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Arjan Bos
Coordinator of the Work Stream on Data Modelling for Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD)
European Central Bank (ECB)

Arjan is currently working at the ECB as the coordinator of the Work Stream on Data Modelling for Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD). Seconded to the ECB from the Dutch Central Bank (DNB), where he was responsible for the development of the AnaCredit logical data model (LDM).Before that he worked at commercial banks where he was responsible for the metadata management of the customer domain and the modelling of a completely new customer system. Even longer ago he worked on CRD III models and various data warehousing modelling projects. Overall, he has 25+ years of experience in data modelling in the financial sector.

Christian Schmieder
Head of Administration

Bank of International Settlements (BIS), Monetary and Economic Department

Christian Schmieder joined the Monetary and Economic Department in March 2020 after working on the implementation and effects of financial regulatory reforms in the secretariats of the Financial Stability Board and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision since 2012. Prior to that, he worked as an Economist at the International Monetary Fund, for the European Investment Bank, the Deutsche Bundesbank and in the private sector. He holds a PhD in business administration and has published a range of studies on banking, financial stability issues and asset management.

Daniela Schackis
Deputy Director General
European Central Bank (ECB), Banking Supervision Governance and Operations

Daniela Schackis is Deputy Director General in Banking Supervision at the European Central Bank. The Directorate General SSM Governance & Operations (DG-SGO) ensures the efficient decision-making process of the Supervisory Board and its structures. The DG acts as gatekeeper for new players entering the market (banks, shareholders, board members), withdraws banking licenses and investigates alleged breaches of prudential regulations. The DG leads innovation, integration, simplification and knowledge management in Banking Supervision. Daniela joined the ECB in July 1998. Prior to the ECB, she worked at Eurostat. Daniela holds a master’s degree in economics from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

Daniel Pérez
Head of Data Analysis and Processes Unit

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

Since 2003, Daniel is member of the Spanish superior body of insurance supervisors, in charge of off-site and on-site financial and prudential inspections, international policy developments as well as creating new supervisory tools at the Spanish Insurance and Pensions Supervisory Authority (Dirección General de Seguros y Fondos de Pensiones).

Since EIOPA’s creation in 2011 he managed as senior policy expert the Financial Requirements Committee in charge of the technical advice to European co-legislators and drafting of technical standards and guidelines on the Pillar I of Solvency 2. I.e., the quantitative elements such as own funds, technical provisions, capital requirements substantiating most of the quantitative supervisory reporting of European insurers. In 2017, he moved to the Risks and Financial Stability Department to manage the firsts EU-wide insurance and pensions funds stress tests as well as becoming the principal expert of the Studies and Statistics Team.

Since 2020 is the Head of the Data Analysis and Processes Unit at the Supervisory Convergence Department and the EIOPA Chief Data Officer. Ad hoc and regular supervisory data collection and analysis occupies a central role at all these positions.

Eduardo Javier Moral Prieto
Senior Policy Officer
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), Corporate and Finance Unit

Eduardo Javier Moral Prieto has been working at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on topics related to credit rating agencies (CRAs), corporate reporting and securitisation since 2013. Eduardo is currently coordinating the CRA policy and securitisation team which is tasked, among others, with delivering ESMA’s mandates under the Securitisation Regulation including the elaboration of various technical standards (e.g. on disclosure, STS notifications and cooperation among competent authorities) as well as their practical implementation and its coordination among national competent authorities. Previously, Eduardo worked at European Commission – DG FISMA, CRA and Audit Unit— where he participated in the development of the CRA3 and Audit Regulation.

Francis Gross
Senior Advisor
European Central Bank (ECB)

Francis work pursues one goal: effective measurement of the economic and financial system as technology keeps growing exponentially, a necessary condition for control and stability – name it “sustainable digitalisation”. He focuses on two interfaces: (1) globally integrated, fast, tightly coupled economic system vs. fragmented, slow regulatory system, (2) “real” world vs. data world, the core of digitalisation. His method: (1) identify constraints and specifications dictated by technology, (2) develop conceptual systemic design that can work and (3) propose migration paths and concrete, feasible measures with transformational power that deliver.

In 2006 he initiated the movement that led to the G20-backed Global LEI System, where he served on the Regulatory Oversight Committee. Before joining the ECB in 2001, Francis spent fifteen years in automotive, eight at Mercedes, working on globalisation. He holds an engineering degree from École Centrale, Paris, and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

John Turner
Chief Executive Officer
XBRL International

John is responsible for enhancing the standards and supporting adoption of XII globally. Throughout his career he has been focused on improving business reporting and analytics. He has been a leading member of the XBRL community since 2001 when it was founded. John holds a degree in IT and government and an LLB in Law from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Noa Granot Reich
Head of Data Management
Bank of Israel (BoI), Unit in the Banking Supervision Department

Noa is experienced Team Leader, Expert in Technology, Data and Banking. Experienced in leading complex projects with many stakeholders, including the BOI XBRL project, upgrading and leveraging supervisory data project and cooperation with “Digital Israel” to promote SupTech and innovation in the Banking Supervision. In her previous role, she was responsible for all software developments for the Banking Supervision Department

Rezo Beradze
Chief Specialist
National Bank of Georgia (NBG), Financial and Supervisory Technologies Development Department at NBG

Rezo Beradze is the chief specialist at the National Bank of Georgia. His expertise lies in the development of supervisory and financial technologies. Rezo plays an essential role in the introduction and implementation of XBRL as a replacement for spreadsheet-based reporting in banking supervision at the NBG.

Rezo holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the ISET and a Master of Science degree in Financial Mathematics from the University of Sussex. Rezo’s passion for sharing knowledge extends to his active involvement in academia. He imparts his expertise in data-related subjects through teaching engagements at esteemed Georgian universities.

Stephanie Hingston

Stephanie Hingston has over 10 years’ experience of working in data collection at the Bank of England. She leads the Digital Reporting team who takes responsibility for the technical definition of regulatory and statistical data collections, typically collected in a XBRL or XML format. This team is responsible for the publication of the Bank of England Banking, Insurance and Statistics Data Point Models and XBRL taxonomies.

Stephanie enjoys engaging with stakeholders, from across the Bank and industry, to ensure data collections are well defined with a focus on data quality. She embeds a culture of continuous improvement and is excited about the journey the Bank is on to transform data collection with a vision that ‘Regulators get the data they need to fulfil their mission, at the lowest possible cost to industry.’

Varlam Ebanoidze
Head of the Financial and Supervisory Technologies Development Department
National Bank of Georgia (NBG)

Varlam Ebanoidze brings an impressive 16-year track record of professional experience, specializing in risk management, internal audit, and digitalization within the banking sector. Prior to his role at the National Bank of Georgia (NBG), where Varlam focuses on implementing a countrywide FinTech Open Finance strategy and regulatory framework, he held senior positions as a risk manager and auditor at esteemed banks in Georgia and Ukraine. Additionally, he served on the management board of Liberty, a leading retail bank in Georgia. Varlam’s passion lies in the strategic transformation of risk management to align with the evolving paradigm of ‘Open Finance’.