Risk Live Europe 2023

Risk Live Europe 2023 will host OpRisk Europe, Buy-Side Risk Europe, Fx Markets Europe, Risk Europe, FX Markets e-FX Awards, Energy Risk Awards.

Five events in one – Risk.net comes to life under one roof

The hottest topics | Influential speakers | The risk ecosystem

Risk Live Europe brings management and risk transfer professionals from across the capital markets industry to benchmark, share insights and reconnect. Risk Live Europe 2023 will bring together five events under one roof – Risk Europe, OpRisk Europe, Investment Risk Europe, ESG & Climate Risk, and FX Markets Europe.


The hottest topics affecting all risk management professionals are covered in the morning sessions on the main stage. In the afternoon, guests are able to select the event track most relevant to them for a drill-down boardroom session and interactive discussions with peers.


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07 June 2023
2023-06-07 08:00:00 +0100

Risk Europe

Risk Europe brings together chief risk officers and senior risk managers from leading financial institutions to gain the insight required to thrive in the new era of risk management.​

OpRisk Europe

OpRisk Europe is the leading regional event dedicated to operational risk, where operational risk management experts from across Emea convene to discuss the most pressing topics on the minds of industry professionals.

Investment Risk Europe

At Investment Risk Europe, leaders of buy-side risk management and investment strategy meet, learn and get ahead in the new era of risk. Join investment managers, asset owners and hedge funds to gain inspiration, improve investment decisions, demystify the complexities of market risk and shape the future of your industry.​

FX Markets Europe

At FX Markets Europe, foreign exchange traders meet, network, exchange cutting-edge ideas​, learn from thought leaders, discover the latest innovations in technology, and explore the state of the FX markets and where they are heading.

ESG & Climate Risk Europe

New to Risk Live Europe 2023: ESG & Climate Risk Europe will gather senior risk management and investment strategy decision-makers from asset managers, hedge funds, life insurance firms, pension funds, and investment banks in the UK and Europe.

Mark Manning

Sustainable finance and stewardship lead

Financial Conduct Authority

Mark Manning leads the FCA’s policy work on sustainable finance and investor stewardship. In this role, he is responsible for several initiatives, including the FCA’s implementation of the TCFD’s recommendations and the FCA’s work with IOSCO on corporate reporting standards on sustainability. Prior to joining the FCA in 2018, Mark spent fifteen years as a central banker with the Bank of England (BoE) and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). He held a number of senior roles, with a particular focus on policy, research and supervision in the field of financial market infrastructures (FMIs). Before joining the official sector, Mark spent several years as a fixed income and currency fund manager with Kleinwort Benson Investment Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Mark holds Master’s degrees in Economics and Finance, from University College London and London Business School, respectively.

Jeremy Arnold

Chief risk officer

NatWest Markets

Jeremy Arnold joined NatWest Markets as chief risk officer in September 2018 and is responsible for leading the organisation's risk function by defining and delivering risk, conduct, compliance and financial crime strategies to support its ambition, strategy and risk appetite. He has extensive experience, spanning a variety of roles in trading and risk management over the past 30 years at a number of leading global financial institutions.

Nitesh Patel

Group operational risk director

Lloyds Banking Group

Nitesh is the group operational risk director at Lloyds Banking Group. Nitesh joined LBG in 2022 from Credit Suisse where he had an extensive audit career most recently as chief auditor for technology, operations, change and third party risks. Nitesh has over 20 years of operational risk experience, including control design, risk culture and use of emerging technology.

On a personal level, he has a love of travel, football and also spends some of his time helping local charities.

Nasreen Kasenally

Chief risk officer, asset management and sustainability, Emea


Nasreen Kasenally is the global chief risk officer and head of sustainability risk at UBS Asset Management. She is a senior risk professional with over 20 years of experience mostly at UBS covering investment banking, asset and wealth management. In her role as chief risk officer, Kasenally is responsible for all financial risks within UBS Asset Management globally and in all the business divisions of UBS Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Within sustainability, she has the oversight of the risks across the group and leads the engagement and positioning to deliver the firm’s purpose and values with regards to sustainability.

Nick Silitch

Former chief risk officer


Himanshu Patel

Head of risk management group, Europe


Himanshu Patel leads the risk management group in Europe, providing risk oversight of the investment management group through the design and governance of investment and operational risk management strategies. Prior to joining Vanguard, he spent five years at EY as a senior manager in regulation and risk, providing asset management firms with practical advice on improving conduct and control. Patel has extensive experience in investment risk and performance analysis spanning 15 years at Northern Trust, BlackRock, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.

Antonello Russo

Managing director


Antonello Russo is a director within BlackRock's risk and quantitative analysis group. He is responsible for the investment risk management of index strategies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, spanning segregated mandates, commingled funds and the iShares exchange-traded fund range. Before joining BlackRock, Russo was head of risk for the investment management arm of Beazley, a Lloyds of London insurer. Prior to this, he worked for Deutsche Bank, where he was a director on the collateralised equity financing and prime brokerage sales desk, and before that a risk manager for fixed income. He holds an honour degree from Bocconi University in Milan, where he graduated in 1995 in monetary and financial economics.


Stefana Brown

Chief risk officer, UK protection and fintech, and director, IT and data protection risk

Legal & General Retail

Stefana Brown is chief risk officer, UK protection and fintech, and director, IT and data protection risk, at Legal & General Retail. She spent 10 years at Lloyds Banking Group and four at M&G Investments before joining Legal & General Retail.

Marcus Butt

Managing director prime services

NatWest Markets

Prior to taking responsibility for FX Prime Services, Marcus was responsible for sales across Prime Brokerage, Futures & OTC Clearing and for the OTC Clearing product in EMEA.

Before joining RBS, Marcus spend 17 years at UBS where he held a number of roles in Prime Services, Securities Lending and FX

Myriam Sifaoui

Global emerging chief operating officer and director

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking



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