Bart RikkertRisk Officer Model Risk and Validation at Aegon
Bart Rikkert has worked for Aegon for the last decade on setting up and further expanding model validation and currently leads the Aegon Global Model Risk & Validation team. In this role he was part of the validation of Aegon’s Solvency II internal models for the Netherlands and the UK and the expansion of Model oversight and controls to prepare for IFRS17 and prepare for regular use and further development of these models. Currently he is overseeing the further development of both Model Risk Management and Model Validation to better manage new developments both internally and externally, with a specific focus on new regulations on capital requirements and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to joining Aegon, Bart was head of model validation at SNS Reaal (a Dutch bank/insurance company) where Bart did the initial set up of the validation function and facilitated the initial Basel II approval.