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Meet the Board of Directors

ORX is owned and driven by our members. We collaboratively work towards a future where financial institutions are prepared and resilient, protecting the global economy and all of us from inevitable risks in our constantly evolving world. Our Board is key to helping us achieve this goal.

We have a Board of Directors who are the principal decision-making body of ORX. The ORX Board of Directors is made up of 11 individuals, including a maximum of two external directors with the remainder being member representatives.

Lisa Broomer, Chair
Head of Firmwide Operational Risk Capital and Stress Team at JPMorganChase
Lisa has been with JPMorgan Chase for over 30 years and leads the firm’s efforts globally to quantify operational risk. Lisa’s experience is cross discipline and cross business, with roles in risk, finance, sales, operations, technology and internal audit.
Jedediah Turner, Vice Chair (Finance)
Managing Director, Head of Risk Governance, Reporting & Operations at TIAA
Jedediah has vast experience across capital markets, banking, wealth and asset management. At TIAA, Jedediah is responsible for enterprise risk governance, data analytics and reporting and additionally oversees the risk strategy, risk IT operations, risk regulatory filings and a number of risk programmes.
Giulio Mignola, Vice Chair (Services)
Group Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Intesa Sanpaolo
Giulio heads up the Enterprise Risk Management Department, governing Pillar 2 risks, Capital Adequacy, Integrated Risk Reporting, Stress Testing, Operational Risk and Risk Data Aggregation and Reporting framework. He was formerly Head of the Group Operational Risk Management department.

Dimitris Bartzilas
Managing Director of Non-Financial Risk Management at Credit Suisse
Dimitris is a Managing Director of Non-Financial Risk Management at Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse in 2010 and has focused on the advancement of the non-financial risk principle, primarily through the development of analytical methods & tools.
Shresti Bijou
Group Head of Operational Risk Management at FirstRand
Shresti has worked across retail, investment and commercial banking and asset management at major financial institutions both in South Africa and internationally over the past 19 years. Shresti is also an active participant in both local and international industry forums on behalf of FirstRand.
Efe Cummings
Global Head of Operational Risk Management
Efe has been with Nomura Group since 2009 in various roles in risk management and currently leads the firm’s Global Operational Risk Management function. Prior to joining Nomura, he worked as a consultant advising financial services firms on risk and regulatory matters. Efe holds a BA from Cornell University and an MPA from the London School of Economics.
Regina Desler
Senior Vice President, Operational Risk Manager
Regina is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust and leads operational risk analytics, loss data, reporting, and scenarios analysis within the Non-Financial Risk group. She joined Northern Trust in 2009 and is focused on quantitative and qualitative approaches for Stress Testing as well as operational risk assessments and profile reporting.
Günther Helbok
Head of Operational and Reputational Risk, Credit Risk Validation at Unicredit
Günther is known as a long standing operational and reputational risk expert. He is currently responsible for Data Science and Credit PD Models, leading the Unicredit Bank Austria's effort in redeveloping IRB models, PSD2 ready pre approved consumer loan models as well as the development of the Alexa Skill for Unicredit Bank Austria.
Richard McCulloch
Executive Manager Operational Risk
Richard is a career banker having held front line roles in Suncorp across Retail and Business Banking networks, and senior roles across Group Credit, Credit Policy and Credit Portfolio Management. Richard was appointed Executive General Manager of Group Operational Risk and led the development and implementation of the Suncorp Group Operational Risk Management Framework, Business Continuity Framework, and crisis response capability. Since returning to Suncorp Bank in 2016 Richard has supported the maturity of operational risk management capability across 1st and 2nd LoD teams and led strategic risk transformation programs to embed advanced operational risk management practices across the Banking and Wealth business.  
Barbara Ridpath
External Director
Barbara has worked in finance for the most of her career and is currently an External Director of ORX and Non-Executive Director of Paragon Banking Group. She is a member of the Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group and sits on the International Advisory Council of the Institute of Business Ethics. 
Celine Samain
Head of Operational Risk, Information Risk and Internal Control at AXA Group
Céline has worked across the car, asset management and insurance industries. She held various positions in AXA over the past 20 years at entity and corporate level. She is Head of Operational Risk, Information Risk and Internal Control at AXA Group.

Managing risk together

“As operational risk is pervasive, we need to collaborate and share learning from each other in order to more efficiently manage op risk as an industry.” 2018 member survey

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