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Leveraging External Data for Efficient Third-Party Risk Management

Start Date:9/10/2020

Start Time:11:00 AM IST

Duration:60 minutes


Webinar Synopsis:

To have an effective third party risk management program, data is essential. For supplier risk professionals in specific, the quantitative and qualitative insights that are developed from leveraging structured and unstructured data effectively is critical for identifying risks and optimizing internal processes.

With a myriad of data inputs and dynamic supplier landscape – How do you capture and synthesize internal and external data sources for evaluating your supplier/distribution/customer network ? How do you quantify risk in the current economic upheaval? How do you develop an effective strategy to eliminate reliance on manual process and integrate processes in a smart way? What is the role of supply chain in the Covid -19 economic cycle?

Join us on September 10th, for a webinar where our speakers will explore how organizations can address the challenges of third party risk management using macro-economic data, structured entity data and understand leading practices followed by organizations.


Thursday, September 10, 2020 (All times in India Standard Time (UTC +5:30))

11:00amOpening Introduction
IB Saravanan, Vice President and Market Leader, Questex
11:05am - 11:20amPost-Pandemic Economy: Outlook and Risks for India and the APAC Region
Steve Cochrane, Chief APAC Economist, Moody’s Analytics
11:20am - 11:35amImportance of proactively managing third party risks – Suppliers and Customers
Kundhavi Ramachandran, Partner , EY India LLP
11:35am - 11:50amHow does external data help to mitigate supplier risk?
Benny Kesuma, Head of Risk Solutions – APAC, Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company
11:50am - 12:15pmPanel
All speakers, moderator
12:15pm - 12:25pmQ&A
All speakers, moderator
12:25pm - 12:30pmSummary, Closing
IB Saravanan, Vice President and Market Leader, Questex


Benny Kesuma

Head of Risk Solutions - APAC

Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company

As the Head of Risk Solutions for APAC, Benny is responsible for strategy, human capital development and overall revenue in the credit space across corporates and financial institutions. He currently leads the business development of market data and range of software solutions for APAC. He was previously in charge of the custom credit risk management solutions for North America based out of New York. Benny has worked on a number of projects involving data management in relation to supplier risk and credit risk.

Shanti Swaroop Mokkapati

Head of Analytics & Market Intelligence

A leading Global Pharmaceutical Company

Shanti is the Head of Advanced Analytics & Market Intelligence for Global Procurement at a leading Global Medical Devices and Pharma Company. He has over 15 years of experience in Analytics & Strategy, Digital Transformation, Supply Chain & Procurement, and has handled roles in the Industry as well as Consulting. He is a recipient of the Analytics100 award by the Analytics India Magazine for 2020. He is on the Gartner Data and Analytics Conference Advisory Panel for India and is a regular speaker at various Analytics Leadership summits and in B Schools.

Kundhavi Ramachandran


EY India LLP

Kundhavi Ramachandran, is a Partner with EY’s Business Consulting Practice with over 15 years of experience in process and risk consulting. She has worked with clients across sectors spanning Consumer products and retail, manufacturing and also helps organizations set up and run risk management functions and processes. She has extensive experience advising clients on third party risk considerations, centralization of risk management functions, moving from historic to predictive models, risk mitigations to ensure business continuity and digitalizing the third party risk management function.

Steve Cochrane

Chief APAC Economist Economics and Business Analytics

Moody’s Analytics, Singapore

Steven G. Cochrane, PhD, is Chief APAC Economist with Moody’s Analytics. He leads the Asia economic analysis and forecasting activities of the Moody’s Analytics research team, as well as the continual expansion of the company’s international, national and subnational forecast models. In addition, Steve directs consulting projects for clients to help them understand the effect of regional economic developments on their business under baseline forecasts and alternative scenarios. Steve’s expertise lies in providing clear insights into an area’s or region’s strengths, weaknesses and comparative advantages, relative to macro or global economic trends. A highly-regarded speaker, Dr. Cochrane has provided economic insights at hundreds of engagements over the past 20 years and has been featured on CNBC, CNA, Bloomberg TV, Wall Street Radio, and the PBS News Hour. Through his research and presentations, Steve dissects how various components of the macro and regional economies shape patterns of growth. His extensive expertise on U.S. and global economic issues makes also him a popular speaker at client conferences and executive briefings. Steve holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Penn Institute for Urban Research Scholar. He also holds a master's degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Davis. Dr. Cochrane is based out of Moody’s Analytics Singapore office.

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