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Simplifying Risk Management Globally

Company Profile

Ganga

GSA Management was formed in 2006 to provide holistic Risk Management consultancy services covering operational risk management, AML, business continuity and process re-engineering advisory services.

Since its inception, it has been on retainer by Deutsche Bank AG Risk Management Advisory (RMA)Group, as their Senior Advisor covering the above services and responsible for consultancy mandates for banking clients in Germany, Italy, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China, Pakistan, Qatar and Egypt.

Its owner director, Ganga Wanduragala, has over 25 years of experience having worked within major institutions in the financial industry in multiple locations around the world, gaining significant practical insight into the many aspects of risk management, operations and processes. Within the senior positions held, he has overseen and been actively involved in successful 'change the bank' and 'run the bank' projects and effected business process re-engineering to not only help simplify processes and improve operational performance but also strengthen control elements along the entire process chain.

Before establishing GSA Management, Ganga was the Regional Head of Operational Risk Management for Europe (ex Germany) at Deutsche Bank till late 2006 covering 34 countries Prior to this, Ganga was the Divisional Head of Operational Risk Management for Private Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank having originally joined the ORM Dept after having worked within the PWM Business as the Chief Operating Officer for the UK region.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Ganga was a Director for American Express Bank within their Trade Finance Operations area and served as a Project Director for a number of global IT initiatives.

Institute of professional Risk

Ganga is a professional member of the Institute of Operational Risk

 

Before establishing GSA Management Ganga held the following positions:

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  • Deutsche Bank - Regional Head of ORM for Europe (ex Germany).
  • Deutsche Bank - Divisional Head of ORM for Private Wealth
  • Deutsche Bank - Chief Operating Officer for Private Wealth UK region.
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  • American Express Bank - Director Trade Finance Operations
  • American Express Bank - Project Director Global Trade Finance
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  • Citibank - European Trade Finance Operations

Geographic Coverage

GSA Risk Management has over 27 years experience in financial industry in over 20+ countries:

Example Mandates from Around the World

Solutions & Services

Project initiation, Gaps against International Standards, Management Presentation

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Org. Chart, Roles & Responsibilities, Committees Structure

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Incident Reporting, Risk & Control Self Assessment, Key Risk Indicators, Policies

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Workflow Analysis, Control Gaps, Segregation of Duties, Re-engineering,

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Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning

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Simple In-house system development, Vendor Selection, RFP Composition

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Templates for selection of service provider, contract, termination of service

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AML, CFT, KYC, Account & Transaction Monitoring, Suspicious Transactions

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Promoting Risk Culture & Awareness, OR Training, Training Material

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