Sarah FinneganVP, Director of Risk Management EMEA at Alliance Bernstein
Sarah Finnegan joined AllianceBernstein in 2020 as the UK Chief Risk Officer and Director of Risk Management for the EMEA region. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as Head of Risk and Assurance at Newton Investment Management (2009-2017), and then as Head of Operational Risk and Outsourcing at Veritas Investment Management (2017-2020). She holds a BA from Swarthmore College in Political Science and an MPA from the London School of Economics in Public and Economic Policy. Finnegan oversees enterprise risk management in the EMEA region, supporting the business and senior management in the identification of top-down and bottom-up risks within the organisation. She is also the senior project lead for the UK’s Operational Resilience regulatory implementation project, and acting Local Privacy Officer (LPO) for the UK and EU.