Ariane Chapelle

CEO and Managing Director UK

Languages: English/French

25+ years experience in risk (credit, market, operational)
Specialist in: ORM training, consulting and publications

Ariane Chapelle, PhD, is an internationally recognised trainer and consultant in Operational Risk. Dr Chapelle is an Honorary Reader at University College London for the course 'Operational Risk Measurement for Financial Institutions’ and is a Fellow of the Institute of Operational Risk. In 2018, she designed the Certificate of Learning and Practice in Advanced Operational Risk Management, an accredited course for the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA), which she delivers globally.

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Nicolas Renard

Managing Director Belgium

Languages: French/English

18+ years experience in risk (operational, IT, compliance), consulting, project management.
Specialist in: Operational risk, RCSAs, reporting, project management

Nicolas Renard has 18+ years of experience in financial services. Since 2010, he has specialised in non-financial risk management, combining consulting and practitioner experiences, both in 1st and 2nd lines of defense, delivering critical operational risk and compliance projects for major retail and private banks.

Nicolas holds a Master’s degree in Management and is certified in Project Management (PRINCE2 Practitioner) and Process Improvement (Six Sigma Green Belt). 

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David Lannoy

Associate Director Risk Training & Practices

Languages: French/English

20 years experience in risk and non-financial industries
Specialities: ERM, training and risk workshops, RCSAs

David Lannoy has gained vast experience in risk management over the last 20 years. He has worked in a wide range of sectors such as public service, finance, telecommunication and life sciences.  David’s key achievement is bringing enterprise risk management and internal control to a higher level of maturity in international organisations. Among others, he has worked for the Committee of Regions, the European Economic and Social Committee, and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency.

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Riccardo Valenti

Senior Associate

Languages: Italian/French/Spanish/English/Dutch

15 years experience risk and project management.
Specialist in: Six-Sigma, Access, risk reporting, RCSAs

Riccardo has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and banking sector and is a specialist in business transformation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, skill and experience he combined with risk management method when he was in charge of RCSA for a major European bank as Group Operational Risk Manager. Riccardo is fluent in French, Dutch, English, Spanish and Italian. His recent projects include the design and implementation of a risk management framework, the design of action plans, and workshop facilitation and follow-up of remediation actions and reporting. 

 

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Olivier Devuyst

Senior Associate, Belgium

Languages: French/Dutch/English

23+ years experience in financial services, risk (operational, compliance, credit, IT)
Specialist in: Non-financial risk, fraud risk, risk team setup and management, internal control framework, risk appetite, reporting, business continuity

Olivier Devuyst has 23+ years of experience in financial services. Since 2009, he has specialised in non-financial risk management, becoming a senior expert in building or rebuilding risk departments and organizations and risk and control frameworks. His main experience consists in the mapping of processes (end-to-end) based on existing procedures and/or workplace instructions, ensuring all operational risks are identified within those processes, adequate mitigation actions implemented and controls executed and effective, as well in design and effectiveness. Furthermore, Olivier has an extended knowledge of fraud (internal and external) within processes, identifying risks, building scenarios and setting up action plans to mitigate the key risks. He is also a specialist in Business Continuity and Crisis management.

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Natalie Gapp

Research Consultant

Languages: English

Graduate from University College London (UCL) in Financial risk management 
Specialist in: machine learning applied to operational risk, international regulation 

Natalie Gapp is currently working toward her PhD in computational finance at University College London (UCL). Her research focuses on building machine learning tools for operational risk.  She previously received an MSc in the same field from UCL where her dissertation focused on building machine learning models for financial news analysis. Natalie has an undergraduate degree in International Political Economy and Latin American Studies from Fordham University where she graduated summa cum laude.  

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Dr Jimi Hinchliffe

Senior Associate

Languages: English

20 years experience in banking and at the UK regulator on operational risk and regulation 
Specialist in: Consulting in operational risk and regulatory affairs, publications and training

Jimi has 20 years of experience in operational risk and regulation. Jimi has held several roles at the UK regulator, including as an operational risk policy SME and Basel 2 specialist, and as a supervisor of major banks and investment firms. Jimi has also held senior positions within the GSIFI MUFG, including as Head of EMEA Regulatory Affairs.

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Andrew Sheen

Senior Associate

Languages: English

30 years experience in financial services and at the UK regulator and Tier 1 banks 
Specialist in: Regulatory affairs, BIS, PRA, ORM Framework, Conduct and SMCR

Andrew Sheen is best known 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 providing Operational Risk subject matter expertise to supervisors.

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Helene Peters

Senior Associate

Languages: German/English/Dutch/Spanish

Helene is a dedicated professional in the area of Risk and Strategic Management. After attaining her MscBA in Strategic Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University she started her professional career in Risk Management as a consultant at one of the big 4 accounting firms. Her exposure to various industries and organizational structures in the area of risk management and internal and external audit have equipped her with a good understanding of organizational processes and dynamics in this area.

 

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