Speakers BCEC 2021

Ana Bajović

Head of Compliance at Sberbank Serbia

Before joining Sberbank Serbia, where she is acting as compliance lead for five years already, Ana worked at the National Bank of Serbia, where she specialized in transposing of EU law into domestic legislation, in banking and finance, ethics and business integrity. She had acquired her degrees at Centre des Etudes Europeennes a Nancy – Universite de Nancy, LL.M. and at Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, LL.B.


Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD

Founder and CEO of GEC Risk Advisory

Andrea is a strategic governance, risk, ESG, ethics and cyber advisor to business, NGOs and government. A former senior global executive at Bertelsmann, Verint and PSEG. She serves on several boards and advisory boards (including Crisp, WireX, the Cyber Future Foundation, NACD New Jersey Chapter and Epic Theatre Ensemble), is Independent Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an NACD Governance Leadership Fellow and holds the NACD Carnegie Mellon Cyber Oversight Certificate. Andrea is a sought-after global keynote speaker, a professor on Cyber Leadership, Risk & Resilience at NYU, and author of many articles and several books, most recently Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value (Routledge 2020) and The ESGT Megatrends Manual 2021-2022 (Diplomatic Courier 2021). She was born and raised in Europe, speaks several languages, lives in New York City and tweets as @GlobalEthicist.

You can download the free version of her e-book ‘The ESGT Megatrends Manual’ at: https://bit.ly/3gU1YkJ

Andrej Kovacik

KYC Operation Unit, Moody’s Analytics

Andrej joined Bureau van Dijk’s Bratislava office in February 2014 and has specific expertise in helping organizations streamline their third party due-diligence, on-boarding and risk management processes. He is a regular contributor to several leading regulatory compliance, anti-corruption and risk management forums.

Currently, Andrej is working within KYC (Know Your Customer) Operation Unit team of Moody`s Analytics. He holds ICA advanced certificates in CDD (Customer Due Dilligence) and AML (Anti money Laundering). He likes music, everything on two wheels and welding.

Andrew Clarke, MA

Andrew is an AML/Financial Crime Prevention Course Director at International Compliance Association, with extensive experience in anti-money laundering and financial crime, having led multi-agency enforcement teams dealing with complex fraud and money laundering investigations. As a tutor he has delivered training worldwide to prosecutors, government officials, law enforcement and the regulated sector.

He has worked on international projects with the World Bank, IMF and United Nations, including compliance assessments of jurisdictions under the Financial Action Task Force AML/CFT evaluation process; and delivering technical assistance to developing countries in the tracing and recovery of monies lost to bribery and corruption.

Andrew was involved in developing a training program for UK financial investigators and in 2010 was awarded an MA in Financial Investigation and Financial Crime.

Anne van Nistelrooij

Directorate General for Justice and Consumers, European Commission

In her capacity at the Consumer Policy Unit in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Justice and Consumers, Ms. van Nistelrooij is responsible for the follow up of the EU’s New Consumer Agenda. She has a background in political science and international relations and has joined the European Commission in 2014.

Arianna Tripodi 

Territory Manager, WHISTLELINK (Whistleblowing solutions AB)

Arianna is helping companies with their whistleblowing journey and has a great way of introducing practical solution to managing whistleblowing reports. The deadline for the implementation of the Whistleblowing directive by EU member states falls on 17 December 2021. Listen to Arianna Tripodi speaking about how to get compliant and what value a whistleblowing system brings to a company.

Caroline Goulding 

Caroline is TikTok’s Data Protection Officer, based in Ireland. She previously served as LinkedIn’s first Data Protection Officer and prior to that headed up LinkedIn’s Global Legal Policy Enforcement team covering a wide array of user and customer-facing legal issues, including IP and defamation, before data protection became her core focus. Caroline also sat on the Trust & Safety leadership team with exposure to a range of security matters including risk, fraud and content issues.

Caroline spent several years working in Silicon Valley and while there, served on the Board of Directors for the Irish American Bar Association of Northern California. Caroline is the Founder of the DPO Network for the multinational software tech sector, serving as the first Chair from 2018-2019. She sits on the IAPP Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board and on the Data Protection and Information Security working group under the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland. Caroline is an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) and holds the CIPP/E/US and CIPM certifications.

Prof. Hendrik Sebastiaan (Drikus) Kriek

Dean at IEDC – Bled School of Management

Prof Hendrik Sebastiaan (Drikus) Kriek is a Dean of IEDC – Bled School of Management, Postgraduate Studies and Executive Director of the DBA Programe at IEDC-Bled School of Management. He is former Director of the Leadership Development Centre and Associate-Professor in Human Resource Management at the Wits Business School (WBS) of the University of the Witwatersrand. Previously he had been Associate-Professor in Organisational Behaviour and Leadership at the Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) of the University of South Africa and is former Head of the Strategy and Leadership Area of the school.

He studied Clinical Psychology and received his MA (Clin Psych) and MBA degrees both cum laude from the Rand Afrikaans University and the University of Stellenbosch respectively. Prof Kriek received his Doctorate from the University of Pretoria and is a graduate from Yale University in the United States. He spent his Sabbatical leave at the Integral Leadership Centre (Wilber-based) of the Graduate School of Management of The University of Western Australia with Prof Ron Cacciople, renowned leadership development expert and practitioner.

His research, publications and teaching focus mainly on teambuilding, leadership and change management and he has published in popular- and accredited academic journals and has presented his research to local and international forums. He was named Researcher of the Year for 2006/7 at the SBL and his books are all related to teams and teaming. His article on African Change leaders (with Prof Stella Nkomo) has been awarded the Best Paper of 2011 of the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (one of the top five in the field).

Jenny Schmigele

Head of Compliance & CSR, Scandlines

At the Danish-German ferry operator Scandlines, Jenny is responsible for Compliance Management, Enterprise Risk Management and the coordination of the Internal Audit activities. Preceding this responsibility, she held various positions in internal controls, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and internal audit; including as Senior Internal Auditor at Skandia/Old Mutual (Berlin), Sarbanes Oxley/Internal Control Systems Officer at Siemens (Paris) and Sarbanes Oxley Consultant at AXA (Paris). Following her studies of International Business and Information Technology, she obtained an MBA in Governance, Risk, Compliance and Fraud Management. She is Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner.

She publishes articles around Compliance, Internal Audit and data protection.

Klaus Moosmayer, Ph.D.

Member of the Executive Committee and
Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer of Novartis

Klaus Moosmayer joined Novartis in 2018 as Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer. In this role, he oversees several important functions that help Novartis deliver on its strategy to build trust with society.

Today, Klaus is transforming ethics, risk and compliance at Novartis in the same way the company is reimagining medicine – by pursuing innovation, using data and digital, and unleashing the creative power of employees to embed ethics into the core of the business.

“Doing what’s right for patients and society is, and must always be, our priority. It’s a journey, and we remain humble in our understanding that this will take time. But we are well on our way”.

Klaus led the launch of a new Code of Ethics in 2020, based on crowdsourced feedback from employees and on behavioral science. He introduced an integrated risk management system that helps senior management prioritize and manage key risks across the company, supported by a new policy and control framework. And he set up a new process to ensure human rights are further integrated into core business practices, especially third-party risk management.

Klaus brings a global reputation as a leader in the field of ethics and compliance. He was the first head of compliance from a company to be invited to address the General Assembly of the United Nations about the fight against corruption. He leads global integrity, compliance and anti-corruption bodies for business on behalf of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G20/B20. 

As a believer in collaboration, Klaus co-founded and chaired a nonprofit association of compliance heads from major European companies, and is on the Advisory Panel of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative to further drive compliance standards at an international level.

Klaus was previously chief compliance officer at Siemens AG, where he spent 18 years in roles of increasing seniority. He began his career as a lawyer in Germany, specializing in white-collar crime, business law and litigation.

Roman Sartor

Co-Founder and Chairman/Advisory board of the Austrian Compliance Officer Association.

Compliance & Corporate Culture Enthusiast from the very beginning! Roman started with ABB as Head of Legal & Compliance after receiving the bar exam. Since 2014 Managing Director, KPMG Compliance & Risk. He is Co-Founder and Chairman/Advisory board of the Austrian Compliance Officer Association. Editor and author of several publications (Compliance, Risk, Strategy). Co-Founder of the ´5×5-method´ for corporate culture and compliance. Roman initiated and supervises the first Austrian MBA “Compliance & Risikomanagement” and represents Austria at European Network for Compliance Officers (ENFCO).

Stefan Berg

Chief Business Development Officer, EQS Group AG

Stefan joined EQS Group in 2006 and has been part of the EQS’ successful growth story from a small local company to a global player with over 500 employees in 14 offices.

EQS Group is a leading international provider of Regulatory Technology (RegTech) in the fields of Corporate Compliance and Investor Relations.

In his role as Chief Business Development Officer, he supports EQS’ growth strategy, expansion into new geographic markets and leads the company’s business development and M&A activities. He is based in Munich and previously held various senior positions in London and Hong Kong.

Stefan holds a degree in Business Economics and is a Certified Investor Relations Officer. He is a frequent speaker on communications and whistleblowing topics at international conferences and industry events.