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Grazia Rapisarda
Head of Governance & Controls, Risk Model Control Office at Barclays


Grazia is a model risk management professional with 20 years’ work experience in the financial sector. 

She joined Barclays as Head of Model Governance & Controls in 2020; prior to that Grazia held different model risk management roles including Head of Model Risk at Fidelity International and Head of Model Risk Governance at RBS. At RBS, she was also Head of Wholesale Credit Risk Modelling and held modelling positions in Credit Suisse prior to that. 

At the beginning of her career, she worked as an economist at the UK Financial Services Authority (now PRA). Grazia holds an MSc and a PhD in Economics from Southampton University.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Implementing a Risk-Based Approach to Model Risk Management