Operational Risk / Compliance

Operational Risk / Compliance

Work Experience

November 2006 - present
- Establishing of personally led risk management advisory practice
- Expertise in management of operational risk, compliancy and regulatory issues (national and international such as Basel, ROB, MiFID, Wfd, AML, KYC, SOx and Tabaksblat).

Global Risk & Compliance Governance, Project Manager
ING Payment & Cash Management,
July 08 - October 08
- Revising and improving global risk and compliance governance model within payments domain
- Establishing workable formats for operational and compliance risk management, clear responsibilities and executive reporting
- Improving effectiveness of risk and compliance monitoring tools and structures to support executive decision making process
- Integrating risk and compliance processes within end-to-end business processes with focus on global compliance consistency and harmonization of local policies

Risk / Compliance Manager,
ING Payment & Cash Management,
January 08 - June 08
- Advising General Management and Management Team on issues concerning operational risk and compliance
- Functional management of local team of risk managers and compliance officers
- Monitoring of activities within the group regarding ORM, compliance, audit and legal issues
- Coordinating /supporting projects within the fields of risk management and compliance (a.o. Financial Crime, Data Privacy, Outsourcing Policy, Fraud Risk Management, Business Continuity)
- Developing and implementing risk management processes and procedures (a.o. compliance chart, CDD, loss data collection, product approval process, orm scorecard)
- Reporting to General Manager, participating in Management Team meetings
- Member of PCM Operational Risk Committee

Basel II Implementation,
Rabobank International,
October 07 - December 07
- Participating within BIS II project
- Advising about solutions concerning capital measurement and allocation
- Coordinating and facilitating of COREP reporting process, to the local supervisory bodies and for the group consolidation purposes
- Planning and reporting resources and activities

MiFID Compliancy Project Manager,
NIBC Bank,
The Hague
March 07 - August 07
- Responsible for project planning and reporting.
- Providing impact analysis of MiFID on all aspects of bank operations.
- Defining and executing relevant regulatory changes within existing business processes and systems.
- Developing and providing web based training material.
- Linking pin between supervisory bodies and the bank on MiFID regulatory developments; member of inter-banking MiFID expert pool.

Risk / Compliance Manager
NIBC Financial Markets,
The Hague
November 06 - February 07
- Member of Management Team
- Advising COO on best practices and practical solutions for driving operational risk and compliance risk management in the business.
- Supporting, monitoring and chasing business units in risk / compliance management framework implementation.
- Creating senior management reporting on the state of operational risk management based on KRI's, operational loss data and risk and control assessments to ensure an effective operational risk mitigation strategy.
- Supporting implementation of Business Continuity Planning within Financial Markets department, providing business impact analyses, producing manuals and staff training materials, preparing and executing (system)testing activities (incl. testing of permanent and mobile recovery sites).

Basel II Project Manager, Operational Risk Management,
SNS Reaal Group,
April 02 - October 06
- Responsible for project planning, budgeting and reporting.
- Managing a team of 4 ORM staff.
- Primary focus on development of corporate operational risk management framework, policies and guidelines covering risk assessment, KRIs, risk event reporting, use of external loss data and calculation of economic capital.
- Educating executives on the value of implementing risk management principles in their business processes.
- Facilitating bank wide risk management awareness programs.
- Reporting to the Basel II Program Manager and Corporate Risk Committee.
- Reviewing data requirements for regulatory reporting.
- Selecting and developing risk management tools and methodologies; supporting implementation within the business.
- Developing and facilitating ORM staff training
- Participating in related projects e.g. RAROC, Economic Capital, SOx

Business Continuity Management
Project member,
SNS Reaal Group,
January 06 - October 06
- Providing business impact analyzes, preparing and testing contingency and recovery plans with regard to key processes and systems
- Developing, maintaining & deploying of business continuity plans with regard to human resources risk including policies, standards and practices.
- Integrating human resources risk within overall business continuity framework.

Various ERM Projects Project member,
September 99 - March 02
- Supporting clients with implementation of integrated enterprise wide risk management framework.
- Expertise includes identification, measurement, analysis, management and mitigation of risks in compliance with Basel II.
- Used techniques are combination of management consulting, structured risk frameworks, facilitation of workshops, training, awareness programs and risk reporting.
- Assignments among others at Financial Institutions, Telecom Companies, Chemical Industries, Utilities.


Master of Business Administration, University of Bradford
Master of Arts, International Financial Economics, University of Amsterdam


Professional with broad experience in operational risk management and risk control. Interested in risk projects as well as projects related to various compliancy and regulatory issues (national and international such as Basel, ROB, MiFID, Wfd, AML, KYC, SOx and Tabaksblat).


Dutch - Fluent
English - Fluent