September 07, 2015 | New York: MetricStream, the market leader in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) will host a GRC Roundtable on September 17, 2015 at Hotel Andaz Wall Street in New York. The event will feature expert-led panel discussions that will focus on key aspects of GRC, such as Own Risk and Solvency- Assessment (ORSA), Enterprise Risk Management, Audit Management and will also have a presentation on Regulatory change management.

The event is scheduled from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, and will convene key industry luminaries and decision makers along with senior executives from MetricStream. The event will provide attendees with an exclusive opportunity to gain insights on key GRC related topics, as well as an opportunity to network with their peers and industry analysts. 

The MetricStream GRC Roundtable and Workshop will feature three panel discussions, a presentation and a GRC Journey workshop. The first panel titled, ‘Building Resilience for ORSA’ will discuss a framework to interpret and adopt ORSA guidelines and draft a sound policy on risk-based assessment, while also, defining a qualitative and quantitative method for modelling risk culture and assessment across the organization.

The second panel discussion titled, ‘Aligning Risk Appetite with ERM Governance’ will discuss how organizations and stakeholders can understand and articulate a risk appetite clearly and develop a risk appetite statement in line with the organizational goals. The discussion will also revolve around evaluating and leveraging technology to improve risk appetite and risk tolerance statements.

The third panel discussion on ‘The Importance of Converging Differences between Risk, Compliance and Internal Audit’ will discuss understanding the risk management components and incorporating an effective compliance process. It will also discuss the cooperation required between the three functions.

A presentation on ‘Regulatory Change Management’ will further add to the event’s highlights. Among other subjects, the presentation will cover how a systematic process to track and manage regulatory changes is essential for end-to-end compliance management.     

Some of the key speakers participating at the event are:

  • Ken Radigan, Chief Risk Officer: US, Bermuda, Aspen Insurance (ORSA)
  • Arya Yarpezeshkan, Group Chief Risk Officer, The Navigators Group, Inc(ORSA)
  • Dave Ingram, Exec Vice President, Willis Re (ORSA)
  • Blaire Braud, Senior Vice President, Commercial Business Risk Officer, Capital One Financial Corporation(ERM)
  • Joseph Ceonzo, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, LAZARD (ERM)
  • Prasad Kodali, Director, Head of Operational Risk, CIT (ERM)
  • Vincent R Pinelli, Managing Director, COO & Head of Audit OPS Internal Audit, MUFG Americas (Audit)
  • Carmen Loo, Lead Director, AXA Equitable(Audit)
  • Deborah Michaelsen, VP, Audit Manager, TD Bank (Audit)
  • Joseph Monks, Chief Risk Officer, MarketAxess

The event will end with a workshop on GRC journey led by MetricStream veterans French Caldwell, Chief Evangelist; Yo Delmar, Vice President of GRC Solutions; and Kristen L. Grant, Regional Vice President, GRC Solutions at MetricStream.

To learn more about the MetricStream GRC Roundtable and Workshop for Banks & Financial Institutions, please visit the event website:

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(

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