Risk Management Made Simpler

In a nutshell, risk management involves asking the following two questions on an endless loop:

What can go wrong? How do I mitigate that?

Holland & Marie offers a distinct approach to risk management services. We prioritize:

  • Deploying experts with substantial risk management experience to provide advice or outsourced Chief Risk Officer services, and
  • Minimizing execution risk by simplifying processes and effectively implementing technology.


We help financial institutions, fintechs and SMEs throughout in Singapore and throughout Asia Pacific address their strategic risks, financial risks, operational risks, IT risks and governance risks. Specifically, we help businesses answer the following questions:

Institutional Risk Management

Question: Can the Company properly identify and assess risks/controls?

Details of our service:

  • Risk management training to Boards of directors, senior management and staff
  • Policies and procedures
  • Outsourced Chief Risk Officer services

Substantive Risk Management

Question: Can the Company properly (i) rank its risks, balancing likelihood and severity, (ii) consider and implement appropriate controls and (iii) evaluate its residual risks?

Details of our service:

  • Advisory/Consulting
  • Project management and outsourced Chief Risk Officer services
  • Technology implementation

Procedural Risk Management

Question: Can the Company properly evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of its controls?

Details of our service:

  • Gap analysis and/or audits
  • Board presentations on effectiveness of controls


Our risk management team is made up of senior executives with extensive risk management experience at leading financial institutions in Singapore and across Asia Pacific. Our senior team has held roles as CEO, COO, Head of Oversight and Control, General Counsel and Head of Compliance, as well as serving on the Board of Directors of private, publicly listed and regulated companies.

Led by Kevin Riendeau, formerly Head of Oversight and Control, Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, our team has 50+ years of experience in the region and offers a combination of international best practices and local expertise. Chris Holland, formerly CEO, COO and General Counsel of an MAS-regulated firm, also has significant Singapore risk management experience.

For information on Holland & Marie's other C-Suite services in Singapore, click here.

Please feel free to peruse our knowledge library that contains various resources on Singapore risk management here. We have also written an introductory article on our approach to risk management services which can be found here.

Holland & Marie is a compliance, legal, risk and C-Suite advisory firm based in Singapore.