Risk Data Validation

Effective risk governance and reporting; managing data quality; evaluating the existing IT infrastructure

During this 2-day live virtual course, delegates will explore the best practice approaches for building effective risk data management, processing and reporting framework within the organisation. 

The training course will also cover how to ensure consistent data quality and address the typical challenges in data architecture and governance. Participants will gain insights in identifying existing IT infrastructure capabilities and gaps for improvement.

Jacob Wai

Founder, Managing Director

Toppix Holdings

Chief Assessor, HKSAR OGCIO HK ICT Award – Fintech Stream (2015-2021)

Fellow Certified Management Accountant (AUS)

Certified Financial Risk Manager, GARP

Research Director, Asia Financial Risk Think Tank

Founding Fellow & Deputy Treasurer, WISDP


Committee, HKCSS VITAL

Jacob has over 20 years of experience in the IT and Finance industry, specialising in Data analytics and risk with core focus in the Asian regions, with locations such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei and Singapore, but also experienced in global settings such as UK, US and EU.

Mr. Wai is currently Senior Director, Head of Insight and Data FS HK at Capgemini and had held previous roles as Director and Head of Faculty APAC at Fitch Learning, Chief Data Officer and Chief Risk Officer in MoneySQ, a Fintech leader and Virtual Bank applicant in Hong Kong.

He have held the role of Data Privacy Officer in various firms and deals with KYC & AML data for both FI and DNFBPs.
He also formerly headed Data Governance for China CITIC Bank International, implementing the governance initiative for the BCBS239 framework, and prior to that, is an Associate Director for Regional Trading Risk Analytics and Reporting IT for UBS AG and past roles includes global development lead for the VaR & PnL simulation aggregation and analytics system at HSBC, and heading the HK analytics consulting arm of Getronics HK, with expert knowledge of market risk analysis and reporting and limits monitoring, specifically in addressing BCBS239.

He is also a visiting lecturer at Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute for Entrepreneur, HKU SPACE, CityU SCOPE, HKSI and Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, delivering seminars and lectures on subjects such as Fintech, Financial Risk, Data Analytics, Privacy and Governance for organisations such as Bank of China International, China Life (Overseas), Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, Hui Shang Bank (China), etc...

Jacob received a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) from University of Technology, Sydney,  MBA from University of Wales, and a Master of Laws from University of Greenwich, and is a Doctorate Candidate in Business Administration. 


What will you learn?
What will you learn?
  • Building an effective risk data validation, processing and governance frameworks
  • Understanding the key risk reporting requirements 
  • Improve data quality, accuracy and consistency  
  • Enhance the existing risk data assessment models using technology 
  • Best practise to overcome challenges in data management 
Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Data architecture
  • Data management 
  • Risk analytics 
  • Reporting
  • Risk management
  • IT strategy

Live Virtual training courses


Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days

  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops

  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time

  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from Risk.net to reinforce your learning

  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

CPD and CPE Accreditation


CPD Accreditation

This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

CPE Accreditation

This course is CPE (Continuing Professional Education) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

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