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12. December 2017 – Chapter event

Chapter Regulatory DevelopmentsRegulatory requirements and business decision impact

Birgit Rutishauser: Head of Risk Management Insurance – Finma
Patricio Verdieri: CRO Zurich Switzerland & ZLIC – Zürich Insurance Group
Moderator & Panelist:
Xandra Farkas: Senior actuarial consultant – AON
Anton Seidel: Senior Regulatory Officer – SwissRe

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06. December 2017 – Chapter event

Risk Appetite Framework Session 3: Risk Management in Private Banking

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:
Bernhard Hodler: CEO, Julius Baer
Heinz Rubin: managing partner, zeb.Switzerland

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30. November 2017 – Know Risk Know Fun event

Year End Drinks

Q4 After-Work-Drinks for SRA members and friends
29. November 2017 – Flagship event

Stormy waters or calm seas ahead? – macroeconomic outlook in a time of uncertainty

Dr. Fritz Zurbrügg: Vice Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
Professor Sir Charles Bean: London School of Economics
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20. November 2017 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Investment Risk Management – What is best practice?

Keynote Speaker:
Andreas Hogg: Head Risk, Finance & Services, Member of the Executive Committee at Swisscanto Fondsleitung AG
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09. November 2017 – Chapter event

FinTech Session 2: Smart contracts and the impact on the (fintech) value chain

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:
Robert William Allen: Founder at Coin Cube LLC

Samuel Meyer: Chief Marketing Officer Deon Digital

Robert Ruttmann: Founder Redesigning Financial Service, University St. Gallen

02. November 2017 – Chapter event

Operational Risk Session 4: Cyber Risk

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:
Alain Beuchat: Group Information Security Officer, Managing Director at UBS
Ivo Hoppler: Managing Director at Stroz Friedberg, LLC & GmbH
Klaus Julisch: Partner Cyber Risk Services at Deloitte Switzerland
Thomas Koch: Chief Security Office at SIX Group Switzerland
Michael Landolt: Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Swiss Universal Bank at Credit Suisse
Andreas Suberg: Global Head of Information and Transformation Risk at Zurich Insurance Company
Tom Schmidt: Partner EY, Leader Cybersecurity Switzerland | EMEIA Financial Services Advisor

30. October 2017 – Chapter event

Stress Testing and Scenario Generation Session 3: Stress testing from Banking to Insurance: differences, similarities, challenges

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:
Dr. Martin Bardenhewer: Head Financial Institutions & Multinationals at Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB)
Dr. Gerold Studer: Senior executive consultant at Munich Re Group in Zurich (NewRe)

02. October 2017 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Machine Learning Applications in Risk Management and Compliance

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marc Ryser: Partner at EY, EMEIA Financial Services Advisory – Risk

facilitated by Boris Hohl: Executive Director at EY, FS Risk, Head of Risk Analytics

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18. September 2017 – Chapter event

Chapter Model Risk: Model risk management in the age of digital analytics and machine learning

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:

Marianne Hänggi, Head Commercial Insurance Financial Lines Underwriting, Zurich Insurance Company Ltd

Dr. Karl Ruloff, Senior Manager at EY

12. September 2017 – Chapter event

Chapter Regulatory Developments: Regulatory Developments in FinTech arena

Presenters, Panelists, Moderator:
Stefan Bürge: Associate at Lenz & Staehelin
Jon Frost: Member of the Secretariat, Financial Stability Board (BIS, Basel)
Ingo Rauser: Senior Partner at Capco
Philipp Schneider: Co-founder and managing partner at creditworld
Stephan Zimmermann: Partner and General Counsel at CreditGate24
05. September 2017 – Chapter event

Chapter Risk Appetite FrameworkEconomic Risk Measures to support Risk Appetite

Presenters, Panelists, Moderator:
Katja Pluto: Head of Enterprise Risk Management at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Thomas Thym: UBS Risk Methodology
24. August 2017 – Know Risk, Know Fun event


Q3 After-Work-Drinks for SRA members and friends
03. July 2017 – Chapter event

Operational Risk Session 3: Risk Transfer

Presenters, Panelists, Moderator:
Markus Mende: Chairman of the Board at Aon Switzerland
Roy Baumann: Director Innovative Risk Solutions at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Christian La Fontaine: Cyber risk underwriter at Zurich Insurance company
27. June 2017 – Flagship event

Artificial Intelligence – The next revolution without options

Moderator, Presenters, Panelists:

Grace Brasington: Vice President at IBM
Frank Luijckx: CEO and co-founder of 4th-IR
David Moschella: Research Fellow at Leading Edge Forum
Martin Möller: Digital Transformation Principal for Banking & Finance at Microsoft
Robert Saxby: Big Data Product Specialist at Google Cloud

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20. June 2017 – Chapter event

FinTech – Session 1: In search of a definition.

Presenters, Panelists, Moderator:
Anders Christensen: Senior Manager at Accenture Strategy
John Hucker: President at Swiss Finance + Technology Association

Roland Rüttimann: Managing Partner at CB Financial Services
Christine Schmid: Global Head Equity and Credit Research at Credit Suisse
Arthur Vayloyan: Member of the Executive Board, Head Products and Services at Falcon Private Bank
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12. June 2017 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Risk Governance – Enterprise Risk Management: What does good look like?

Keynote Speaker: Helen Campbell: KPMG, Partner

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08. June 2017 – Chapter event

Stress Testing – Session 2: Risk parity – The Road to Stress Testing Success

Presenters, Panelists, Moderator:
André Fässler & Raj Udeshi: Hidden Levers
Simon Grimm: zeb, Partner
Pascal Roth: Trestle Group, Managing Partner
24. May 2017 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

Member Party

First member party with drinks, food and music by DJ Enrico Lenardis in Seebad Enge.
22. May 2017 – Chapter event

Model Risk – Session 3: Use of internal models and model risk mitigation

Adam Remo: OG Research, Director and developer forecasting and policy analysis systems
Patrick Schüepp: Credit Suisse, Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Swiss Universal Bank
Lutz Wilhelmy: SwissRe, Head Group Regulatory Risk Management

11. April 2017 – Chapter event

Risk Appetite Frameworks – Session 1: Implementing Risk Appetite: Developments and Challenges

Presenters, Panelists, Moderators:
Patricia Jackson: Ernst & Young, Senior Advisor
Daniel Martin: Ernst & Young, Partner
Pieter Klaassen: UBS, Managing Director, SRA Boardmember

20. March 2017 – Chapter event

Regulatory Developments – Session 1: MiFID & FiDLEG

Presenters, Panelists, Moderators:
Beate Born: UBS, Global MiFID II Project Lead
Michael Bornhauser: Julius Baer, Head Legal Regulatory & Strategic Projects
Stephan Geiger: Ernst & Young, Executive Director
Glenn Hempel: EPAM, Head FS Business Consulting & WM Sector (Switzerland)

7. March 2017 – Swiss Risk Dinner event


Elizabeth Lumley: Managing Director, Thought Leadership at Rainmaking

6. March 2017 – Chapter event

Operational Risk – Session 2: Risk Measurement and Management

Presenters, Panelists, Moderators:
Todd Cheney: UBS, Head of Conduct Risk, Framework and Capital Switzerland
Antonios Frangidis: Landis+Gyr, Head of Contract and Risk Management EMEA
Diethard Kaierseder: Swiss Re, Head Group Operational Risk
André Dylan Kohler: Ernst & Young, Partner
Markus Mende:  AON Schweiz AG, Chairman of the Board
Jacob Waerness: Independent consultant
9. February 2017 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Celebrate with us a successful start into 2017

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.

6. February 2017 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Risk Appetite Frameworks

Clarity of risk appetite is of utmost importance in the pursuit of strategic goals. A risk appetite statement requires a concise formulation of strategy in terms of tangible risk and capital implications.
Dominic Rau: Swiss Re, Head of Risk Governance and Steering

30. January 2017 – Chapter event

Session 1: Stress Testing and Scenario Generation

Panel Discussion with:
Dr. Christian Capuano: FINMA, Head of Risk Management Department
Ondra Kamenik: OG Research, Partner
Dr. Pieter Klaassen: UBS, Managing Director
Dr. Boris Wälchli: University of Zurich
Moderated by Pascal Roth: Trestle Group, Managing Partner
Chapter Chair Prof. Dr. Erich Walter Farkas: University and ETH Zurich, SFI Faculty, Professor of Quantitative Finance

24. January 2017 – Chapter event

Session 2: Model Risk

Oliver Kaufmann: Ernst & Young, Executive Director
Alfred Künzle: Zurich Kantonal Bank, Head Audit Risk
Owen Matthews: Fintegral, Senior Manager
Peter Sohre: Swiss Re, Managing Director, Head of Group Risks and Analytics
Moderated by Anton Seidel: Swiss Re, Boardmember of Swiss Risk Association

16. January 2017 – Flagship event

Panel Discussion with the Chief Risk Officers of UBS and Credit Suisse

Dr. Christian Bluhm: UBS, Chief Risk Officer
Joachim Oechslin: Credit Suisse, Chief Risk Officer
Moderator: Prof. Dr. em. Martin C. Janssen Ecofin Group, Owner
5. December 2016 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Celebrate with us a successful year 2016

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.
29. November 2016 – Flagship event

Bitcoin & Blockchain – How does it work and what does it mean?

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katarina Adam University of Berlin
Dr. Jochen Dürr: SIX, Group Chief Risk Officer (CRO)
Roman Polupanov: EPAM, Director of IT Delivery and Blockchain
Moderator: Sandro Schmid: AAAccell, Partner

16. November 2016 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Scenario Analysis & Stress Testing

Valeriu Bajenaru:  Credit Suisse, Global Head of Stress Testing and Risk Frameworks

14. November 2016 – Chapter event

Operational Risk Risk Identification

André Dylan Kohler: Ernst & Young, Partner
Markus Mende: AON Schweiz AG, Chairman of the Board (CRO)
Meeting Facilitator: Katie Richards: UBS
9. November 2016 – Flagship event

Die Schweizer Armee als Instrument des Risikomanagements in der Schweiz – Bedrohungen und Antworten

KKdt André Blattmann Head of the Swiss Army
Organized in collaboration with the Swiss Finance Institute.
19. September 2016 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Digital Risk Management – Are you ready?

Andres Wohler:  United Security Providers, Security-Consultant
16. September 2016 – Partner event – ETH Risk Day

Mini-Conference on Risk Management in Finance and Insurance

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Patrick Cheridito, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. Steven Kou, National University of Singapore
Prof. Dr. Pawel Polak, Columbia University NY
Prof. Dr. Steven Ongena, University of Zurich
Dr. Pieter Klaassen, UBS
Dr. Alexandre Kurth, FINMA
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Breymann, Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Dr. René Schnieper, Former Head Division Insurance, FINMA
Hieronymus Dormann
Partner, Head Segment Insurance, KPMG Switzerland
Dr. Michel Dacorogna, Former Scientific Advisor to the President, SCOR
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Walter Farkas, Professor at University and ETH Zurich
12. September 2016 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Meet informally in a relaxing atmosphere with other Risk Professionals

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.

12. September 2016 – Chapter event

Model Risk– First Chapter meeting: “What is Model Risk?”

Manfred Plank UBS, COO of CRO
Philipp Fasnacht: CS, Head Model Risk Management CH
Meeting Facilitator: Owen Matthews: Fintegral, Senior Manager

4. July 2016 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Model Risk – Implications for governance and risk management

Keith Garbutt:  Credit Suisse, Global Head of Model Validation
Jason Forrester:  Credit Suisse, Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management
21. June 2016 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Meet informally in a relaxing atmosphere with other Risk Professionals

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.
11. May 2016 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Meet informally in a relaxing atmosphere with other Risk Professionals

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.

21. March 2016 – Swiss Risk Dinner event

Beyond data – Turning tomorrow’s risks into opportunities.

Jayne Plunkett:  SwissRe, Member of Reinsurance EC, Division Head Casualty
9. March 2016 – Know Risk, Know Fun event

After Work Drinks – Meet informally in a relaxing atmosphere with other Risk Professionals

organized in collaboration with ENJOY events.

2. February 2016 – Flagship event

Finanzplatz Schweiz – Risiken und Herausforderungen 2016

Christine Novakovic: UBS, Head Corporate & Institutional Clients and Investment Bank Switzerland, Group Managing Director
Barend Fruithof: Julius Bär, Head Region Switzerland & Global Custody, Member of the Executive Board Director
Moderator: Andrin Bernet: PwC, Partner
Organized in collaboration with the Swiss Finance Institute.
11. September 2015 – Partner event – ETH Risk Day

Quantitative Risk Management

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Martin Larsson, ETH Zurich
Sebastian Herrmann, ETH Zurich
Dr. Philipp Arbenz, Risk Manager, SCOR
Prof. Dr. Michael KollerETH Zürich & Group Risk Director, Prudential Assurance
Dr. Roman Muraviev, Executive Director, Twelve Capital
Dr. Peter Giger, Deputy CEO & Head Insurance Division, FINMA
A. J. McNeil, R. Frey, P. Embrechts, Authors “Quantitative Risk Management”
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Walter Farkas, Professor at University and ETH Zurich
10. June 2015 – Flagship event

Risk Culture. A Continuing Journey. 

David Cole: SwissRe, Group CFO

Organized in collaboration with the Swiss Finance Institute.

21. January 2015 – Flagship event

Risiken Finanzplatz Schweiz

Oswald J. Grübel: former CEO of UBS and Credit Suisse
Daniel Zuberbühler: former head of FINMA
Moderator: Martin Janssen: Owner Ecofin Group

Organized in collaboration with the Swiss Finance Institute.

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