On-Demand Webinar

Monitoring Early Warning Indicators of Borrowers

Wednesday, 02 September,2020 | 2.30 pm (IST)

Duration: 50 minutes

About the webinar

The key priority of Banks’ Board and Senior management is the timely identification and controlling the credit stress even as the default rates keep increasing. It becomes imperative to monitor the portfolios for any early signals of stress to relook at the credit norms at various levels including borrower, industry sectors, and related dimensions.

With the help of an Early Warning Signal (EWS), lenders can identify issues associated with credit exposure. Some of the renowned banks have indicated that adopting a right comprehensive EWS monitoring program complimented with robust analytical technologies can help in timely credit actions.

Join us, as experts from SAS and EY engage in discussions on the Drivers, the Challenges and possible Solutions to Early Warning Signals monitoring program.


  • What are the drivers and challenges of Early Warning Signals program?
  • What is the right mix of internal and external structure/unstructured data to streamline the monitoring?
  • How to leverage heuristic and predictive approaches in EWS program?
  • How to discover patterns and complex relationships using combination of internal and external data?

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About the Speaker

Mani Palaniswamy,
Principal Business Solutions Manager,
SAS India

As a principal consultant, Mani leads the emerging market practice for SAS, engaging executives of Banks across regions to address requirements for financial crime and control monitoring solution. He is an experienced Risk and Compliance advisor for last 18 years, consulting banks on Fraud Analytics & Monitoring, Continuous Control Monitoring, Operational Risk Management (ORM), AML compliance assurance and SOX control quality assurance. He is currently focused ona consulting executives on Early Warning signal Program, Continuous Control Monitoring and Fund diversion Tracking value propositions.

Rajith Perera,
Partner – Financial Accounting Advisory Services,

Rajith Leads the Financial Services Risk Management Function of EY Sri Lanka offering solutions relating to Credit Risk, Market Risk & Operational Risk.
Rajith combines Accounting and Financial Risk capabilities to offer solutions to the financial services sector comprising of Banking Sector,  Non-Banking Financial Institutions,  Specialized lending institutions and Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
Rajith is an Associate member of CA Sri Lanka and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and spans over 15+ years of overall experience of which 10+ years being served at EY.