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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Carolina Thomaz
Chief Risk Officer at Itaú Private Bank Zurich


Carolina Thomaz is the Chief Risk Officer at Itaú Private Bank in Zurich.

In her role, she is responsible for Market, Liquidity, Counterparty and Operational risks, as well as Compliance, Information Security and Suitability.

Prior to Itaú, Carolina was the CRO of Sygnum Bank. Sygnum is the world's first digital asset bank, founded on Swiss and Singapore heritage.

Before joining Sygnum, Carolina worked as the Head of Risk Management at Itaú Private Bank in Zurich, where she was responsible for managing financial and operational risks, as well as leading digital transformation projects.

Previously, she was a Project Manager at Vale, a multinational mining corporation, where she managed a portfolio of risk management projects globally.

Carolina holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

Agenda Sessions

  • CRO Panel discussion: How can digitalisation add value to mitigate risk?