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    Complexity of Compliance APAC: Debra Au

    Complexity of Compliance APAC: Debra Au

    Jenny Wong of Protiviti and Debra Au, Head of Legal for DBS Hong Kong, explore the complexity of the compliance landscape in APAC as part of the Protiviti 2023 Top Risk Report.
    00:01 Compliance landscape and career journey
    04:42 Regulatory challenges and adapting to technological changes in APAC
    10:02 Compliance function evolution and AI adoption in finance
    16:48 Leadership and overcoming stereotypes

    • 23 min
    Strategic Risk: Star McDade

    Strategic Risk: Star McDade

    Kimberly Dickerson of Protiviti and Star McDade, SVP for Audit Services at USAA, discuss moving from activity based work to a more value added model and how to shift the mindset to an advisory audit role.
    00:01 Adding value in risk and assurance profession
    04:09 Risk management and business strategy alignment
    08:45 Risk assessment, emerging risks, and third-party partnerships in the insurance industry
    16:26 Risk management career paths and advice for young professionals
    22:19 Career paths, challenges, and growth in the accounting industry
    26:36 Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace culture

    • 33 min
    Exploring DAO: The Future of Governance & Compliance with Chrissy Hill

    Exploring DAO: The Future of Governance & Compliance with Chrissy Hill

    Kimberley Cole interviews Chrissy Hill, general counsel at Parity Technologies. The episode explores the concept of DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations) and their impact on governance and compliance in the rapidly evolving landscape of blockchain, Web3, and the metaverse.
    Show Notes
    03:19 Career Journey
    07:42 Working with Tony Blair: Merging commercial and charitable assets
    10:17 Lessons in agility and fundamental skills for career success
    11:24 Web3 space and regulatory challenges
    18:32 Exploring the cutting edge of governance and compliance with DAOs
    29:56 How do you prepare for the future?
    Get transcript and Join Risky Women: https://www.riskywomen.org/2023/10/podcast-s6e9-exploring-dao-the-future-of-governance-and-compliance-with-chrissy-hill/

    • 42 min
    Conduct Unbecoming: Emma Parry

    Conduct Unbecoming: Emma Parry

    Kimberley Cole speaks with Emma Parry of Novafin Consulting about her journey from banking COO to conduct risk and culture advisor – what’s trending in tech, regulators and how to use your transferable skills.
    Emma Parry is a C suite and board advisor with broad international investment banking experience. Following a successful career in financial services working for firms such as HSBC, and JP Morgan Chase, she is now building a portfolio career with a specialist focus on conduct risk. Emma has held various roles from COO to program management to leading global client service teams through to conduct and product governance. Her client base includes regtechs, fintechs, wholesale banks and occasionally law firms as an expert witness.
    Show Notes
    01:16 Career Journey
    03:51 Transferable Skills
    14:39 Regtech Investment Trends
    16:53 Technology Trends
    17:47 Conduct Regulator Trends
    20:02 Key Takeaways for Conduct Risk
    Transcripts, membership & more > https://www.riskywomen.org/2023/09/podcast-s6e8-conduct-unbecoming-emma-parry/

    • 26 min
    How to be a CRO: Jennifer Geary

    How to be a CRO: Jennifer Geary

    Kimberley Cole speaks with Jennifer Geary, a 25-year veteran of the Risk industry, about her handbook for the modern Chief Risk Officer - practical advice, and skills you can bring into your own role as a CRO.
    Jennifer Geary has over 25 years of experience in finance, technology, risk and legal, across diverse industries from financial services to not-for-profit. She has been Managing Director, EMEA for a software company, and COO and CRO for a number of fintechs. She has also worked in major banks such as Santander and Barclays, and was also COO for Save the Children UK. She is author of a range of business books. Her first book was "How to be a Chief Operating Officer” and she followed up last autumn with "How to be a Chief Risk Officer", and has just launched “How to be a Chief People Officer”, a collaboration with a HR professional.
    02:03 Career Journey
    05:00 Doing Good for Social Good
    10:00 Jennifer's 3 Books: How to be a COO, CRO, CPO
    13:20 3 Pillars: Culture, Strategy & Execution. 6 Risks: Strategic, People, Tech, Financial, Operational & Sustainability
    22:57 How to Keep Yourself Ahead of the Game
    Transcripts and membership info: https://www.riskywomen.org/2023/09/podcast-s6e7-how-to-be-a-cro-jennifer-geary/

    • 31 min
    Talent Management in Risk: Sarah Olthoff

    Talent Management in Risk: Sarah Olthoff

    Tonya Hummers, Managing Director at Protiviti, speaks with Sarah Olthoff, Senior Vice President and Chief Business Risk Officer at Discover, about talent management, the nature of work, and the skills risk roles need most.
    Sarah K. Olthoff serves as a Senior Vice President of Business Risk Programs at Discover Financial Services.  In this role, Sarah is responsible for development, implementation, and oversight of the business risk management program across the enterprise.  This program include the Business Risk Offices that directly support Discover’s business units as well as centralized risk management functions that enable consistent and effective execution of risk activities, such as Change Management, Issue Management, and Risk Reporting.  Prior to this role, Sarah served as VP, Internal Audit overseeing the Regulatory Compliance Audit Program, which provides independent assurance around regulatory compliance and financial crimes risk.
    Show Notes
    01:57 Career Journey
    03:51 Culture at Discover
    08:58 Who are your role models?
    10:54 Resiliency in the workplace
    15:57 Skills needed in talent
    25:53 Differences between talent market and tech market
    Get transcript and join our network: https://www.riskywomen.org/2023/08/podcast-s6e6-talent-management-in-risk-sarah-olthoff/

    • 34 min

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