Phani is responsible for the strategic direction and overall execution of the Global Third Party and M&A Risk Management program at ADP; responsibilities include leadership of diverse & geographically spread-out teams of senior leaders, assessors, consultants and oversee program activities to ensure effective risk management and mitigation throughout the third party life cycle. He provides thought leadership in redefining the risk assessment process and supports the continuous improvements of both program. Acts as a valued partner to the business in the execution of their responsibilities surrounding the both program. Works closely with Enterprise Risk Management team as a key member of the second line of defense for GTPRM and M&A oversight. Introduces, oversees and implements enhancements to both program. Ensures that the program is in compliance with GDPR and all other applicable Regulations.