ESA QLD Peter Deans – Current Issues in Risk Management in Financial Services


From: Friday February 19, 2016, 12:15 pm

To: Friday February 19, 2016, 1:45 pm

*Please note change of date to 19th February 2016*

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to a luncheon address by Peter Deans, Chief Risk Officer for BOQ. He will discuss:

  • the evolution of Risk Management post- GFC;
  • the role of the CRO in non-financial risk management;
  • risk culture; and
  • the impact of new technologies, data analytics and disrupters

Friday, 19 February 2016

Time: Arrive at 12:15 for 12:30 start, to conclude by 13:45 Venue: Morgans Financial Limited, Level 29, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane Dress: Business casual Food: Sandwich lunch provided Cost: Members $15, Non-members $25

About the Presenter

Peter Deans was appointed Chief Risk Officer at BOQ in March 2012. Peter has driven fundamental change in the Bank’s risk management frameworks, processes and culture. As part of the Executive team, he has also played a key role in reshaping both the business and risk management strategies at BOQ.

Peter has over 28 years of experience across retail, business and institutional banking. Peter held senior risk management roles with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s commercial and institutional banking businesses between 1999 and 2010. In 2008, following the acquisition of Bankwest by CBA, Peter was appointed CRO of Bankwest.

Peter was awarded Australian Banking & Finance Chief Risk Officer of the Year in 2014 and 2015. He is a Fellow of FINSIA and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Economics from the University of Melbourne. He has also attended Harvard Business School’s Risk Management for Corporate Leaders.


To assist with planning and to arrange payment, please RSVP to the Secretariat before 15 February 2016. Please download the flyer here.

Email: admin@esaqld.org.au Phone/Fax: (07) 3041 0393


Morgans Financial Limited - Riverside Centre

123 Eagle Street/Level 29 , Brisbane QLD 4000

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