The role of risk management and the strategies used to achieve optimal results that are in the best interest of members are continually changing in the current superannuation landscape.
From dealing with the pressures of increased regulation, to the economic and societal factors that go into managing a fund's investment risk, risk managers need help in navigating this fast-paced and disruptive business environment.
As such, the 2019 Risk Symposium, is designed to create an open dialogue around the industry's most pertinent challenges with relevant insights into what can come from creating a good risk culture.
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The Royal Commission highlighted just how important it is for super funds and their boards to maintain rigorous oversight of a broad range of risks – from compliance and regulatory risk, through to nonfinancial risks, such as culture.Hear from the heads of risk from three funds on lessons learnt from the Royal Commission and the next challenges on the horizon for risk and compliance in superannuation.
Tim Gorst, Independent Consulting Actuary
In this increasingly competitive, fast-paced and complex world, funds need to be able to advance their risk practices holistically. This includes understanding that risk management must be aligned with the entirety of the fund to drive better performance.
This session will examine how to ensure that the objectives of your fund’s operational risk department are fully aligned with those of your investment teams.
Stephanie Lyons, Chief Risk Officer, EISS Super
As funds enter a ‘new world’ of regulation in the wake of the Royal Commission and recent parliamentary reforms, so too must they be across the slew of changes that have come into effect. Addressing new regulations on disclosure and how funds can implement them, join ASIC and AIST for this timely session on what’s on the regulatory horizon.
Brad Hutchinson, Risk and Compliance Manager, Mercy Super