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Research Workshop

Capturing Connectivities: Risk Measurements and Assessment

July 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Capturing Connectivities: Risk Measurements and Assessment

The operating environment that the financial services industry finds itself in has increased in complexity.  Information is flowing faster and in greater volume.  This leaves organisations less time to assess the large volume and variety of information to gain insights and foresight, to make informed decisions and achieve greater organisational agility. 

 

Description

This morning interactive session will look at how the operating environment has increased in interconnectedness, and explore some of the challenges related to the assessment and measurement of interconnected events and operating factors. The session will facilitate the development of strategies to better understand the evolving operating environment, and introduce some techniques that may be applied achieve greater corporate agility. 

The workshop will look at how organisations can develop forward-looking risk assessment infrastructure and processes to facilitate enhanced risk discovery and identification of business opportunities.nment that the financial services industry finds itself in has increased in complexity.  Information is flowing faster and in greater volume.  This leaves organisations less time to assess the large volume and variety of information to gain insights and foresight, to make informed decisions and achieve greater organisational agility. 

 

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 Who Should Attend:

 

target audience

Senior Risk Management level professionals

 

Speaker

SPEAKER

Ming Soong Tham

CEO and Principal,

Meister Inc. PTD LTD.

Ming is the CEO and Founder of Meister Inc Pte Ltd, a risk management consulting, advisory and training company based in Singapore.  He was an Adjunct Professor with the Risk Management Institute of the National University of Singapore, and a course leader for NUS’ Strategic Technology Management Institute.

With more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry Ming had held senior positions at the United Overseas Bank (UOB), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and the Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC).  Between December 2005 and April 2012, Ming was the Group Chief Risk Officer of UOB.

In 2009, Ming was named Bank Risk Manager of the Year by AsiaRisk.  In the same year, under his leadership UOB received the QFC-Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award (Risk Management).  He is a contributing author of “Banks at Risk – Global Best Practices in An Age of Turbulence”.  In May 2013 he published “If Big Data Can Make Roads Safer, Why Not the Financial System?”.

His current areas of interests are in Enterprise Risk Management, with specific interests in the areas of big data and high performance computing, and organizational culture.  

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Details

Date:
July 14, 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Venue

Global Risk Institute
55 University Avenue, Suite 1801
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H7 Canada
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