FRANÇOIS GRÉGOIRE

RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERT

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Profile

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  • Management of risks and controls
  • Development of an organisational mission / culture
  • Identification of strategies
  • Process optimization
  • Management of global activities and operations

Competencies

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  • Management of large operational teams within major financial institutions for over 25 years
  • 10 years in various executive positions, namely enterprise risk management, governance, audit, regulatory initiatives and business continuity
  • Practical experience in developing, planning and executing business strategies at divisional or corporate levels
  • Proven abilities in process optimization and improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to mobilize teams and manage human resources
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines, take action and deliver concrete results, known for thoroughness
  • Strong communication skills; perfectly bilingual and used to presentations and formal reporting

Achievements

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  • Designated corporate risk representative for regulatory authorities and boards
  • Responsible for strategy and budgets for groups of over 100 employees
  • Restricted participant in large mergers and integration of key business partnerships
  • Implementation of change management and stakeholder relationships following corporate reorganizations
  • International mandates – Barbados, London
  • Development of teams and policies related to risk management and governance
  • Development, implementation and migration of 2 risk management systems
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Professional background

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National Bank

Senior manager
Risk and performance management  – Operations

PSPIB

Senior director
Enterprise and operational risk management

Canadien National

Project officer
Economic analysis

State Street Bank & Trust

Portfolio accountant
Institutional accounts

Academic background

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McGill University

Diploma in management

Université de Montréal

Bachelor’s degree, specialized in economic analysis

Canadian Securities Institute

Canadian securities course

Bank of Montreal

Retail mortgage and personal loans

Risk Management Association

Seminar on operational risk and risk self-assessments

Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants

Practical risk management methods and treasury management

Deloitte

Seminar on enterprise risk management

Various management training sessions

Change management

Continuous improvement

Matrix management

Influence and leadership

Performance management

Information security

Money laundering

Training techniques

Workplace health and safety

Respect & equity in the workplace

Extracurricular Activities

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Municipal Recreation Centre and Opérations Câlins international for underprivileged children

Volunteer on the Board of directors for these non-profit organizations

Volunteer work to raise funds

La Fondation Jean Lapointe

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

West Island Palliative Care Residence

Candian SPCA