Digital Impact on Risk

Explore how digital impacts the discipline of risk management, and discover the new risks introduced by the digital era.

Friday 26 April 2024

9h00 - 17h00

On-site | Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 42, 1050 Brussels

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What will you learn? 

In our ever-evolving digital landscape, the ability to comprehend and navigate risks has never been more crucial. Equip yourself with the knowledge, tools, and confidence needed to identify, evaluate, and mitigate risks in your business — particularly those stemming from the ongoing process of digitisation.

Topic 1
Risk Fundamentals

Dive deep into the definition of risk and understand its intricate components.

Topic 2
Locating Risks

Pinpoint where risks lie within your business structure. Gain insights into risks inherent to digitalization, separating myth from reality.

Topic 3
Evaluating Risks

Develop a structured approach to assess the potential impact and likelihood of identified risks.

Topic 4
Stakes and Decision-making

Understand the gravity of various risks and the potential implications for your business.  Actively engage in and influence decision-making processes surrounding risk mitigation.

Topic 5
Real-World Application

Engage in a hands-on case study centred around cybersecurity, offering a tangible experience of risk management in action.


Topic 6
Interacting with Risk Professionals

Formulate the right questions to get meaningful insights. Learn the lingo and understand the psyche of risk experts to foster effective communication.

About the speaker

Presented by Marc Taymans

Marc Taymans has more than 25 years of experience in risk and advisory gained internationally. As a co-founder in 2005 of Risk Dynamics (a risk advisory and analytics firm), Marc led the development of the business up to its acquisition by McKinsey & Company in 2016.


Within McKinsey, he advised a broad set of clients (large financial institutions and industrial companies) during their digital transformation programs, with a focus on risks related to analytics, cyber and data (i.e., use of algorithms and AI technologies).


Since early 2023, Marc is collaborating with scale-ups active in software and financial services as strategic advisor or board member. He also works with private equity funds to assess acquisition or investment opportunities in companies active in services, technology, and manufacturing.


Marc is an expert in risk governance and management of financial and non-financial risks. In particular, he has a deep expertise in the management of digital risks, having been responsible for the review/redesign of numerous operational, compliance/AML & cyber risk frameworks and quantitative models.

He also acted as personal advisor to several senior risk managers and presented to C-level executives and Board members of banks, insurers, asset managers and supervisors/regulators in Europe, North America, the Middle-East, and Asia.


Marc is regularly invited to speak at industry events and was visiting professor in charge of Operational Risk Management for the IESEG business school (Paris/Lille) from 2011 to 2016.

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Programme Manager

Digital Impact for Financial Professionals
A Masterclass Series

Digital Impact for Financial Professionals

CFOs and their teams are no longer confined to traditional financial roles. Today, they must excel as strategic business partners throughout the organization, going beyond financial expertise.


Solvay Lifelong Learning introduces a series of 5 masterclasses designed to future-proof your role within the finance team. This programme empowers you to understand and leverage the power of digital technology, expanding your influence.


Developed by finance professionals for CFOs and finance teams, this flexible programme offers a valuable opportunity to enhance existing skills and explore new ones.

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