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Recorded Webinar: Data governance frameworks

18 October 2018

You can listen to the recording of this webinar by registering on this page.

Data governance – now more than ever – is critical to regulatory compliance, smart business decisions, risk management and cost efficiency. It is also one of the biggest challenges that firms face – and failing to get it right can result in financial penalties and reputational damage.

This webinar will define data governance and its components, discuss its importance, investigate supporting technologies and solutions, and provide detailed guidance on how to build a sustainable yet flexible data governance framework.

If you are involved in data governance from either a technology or business perspective, join the webinar to discover more about:

  • The latest requirements for data governance
  • Challenges of implementation
  • Employee roles and responsibilities
  • Technology solutions and automation
  • Benefits of a successful programme


Moderator: Sarah Underwood, Editor,
A-Team Group

Dennis Slattery

Joanne Biggadike,
Head of Data Governance,
Metro Bank

Ian Shrubsole,
Head of Data Governance,

Steve O’Brien,
Global Head of Sales Engineering,

Simon Hankinson,
Market Manager, Financial Services,


More About Our Speakers:

Dennis Slattery

Dennis Slattery has been working in Data Management since 1990. He has held senior positions at project, programme and enterprise level and has successfully delivered data solutions for a wide variety of financial firms. He has seen how effective data management has delivered lower costs and greater flexibility to adapt to changing customer needs and regulatory requirements. He has devised a series of specialised financial data management courses to enable firms to manage data through the key disciplines of data strategy, architecture, design, development, testing, operations and governance. He is working with a consortium of leading global firms to implement financial data certification programmes to provide a development pathway for data professionals.

Joanne Biggadike
Head of Data Governance
Metro Bank

Joanne runs Data Governance at Metro Bank, prior to this she was a senior member of a Global Data Governance team at Fidelity International. Joanne have worked in Finance in one form or another for most of her career, from Japanese Trading houses, a Clearing House, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Brokerage, and Retail.

Ian Shrubsole
Head of Data Governance

Ian has over 30 years’ experience working in the Financial Services industry, 25 of those within investment management. Starting in IT for a Lloyds insurance broker his career has included time at M&G and as a consultant with PwC’s investment management practice. His expertise covers new product launches, operational process redesign and management information systems as well as front office and distribution process, dataflow and system implementations. The last 18 years has been spent at Invesco where, most recently, he set up and continues to develop the Data Governance function and associated best practices.

Steve O’Brien
Global Head of Sales Engineering

Steve joined RIMES in 2000 and heads up the global team of implementation and sales engineers. The engineering team provide clients with subject matter experts to assist them in the implementation of RIMES Managed Services throughout their organisation. Steve holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, Operation Research and Economics from Essex University.

Simon Hankinson
Market Manager, Financial Services

Simon is the Market Manager for Financial Services at Collibra. During his 20+ years of management consulting services experience at leading consultancies EY and PwC, Simon helped financial services institutions design and implement information and data governance processes to support internal, external, and regulatory reporting including BCBS 239 and CCAR.


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