Annual Chief Risk Officers Roundtable


Wednesday, February 13th 2019

PricewaterhouseCoopers, 300 Madison Avenue at 42nd Street 

New York, NY

Time: Registration & Cocktails 5:30 PM – Program Start 6:15 PM 

Please join us for a conversation with our distinguished panel of Chief Risk Officers, who will be sharing perspectives on a broad set of topics including:
  • How is the role of the CRO evolving in a post-Dodd Frank world?
  • What is the impact of artificial intelligence on risk management?
  • What possible disruptions are you watching in 2019?
  • What skills should risk professionals focus on developing?
Mike Alix 
Michael Alix, Chief Risk Officer of the Americas, UBS
Michael Alix is the Americas CRO at UBS. Prior to joining UBS, he served as the Financial Services Risk Leader at PwC, and advised the firm's largest global financial services clients on matters ranging from business strategy to governance, risk and regulation. Mr. Alix had previously held senior leadership positions in the Federal Reserve System, heading large examination and analytic organizations at the New York Fed and leading key components of system-wide supervision.  Prior to joining the New York Fed, Mr. Alix  worked for 25 years in senior risk management roles at large financial institutions including Bear Stearns and Merrill Lynch. He also chaired SIFMA's Risk Management Committee and served on the Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group.
Lisa Carbone, Chief Risk Officer, HSBC Private Banking US
Lisa Carbone is the Chief Risk Officer of HSBC Private Banking. She is responsible for leading the Private Banking US Risk function to support an effective enterprise risk management framework and oversee the sustainable execution of the business' strategies.
Since joining HSBC in 2004, Ms. Carbone has held various positions in both Regulatory Compliance and Financial Crimes Compliance before transitioning to Private Banking Business Management. Prior to joining HSBC, Ms. Carbone had a notable career in public service, managing audits, investigations and policy analysis with various state agencies, including the NYS Moreland Act Commission, the NYS Inspector General's Office; as well as the US Department of Justice. She is currently a member of HSBC's US BALANCE Advisory Board to promote diversity and inclusion initiatives, with a particular focus on supporting career development for women.
Ms. Carbone earned her MPA in Policy and Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French from New York University. Additionally, she is a Certified Enterprise Risk Professional with the American Bankers Association.
Ellen Koebler, Chief Risk Officer, SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Ellen Koebler is chief risk officer for SunTrust Banks, Inc. She is responsible for the company’s risk discipline including market, operational, credit, compliance and technology risk, and oversees the risk review assurance function and portfolio risk analytics and modeling.
Prior to this role, Koebler served as the consumer lending and deposit solutions executive for SunTrust Bank, with responsibility for the development and ongoing portfolio management of lending products including credit card, home equity, LightStream online lending, auto and student lending across all 50 states. Additionally, she had responsibility for deposit, checking and payment solutions.
Koebler returned to SunTrust in 2017 for the consumer lending solutions executive role after serving as the chief risk officer for E*TRADE. She originally joined SunTrust in May 2004 as director for corporate investment bank portfolio strategies. Since that time, she has held numerous roles in corporate risk management, including chief market risk and corporate analytics officer. Before joining SunTrust, Koebler worked with the investment banking division of Bank One (J.P. Morgan) in Chicago where she focused on client coverage, originations and structured trading. Before entering the finance industry, she was a senior chemical engineer for Shell Oil in New Orleans.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt, a master’s degree in business administration from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and holds a chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation.
Tycho Von Rosenvinge, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Principal and Chief Risk Officer, Linden Advisors LP
Tycho von Rosenvinge is a Founding Partner and Chief Risk Officer at Linden Advisors, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund specializing in convertible bond arbitrage. Before co-founding Linden in May 2003, Tycho worked in convertible and equity derivatives research at JP Morgan, where he was responsible for the development of quantitative models. Tycho received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998 and his B.A. in Physics from Boston University in 1992.
Dietmar Serbee, Partner, PwC and Co-President, RMA New York Chapter
Mr. Dietmar Serbee is a Partner and ERM leader in PwC's FS Advisory practice. He advises global financial institutions in adapting their governance, risk management, and compliance capabilities in anticipation of regulatory requirements or market changes. Dietmar's recent work has focused on improving the operating model for risk and compliance management across banks, including the design of Risk and Compliance functions and the application of Heightened Standards and Enhanced Prudential Standards. He advises banks on how to improve the effectiveness of risk governance at the Board and management committee levels, and he works with CROs on risk culture, capital stress testing, material risk identification processes, and the management of business practices risk.
Mr. Serbee is a Board member of the RMA's New York Chapter. He holds a Bachelor in International Management from Edhec Business School in Lille, France, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He lives in New York.
Thank you to PwC for hosting this program

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