Bertrand Hassani

Chief Solutions Officer

InstaDeep Paris

David Phan Dinh

Head of Operational Risk


David Phan Dinh recently joined Rothesay Life as the Head of Operational Risk. Before that, he worked in operational risk for the UK regulator (PRA), an investment bank (Credit Suisse) and one of the big four (EY). His most recent achievements include material contributions to the UK banking Pillar 2 regime, and to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Standard measurement Approach where he acted as Technical Advisor.

Rajat Bajal

Head of Enterprise Risk

Northview Group

Rajat Baijal is the Head of Enterprise Risk at the Northview Group. In this role, he is responsible for designing and embedding a robust Risk Framework across the firm. This includes articulating and implementing a robust Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Risk Event Management, Key Risk Indicators etc. and ensuring that the Board is suitably informed about all material issues. Rajat has an MBA in Finance and has previously worked for Cantor Fitzgerald, Lloyds Banking Group and Aviva specialising in global implementation of their Risk Framework. Rajat is a regular speaker at risk conferences across London and New York and has authored a number of articles for risk journals/textbooks.

Georgia Simmons

Director - Operational Risk - RCSAs


Georgia is an experienced Operational Risk and Controls practitioner, specialising in Risk and Control Self Assessments and the use of Enterprise wide Risk taxonomies and supporting causal, controls, organisation and process taxonomies.
Georgia has spent time devising different aggregation and calculation values for the reporting of non-financial risk impacts, and has spent the last 18 months developing process led RCSAs at Barclays.

Georgia started her career at JP Morgan in financial reporting and has worked on various projects across finance, risk, compliance and legal.  

Jeroen van den Akker

Head of Operational Risk


Jeroen is Head of Operational Risk of Robeco, a pure-play asset manager, with EUR 160 bn AuM. Robeco operates globally and has its headquarters in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In this capacity Jeroen oversees the non-financial risk management activities of Robeco globally. Furthermore, Jeroen is a board member of Robeco’s UCITS and AIF fund range domiciled in Luxembourg.

John Murphy


Rimula Consulting

John Murphy is a highly experienced risk professional with a career spanning almost 20 years working in various risk roles across banking and insurance. John is Director of Rimula Consulting which provides risk consultancy services to industry specifically in Non Financial Risk. Currently, John is developing and implementing an Enterprise Risk Management Framework at an Irish Insurance brokerage where Johns sits on the Audit and Risk Committee.

John is a Chartered and Certified Banker and holds a degree in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin and a Bachelor of International Business Studies & Languages (German & Russian) from Dublin Institute of Technology. John also holds a UK Diploma in Governance Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association, London and is currently completing a post graduate Professional Diploma in Leading Cultural Change and Ethical Behaviours in Financial Services which enables him to become a Certified Ethics Practitioner.