My work involves around understanding and mitigating compliance risks faced by my organisation from money launderers and sanction evaders. I review high risk business relationships and advise business on a day-to-day basis. This involves conducting enhanced due diligence to proactively manage risks. In addition, I provide advisory on various initiatives taken by the bank especially on the system enhancements and digital transformation.Find out more »
Enterprise Risk Management has become an increasingly important approach for the United Nations, and specific positions for Senior Risk Advisors have emerged in a number of agencies in the last decade. I had previously built my career within the UN system for 15 years, in different agencies, including in positions related to management, change and reforms, or finance; in locations as varied as Ethiopia, Gaza, Ivory Coast. This enabled me to understand the complexity of processes, challenges, strengths and weaknesses of the system, a key asset as I started working as the first Senior Risk Management and Compliance Advisor in the Democratic Republic of Congo at UNHCR a couple years ago.Find out more »
I started working in Risk in Nov 2011. I was told about an opportunity to become a Credit Risk Underwriter and decided to interview for the role and subsequently got the role. After spending 6 years as an underwriter I wanted to do something different and challenge myself further. I explored other opportunities and the one that seemed most interesting to me was an opportunity to join the Governance and Control team as the Credit Risk Policy & Standards Readiness Assessment Lead.Find out more »
Nuclear Industry SIG and APM's Risk SIG 2-day virtual conference - Ripple effect: to be or not to be risky...22 April 2021 Find out more »
South Africa and India RIGs joint webinar - Reputation and risk management: How to stay credible in the era of fake news and protect business operations22 April 2021 Find out more »
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