Sheraton Centre Toronto - September 15 - 18, 2019

Demidova, Natalia

Director, Data Science and Analytics and Professional Practices, ATB Financial

Demidova, Natalia

Director, Data Science and Analytics and Professional Practices, ATB Financial
Natalia Demidova is Director, Data Science and Analytics and Professional Practices, Internal Assurance at ATB Financial. She is leading the data science and analytics and professional practices teams within Internal Assurance at ATB Financial. Using agile approaches, Natalia is helping her high-performance teams to implement meaningful applications of data analytics in audit planning, audits/investigations etc. that increase efficiency, effectiveness and provision of data-driven insights. Relying on actionable insights provided by the data and new technology, Natalia has led establishment and implementation of the continuous monitoring program and audit planning and risk assessment in Internal Assurance at ATB Financial.

Natalia has her technical background in machine learning, risk analytics and internal audit. Natalia has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with focus on statistics, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science in statistics and machine learning and plied her analytical brain in Canada’s nuclear industry. This included risk assessments and audits of the soundness of infrastructure and technical processes…

Beginning in 2010 Natalia took on a role in Enterprise Risk Management at Agrium (now Nutrien) where she established data-driven analytics, risk-based systems, and built and led teams focused on quantifying and predicting risk. Natalia also engaged in machine learning engagements across industries, from major retailers to startups.