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Sylvia Shepperson
Sylvia Shepperson

Sylvia Shepperson

Principal consultant at GFT UK at GFT
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Bio Sylvia has worked across asset management, corporate, investment and retail banking and she has experience in all stages of the full project lifecycle, having worked on the management and analysis of green field digital programmes and migration of legacy applications and data. Career History Key Skills: SAFe 4 Certified Practitioner Project Management / Scrum Master Business Requirements gathering, analysis and refinement Business Process re-engineering User experience / story-boards and wireframes



The rise of SupTech: a win-win for financial market regulation

22 Aug 2018

Over the past 10 years since the financial crisis, there has been a seismic shift in the regulatory landscape affecting all financial services firms. In order to avoid another meltdown, new rules and regulations have been created, and regulators have become increasingly more vigilant at policing compliance with the myriad of new rules. More recent...


RegTech - the smart future for model risk management

21 Jun 2018

The inexorable advance of new technologies; artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), big data and cloud computing are transforming financial institutions and markets. Machine learning in particular, is rapidly gaining traction in the world of model risk management, where the increased number of models to be managed, requires a consolid...


That was then and this is now. The fast moving landscape of banking technology

06 Mar 2017

In the last eight years the amount of banking regulation has increased exponentially and the cost of compliance has gone up proportionately. The financial landscape with regards to customer needs and technology has also moved on, so what opportunities are waiting over the horizon? The financial crash seems like a lifetime ago, yet in a few short y...


Model Risk Governance - the risk at the heart of finance

29 Sep 2016

Financial institutions continue to face increasing pressure in a highly regulated landscape, including an ever-increasing and regular requirement for model validation in the context of ECB requirements and regulation such as CCAR, FRTB, and IFRS9 models. An increased appetite for risk mitigation and sophisticated forecasting has encouraged banks an...