Of course, risk visibility starts with a risk assessment—but that’s just the beginning. How do you ensure that your Board of Directors fully grasps the results of your risk assessments? Are you making the most of your employees and their knowledge of risk? And how does your organization’s tech stack either illuminate or obfuscate risk across the business?
Join the experts from Convercent by OneTrust and StoneTurn—plus ethics and compliance practitioners like you—to learn what complete risk visibility looks like in 2021 and beyond. We’ll cover not just financial and reputational risk, but also regulatory risk, cultural risk, and the risk areas within ESG and DEI.
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Asha Palmer, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer & EVP, Converge, Convercent
Asha’s expertise lies in the areas of program development and enhancement, training and engagement, anti-bribery & corruption, risk assessments, and third-party management. She has developed and enhanced ethics & compliance programs for over 20 companies worldwide. As a former Assistant United States Attorney and litigator, Asha is passionate about training, engagement, and finding practical ways to embed ethics & compliance within businesses and with its leaders. Asha is also active in the ethics & compliance community, presenting in 2017, 2018 and 2019 at Compliance Week Europe and participating in the well-renowned Program for Corporate Compliance & Enforcement at New York University.
Tom Fox, The Compliance Evangelist, Founder Compliance Podcast Network
Tom Fox has practiced law in Houston for 34 years and was most recently the General Counsel at Drilling Controls, Inc., a worldwide oilfield manufacturing and service company. He has authored 16 books on business leadership, compliance and ethics and corporate governance, to include his seminal one volume book “The Compliance Handbook” published in May 2018 which was the No. 1 new bestseller on Amazon.com through its initial run. He is now one of the country’s leading experts on compliance, risk management, and corporate governance, leading the social media discussion on compliance with his award-winning blog, The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog and his Compliance Podcast Network.
Valerie Charles, Partner, StoneTurn
Valerie Charles, a Partner with StoneTurn, has more than a decade of experience in advising and defending companies under investigation, as well as those focused on implementing and improving their corporate compliance programs. Her work includes counseling clients internationally across a wide spectrum of risk, including anti-corruption, antitrust, anti-money laundering, privacy, cyber-security, data protection, corporate governance, and environmental and corporate social responsibility. Previously, Valerie served as the in-house compliance leader for a Swiss security company. Valerie was also integral in the creation and development of a corporate compliance consulting practice in an international law firm. She has overseen investigations spanning multiple countries and secured non-prosecution agreements with the Department of Justice and resolved inquiries with the Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance (DTCC). Immediately prior to joining StoneTurn, Valerie served on the global management team of a compliance technology company. There, she had the unique experience of working with over 200 global compliance programs to identify ways to improve, streamline, and operationalize processes.
Peter created the company’s Ethics and Compliance Management Program, including documenting compliance practices, obtaining extensive management approvals, developing online and in-person training programs, setting up the company-wide Compliance Council organization, conducting risk assessments across the company and providing in-depth supervisor and manager training. He manages the daily operations of the company’s global compliance organization, oversees third-party due diligence, leads investigations, directs annual training and regularly reports to the company’s Board of Directors. In addition, he provides legal support for special projects and is consults on the company’s efforts to streamline contract review.
Prior to joining Black & Veatch in 2006, Mr. Loftspring provided legal support and compliance guidance for a wide variety of domestic and international engineering and construction companies including Jacobs Engineering, Halliburton and Kellogg Brown & Root. His experience as a Chemical Engineer in the process industries prior to becoming a lawyer has given him a keen appreciation for and insight into the operations, technology and people he has supported over the years. He has advised and supported professionals from a large number of cultures, countries and continents and served as an expat in the UK for several years supporting operations in Russia and a number of countries from the Former Soviet Union, Western Europe and Africa.
Peter Loftspring can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (913) 458-2006.
With over 10,000 employees around the world, Black & Veatch Corporation is ranked the 12th largest employee-owned company in the United States and 3rd among engineering companies. It is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in the Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services sectors. Since 1915, the Company has helped clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Revenues in 2016 were US$3.2 billion.