Fintech Belgium Classroom on Risk Management - FinTech Belgium

Fintech Belgium Meet-up on Asset Management

October 24th


The biggest risk is not taking any risk” – Mark Zuckerberg

Come and be trained with your fellow fintechers!


Financial risk management is in constant transformation due to a wide variety of societal, environmental and operational factors.

Get a better understanding of the different risks your company faces, whether financial or non-financial, and how to manage them

Regulatory and accounting reforms, innovation in business models and technology, cyber threats, …, you will analyse how crisis and challenges can create great opportunities for new players and challengers. Then, through a holistic approach to Enterprise Risk Management, you will learn about Risk Appetite design, scenario-based planning, stress testing, …

Thanks to this half a day classroom tailor-made for fintechs and delivered by the Febelfin Academy , get concrete improvement leads for your own risk management and leave with some ideas of new opportunities.


Standard ticket 380€ +VAT (-50% for FinTech Belgium Members)

For whom : CEO and Risk managers
Level : Advanced
Knowledge prerequisite: good understanding of results and balance sheet structure as well as underlying principles of banking regulation
Point for bank intermediation: 0,5 point 


Tamar Joulia-Paris is a graduate of the Ecole polytechnique de Mons (Belgium), of the Ecole Nationale de Géologie et de Prospection Minière de Nancy (France) and of the Solvay Business School in Brussels (Belgium).After 10 years in the construction and manufacturing industry, mainly in emerging markets, she joined the banking industry in 1992.

She started in BBL (now ING Belgium) as head of Credit Risk Management. She later joined the ING Group in Amsterdam where she was in charge of the group credit portfolio and the credit markets during the 2008 financial crisis.
After more than 20 years, she set up her own advisory and training activity, focusing on the risk management in the financial industry, the impact of new prudential regulations as well as portfolio & balance-sheet optimization.
She is also a guest lecturer at the facultés Universitaires de Saint-Louis (Belgium) where she teaches risk management since 2004.
She recently became Senior Advisor for the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM).
In 2019, she joined Dexia as a Member of the Boards of Dexia Bank (Belgium) and Dexia Crédit Local (France) and Member of the Risk and Remuneration Committees.

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12:30 – Lunch

14:00 – Introduction

  • Relationship between strategy, risk and performance
  • Drivers of financial and non-financial value creation

14:15 – Risk transformation in financial services

  • Impact of regulatory and accounting reforms for banks, insurance and asset management
  • Changes in business models:  digitalisation and AI, agile organizations, outsourcing
  • Changes in external context: non-banks, geopolitical, climate/ESG, cyber and interest rate risks
  • Challenges in risk management transformation

15:30 – Coffee Break

16:00 – An approach to enterprise risk management

  • A holistic view of all risk types
  • Role of enterprise risk management, connection to business and finance
  • Risk Appetite design and cascading down
  • Scenario-based planning and stress testing

17:15 – Wrap-up and questions

18:00 – RegTech Belgium Kick-off MeetUp
(after registering for our classroom, you will receive a code for a free ticket for our meetup)


Standard ticket 380€ +VAT (-50% for FinTech Belgium Members)

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