Feb 16

Virtual: RegTech Day

Event details


16.02. - 18.02.2021


09:00 - 16:30



RegTech Day

The financial industry is changing, and at the same time, the regulatory and compliance burden is getting heavier. How to turn regulation to an advantage?

Regtech Day brings together international regulation technology success stories about risk management, modern approaches to data management and sheds light on the development of future requirements.

This three-day online event gives you access to the latest insights, practical use cases and a network of colleagues working in financial regulation and technology.



Tuesday 16.2. – Regulatory landscape and authorities

Wednesday 17.2. – Risk Management and RegTech

Thursday 18.2. – Data & Compliance

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  • Regulatory landscape and authorities (16.2.2021)
  • Risk Management and RegTech (17.2.2021)
  • Data & Compliance (18.2.2021)

Opening Words and practicalities


Keynote: Global RegTech Landscape

Deborah Young, CEO at The RegTech Association


Keynote: Where is the Finnish Regulatory Environment Heading?

Hanna Heiskanen, Senior Advisor at Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority


5 minute break


Top Enforcement trends

Micke Lindholm, Associate at Dittmar & Indrenius


EU Framework for Sustainable Finance

Kristian Karlsson, Partner at Dittmar & Indrenius


5 minute Break


The Regulatory Landscape in the Middle East – Open Banking and Beyond

Hala Zahran, Lead for Arab Bank Accelerator
Arab Bank


What does the future regulatory supervisor look like?

Jekaterina Govina, Executive Director of Supervision Service at Bank of Lithuania


A perspective from EBA: Tech – A force for change in the EU financial sector

Elisabeth Noble, Senior Policy Advisor at EBA


Opening Words

Kimmo Havu, Managing Director, Finland & Banking Industry Leader, Nordics at SAS


How to enable Legal Risk Management and Governance with Technology?

Jussi Koskinen, Chief Legal Officer at Nordea


Risk data architecture – The challenge and how to master complexity

Philip Relander, Head of Financial Services Finland at BearingPoint


5 minute break


Risk Management lessons learned during COVID-19

Kristina Mikenberg, Head of Risk Management, Member of Baltic Banking Management at Swedbank


Case Vastaamo

Sven Martinsson, CEO & Founder at Valega Chain Analytics


5 minute break


Climate Risk Stress Testing

Peter Plochan, PRMIA Risk Trainer & EMEA Principal Risk Management Advisor at SAS


How AI & Machine Learning can shape the future of AML & Sanctions Risk Management

Charlie Greer, Head of TTS In-Business Risk & Controls: AML & Sanctions at Citi


5 minute break


The Modern Mortgage process: Views from Finland’s leading Mortgage bank

Kaisu Christie, SVP Mortgages, Collateral and Real Estate Business at OP


Tech Risk Management in a Tech First world

Alvin Jiang, Partner at Competitive Compliance


Hands on Demo: Climate Risk Stress Testing

Peter Plochan, PRMIA Risk Trainer & EMEA Principal Risk Management Advisor at SAS


Opening Words

Kimmo Havu, Managing Director, Finland & Banking Industry Leader, Nordics at SAS


AML as a competitive advantage – how banks can affect the top-line through responsibility in AML

Darri Atlason, Head of Business Development at Lucinity


The Financial Intelligence Unit – What modern money laundering looks like to the police?

Juuso Tschokkinen, Project Manager at National Bureau of Investigations


5 minute break


Bridging the AML intelligence gaps – the new standard for fighting financial crime

Taavi Tamkivi, CEO at Salv


Rebuilding trust in financial markets through modern KYC data management

Katja Laurila, Head of Client and Case Management
at Invidem


5 minute break


Next-Generation Biometric Watchlist Screening

Kersten Eero, Business Development Director at FACEPOINT


How AI and machine learning can improve compliance systems?

Christopher Ghenne, Global Lead for Banking/Compliance Solutions at SAS


Reduce your compliance burden with cloud computing

Cristian Klein, Senior Cloud Architect at Elastisys


5 minute break


Using customer data – Trust and Transparency

Sameli Mäenpää, Chief Data Officer at OP


Get your ducks in a row – Managing regulatory compliance

John Erik Setsaas, VP of Identity and Innovation at Signicat


Kaisu Christie

OP Financial Group

SVP Mortgages, Collateral and Real Estate Business

Kaisu is an influential business & digital executive with over 20 years’ experience working globally in variety of industries from start-ups to multinational organisations in Finance and Insurance, Technology, Retail, Telecommunications, Consultancy, Energy/Utilities with Oil & Gas and more. She has lead multiple business and technology transformations, creating not only new business models as well as products and service concepts but also significant operational efficiencies and savings that bring value to customers and companies alike. Her agile skills and leadership has been leveraged to move organisations from traditional ways to enterprise agile ways of working and culture, which include both in-house and partner and vendor workforce. Kaisu’s expertise is used as board member at startup, NFP and corporate company boards and committees.

Kaisu is s a thought leader in digital business models, innovation and leadership. Her speciality is delivering transformational business change via innovative business and delivery models, leveraging technologies (e.g. AI/ML, APIs ,DevOps, Cloud).

Jussi Koskinen


Chief Legal Officer

Presently, Jussi Koskinen occupies the position of Board Secretary & Group Chief Legal Officer at Nordea Bank Abp. In the past he was the  VP & Head-Global Corporate Legal at Nokia Oyj prior to which he was the Head of Legal & Compliance for Nokia-Siemens Networks. He begun his career as an attorney in Roschier.

He received a graduate degree from the University of Turku and has done executive studies in London Business School.

Elisabeth Noble

European Banking Authority (EBA)

Senior Policy Advisor

Elisabeth Noble is a Senior Policy Expert at the European Banking Authority. She leads the EBA’s work on crypto-assets, DLT and the platformisation of financial services and coordinates the European Forum for Innovation Facilitators. She represents the EBA in EU and international standard-setter policy work streams relating to FinTech, market-based finance, financial system interconnectedness, market access and the regulatory perimeter. She is contributing to the delivery of the EU Digital Finance Strategy and was a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Regulatory Obstacles to Financial Innovation (now disbanded). Prior to joining the EBA, Elisabeth spent 7 years at HM Treasury advising primarily on the UK government’s response to the financial crisis and the post-crisis domestic and EU regulatory reforms (2008-14), including the reforms to the regulatory architecture in the EU (Banking Union). Elisabeth has also spent some time in the private sector.

Jekaterina Govina

Bank of Lithuania

Executive Director of Supervision Service

For 4 years Jekaterina took part in developing policies for the fintech industry in Lithuania.
Before appointment as an Executive Director of Supervision Service, she was coordinator of
Bank of Lithuania Fintech strategy and Head of Innovation Committee.
She has been working as a lawyer in various divisions of the Bank of Lithuania, with the areas of
responsibility that included insurance, payments, lending, peer-to-peer lending and
crowdfunding regulations. She has been awarded as a Public Sector Lawyer of the Year for
developing the concept of the crowdfunding regulation in Lithuania and preparing the draft law
on crowdfunding and was acknowledged by Lattice80 as one of the Top 100 Women in Fintech:

Taavi Tamkivi


CEO & Founder

Taavi is the CEO and founder of Salv, an Estonian based regtech startup on a mission to beat financial crime. Taavi and his team of fellow crime fighters are building an anti-money laundering (AML) intelligence-sharing platform, that helps financial institutions to fight crime collaboratively. Before founding his own company Taavi spent a decade building the AML, Fraud and KYC teams at TransferWise and Skype. 

Hanna Heiskanen


Senior Advisor

Hanna works as senior advisor at Fin-FSA, which operates in connection with Bank of Finland. One of the strategic objectives of the Fin-FSA is to foster an innovation-friendly climate in the financial sector. Her job is to find and create means and strategy to achieve this objective. Hanna lead’s Fin-FSA’s projects in the area of fintech and digitalization and represent Fin-FSA in international cooperation related to financial innovations. She also coordinates Fin-FSA’s input in preparation of legislation and policy in the area of fintech.

Sameli Mäenpää

OP Financial Group

SVP, Chief Data Officer

Sameli is an international leader for the digital era with a strong commitment and proven track record to deliver, and exceed expectations. Being utterly pragmatic, he has the ability to simplify, structure and communicate highly complex situations to different stakeholders all the way to the board and executive management.

– Strategy: from strategy creation to roadmap and execution
– Transformation: experience from several 100MEUR+ initiatives in leading roles
– Sourcing and outsourcing
– Start-ups/Fintechs: founder and investor

Alvin Jiang

Competitive Compliance


Alvin Jiang is a Partner at Competitive Compliance. He is an experienced Technologist in areas of Blockchain, Payments, Telco (VoIP, WiFi) and Internet, and a seasoned startup entrepreneur and mentor with a focus on Innovation. For the past three years, he was the VP of Engineering and Product at TenX, prior to which he was a Venture Partner at Majuven and for over 5 years, the Head of PayPal Innovations Lab Singapore.

Katja Laurila


Head of Client and Case Management

Katja is a passioned manager who believes in the power of leading by example as well as listening the customers to identify and target their services. She puts focus on building networks and creating trustworthy and influential relationships with both co-workers and stakeholders. Having over 15 years of successful experience in cross country leadership in Nordea, while being a member of several management teams preparing organizations for the future challenges, Katja joined forces with Invidem in autumn 2019 to form something unique for a greater good of the society.

Invidem is a joint venture of the six largest Nordic Banks and will have its service launched in 2021 by providing a platform for handling non-competitive KYC data via standardized processes.

Currently member of the Invidem management team with responsibility on client management and the operational  troops harnessed to meet the regulatory requirements in financial crime area and combating the criminal minds.  

Juuso Tschokkinen

National Bureau of Investigation

Project Manager

Juuso Tschokkinen, Project manager, Black Wallet, National Bureau of Investigation

Experienced government official with a background from various jobs in the Law Enforcement sector.

Graduating from Finnish Police School in 2005 and from the University of Helsinki in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Political Science. Since early 2019, worked as the project manager for the EU Project, Black Wallet, which is focused on preventing terrorist financing and money laundering in the Fintech payment sector.

Sven Martinsson

Valega Chain Analytics

CEO & Founder

Experienced Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Sales, Blockchain, International Relations, Management, Business Development and Social Media. Strong business development professional with a academic background focused on International Development studies from Lund University.

Deborah Young

The RegTech Association


Deborah Young is the founding CEO of The RegTech Association, a global non-profit industry
member body focussed on accelerating adoption of RegTech solutions and creating a global centre
of RegTech excellence. She has led the growth from 8 organisations to more than 150 organisations
in less than 3 years including global RegTech firms, top tier banks, global technology companies and
consulting firms and has achieved year on year growth in revenue and a growing global impact. She
has led and developed the industry in Australia to be recognised as the third highest concentration
of RegTech producers in the world.

Deborah sits on the Australian Federal Government FinTech Advisory Committee, NSW Government
ICT Procurement Task Force, The National Blockchain Roadmap RegTech Committee and is an
observer on the ASIC Digital Committee and a regular speaker, presenter and designer of RegTech
programs for the association and its partners and with regulators in Australia and overseas.
Deborah is an accomplished chief executive, non-executive director, mentor and strategic business
consultant. She has over 20 years' experience as a senior executive across financial services,
including investment banking, private equity, venture capital, superannuation and insurance
spectrums. Deborah holds an Executive MBA (Global) from UTS Business School and she was a
finalist as CEO of the Year in the Women in Finance Awards in 2019 and was one of the AFR’s 100
Women of Influence in 2019 for Innovation.

Darri Atlason


Head of Business Development

Darri Atlason is the Head of Business Development at Lucinity where he is working towards making money good. Lucinity uses its Human AI technology to help banks fight financial crime and is built on experience from world-leading banks, regulators and legacy vendors. Beofre joining Lucinity, Darri was a banker – leading strategic projects on open banking and digitization.

Kristina Mikenberg


Head of Risk Management, Member of Baltic Banking Management

Kristina Mikenberg is the Head of Risk Management, and a member of the Baltic Banking Management Group for Swedbank, located in Talinn. She is an experienced banking professional and manager in the financial services industry with an international track record. Skilled in managing teams and in the areas of AML/CTF, Credit Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Banking. Graduated from University of Munich, worked in London, Frankfurt and the Baltics.


Cristian Klein


Senior Cloud Architect

Christian is a cloud architect at Elastisys and a researcher at Umeå University. He received his PhD in 2012 from INRIA, France. Christian is experienced in cloud computing, network engineering and information security and he has acted variously as an architect, developer, teacher and researcher. 

Charlie Greer


Head of TTS In-Business Risk & Controls: AML & Sanctions

Charlie’s career in anti-financial crime spans over twelve years and she currently heads AML/Sanctions In-Business Risk for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions business across the EMEA region. She has extensive experience of the institutional banking and FinTech sectors, having held senior risk management positions across the 1st and 2nd lines of defence. She has a proven record of enhancing Financial Crime programs across multiple geographies, deploying new and innovative Regulatory Technology solutions, and managing large, international teams. 

Charlie’s passions are promoting financial inclusion through strong risk management practices, overcoming the issue of de-risking and using anti-financial crime as a commercial competitive advantage.

She holds a master’s degree in transnational organised crime and an LLB (Hons) Law.

Kristian Karlsson

Dittmar & Indrenius


Kristian Karlsson is Partner at Dittmar & Indrenius’ Finance & Capital Markets practice group. He is known for advising clients on matters relating to securities law and financial regulation with a particular emphasis on Fintech, investment funds and investment services. 

Micke Lindholm

Dittmar & Indrenius


Micke Lindholm is an Associate at Dittmar & Indrenius’ Finance & Capital Markets practice group. He focuses on financial regulation and advices clients also on a wide range of corporate and commercial issues including syndicated lending and mergers and acquisitions.

Philip Relander


Head of Financial Services

Head of Financial Services Finland at BearingPoint Finland. Philip has 13+ years’ experience working in the financial services sector working with data management, risk management and regulatory questions.

Christopher Ghenne


Global Lead for Banking/Compliance Solutions - Security and Intelligence Division - Worldwide

Christopher Ghenne is Global Lead for Banking/Compliance Solutions at SAS Institute based in Brussels – Belgium

Christopher joined SAS in 2014 and is currently based in Brussels – Belgium. Over the last few years he had different roles such as Business Solution Manager and presales Manager for SAS AML for EMEA and AP.

Today, he works in the Global Security and Intelligence Division and guides a team of AML specialists across the world. He owns the responsibility of enablement and presales support worldwide. With his team, he is also developing compliance propositions for specific markets working to strategically develop financial crime capabilities for SAS

Prior of joining SAS, Christopher spent 8 years at Fiserv where he had various roles such as trainer, business analyst, pre sales and business development for the financial crime division. He was involved in more than 150 different AML/CTF implementations worldwide.

Christopher owns a master in Economics from the University of Brussels (ULB) and since 2009 is certified anti money laundering specialist (CAMS). He is French speaking native and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Specialties: Product presentations, education and training, workshop guidance for international audience and higher management.
Specific content knowledge: experience with ICT solutions for combating fraud and money laundering.

Peter Plochan


EMEA Principal Risk Management Advisor

Peter Plochan is the EMEA Principal Risk Management Advisor at SAS who helps financial institutions to deal with their challenges around finance and risk regulations, enterprise risk management, risk governance, forward looking risk analysis, stress testing, model risk management, risk modelling and climate change risk management. 

Peter has a finance background (Master’s degree in Banking) and is certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) with 14 years of experience in risk management in financial sector. He has assisted various banking and insurance institutions with large-scale risk management implementations while working both internally and also externally as a risk management advisor (PwC). Since joining SAS in 2014, Peter serves as a global acting domain expert – leveraging the latest trends in risk analytics & technology with his deep risk management & finance expertise. 

Peter also acts as the Risk Management trainer for PRMIA (Professional Risk Management International Association) where he developed and delivers training on Model Risk Management and ERM & Stress Testing for the global risk community. Peter regularly speaks & presents at risk events/webinar and publishes risk management thought leadership materials. 

John Erik Setsaas


VP of Identity and Innovation

John Erik Setsaas is VP of Identity and Innovation at Signicat. He is responsible for ensuring that Signicat’s digital identity services are at the forefront of innovation, whilst solving the needs of customers, partners and end users. With over 20 years’ experience in identity—and over 30 years in software product development – John Erik is a pioneer in the identity space. Before joining Signicat, John Erik was Chief Development Architect for SAP Identity Management and taught ecommerce, identity services and security at Buskerud University College in Norway. He is also a board member of the EEMA, Europe’s leading digital identity think tank. A seasoned speaker, John Erik has presented at international conferences including Money20/20, OIX, Trustech and World eID & Cybersecurity.

Hala Zahran

Arab Bank

Lead for Arab Bank Accelerator




Kimmo Havu


Managing Director

Kimmo leads SAS Institute’s business with Financial Services companies in the Nordics and Baltics. In this role Kimmo engages with several Nordic banks and insurers on financial crimes prevention and various risk management topics. Experienced in advising customers, building partnerships, and securing delivery for solutions taking advantage of data, analytics and AI.


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