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6 September 2016
Central London, UK

Risk Appetite in Financial Services Workshop

A unique one day workshop providing a comprehensive understanding of risk appetite and its effective use within Financial Services Institutions

Benefit from practical guidance and solutions for ensuring your firm is meeting Regulatory and Business expectations. Plus, benefit from the opportunity to benchmark and discuss current practices with other Financial Services Firms.


Hear the latest regulations and industry guidance on risk appetite:
  • Relevant FCA & PRA policy and regulation
  • BS31100 risk management standard view on risk appetite
  • Institute of Operational Risk guidance paper on risk appetite
  • Expressing and articulating your institution’s appetite for risk
Find out how to determine, apply and use risk appetite in practice:
  • The do’s and don’ts of setting risk appetite statements
  • Considering the needs of key decision makers
  • Setting appetite for different types of risk
  • Good practice establishing, maintaining a framework
Get more from your risk appetite framework:
  • Setting appetite over the short and long term
  • Using risk appetite to support risk monitoring and control
  • Avoiding the potential perils and pitfalls that can be associated with using the concept
  • Communicating your institution’s risk appetite


Dr Simon Ashby is Associate Professor of Financial Services at the Plymouth Business School. 

Prior to this he worked as a financial regulator (writing policy on risk management for the UK Financial Services Authority) and a senior risk manager in a number of top UK financial institutions (covering both credit and operational risk).

What makes this workshop unique?

6th annual
Now in its 6th year, benefit from a programme that has been refined into the leading Risk Appetite workshop for Financial Services Firms.
150 past attendees
With over 150 attendees from numerous Financial Services Firms you can be assured the programme will add practical value.
6 key sessions
Distilled down to 6 key sessions, gain all the information you need in just one focused day out of the office.

in-company training

Targeted objectives

Courses will be designed to meet your own organisations needs and goals, based on our in-depth needs analysis approach - a proven framework that includes managers and employees in the development process.

Convenient and Cost Effective

You can choose a time to suit your workloads and courses are held at a location convenient for you – eliminating accommodation and travel expenses, and saving your staff time.Immediate Impact.

Immediate Impact

In-company training provides an immediate impact in motivating, retaining and enhancing the performance of your staff. Just a short course can bring major improvements in performance through raising morale, boosting productivity, speeding up the rate of change, or equipping your staff to deal with new challenges.