OpRisk Global

OpRisk Global is the only global discussion dedicated to helping financial services achieve operational resilience. Benchmark, share and gain insights on Op Resilience & Top 10 Operational Risks for 2021

The OpRisk Series:

- Cyber Risk Summit - Boston

April 2023

- OpRisk North America - New York

November 2023



The OpRisk Global Series attracts more than 650 senior decision-makers across operational, cyber, third-party, digital, technology and emerging risks, along with governance, financial crime and compliance. This senior audience is seeking innovative insights and practical solutions to the industry’s most pressing challenges.

Moving beyond the Covid-19 pandemic, firms are grappling with a new world of risk in which inflation, emerging risks, increased financial crime, human error and employee disengagement contribute to operational risk losses and increased risk. Join the discussion to help senior decision-makers stay ahead amid an evolving landscape.





C-level / Global Head / Director


Hours of content

Cyber risk summit

offers the industry platform to benchmark with your peers and share insights on how to plan for and effectively resolve cyber incidents to minimize the impact.  Join cyber, third party, data, technology and operational risk experts as they offer practical insights on how to keep one step ahead and develop best practices.

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OpRisk Europe

is the largest regional event dedicated to operational risk, attracting 150+ experts in operational, cyber, third party, compliance, technology, esg, and enterprise risks. Each year, the operational risk community gathers to find solutions to the pressing challenges facing the industry, witness the newest technical innovations and benchmark excellence.

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Oprisk North America

is the leading regional event dedicated to non-financial risk, to celebrate industry excellence and discuss solutions to the pressing challenges keeping operational risk professionals and chief risk offers awake at night.

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Practical insights and innovative solutions for OpRisk professionals

Our 2023 agenda is shaped in partnership with our advisory board including:

Nedim Baruh

Head of operational risk measurement and analytics

JP Morgan

Nedim Baruh leads the Operational Risk Capital and Analytics function at J.P. Morgan Chase ("JPMC") and is responsible for the Operational Risk Capital and Stress Testing processes.

Most recently, Nedim has been leading JPMC's effort to enhance its Scenario Analysis program by developing factor based models to assess its material risks. This work will help JPMC bridge the gap between operational risk measurement and management.

Prior to joining JPMC, Nedim was part of the Algorithmics Operational Risk advisory function and led many client engagements in the operational risk space.

Nedim has a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Bala Ayyar

Managing director - Regulatory, Office of the Group COO

Societe Generale

Since joining SG in 2009, he has held a range of positions.  Currently, he is the Chief Data Officer, SG Americas, with responsibility for data management and governance within the Region.  This function is responsible for implementing the requirements of BCBS 239, establishing sound data governance framework that meets Group needs and local supervisory expectations, and creating a solid platform for the data to be leveraged for strategic business decisions. Prior to that, he headed up the Project Management Office for the SG US Transformation project.  SG roles before that included Deputy CFO of the Americas Region of their Corporate & Investment Bank and Head of Finance Offshoring in SG Bangalore. 

Prior to joining SG, Bala was with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) for fourteen years in a range of positions in Toronto and New York.  As Senior Vice President of the Wholesale North America Finance, he headed up the controllership function for CIBC’s World Markets and Treasury & Risk Management Strategic Business Units within North America. With a global team across Toronto and New York, he was responsible for establishing a SOX-compliant industry-leading Finance control environment as well as supporting the efficient execution of business initiatives and managing the Finance related US regulatory relationships during a very demanding period. Prior to that, he also had stints as the business-line controller for the Bank's US origination businesses (Corporate Lending, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Structured Finance, and High Yield), as well as the 2/ic to the Chief Accountant, with responsibility for consolidated financial, management and regulatory reporting at the corporate level.

Born and brought up in Mumbai India, Bala has a degree in mathematics from the University of Mumbai and holds professional accounting qualifications from both India and the United States.  He lives in Montclair, New Jersey is married with two children, and enjoys long-distance running.

Yogesh Mudgal

Operational risk - global head enterprise tech/cyber risk; engineering & architecture, cloud, emerging tech



Chief control officer, wealth and personal banking


Tom Osborn

Editor, risk benchmarking


Prior to joining Risk, he reported on the futures and foreign exchange industries for Dow Jones' Financial News and the Euromoney group of publications. Osborn holds a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Warwick.

OpRisk Global 2022 themes

Day 1: risk resilience & regulatory outlook

Learn how to strengthen your resilience and gain practical takeaways from the leading international financial firms and regulatory bodies driving best practices


Day 2: cyber, TPRM & technology resillience

Learn how to become technology resilient with cyber and third-party risk


Day 3: emerging and rapidly evolving risks

What are the emerging risks that should be on your radar? We will discuss the threats from the known unknowns, and the rapidly evolving risks you cannot ignore


Re-engage and re-connect:

The pandemic put our lives on hold, now is the time to generate leads and re-connect with the senior leaders of the OpRisk community

Raise the bar:

Add your voice to the discussion as the community builds a framework that is forward-looking and can withstand the next crisis​


We bring together the largest, most global community of senior OpRisk professionals so you can better understand their needs

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