Risk Korea 2019

Asia Risk is delighted to present Risk Korea 2019, 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 21, 2019
Four Seasons Hotel 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

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.

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.

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 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

Hyo Seob Lee

Research Fellow

Korea Capital Market Institute

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.

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.

Korea's leading risk and derivatives conference

Asia Risk is delighted to present Risk Korea 2019, 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 2019 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


Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

97 Saemunan-ro,

Sinmunno 1(il)-ga, Jongno-gu,

Seoul, South Korea