Webinar Overview

Organizations across all industries are struggling with the daunting task of standardizing risk management principles, frameworks and processes. It is becoming increasingly complex with so many frameworks and guidelines to choose from. Where does one start to build a relationship between the risk management team and operations? Is it possible to break down the silos and how much change management does it take to achieve success in your risk management goals and objectives?

Join us and learn how to systematically implement the principles of risk management to make better decisions, increase efficiency, performance, compliance and ultimately, sustainability across the organization.


During this webinar, you will learn:

  • The trends in risk management from the latest GRC research
  • How to assess organizational risk management maturity
  • How to embed risk management in all organizational processes
  • First-hand experience from Bank of the West


  • Chris McClean

    Chris McClean Principal Analyst & Research Director at Forrester Research, Inc

  • André Smiley

    André Smiley SVP, Governance Risk & Compliance Platform Manager at Bank of the West

  • Johannes Swanepoel

    Johannes Swanepoel Product Marketing Manager at Enablon

During this broadcast, Chris McClean, Principal Analyst & Research Director from Forrester Research, Inc, will address the current state of GRC and organizational and risk management trends. Johannes Swanepoel, Product Marketing Manager at Enablon will discuss what GRC maturity models and frameworks are being used by companies. André Smiley, Senior Vice President, Governance Risk and Compliance Platform Manager from Bank of the West will share best practices in the use of technology to support effective risk management initiatives.

About Bank of the West


Bank of the West is a financially strong, well-capitalized and prudently managed FDIC-insured bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Through holding company BancWest Corporation, the bank is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, one of the six highest rated banks in the world.