Risk Korea 2020

Asia Risk is delighted to present Risk Korea 2020, the leading conference for finance and risk practitioners to share best practices of risk management strategies in Korea.


Korea's leading risk and derivatives conference

November 25, 2020
Conrad Seoul, South Korea

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C-suite and senior risk management professionals


Sessions on topics from benchmark reform to trade wars


Renowned industry speakers

Korea's leading risk and derivatives conference

Asia Risk is delighted to present Risk Korea 2020, the leading conference for finance and risk practitioners to share best practices of risk management and regulation strategies in Korea.

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Delivered in both English and Korean, this year's Risk Korea agenda features topics revolving around the dynamic economic landscape, recent changes in regulation requirements and the future of banking, moving from traditional silos to digitalisation.

In-depth analysis on regulation, risk management and derivatives market - Risk Korea 2020 highlights:

  • Localising global regulations
  • Navigating through the volatile financial market
  • Meeting the regulatory implementation timeline and overcoming practical challenges
  • Benchmark reform in both global and Korean context
  • Moving into digital banking


Inseok Baek

Research Fellow

Korea Capital Market Institute

  • Ph.D in Finance (KAIST),
  • Member of Korea Benchmark Reform Committee (Expert Advisory Group)
  • Member of task force team for coping with EU benchmarks regulation and legislation of Korea’s financial benchmark law, Financial Services Commission
Eungkyoo Cho

Executive Director & Risk Consultant

Korea Risk Mgt.

Dr. Eung Kyoo  Cho has Ph.D degree in finance, and is an expert who has spent over twenty five years in the risk management field for Bank, Financial Supervisory Service, and Risk Management Consulting Company.

He previously performed practical affairs of risk managementfor KB Kookmin Bank, and as head of team at Financial Supervisory Service he performed risk supervision of banks and risk examination of securities companies, and is currently conducting risk management consulting as an executive director of the KRM.

Especially he has deep expertise in market risk.

In last June, he published 『Everything of the other 2% in Market  Risk(FRTB 2019) 』 to help the relevant market risk specialists and supervisors.

Jaehee Cho


Shinhan Bank

2005.6 Yonsei University, Graduate School of Economics. Financial Engineering

1986.2 Seoul National University,  Economics

2016.1 Head of Risk Mgt. Group

2014.1 Head of Strategy and Planning Dept

2009.1 Head of Risk Management Dept

Youngsuh Cho

Head of Digital Strategy

Shinhan Financial Group

Youngsuh is the Head of Digital Strategy at Shinhan Financial Group where he has been leading group-wide digital transformation for over 2 years. Prior to joining Shinhan Financial Group, he has spent more than 17 years in consulting specialized in financial industry and digital transformation. He was the head of financial services practice for 7 years at Bain & Company Seoul. Before joining Bain, he worked for McKinsey & Company Seoul for 10 years. Before pursuing his career as a consultant, he worked as a Deputy Director at Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance for 5 years.

Youngsuh is an editor of Fortune Korea, an advisory committee member of Ministry of Economy and Finance, a selection panel for Authorized Agent of Financial Service Commission and an advisory committee member of Financial Supervisory Service.

Youngsuh holds a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A in economics from Seoul National University in Korea.

Clark Frogley

World Wide Financial Crimes Leader, Vice President


Clark is a global financial services leader with over 29 years in financial crime management in the banking and insurance industries. In government, corporate leadership and consulting services, Clark has been working with leading companies to better understand and reduce the impact of fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing. He has been a featured speaker at various conferences and and has published several articles on fraud and security.

Clark began his career with the FBI investigating organized and financial crime and served as the Assistant Legal Attaché in the US Embassy in Japan. He left government service and over the next 15 years served in various executive positions with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and AIG. Clark has lead transformation initiatives in banking and insurance focused on AML and KYC operations, Counter Fraud operations, case management systems, AI and advanced analytics, as well as the global target operating models needed to drive efficiencies and improvement.

Prior to joining IBM, Clark was an executive in EY’s AML and Financial Crime Practice, where he helped clients develop and improve their Regulatory and Risk programs and operations. After joining IBM in 2015 as the global head of AML and Counter Fraud Services in Banking, Clark recently accepted a role as the Financial Crime Practice Leader for IBM in Japan. Clark works with Banking, Financial Markets and Insurance Carriers regarding improvements to their regulatory and risk programs with a focus on AML, KYC, Market Risk and Counter Fraud process and systems.

Clark has lived 10 years in Japan, 2 years in Singapore and has managed programs and staff across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Clark speaks fluent Japanese and has an MBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and currently lives in Tokyo with his wife Amy.

Jing Gu

Senior counsel


Jing Gu is a Senior Counsel at ISDA.  Prior to joining ISDA, Ms. Gu was a Director in the Legal and Compliance Department of Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited where she specialized in OTC derivative products and structured finance with a geographical emphasis on Greater China.  Before joining Credit Suisse, she was an associate at Allen & Overy Hong Kong Office where she advised a number of international banks and Chinese banks on derivative transactions and ISDA documentation. 

Ms. Gu holds a Master of Laws degree from Peking University, an LL.M. degree from New York University  School of Law and a Master of Laws degree from Kyushu University in Japan.  Ms. Gu holds the lawyer qualification certificate in China, is qualified in the State of New York and is also admitted as a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong. Ms. Gu has been working for ISDA since 2008.

Hyelin Han

Director, Public Policy

International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA)

Hyelin Han is Director, Public Policy, Asia-Pacific at International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. 

Ms. Han is based in Hong Kong and represents the industry in the Asia-Pacific region, particularly in South Korea, Philippines and Vietnam on OTC derivatives regulatory issues. In addition to her jurisdictional focus, her topical areas of expertise are OTC derivatives margin requirements, central counterparty clearing, platform trading mandate and collateral management.

Ms. Han is a qualified lawyer in South Korea, and is fluent in Korean and English. Prior to joining ISDA, she has worked in KRX (Korea Exchange) where she represented the CCP in obtaining the DCO registration exemption status from the CFTC and third country CCP recognition from ESMA, and was part of the planning team for the KRX trade repository. Ms. Han also previously worked in the equity derivatives middle office for Societe Generale in Hong Kong.

Sangsun Kang

Director of Risk Management

Korea Local Finance Association

-Institutional Asset Manager/Alternative investment fund, Reits product management/Financial Investment Products Risk Management/Investment fund due diligence/ Manage the safety accidents of shared properties of local governments

Daniel Kim

CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit

Nomura Financial Investment (Korea) Co., Ltd

- Nomura Financial Investment (Korea) Co., Ltd,  CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit(2011~)

- Nomura International Securities Seoul Branch, CRO/Head of Risk Mgmt & Credit(2006~2010)

- Woori Investment Securities(LG Securities), Head of Risk Mgmt(2001~2005)

Jindong Kim

Senior Manager/ Quant

KEB Hana Bank

B.S. Degree in Management Science in KAIST, M.S. Degree and Ph.D in Industrial Engineering in KAIST.

Worked in JP Morgan as a sales & Risk Consulting for 1.5 years.

Have worked in KEB Hana Bank as 1) an Equity Option hedge Trader, 2) an Interest Rate Option Trader,  3) Interest rate structure quant, 4) Equity/FX quant, 5) ELS hedge Trader, etc

JungRyul Kim

Team Head/Risk analysis of Banking Risk Office

Financial Supervisory Service

Since 2000, have worked for FSS on capital market, banking supervision departments. After 2008 crisis, participated in Basel committee PDG, SIG meeting on the process of initiating Basel 3 framework as the representative of FSS Korea.

Yonsei Univ Science bachelor 1998, Seoul Nat’l Univ Business Master 2000 and U of Texas Austin MBA 2009.

Hyo Seob Lee

Senior Research Fellow

Korea Capital Market Institute

Hyo Seob Lee is the Senior research fellow of financial services industry department in Korea Capital Market Institute since 2010. His research areas are financial industry, investment, fintech, and derivatives. He joined several research projects with Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Financial Services Commission, Financial Supervisory Service, Korea Stock Exchange, Korea Financial Investment Association, and National Pension Fund.

Kyuman Heo

Senior Manager

Financial Supervisory Service

Kyuman Heo is a Senior Manager in the Korean Financial Supervisory Service (FSS). He has been spending about 5 years to examine and oversee risk management of Korean banks, as a financial regulator, mainly focused on the market risk since 2011. Currently, he is in charge of the Korean representative of the Policy Development Group (PDG) and the Market Risk Group (MRG) on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). Before Joining the FSS, He had worked at the Middle Office in the commercial bank in Korea for 6 years. Also, he has a Ph.D. in Finance.

Daniel Nagle

Financial Crimes Insight Global Technical Sales Leader


Daniel Nagle leads the technical sales arm of Financial Crimes, part of the Data and AI business unit, within IBM building industry specific solutions for the financial services sector. A seasoned thought leader that aides in the demo, design, development and delivery of offerings that apply next generation analytics and artificial intelligence technologies used in evolving financial crime solutions for regulatory compliance and fraud. As part of his mandate, Daniel monitors the financial crime industry and global landscape while meeting with business and technology leaders from financial services organizations across the globe to share best practices and help them identify how they can apply analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities to drive new business value while meeting compliance and revenue commitments.

Daniel began his career in the financial services sector ago working in a high paced vendor environment internationally delivering and providing insightful AML and Fraud solutions for the banking sector. Following this, Daniel worked as a key member of the biggest solution revenue generator engine at SAS, the security intelligence practice, a multi-million-dollar business across a diverse ecosystem of different financial and government entities. Prior to this, Daniel had the opportunity to work globally for BAE Systems focused on bringing financial crime solutions to market and delivering intricate client solution architectures for both Norkom and Detica Netreveal. Throughout these roles Daniel supported multiple functions ranging from subject-matter domain expertise, sales, pre-sales support and solution delivery.

Daniel has a Master’s of Science focused on financial crime analytics and a Bachelors degree focused on Computer Engineering with specialized on Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering. Daniel spent some time pursuing a Ph.D in Software Quality Research.

Trevor Negus

Global Product Manager, TLM Collateral Management

SmartStream Technologies Ltd

Trevor has worked in Investment Banking for over 20 years, starting his career at Salomon Brothers working in Fixed Income Operations. This was followed by positions on the Equity Lending Desk and in Convertible Bond Sales. After a move to Deutsche Bank working on the Repo Trading Desk he moved into Collateral Management and has spent 15 years in this field. Initially heading up the Collateral New Business Team, he then moved on to manage the EMEA Margining Team responsible for OTC, Repo and FX Margining. Trevor then moved to the vendor side, joining Algorithmics in 2008. He has worked as an SME within Product Development, Strategy and PreSales for the last ten years for Algo, IBM and now Smartstream. Trevor holds a Degree in Economics and Politics.

Suktae Oh

Chief Korea Economist

Societe Generale

Suktae Oh is Chief Korea economist at SG CIB based in Seoul. Suktae joined Société Générale in June 2013 from Standard Chartered, where he had been Regional Head of Research for Korea since 2009. He has spent 22 years as an economist covering Korea, and become a renowned expert among financial market participants and policy makers, both local and global.  He started his career at Citibank Seoul Branch in 1996. He received his Bachelor in Economics degree from Seoul National University in 1990, and M.A. in economics degree from Harvard University in 1996.

Chong Hoon Park

Head of Korea Economic Research

Standard Chartered Bank Korea

Chong Hoon joined Standard Chartered Korea in 2009 and currently heads Korea research team.

In this position, he provides in-depth analysis on Korean economy to Standard Chartered Bank clients and business functions.

Before joining the Bank, he has worked as a Senior Research Fellow/ Head of Telecommunication Policy at Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) for six years and as an Executive Vice President/ Head of Strategy and Government Relation at SK Broadband (former Hanaro Telecom) for four years in Seoul.

Chong Hoon brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a researcher and strategist.

Chong Hoon completed his doctorate degree specialising in international economics and development from Northwestern University.

Jong G. Park


ITS Company

Jong G. Park is the CEO of ITS Company, providing capital market business solution named by “Symphony” and “Smart Quant”. Jong G. Park has deep experience and understanding in financial derivatives and structured products from valuation to investment strategy. He has also broad and in-depth understanding for market risk covering range from theories and practices to regulations.

Since end of 1980’s, He had researched and traded financial structured products in Coryo Securities and Hyundai Research Institution. With his professional structured products theory and rich executive knowledges, Jong G. Park founded ITS Company in 1998 which has serviced Symphony system and risk management consulting.

Woong Yong Park

Assistant Professor

Seoul National University

Dr. Woong Yong Park earned a PhD in economics from Princeton University. Before joining Seoul National University in 2016, he taught at University of Hong Kong and at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include topics in international money and finance, monetary policy, and econometric methods for dynamic macro analysis.

Hyunjin Shin


KB Financial Group

Daniel Dongwon Yoo

Global Strategist, Head of Global Investment

Yuanta Securities Korea Co Ltd

Daniel Yoo, is currently serving as “Global Strategist, Head of Global Investment Department” at Yuanta Securities Korea.  He previously served as "Global Strategist, Head of Global Research" for Kiwoom Securities in Korea. Before Kiwoom, he served as Head of Research/PM for Woori Investment Advisory, Beijing, and Woori Absolute Partners, Singapore.

•Mr. Yoo has 26 years of investment and equity-linked analyst research experience (as Head of research, strategist, sector analyst and stock analyst), with a specific focus on Asian markets (specifically China and Korea), including 6 years of equity research experience with Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Investment Research.

•His experience in investing and researching the Chinese and Korean market includes his previous position as Head of Research of WAP, Chief Investment Officer & Head of Research of JED VGQA (a Korean focused hedge fund) in addition to his previous position as Director, Strategist and Head of Research for Citigroup Investment Research (Korea). Mr. Yoo’s previous roles also include Head of Financials Research for Morgan Stanley (Korea) and Deputy Head of Research for CLSA Korea.

•He holds a BSE degree from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Conrad, Seoul

10 Gukjegeumyung-ro (Yeouido),

Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07326,

South Korea

T: +82 2-6137-7000

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