Denise Coughlan - Chief Risk Officer at Waystone in Ireland

      Denise Coughlan

      Chief Risk Officer

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      As Chief Risk Officer, Denise brings to Waystone over 15 years’ experience working within the global financial services industry in both commercial risk and compliance-based roles. Denise is responsible for the design, oversight and execution of the Waystone Group Risk Management Framework (RMF).

      Denise has been instrumental in the augmentation and standardisation of the RMF across regulated entity in the Waystone Group, embedding a holistic yet granular approach for the identification, measurement and ongoing monitoring of risks impacting our businesses. Denise is also responsible for the annual coordination and oversight of the execution of the Waystone Group Internal Audit function. Furthermore, Denise continues as the primary lead for global regulatory interactions at Waystone facilitating its strategic initiatives.

      Denise joined Waystone initially as European Head of Compliance, where she oversaw compliance within the Waystone European regulated firms. Prior to joining Waystone, Denise held the position of Compliance Manager at GE Capital where she gained a detailed knowledge of markets infrastructure with a focus on global derivatives compliance. Denise started her career at Harvest Financial Services Ltd where she held the role of Chairperson of their Compliance Committee.

      Denise holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Politics and Sociology from University College Dublin.

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