Risk Management Post COVID-19: Lessons Learned So Far

Live Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Discussion points:

  • Importance of real-time analytics in a fast-moving market
  • Liquidity risk modelling implication
  • CVA pricing
  • Contingent risks
  • Improvements to stress testing market practice

About the virtual event:
The spread of COVID-19 has caused panic in financial and commodity markets on an unprecedented scale with GDP and fiscal impacts not seen outside of world wars. The impact on risk management has been profound. Modelling assumptions have been found wanting. Risk IT and operational processes have been put under stresses unimaginable only a few months ago.


Moderator: Karl Sees, Commercial Director for Financial Services, CubeLogic
Karl is the Commercial Director for Financial Services at CubeLogic, leading our market risk and analytics solutions and the fast-growing partnership with Numerix. Prior to joining CubeLogic, he spent 20+ years in risk management leadership roles at G16 investment banks and other global institutions. His experience spans, credit, market, liquidity and operational risks up to CRO level. Karl is a passionate advocate of the power of technology to drive innovation in risk management, reduce the cost of compliance and support firms’ commercial objectives. His current projects include the launch of an innovative real-time risk management Risk-as-a-Service solution.

James Jockle, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Global Marketing & Corporate Communications, Numerix
As Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Global Marketing & Corporate Communications, Mr. Jockle leads the company’s global marketing and corporate communications efforts, spanning a diverse set of solutions and audiences. He oversees integrated marketing communications to clients in the largest global financial markets and to the Numerix partner network through the company's branding, electronic marketing, research, events, public relations, advertising and relationship marketing.

Since joining Numerix in 2008, Mr. Jockle has launched the organization’s award-winning thought leadership program, bringing to light challenges and insights from Numerix market experts. Mr. Jockle also hosts the Numerix Video Blog to tackle the challenges pressing the derivatives markets—from regulatory issues to trading strategies.

Prior to joining Numerix, he served as Managing Director of Global Marketing and Communications for Fitch Ratings. During his tenure at Fitch, Mr. Jockle built the firm’s public relations program, oversaw investor relations and led marketing and communications plans for several acquisitions. Prior to Fitch, Mr. Jockle was a member of the communications team at Moody's Investors Service.

Darko Mocelj, Industry Technology Strategist, Microsoft
Darko Mocelj is seasoned technologist with a strong business orientation. His vision and aspiration is to bridge the gaps between the requirements of the Financial Services Industry and the available, latest, technologies.

Darko currently works as an Industry Technology Strategist for Microsoft Western Europe. In his role he is supporting the digital transformation journey of Financial Services customers with a particular interest in machine learning and high-performance computing uin risk and trading functions. Darko Mocelj likes to apply the newest trends in technology to current and future business problems and is passionate about learning the latest financial industry challenges and using the available technology stack to build and provide a suitable and scalable solution.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Darko Mocelj worked in different roles in the banking industry and in various consulting companies - always focusing on challenges within the Financial Services Industry. He holds a degree in Theoretical Physics and if he’s not following his interest in technology, he is spending his time dancing Argentine Tango with his wife.

Tom Wootton, Chief Credit Officer, Credit Suisse



Danny DiPaci, Head of Risk Middle Office and Finance, Flow Trader LLC

Saadia Mujeeb, PRMIA





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