Title: Risk Appetite and its Importance for Board Engagement
Featured Speaker: Lin Lu, Chief Risk Officer - IT, Enterprise Risk Management Division, Freddie Mac
Abstract: Information risk continues to be on top of the agenda of the Board. A well implemented risk appetite framework can enable the Management to make risk-based decisions when prioritizing investments and allocating resources, and equipping the Board for effective risk oversight. Meanwhile, implementing a risk appetite can be a challenging endeavor for an organization. In this session, Lin will share the core concept of risk appetite framework, and her experience in developing and operationalizing risk appetite to enable business value creation and more effective Board engagement.
About Our Speaker
Lin Lu, Chief Risk Officer - IT, Enterprise Risk Management Division, Freddie Mac
As the Chief Risk Officer of Information and Technology Risk, Lin is responsible for providing oversight of Information, Technology and Business Resiliency risk associated with all operating activities of Freddie Mac. Lin and her team set the enterprise direction and monitor risk posture by establishing policies and standards, defining and maintaining risk frameworks, monitoring and reporting aggregated risk and risk treatments, performing risk reviews and evaluations enterprise-wide.
Previously, Lin was a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Chief Information Security Officer for Americas. Lin was responsible for establishing and maintaining Deutsche Bank’s enterprise vision, strategy and program in Americas to ensure information assets were adequately protected and security risk managed. While at Deutsche Bank, Lin also held a number of regional and global leadership positions in Europe and Americas, serving as global head of third party risk, Chief Technology Officer for offshore cluster, global head of regulatory portfolio, and Chief Operating Officer for Enterprise Services Americas. Earlier in her career, Lin worked in strategy and investments roles at Deloitte Consulting, British Petroleum and China Construction Bank.
A Certified Information Security Service Professional, Lin has been an active practitioner in the technology, risk and security fields. Lin received a BS in Economics from Inner Mongolia University, and a MBA from the London Business School.
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