SYDNEY RMA Christmas Event 2017 - CRO Reflections on 2017

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Westpac, Level 23, 275 Kent Street, Sydney

Wed 29 November 2017 | 3.45pm arrival for a 4.00pm start. Presentation at 4.00pm followed by networking drinks from 5.00pm to 6.00pm

RMA is pleased to announce that Alexandra Holcomb, Chief Risk Officer, Westpac Group, will present this year's Christmas event in Sydney.

This session provides a great opportunity to get Alexandra’s insights on 2017, and the ever changing, ever interesting risk environment.

We would be delighted if you could join us for a Christmas drink following this presentation, when our Christmas raffle will be drawn, the proceeds of which will be donated to charity.

Register now to reserve your spot as we celebrate the festive season at this special event!

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Speaker: Alexandra Holcomb, Chief Risk Officer, Westpac Group

Key Themes

Event Objectives

•    To provide a thought-provoking session reflecting on the risk challenges of 2017
•    To provide an opportunity to network with other risk management professionals

Further Information


Alexandra HolcombAlexandra Holcomb

Chief Risk Officer

Westpac Group

Alexandra was appointed Chief Risk Officer in August 2014. As Westpac Group’s Chief Risk Officer, Alexandra is responsible for risk management activities across the enterprise across all risk classes and Westpac’s strategic risk objectives.

Since joining Westpac in 1996, Alexandra has held a number of senior positions including Group General Manager of Group Strategy, M&A and Major Projects, Group Executive, Group Strategy, Head of Westpac Institutional Bank Strategy, and most recently, Group General Manager of Global Transactional Services.

Prior to joining Westpac, Alexandra was a senior executive from 1992 to 1996 with Booz Allen & Hamilton International where she specialised in international credit, working throughout the Asia Pacific region. Before that she worked with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York in private and business banking and international credit audit.   She also worked in project finance in Paris and New York for Banque Indosuez and Barclays Bank respectively.

Alexandra is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Board member of Asia Society Australia.  She has an MBA in Finance and Multinational Management from the Wharton School of Business and a Master of Arts in International Studies and French from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a BA in English and Economics from Cornell University.


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