Helda is a Managing Director in Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory Practice and a seasoned executive with deep risk and regulatory compliance experience across the Financial Services industry. Since joining Deloitte in 2000, Helda has advised leading financial institutions – top five domestic banks and foreign banking organizations, addressed strategic Board level matters related to risk and regulatory compliance.
Helda’s specific area of expertise include Operational and Non-Financial Risk. Helda has worked with Investment Banking to Consumer lending lines of businesses to design and execute fit for purpose frameworks and operating models. Helda has taken an active role in engaging with senior stakeholders across global banks in responding to specific regulatory requirements, consent orders, and matters requiring attention in a manner that effectively addresses requirements in alignment with strategic firm priorities.
As client’s requirements evolved from regulatory compliance to risk and compliance transformation, Helda has worked with senior stakeholders on process re-engineering, risk technology implementation, change management, and operational controls design, execution, and testing initiatives. Her experience with transformation also includes defining and implementing the three lines of defense model for leading brokerage firms.
Helda is also a faculty at Columbia University, Enterprise Risk Management Master’s program.
Outside of delivering client engagement, Helda has responsibilities, as a Senior Partner, to manage portfolio of large banking accounts and risk and compliance relationships and have responsibilities to lead recruiting and training programs to onboard, retain, and mentor talent. Outside of work, Helda is an avid runner and enjoys partaking in Half-marathons and other sporting events. She also likes to travel, read, and prepare school students for corporate careers in consulting.