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IFPR Forum 2023 - The 6th Annual European Conference
5 September 2023
Prospero HouseLondon

Liezl de Villiers
Head of Operational Risk at AVIVA INVESTORS


Liezl de Villiers is the Head of Operational Risk at Aviva Investors. She is responsible for the management of risk identification, which feeds into the overall risk processes across the business. She started her career at KPMG (South Africa) in its financial services audit division and formed part of the Financial Engineering Group responsible for specialist expertise in risk management and quantification of financial instruments and investment structures.

Before joining Aviva Investors, she was previously at KPMG (UK) where her primary focus was the development and implementation of risk management and control frameworks, policies and processes as well as technical reviews of internal controls reports.

She holds a Bachelor in Accounting Honours degree from the University of Stellenbosch, is a qualified Chartered Accountant registered with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a member of the Institute of Operational Risk.

Agenda Sessions

  • Embedding IFPR processes holistically into the wider business