Thomas Frénéhard


Thomas Frénéhard

About Thomas Frénéhard

Thomas is part of the Global Centre of Excellence for Finance and Risk solutions where he has a focus on Governance, Risk, and Compliance topics. Prior to that, he was a Senior Director in the Governance, Risk, and Compliance Solution Management team. His particular responsibility was with Risk Management but other functional areas of focus were in Internal Control & Compliance Management and Audit Management. He is also a regular contributor on social media and presenter at various SAP and non-SAP conferences on GRC matters.

What’s New In The World Of Three Lines Of Defense?

22-Jul-2019 | Thomas Frénéhard

Recently, when I’ve mentioned “Three Lines of Defense” on Twitter or LinkedIn, it seems I instantly receive comments claiming that it’s dead! Those comments provide no more content or justific

Launching A GRC Overhaul? Think Out Of The Box

27-Dec-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

Every so often, companies revise their processes to identify areas of improvement. And the governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) process is not exempt from this overhaul exercise, as I am sure you al

Modern Slavery: What Is Expected Of Organizations?

3-Oct-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

Since I posted the blog "Combating Modern Slavery—It’s More Than Compliance, It’s Ethics!" a few months ago, I have gotten many questions from colleagues and readers about this topic. I have to

Integrating Business Continuity Management Within Your GRC Process

26-Jul-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

Despite what many still believe, business continuity is not just about creating a recovery plan for IT resources in case there is an outage. Of course, that is a part of it, but business continuity ma

Combating Modern Slavery: It’s More Than Compliance, It’s Ethics!

3-May-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] Australia, like many other countries, is currently reviewing its response to exploitation in supply chains, and this could take the form of new legislation:

GRC, digital transformation, governance, risk management, compliance, big data, analytics, mobile, AI, cloud

Digital Transformation In Governance, Risk Management, And Compliance

13-Feb-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] These days, there are many Webinars, white papers, and so on relating to digital transformation. And most of them refer to supply chain or finance. But what

GRC, governance, risk, compliance, preparation, strategy

“He Who Seeks Peace, Prepares” With Automated Monitoring

25-Jan-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] I may be stretching the Latin adage “Si vis pacem, para bellum” a bit here, but I do believe the lesson that "peace lies in preparation" applies to gover

Black Swans, White Swans: They’re All Risks, At The End Of The Day!

11-Jan-2018 | Thomas Frénéhard

[no_syndicate_info][/no_syndicate_info] One thing I realized since I moved to Australia is that black swans are pretty widespread here. Not the unforeseen—or silent—type of risks, that is. No,