Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership

Owen R. Strijland

Director

Professional Experience

Owen started his career in 1999 as a general ICT consultant in the Healthcare and Finance domain, through his roles as a Change Advisor to the Executive Board for a large insurance/ banking company and his role as manager Risk Management he came in contact with a variety of Compliance and Risk topics where Information Management, digitization and the Delivery of tangible results were always key. For a global consultancy company he has build a team of 40 risk professionals. His experience and motivation to analyze opportunities, start up, create and sell solutions, positively influences the group process to perform and get the best out of people. Today Owen is responsible for the Fintech industry solutions for Protiviti Benelux and is manager of the Digital Delivery Hub. His focus is on Technology, GRC, ERM and Operational Risk, his general business development responsibility is to make available al of Protiviti services to the Fintech and Digital innovative organizations.

Owen has a seat in the Dutch Management Team of Protiviti, and the Global Digital team.

Partner management of; Holland Fintech and BusinessForensics

Major Projects

  • SIRA Control monitoring and Testing for a Global Bank
  • NFR Policy framework design and risk assessments for a Private Bank
  • Delivery of PSD2 guidance to a Fintech
  • Executive Board risk workshop and framework design, Real-estate investment company
  • Delivery of multiple Risk Management workshops, Risk curriculum, Risk knowledge and Risk assessment initiatives at a variety of companies
  • Implementing Agile Risk Management and GRC tool at an Insurance company
  • Initiating and building the Protiviti European SaaS solution together with RHI and Protiviti US.
    • Hosting the Governance Portal GRC software
  • Responsibility to deliver GDPR expertise to a major Fintech Trader and Bank
  • Responsibility to deliver a Risk Management overhaul and continuous support to a major Fintech trader
  • Implement and manage multiple Governance Portal implementations for large financial institutions
  • Deliver Operational Risk Internal Audit services to a tier one bank in The Netherlands
  • Build and deliver IT security propositions for the Financial Services Industry
  • Implementing a compliance management solution at a leasing market leader in Europe
  • Deliver advisory to major clients involving the implementation of enterprise risk and control management

Areas of Expertise

  • Risk Management (Regulated NFR, ERM)
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data (Quality) Management
  • GRC solutions
  • Project and Change management
  • Business Development
  • Banking Operations

Industry Expertise

  • Fintech
  • Digital services
  • Financial Services industry
  • NGO organizations

Education​

  • MBA Nyenrode University;
  • Nyenrode University; Change management masterclass
  • De Baak; Young Executive program
  • KPMG; Insurance master class
  • Institute for Information Engineering;
  • Intermediate; Systems engineering

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Management of Risk (M_o_R ®) Practitioner
  • Prince II ® Practitioner
  • Value Selling and Business development
  • Facilitator and Trainer