Welcome!

News Feed Item

Paul Moore, HBOS Whistleblower, to Deliver Keynote Address at MetricStream GRC Summit Europe 2014

The former Head of Group Regulatory Risk at HBOS will recount his experiences at HBOS and the lessons learned on the importance of ethics, corporate governance, and risk management

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widely known as the HBOS Whistleblower, Paul Moore, a leading UK lawyer and specialist in governance, risk management, regulatory affairs, and ethics, will deliver a keynote address at the MetricStream GRC Summit Europe 2014. The Summit will be held from October 20-21, 2014 at the May Fair Hotel in London, U.K.

At the event, Mr. Moore will join a distinguished group of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) executives, government leaders, industry analysts, CEOs, board directors, and GRC practitioners from across Europe. Centered on the theme "Navigating Your GRC Journey", the Summit will feature keynotes, analyst workshops, executive panel discussions, and product innovation showcases. 

Mr. Moore previously served as the Head of Group Regulatory Risk at HBOS, one of the UK's largest banks. During this time, he raised his concerns about the sales culture in the bank, citing an inadequate balance between the bank's business activities and the bank's risk and compliance strategies. He strongly believed that the bank's sales and growth strategies needed to be re-evaluated in order to minimize risks and losses to its customers, employees, and the industry at large.

During his keynote address, Mr. Moore will provide his first-hand account of the HBOS story and the key lessons learned, highlighting the importance of creating a culture of accountability and ethical behavior in the workplace; the proper separation and balance of power in the boardroom; the process of validating controls statements; and the need for more focus on internal control functions.

Pulling from his own experiences, Mr. Moore will help Summit participants understand how to build stronger Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance programs that can better protect the organization from critical business risks, strengthen internal control functions, and create a more ethical business culture.

Prior to joining HBOS, Mr. Moore was a partner at KPMG in London. He is also a lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the financial sector. Mr. Moore currently runs his own advisory firm on risk management, governance, regulations, and business ethics.

"We are excited to have HBOS Whistleblower, Mr. Paul Moore, join us as a keynote speaker at our MetricStream GRC Summit Europe 2014," said Piyush Pant, Vice President of Strategic Markets at MetricStream. "As organizations around the world embark on, and carry forth in their own GRC Journey, Mr. Moore's insight and perspective on key areas such as risk management, corporate governance, ethics and corporate culture will be of immense interest and value to our Summit participants."

MetricStream GRC Summit Europe 2014 is now open for registrations. To learn more about this event, agenda, and speakers, or to register for the event, please visit the summit website at http://www.grc-summit.com/europe2014/index.html

About MetricStream

MetricStream is a market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management Solutions. MetricStream solutions are used by leading global corporations in diverse industries such as Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-tech and Manufacturing to manage their risk management programs, quality management processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and other corporate governance initiatives. MetricStream's customers include Procter & Gamble, UBS, Societe Generale, Pfizer, Philips, Cummins, Kellogg's, Mondelez International, SanDisk, NetApp, and United Technologies Corporation (UTC). MetricStream also owns and operates www.ComplianceOnline.com portal - the largest GRC advisory network and one of the largest GRC communities. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA with European offices in London, Paris, Basel, Milan, and Valencia (www.metricstream.com).

Media contact:

Mr. Vinay Bapna
Email
+44-203-318-8554

SOURCE MetricStream

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
With more than 30 Kubernetes solutions in the marketplace, it's tempting to think Kubernetes and the vendor ecosystem has solved the problem of operationalizing containers at scale or of automatically managing the elasticity of the underlying infrastructure that these solutions need to be truly scalable. Far from it. There are at least six major pain points that companies experience when they try to deploy and run Kubernetes in their complex environments. In this presentation, the speaker will d...
While DevOps most critically and famously fosters collaboration, communication, and integration through cultural change, culture is more of an output than an input. In order to actively drive cultural evolution, organizations must make substantial organizational and process changes, and adopt new technologies, to encourage a DevOps culture. Moderated by Andi Mann, panelists discussed how to balance these three pillars of DevOps, where to focus attention (and resources), where organizations might...
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it's important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. "Fly two mistakes high" is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Le...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
As Cybric's Chief Technology Officer, Mike D. Kail is responsible for the strategic vision and technical direction of the platform. Prior to founding Cybric, Mike was Yahoo's CIO and SVP of Infrastructure, where he led the IT and Data Center functions for the company. He has more than 24 years of IT Operations experience with a focus on highly-scalable architectures.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
CI/CD is conceptually straightforward, yet often technically intricate to implement since it requires time and opportunities to develop intimate understanding on not only DevOps processes and operations, but likely product integrations with multiple platforms. This session intends to bridge the gap by offering an intense learning experience while witnessing the processes and operations to build from zero to a simple, yet functional CI/CD pipeline integrated with Jenkins, Github, Docker and Azure...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Dhiraj Sehgal works in Delphix's product and solution organization. His focus has been DevOps, DataOps, private cloud and datacenters customers, technologies and products. He has wealth of experience in cloud focused and virtualized technologies ranging from compute, networking to storage. He has spoken at Cloud Expo for last 3 years now in New York and Santa Clara.
Enterprises are striving to become digital businesses for differentiated innovation and customer-centricity. Traditionally, they focused on digitizing processes and paper workflow. To be a disruptor and compete against new players, they need to gain insight into business data and innovate at scale. Cloud and cognitive technologies can help them leverage hidden data in SAP/ERP systems to fuel their businesses to accelerate digital transformation success.
Containers and Kubernetes allow for code portability across on-premise VMs, bare metal, or multiple cloud provider environments. Yet, despite this portability promise, developers may include configuration and application definitions that constrain or even eliminate application portability. In this session we'll describe best practices for "configuration as code" in a Kubernetes environment. We will demonstrate how a properly constructed containerized app can be deployed to both Amazon and Azure ...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Predicting the future has never been more challenging - not because of the lack of data but because of the flood of ungoverned and risk laden information. Microsoft states that 2.5 exabytes of data are created every day. Expectations and reliance on data are being pushed to the limits, as demands around hybrid options continue to grow.