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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Esperanza Cerdan
Chief Risk Officer at IFM Investors


Esperanza is IFM Investors’ Chief Risk Officer, responsible for the management of the firm’s risk and compliance obligations globally.

Esperanza reports to IFM Investors’ Chief Executive with functional reporting to the Board Audit and Risk Committee, and is a member of the firm’s Global Strategy Team. Esperanza is based in IFM Investors’ London office and is an experience risk executive, with 30 years of global experience in risk management roles in large-scale global financial services firms across the first and second line.

Before IFM Investors, she was UK Chief Risk Officer and Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management for Deutsche Bank's partially listed asset management business DWS Group, based in London. Esperanza spent 16 years with Deutsche Bank/DWS, and has also worked in the US and Europe with numerous regulators. She has broad experience across global markets and direct experience in asset management across a range of asset classes, including infrastructure, private equity, real estate and equities.

Agenda Sessions

  • Model Risk Management: Meeting New Regulatory Expectations & Dealing with New Model Types