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Recorded Webinar: Balancing compliance and value in data management initiatives

6 December 2018

Over the past few years, about 90% of data management has been dedicated to the operational requirements of data governance and regulatory compliance, but this is changing rapidly as financial institutions look to exploit and drive business value from data.

At a growing number of institutions, close to 70% of data management resource is focused on understanding data and implementing analytics that help the business work faster, smarter and identify new opportunities.

How can you shift the balance between operations and business analytics safely and successfully, and ensure investment in data management initiatives delivers proportionate business value?

Join this webinar to find out more about:

  • The shift from operations to business led data management
  • Ongoing challenges and solutions of regulatory compliance
  • How to identify value in data and drive business benefit
  • Approaches to balancing operational and business needs
  • Technology tools and solutions to sustain the balance
  • Ensuring return on investment in data management initiatives


Garry Manser Head of Data Governance
Vanquis Bank
Gaurav Bansal Founder
Regulatory Consultant Tier 1 Banks
Bob Cumberbatch Data Management & Data Governance (Assigned to a buy side firm)
Ian Rowlands Director of Product Marketing, Data Intelligence
Moderator: Sarah Underwood Editor
A-Team Group

More about our speakers:

Garry Manser

Head of Data Governance

Vanquis Bank

Garry Manser has worked in financial services for too many years to mention in a number of different roles. He has been involved with data since 1998 and was introduced to the worlds of governance and quality in 2005. During his career he has worked both in industry and consultancy, across both banking and insurance, with a brief spell in a mine in Seville! Achievements include introducing supporting a number of successful governance frameworks across organisations both at a local level and on a global scale as well as a number of quality initiatives, from the initial monitoring, through root cause analysis and onto remediation, with one role involving introducing circa 200 front end controls to improve data quality at capture. He is currently leading a data governance strategy across a major financial organisation, in support of various regulatory requirements and a driven business wide desire to succeed.

Gaurav Bansal



Gaurav is the founding partner at RCloud. He is a Transformation expert, specialising in Risk and Regulatory Change. Over the years, he has successfully led and delivered large scale change programmes, managing annual budgets of up to 30 MN dollars, for industry leading organisations such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse & Fidelity. He is an expert at designing Target Operating Model for various business functions such as Market Risk, Operational Risk, Finance, Front Office, Trading and Investment Research.

Ian Rowlands

Director of Product Marketing, Data Intelligence


Ian Rowlands has nearly 30 years of experience working in data and metadata management. Currently serving as Product Marketing Director for ASG Technologies, Ian manages the communication strategy for ASG’s metadata-management based solutions. Originally from the U.K., he is a Chartered IT Professional and life member of the British Computer Society.

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