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Esperanza Cerdan
UK Chief Risk Officer, Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management at DWS Group


Esperanza Cerdan is the UK Chief Risk Officer, Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management for DWS. In this role, she is responsible for providing a framework to proactively identify, assess, mitigate and report DWS’ risk across all regions under several scenarios.

Before assuming this role in July 2017, she served as Divisional Control Officer for the UK in Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets division, where she was responsible for managing operational risks in the securities and trading services and leading regulatory change programmes.

Esperanza has worked in the Deutsche Bank Group for 14 years, where she was responsible for Corporate Equity Structuring for Latin America in New York and Southern Europe in London. She has also held leadership roles in Portfolio and Financial Resources Management in Global Markets and lead the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation in Latin America.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Esperanza worked in Banco Santander and BBVA in Madrid in quantitative analysis and modelling in market and counterparty risk management.

Esperanza holds a Master in Telecommunications Engineering from Madrid Polytechnic University and a MBA from IESE.

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  • Cyber Risk Management in Focus


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