13th Annual Event!
Operational Risk Canada 2018
Advance Your Knowledge in Operational Risk Practices in the Current Regulatory Environment
October 16-17, 2018 · Optional Workshop: October 15, 2018 · Toronto, Ontario
Featuring These Industry Experts
Marion Beckett, Senior Risk Analyst, ERM Transformation Confirmed
A member of EDC's Enterprise Risk Management Transformation team since 2017, Marion Beckett is accountable for design and implementation of the ORM Framework and Policies. Marion has 18 years' professional experience in a broad range of roles in financial services spanning from managing losses to driving revenue generation. Before joining EDC, Marion managed Operational Risk for the Credit Card and Merchant Services sector through the purchase of Bank of America's Canadian credit card business by TD bank in 2011.
Andres Betancourt, Senior Audit Manager; AML specialist; Certified Financial Crime Specialist, Scotiabank
Andres Betancourt brings over 10 years of experience in Compliance and AML within the financial services industry with Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and Grant Thornton LLP. Currently at Scotiabank, as a Senior Audit Manager Andres helps lead the AML Unit Audit function to appropriately assess the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls and adherence to Bank policies and regulatory requirements, particularly those related to AML/ATF and Sanctions Risk Management across the Bank. While at Bank of Montreal, RBC and Grant Thornton, Andres worked on anti-money laundering and fraud investigations, oversight and testing, quality assurance audits, Compliance Effectiveness reviews, policy interpretation and regulatory reporting during several years. Andres is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist, Certified Financial Crime Specialist, member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigator
Greg Davis, Vice-President, Corporate Risk Management, Sun Life Financial
Greg Davis has over 15 years of experience in the Insurance Industry, including the past six years in Risk Management. In his current role, he leads Sun Life's Enterprise Risk function, leads enterprise wide risk management programs including Third Party Risk Management, Risk Culture, Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting (RDARR), and Recovery Planning, and provides independent oversight of the risks managed by Sun Life's Corporate Office. Prior to joining Sun Life's risk management team, he served as the Head of Finance for Sun Life's Canadian Group Benefit business.
Stéphane Gagne, Senior Director, Enterprise Stress Testing, RBC
Stéphane coordinates Royal Bank of Canada's Enterprise-Wide Stress Testing exercise as well as the Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP). In a previous role, Stéphane worked in structural interest rate risk management for TD Bank's U.S. segment. He also occupied a bank supervisory role at Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, as well as trading and market risk functions at National Bank of Canada. He holds a Masters degree in Model Making from HEC Montréal and a Bachelor degree in Economics–Mathematics from Laval University.
Melissa Hanford, Director, Operational Risk Management, Manulife
Melissa Hanford leads a team of operational risk professionals at Manulife that are accountable for the development and maturity of tools and processes to identify, measure, manage and report on operational risk. Melissa's 20 years of financial institution experience includes 10 years in operational risk management and is supported with a Master Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management.
Jackie McGinn, Director, ERM Transformation, Export Development Canada
Jackie McGinn leads a multi-disciplinary team to design, build and implement a Three Lines of Defense model as part of EDC's ERM Transformation program. This model is a foundational part of the overall multi-year ERM transformation program to enhance governance, risk management and compliance practices. Jackie's career at EDC spans over 20 years across a variety of risk management and business disciplines as well as transformational change.
Andrew has over 25 years experience developing, implementing, and leading Risk Management Programs in financial services. His roles with BMO Financial Group, Meridian Credit Union, and Coast Capital Savings have focused on enhancing strategic management processes at the Board and Chief Executive level and optimizing key operational processes to identify opportunities and issues. He partners with accountable management to lever industry leading techniques to mitigate issues and improve performance metrics. His experience includes: regulatory and legal, compliance programs; cyber and criminal risk management; process optimization including effective internal controls; third-party supplier and project risk management; human resource risk programs.
Esther Tock, Senior Director, Global Operational Risk Management, CIBC
Esther Tock is currently a Senior Director in our Global Operational Risk Management Group (GORM). She is a a recognized leader and change champion at CIBC with a proven implementation track record. A strategic thinker and superior relationship builder with exceptional analytical skills, combining front line and multi-disciplinary corporate centre experience to effectively lead high performing teams and deliver risk aware solutions.She joined CIBC many years ago for a brief stint as a management trainee. Although, she planned to stay for less than 1 year she is still there and has held more than 15 roles across many business and corporate centre groups.