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PART 1 - AIST/Rhizome Risk Masterclass - Right-sizing risk management

1 hour 30 mins 1.50 CPD Hours

PART 1- Wednesday 17 August 2022, 11:00am - 12:30pm AEST

PART 2 - AIST/Rhizome Risk Masterclass - Right-sizing risk management

60 mins 1 CPD Hours

PART 2- Wednesday 24 August 2022, 11:00am - 12:30pm AEST

PART 1 - AIST/Rhizome Risk Masterclass - Right-sizing risk management

1 hour 30 mins
1.5 CPD Hours


Wednesday 17 August 2022

Please note, this is a scene setting session to provide an overview and practical insights.

Despite significant investment in uplifting risk management frameworks tools and processes, many superannuation funds find themselves on a never-ending treadmill of programs to drive ‘risk maturity’ and ‘risk transformation’. Join with industry experts to discuss the practicalities of embedding risk management frameworks, challenges and lessons learned from across the industry and the path forward to delivering effective outcomes.

Published Date: 19 August 2022


Tamara Scicluna, Executive Director, Rhizome

Tamara’s work with clients is driven by a passion to provide insight, objectivity and evidence as a platform for driving change in the way people and organisations manage risk. She works closely with executive teams across the financial sector on issues related to risk, culture, strategy and people with a focus on crystallising how people work in practice and what this means for firm-wide risks. Core to this is providing actionable advice and synthesising the relationship between complex issues to provide clarity.

Tamara is a highly-skilled specialist with a unique blend of regulatory and practical perspectives affecting risk management and outcomes. Prior to Rhizome, she spent 15 years with the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority in roles spanning supervision, policy, strategy and risk advisory across banking, insurance, superannuation and wealth management. Tamara has also worked with international regulators and thought-leaders to regularly exchange ideas and approaches to supervising and assessing culture in global financial institutions.

Will Peterson, Executive Director, Rhizome

Will is a risk management specialist with more than 25 years’ experience in senior credit risk and debt origination roles in banking, funds management and bank regulation.

Will spent eight years in the credit risk specialist team at APRA, during which time he became the Head of Credit Risk.  He was active in shaping the banking industry’s credit risk management practices during this period.  He led APRA’s commercial property industry thematic review of underwriting standards in 2016 / 2017, and was involved in numerous new bank license and use and experience requirements for IRB applications. Will has provided input into a number of APRA’s key policy initiatives including revisions to APG 223 Residential Lending Practices, APS 221 Large Exposures, APS 222 Related Parties and initial formulation of the upcoming revisions to the credit risk capital standards.

During his time at APRA, Will led many credit risk reviews of risk management practices and frameworks in the areas of residential mortgage lending, commercial property, business lending, agriculture lending, problem asset management, provisioning, financial markets and complex structured finance products. These reviews included the operations of offshore subsidiaries.

Will has held senior credit risk management and loan origination roles in a number of offshore banks in Sydney and London with over 14 years of practical credit risk management experience covering leveraged finance, project finance, mezzanine lending, structured credit, securitisation and problem asset management.

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