East Africa Banking Briefing

In partnership with the Kenya Bankers Association

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While we are in an era of heightened uncertainty and geopolitical divisions, financial institutions are enhancing their capabilities – digital, analytical and operational – to gain competitive advantage. In this age, using the right analytical frameworks, supported by reliable data, is crucial to making sound  decisions that help protect against downside risks and take advantage of opportunities that arise when business cycles change.

Moody’s Analytics in partnership with the Kenya Bankers Association are pleased to invite you to an exciting briefing on key topics that will help delve deeper into global and regional economic developments, emerging risks and opportunities like ESG and climate, early warning signals to maintain and build healthy portfolios, compliance and financial crime management.

The event will enable the participants to sharpen their decision-making capabilities and build efficiency into their institutions’ processes.



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*Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

  • Thursday, 8 December (agenda shown in East Africa Time)

  • 13:30

    Registrations & Refreshments

  • 14:00

    Welcoming remarks

    DT
    Dr. Samuel Tiriongo Director, Research & Policy - Head of Kenya Bankers Association Centre for Research on Financial Markets and Policy ®, Kenya Bankers Association
  • 14:10

    Global and Regional Economic Developments and Prospects

    • Decelerating global economies and the threat of recession
    • Side-effects of inflation and supply side constraints
    • Near- and long-term economic prospects
    RA
    Raphael Agung Chief Economist, NCBA Bank Kenya PLC
    AT
    Anand Thirunellai Radhakrishnan Director - Solutions Specialist, Moody's Analytics
  • 15:00

    ESG Best Practices for Lenders

    • Current State of Lending and Climate Risk 
    • A Climate Risk Framework
    • The State of Credit Risk Modelling
    • Takeaways
    DT
    Dr. Samuel Tiriongo Director, Research & Policy - Head of Kenya Bankers Association Centre for Research on Financial Markets and Policy ®, Kenya Bankers Association
    AT
    Anand Thirunellai Radhakrishnan Director - Solutions Specialist, Moody's Analytics
    Luis Mariottoni
    Luis Mariottoni Sr Director, Solutions Specialist, Moody's Analytics
  • 15:45

    Networking Break

  • 16:10

    Pillars of an Effective Early Warning Framework

    • Analyzing through-the-cycle indicators to predict credit quality deterioration 
    • Incorporating macro scenario-conditioning to detect vulnerabilities 
    • Using AI and Machine Learning to extract signals from behavioural, operational and news data feeds 
    • Defining and optimizing Early Warning Triggers and Thresholds
    CW
    Chiera Waithaka Chief Risk Officer, Absa Bank Kenya
    KK
    Kelevilin Kimathi General Manager - Enterprise Risk, Equity Bank Kenya ltd.
    AR
    Andrius Rubinas Associate Dir-Solutions Specialist, Moody's Analytics
  • 17:05

    Financial Crime Compliance in the Current Geopolitical Context

    • Sanctions landscape : the principles of ownership & control
    • Evasion practices to circumvent the impact of economic restrictive measures
    • The new frontiers of Financial Crime Compliance
    • The power of data and technology in risk mitigation
    DN
    David Nyamato Head - Governance, Regulatory Affairs & Stakeholder Relations, NCBA Bank Kenya PLC
    HG
    Hilda Gituro Head of Compliance, DTB Kenya
    PG
    Pedro Goncalves Associate Director, KYC/KYS Sales, Moody's Analytics
    AM
    Anne Mureithi Compliance & Regulatory Specialist, Stanbic Bank Kenya
  • 17:55

    Closing Remarks followed by a Drinks Reception

    Joseph Ingwat
    Joseph Ingwat Associate Director - Relationship Manager, Moody's Analytics
  • 19:00

    End of the Event


Event Details:

Venue Name: Radisson Blu Upper Hill

Address: Elgon Road, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya


Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

Time: 13:30 - 19:00 EAT