Risky Women Radio
Credit Risk and the Credit Crunch: Saadia Mujeeb
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 04:35:06 +0000

Saadia Mujeeb leads 4 global teams at NatWest Markets specializing in Hedge Funds, Mutual and Pension Funds, Prime Brokerage and Counterparty Clearing Houses.  The Senior Risk Approver for structured transactions, new business initiatives for Markets, PB, Clearing and the Structured Lending Franchise, she is recognized for pragmatic decision-making during tough complex negotiations, effective stakeholder management and commercial judgement.  She founded and co-chairs the 100 Women in Finance Peer Risk Advisory Group in London.

Points of Interest
  • 03:34 Building Teams
  • 06:27 Career Journey Success
  • 07:58 Passion for Giving Back
  • 09:22 Hot Topics: Crypto Currency, Climate Risk, Diversity
  • 11:05 Hedge Fund Credit Risk
  • 14:26 Role of Head of Credit Risk
  • 16:37 Key Lessons From the Credit Crisis: Teamwork, Early Warning Signals, Data Overload
  • 18:52 Future Landscape: Counterparty Clearing Houses, Robotics & AI
  • 22:29 Rants & Revelations
  • 23:26 Rapid Fire Round

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Going Global & Bank of Japan: Yuko Kawai
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 04:00:00 +0000

Join Yuko Kawai, General Manager for Europe at the Bank of Japan, as she discusses her international career.  You'll hear about her journey across geographies from Japan to Europe and across functions from FX to FinTech. Kawai-san is a role model and inspiring leader offering interesting views and a global perspective on the developments the financial industry is seeing.

Points of Interest:
  • 01:54 Career
  • 03:58 Most important lessons
  • 05:54 Gender diversity in Japan
  • 09:26 Working at the Bank of Japan
  • 12:22 Exciting innovations in FinTech & impact on financial industry
  • 16:26 Global perspectives
  • 18:23 Top things risk professionals should monitor
  • 19:19 Rants and Revelations
  • 20:04 Rapid Fire Round

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Ethics of Compliance: Ruth Steinholtz
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 08:04:41 +0000

Once described as, “the grit in the oyster that creates the pearl,” Ruth Steinholtz wishes to make a difference in the world by changing attitudes and practices relating to ethics and compliance. Ruth joined the Risky Women event at the Refinitiv Regulatory Summit in Singapore. In this podcast, you will join the event to learn more on the Ethics of Compliance.

Following a varied and exciting international legal career, Ruth Steinholtz founded AretéWork in 2011. The firm assists organisations globally in managing risk and improving results by fostering strong ethical cultures based upon values. Previously, as General Counsel and Head of Ethics at Borealis AG, Ruth developed a values based approach to ethics and compliance – employing ethics ambassadors throughout the company. Organisations around the world have adopted this approach; publicised through Ruth’s Good Practice Guide to Ethics Ambassadors written for the IBE and her many speaking engagements.  Ruth continues to push for change through her co-authorship, with Professor Chris Hodges, of the book Ethical Business Practice and Regulation: A Behavioural and Values-Based Approach to Compliance and Enforcement.

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Tone at the Top: Nicola Wakefield Evans
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 05:13:09 +0000

Join Nicola Wakefield Evans in the Boardroom. As a Non Executive Director of Macquarie, Lend Lease, AICD, and the Chair of Australia’s 30% Club, Nicola shares insight and wisdom on her career, what makes a successful Board, and the best practices needed to create good culture and governance starting at the top. Of course we talk about the impact and value of diversity too!

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Risky Women Radio Season 2 Teaser
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 04:40:19 +0000

Welcome to season 2 of Risky Women Radio. We've got some fabulous risky women lined up! We've already held some fabulous events this year in London, Singapore, and Sydney. We'll have Ruth Steinholz of AretéWork’s, who joined us both in Sydney and Singapore, and she spoke on the importance of taking a behavioral and values based approach to compliance and enforcement. So ethics is a hot topic and I'm sure that you'll really enjoy the episode with Ruth. We've had several RegTech leaders joining us for this season. We've got The Reg Doctor herself, Sian Lewin. And we've had the fabulous non executive director Nicola Wakefield Evans who'll give us a glimpse inside the boardroom and the key areas of focus to manage risk and drive the right tone from the top. And if you want to understand more on how boards operate, Nicola's episode is really worth the listen. There are many more speakers to mention that we will bring to you in season 2. Yuko Kawai joins us from the Bank of Japan as our first central banker, and we will have other regulators join us in season 2 also.

It’s a Wrap - Season 1 Risky Women Radio
Wed, 03 Jul 2019 06:53:55 +0000

In Season 1 we celebrated 20 women sharing their career journeys and insights across compliance, governance, reputation risk and more.  It was fabulous to partner with other podcasts Divercity and #Impact and host the regulators from ASIC too! Take a listen to the highlights from Season 1.  Join us at www.riskywomen.org

Regulator Series: Meena Datwani & Benedicte Nolens
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:19:15 +0000

More Risky Women Regulators, or ex-regulators, are featured in this final episode of Series 1. Featuring two longstanding Hong Kong Risky Women, Benedicte Nolens, who recently moved to the global crypto finance company Circle but previously at the Securities and Futures Commission, and Meena Datwani, former Executive Director at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. We cover the spectrum from regulation to RegTech and so much more.

Entertaining Fairness: Armina Antoniou
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:57:27 +0000

Armina Antoniou is the General Manager of Financial Crime Risk at Australia’s biggest listed gambling and entertainment company, Tabcorp. She is also a soccer mum, sports fan and a big believer in fairness, equality, diversity and inclusion. She joins us to discuss why becoming a risky women was the biggest risk in her 20 year career and her outcome-driven approach to risk and financial crime challenges.

DiverCity Podcast with Julia Streets
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:51:50 +0000

Host Kimberley Cole joins DiverCity Podcast where she discusses the rising number of women in risk & compliance roles and the quest to eliminate modern day slavery. The episode also looks at the importance of mentorship, collaboration and role models, how regulators themselves are starting to create more diverse teams and the need to attract younger talent as well as the enormity of the challenge of addressing human trafficking and the steps financial institutions and their clients can take to help combat the problem.

Regulator Series: Sharon Concisom
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 16:02:32 +0000

To kick-off our first Regulator Series, we sit down with three leading women at ASIC, Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator. First up is Senior Executive Leader Sharon Concisom. Responsible for the Markets Enforcement team, she talks to us about her role in enforcing ASIC's market misconduct investigations and litigation. We also hear about her career journey, including time with the Australian Securities Exchange and the Malaysian Bourse, and the experience she has gained working in financial markets.

Regulator Series: Louise Macaulay
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:29:29 +0000

Our Regulator Series continues with Louise Macaulay. Louise is the Senior Executive Leader of ASIC’s Financial Advisers team. With a leading role in regulating Australia’s financial advice industry, Louise tells us how she draws from her previous positions, including her role as ASIC's Commission Counsel and her experience as leading ASIC's enforcement policy, practice and law reform agenda, to confidently back herself and take opportunities.

Regulator Series: Emily Hodgson
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:21:06 +0000

Wrapping up our Regulator Series is Emily Hodgson. She has been ASIC's Chief Financial Officer for the past five years and has played an integral role in leading the organization’s work on preparing ASIC to implement an industry funding model. We explore her approach for ongoing innovation and discuss her career risks thus far, from starting out as an auditor to spending six years in enforcement as joint lead of the NSW Enforcement Directorate and joining ASIC in 2002.

How to be a Wildly Strategic and Effective Risky Woman: Kristy Grant-Hart
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 10:28:23 +0000

An accomplished compliance professional and true expert in her field, Kristy Grant-Hart joins Kimberley Cole to provide a powerful guide on how to be a wildly strategic and wildly effective compliance officer! She is CEO of Spark Compliance Consulting, author, speaker, professor and a former CCO, with an innovative approach and inspiring perspective of the compliance field.

Managing Reputation – New Risks, New Thinking, New Opportunities: Clare Williams
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:51:39 +0000

Reputation has never been more fragile and reputational threats are increasing exponentially. Clare Williams, Reputation Risk Management and Corporate Communications for Barclays, joins Risky Women Radio to discuss why the need to understand, mitigate and manage risk has never been more acute. From how the rapidly changing communications environment is amplifying risks to the innovation required for traditional crisis management structures to succeed and manage these challenges at a larger scale.

Passionate About Privacy: Vivienne Artz
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 15:47:36 +0000

Vivienne Artz is Chief Privacy Officer of Refinitiv, formerly the Financial & Risk business of Thomson Reuters. She is also the current President of Women in Banking and Finance, having been awarded the “Champion for Women” Award in 2016. Host Kimberley Cole sits down with Vivienne while in London to discover her passion for global privacy strategy and practice as well as how she carved her career path by recognizing the environment in which we are operating.

The Importance of Governance: Christine Maye
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:01:13 +0000

Christine Maye, Chief Governance Officer for Citi Institutional Clients Group sits down with Kimberley Cole to discuss the importance of governance to business and ultimately customers. Referencing her 30 years of experience, we talk about the critical elements of good governance and why when you can see an effective structure in place, everyone in the organization can focus on reducing risks and creating incremental value.

Lessons on Being Bold: Diane Mullenex
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:15:33 +0000

Diane Mullenex is a Partner at Pinsent Masons LLP, leading the Global Telecom & Gaming Practices and Technology Media Telecom Middle East Practices departments, and Co-founder of the Power Women network. In a fast paced interview, she speaks with Kimberley Cole on being bold - from her Japanese upbringing and working in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East to taking on complex digital transformation, including gaming, smart cities, IOTs and cyber security.

Focusing on ACE: Accountability, Compliance & Ethics: Barbara Leach-Walters
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:33:48 +0000

Highlighted as a “Woman to Watch” The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong, Barbara Leach-Walters joins Kimberley Cole to explore how she narrowed and strengthened her focus across a diverse financial services career spanning more than 20 years and three continents. Barbara is the Founder & Managing Director of Berkshire Holdings Limited, an independent regulatory consultant, and was most recently Head of Compliance, Asia Pacific for State Street.

An Award Winners Guide to Leading in Disruption: Loretta Yuen & Gladys Chun
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 08:53:41 +0000

Loretta Yuen is Executive Vice-President, Group Legal & Regulatory Compliance at OCBC and Gladys Chun is General Counsel at Lazada Group. They are both winners of the inaugural Singapore Chief Legal Officer Awards in 2017. Live from Singapore, they join Kimberely Cole to offer their often humorous perspectives on what leading in disruptive times means for their roles and industries.

Risky Women Join #Impact: Archana Kotecha
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:21:44 +0000

Our own Chief Risky Woman Kimberley Cole, Head of Solution Sales, Financial & Risk, Asia, Thomson Reuters is joined by Archana Kotecha, Head Of Legal, Liberty Asia to talk about the profound and disruptive work to end modern day slavery they do together with Liberty Asia and the Thomson Reuters Anti Slavery Summit. Listen to more episodes from #impact on www.hashtagimpact.com