worked in the field of operational risk and IT security at Achmea, ACTIAM and ABN Amro. Within these organizations he has worked across a variety of branches including asset management, insurance and the pension fund branch.

In his spare time , Geert loves to ‘take risks’ by trading in photography art and riding street- and dirtbikes in the weekends.