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George Ketis

Head, Procurement, GTPRM, Governance, Risk, Control, Compliance
BMO Financial Group

George Ketis currently serves as the Head of BMO’s Procurement’s Governance, Risk, Controls, Compliance and Global Third Party Risk Management COE Risk Oversight functions. His experience spans 25 years that includes Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications and others, as well as Big 4 consulting. George has held leadership roles across all Three Lines of Defence, establishing and managing Enterprise and Operational Risk portfolios including Third Party, Catastrophic Risk, Internal Controls, Regulatory Compliance, and Process Re-design, as well as establishing and managing Internal Audit functions. George holds a Bachelor in Business Administration and Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Risk Management Assurance and Certified Fraud Examiner designations. George is a member of numerous industry and corporate associations contributing to the advancement of risk management, internal audit and third party practices by presenting or moderating key industry topics and most recently joining the Risk Management Association’s Third Party Risk Management Steering Committee.