Conduct Risk Speakers

Conduct Risk Speakers

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Chris Van Homrigh

Independent Consultant; formerly ASIC’s Regional Commissioner for New South Wales & Head of Investment Banks

Chris Van Homrigh is a banking and financial services consultant specialising in conduct, governance, risk, compliance and regulatory matters.

Chris was formerly ASIC’s Regional Commissioner for New South Wales and head of its Investment Banks team covering investment banks, hedge and private equity funds, retail derivatives, retail structured products, and credit ratings agencies.  Chris was a member of ASIC's Audit Committee, and chaired or was a member of a number of ASIC's Project Boards and Steering Committees.

At ASIC amongst other things, Chris initiated and led ASIC’s work on conduct – work which described by the then Chair of the Australian Financial Markets Association as “world leading”.

Prior to joining ASIC, Chris had a wealth of international and domestic experience primarily in debt markets.  Chris spent 10 years with Société Générale and was its Managing Director and Head of Securitisation for Asia Pacific.  Chris established Société Générale's securitisation business in Canada after having been head of the North Asian business based in Japan.

Chris spent the 10 years prior to Société Générale with Citibank mainly in the securitisation and structured finance markets, and before joining Citi spent 5 years working in chartered accounting firms in Australia and England.

Having worked in in the UK, Japan, Canada and Australia and for Australian, French, and US institutions gives Chris an understanding of the cultural nuisances that may impact conduct.

As such Chris’s experience has put him in a unique position to globally view conduct and culture from a regulator’s perspective, but with the understanding of issues from a banker’s perspective. 

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Kate Miller

Director, Conflicts of Interest & Conduct Monitoring Compliance

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

Kate Miller is a Compliance & Risk Manager with focus on Conduct, Conflicts of Interest, Operational & Enterprise Risk Management areas. Her work experience includes various COO & 1st line risk, 2nd line risk & control and I started working life in the Human Resources function. Kate has worked in London, Johannesburg and have been based in Singapore in recent years with both and Asia-Pac and more recently a Global focus to the work.

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Dominic Wu

Managing Director, Senior Risk Manager, Asia-Pacific

BNY Mellon

Dominic Wu is the managing director and senior risk manager at Bank of New York Mellon, covering APAC risk activities. Dominic has over 20 years of experience in banking, securities, asset management and consultancy. He is a qualified accountant, fraud examiner and professional risk manager and received his MBA from the University of Hull in the UK.

Dominic is often sought to speak on risk management and provides training to regulators, universities, financial institutions and professional bodies. He is the founding member of the Asia Financial Risk Think Tank and chairman of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR).