IBM Briefing

IBM Briefing

Roundtable - How your firm can benefit from next generation oprisk systems: AI and ML

Wednesday, October 7 | 11:30am BST

How can organisations improve their Governance, Risk and Compliance landscape by utilising modern technologies such as AI? How can they improve user engagement, data quality and analytics?

Join our upcoming virtual roundtable where we will offer an open discussion with practical takeaways on market trends and insight into IBM’s innovation in this space.


How AI can provide augmented intelligence into the OpRisk process
How you can incorporate external data from piers and market trends
How you can effectively use advanced analytics and Machine Learning to streamline your processes

Christophe Delaure

Senior product manager

IBM OpenPages with Watson

Christophe is responsible for product direction of IBM’ OpenPages Risk Management offerings. He has over15 years of experience in information security and compliance, which includes 10+ years developing and managing comprehensive solutions that address IT security risk and compliance.

His focus at IBM has been on developing applications to automate risk and compliance in collaboration with the IBM Design Thinking practice as well as the Watson teams.

Ian Francis

IBM Principal Solution Architect


With over a decade of experience in Governance Risk and Compliance, Ian has held numerous roles within IBM working alongside major global Financial Institutions.

Currently working as a Principal Solutions consultant in Europe across all GRC domains.  For the past 5 years, his focus as an Offering Manager has been on the design, development and launch of IBM OpenPages Model Risk Governance solution.

Ian grew up in Sydney Australia, graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting.  He now resides in Norwich, England with his wife and two sons.

James Melville

GRC Leader UKI


James Melville is the UKI leader for Governance, Risk & Compliance solutions in IBM. James has deep financial and technological knowledge across a wide range of industries, with a focus within financial services. Having worked for the past 13 years at IBM he has helped organisations strengthen their Governance, Risk & Compliance information management processes.


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With the unique combination of financial services, technology and regulatory expertise, IBM RegTech enables institutions to make more timely and risk-aware decisions. We apply the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation to the risk and compliance process, increasing operational efficiency, accelerating insight and improving transparency. This greater oversight and understanding helps our clients preserve institutional trust and enhance value to their shareholders and customers alike.

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