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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Steve Lindo
Course Designer & Instructor, Financial Risk Management at Columbia University


Steve Lindo is a financial risk manager with over 30 years’ experience managing risks in banking, asset management and insurance. He currently is a Lecturer and Course Designer in Columbia University’s M.Sc. in Enterprise Risk Management program, as well as Principal of SRL Advisory Services, an independent consulting firm specializing in risk governance, strategy, modeling, data and regulation. He is also Co-Principal of Intelligent Risk Management LLC, an executive education and advisory partnership which uses analytical methods pioneered by the US intelligence services to enhance decision-making by organizations across all industries. He and Dr. Jay Grusin, former CIA Officer and member of the Senior Intelligence Service, are co-authors of “Intelligent Analysis – How to Defeat Uncertainty in High-Stakes Decisions,” published by Amazon KDP. Mr. Lindo’s earlier career includes executive positions with Fifth Third Bancorp, GMAC Financial Services (now Ally Financial), Cargill Financial Services, First National Bank of Chicago (now part of JPMorgan Chase) and Lloyds Bank, in the US, UK, Spain and Brazil. In 2010, Mr. Lindo completed a two‐year engagement as Executive Director of PRMIA – The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, a non‐profit member organization with over 75,000 members in 198 countries. Mr. Lindo is a regular presenter at conferences, webinar host and author of risk management articles and case studies. He has a BA and MA from Oxford University and speaks fluent French, German, Spanish and Portuguese.

Agenda Sessions

  • Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • Chair’s Closing Remarks

  • Chair’s opening remarks

  • Blind spot denial: how frozen assumptions prevented US banking regulators from foreseeing the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its systemic repercussions

  • Can Humanity Hope to Survive Its Own Technology?

  • Scenario Development for Operational Risk Stress Testing