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29. Mai 2019, 19:00-00:30, Know Risk Know Fun event

SRA Member Party

This was our third member party - an annual get together exclusively for members of the Swiss Risk Association. With drinks, food and music by DJ Enrico Lenardis in Seebad Enge. Have a look at photos of our our first member party 2017 and a video from the second member party 2018.

21. Mai 2019, 18:00-19:30, Chapter event Risk Appetite

Defining Risk Appetite in Treasury

Otto Huber: Global Head of Liquidity Risk Management and Managing Director at Credit Suisse
Jacques Piasko: Head of Treasury at Julius Baer
moderated by Peter Rek: zeb

Digital Age - our new Chapter

Pascal N. Roth: EPAM
Stefan Benkert: CreditGate 24
Alexandre Gaillard: InvestGlass
Zaniyar Sharifi: University of St. Gallen

The future of Stress Testing

Eric Schaanning: Principal Financial Stability Expert at the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) and secretary of the ESRB Taskforce on Stress Testing

15. April 2019, 18:00-21:00, Swiss Risk Dinner event

15. April 2019, 18:00-21:00, Swiss Risk Dinner event

Digital Value Exchange. The Swiss way

Mathias Studach: part of management of SIX Digital Exchange (SDX)

10. April 2019, 18:00-19:30, Chapter event

Conduct, culture and governance risks

Todd Cheney: Senior Team Manager Conduct Risk at UBS
Daniel Gysel: Chief Compliance Officer at Zurich Insurance
Christian Leder: Senior Account Executive at Aon
Giselle Lim: Chief Risk Officer at Generali
Moderator: André Dylan Kohler: Partner at EY

05. March 2019, 18:30-20:00, Chapter event

Academia and industry: Bridging the gap!

David Ardia: assistant professor of finance at the University of Neuchatel and Swiss Risk Manager of the Year 2018.
Simon Keel: Founding Partner and CTO at Tolomeo Capital

14. February 2019, 18:30-20:00, Chapter event

Smart Regulation, challenges and best practices

Patrick Bont: Finanzmarkt Aufsicht Liechtenstein (FMA), Member of the Executive Board, Head Banking and Practice Leader FinTech
Tobias Guldimann: Chairman of the Audit Committee / Member of the Risk Committee at Commerzbank AG
Former CRO in Credit Suisse
Philipp Hartmann: Managing Director, Global Head Regulatory Foresight and Strategy at Credit Suisse
Erich Herzog: Head Competition & Regulation, Member Executive Board economiesuisse
moderated by Marco Selva: Founder and Managing Partner: Integration Alpha

11. February 2019, 18:30-20:30, Flagship event

LIBOR – Past, Present And Future. Flagship Event In Mini-Workshop Format

Jean-Noël Ardouin: Director for Financial Services Risk Management at EY
Christian Behm: Partner, Lucht Probst Associates, responsible for the LPA IBOR Transition Practice Group
Serena Fioravanti: Head Market & Liquidity Risk Management for Swiss Universal Bank at Credit Suisse
Martin Bardenhewer: Head Financial Institutions and Multinationals, ZKB, Co-Chair National Working Group on CHF Reference Rates
Andreas Bitz: Managing Director, Group Risk Control at UBS AG

04. February 2019, 18:00-20:30, Swiss Risk Dinner event

Structured products – when are they useful and when not?

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marc Oliver Rieger: Professor of Banking and Finance at Universiät Trier, Germany

13. December 2018, 18:30-20:00, Chapter event

Managing Risks in the Cloud

Lorik Sefaj: Global Head of Cyber Adversary Protection at UBS AG
Marc Holitscher: National Technology Officer & Member of the Board at Microsoft Switzerland
Tom Schmidt: EMIEIA Financial Services Advisory – Cybersecurity Leader FSO Switzerland and Partner at EY

11. December 2018, 18:00-19:30, Chapter event

Risk Appetite – How to Manage Key Constraints

Dr. Hannes Junginger: Head of Risk Management at Basler Kantonalbank (BKB)
Dr. Oliver Kaufmann: Associate Partner at EY Switzerland

15. November 2018, 18:30-20:00, Chapter event

Implementation of the Swiss Solvency Test - StandRe as standard model for reinsurers

Dr. Christoph Möhr: Risk Management at Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA
The session will be opened by Ioannis Akkizidis, Chapter Co-Chair and moderated by Xandra Farkas, Senior Consultant at AON.

12. November 2018, 18:00-21:00, Swiss Risk Dinner

SBB in Change and Challenges  How SBB’s insurance risk management responds to the growing Known Unknown

Keynote Speaker:
Christian Fankhauser: Head of Insurance Management at SBB and Swiss Risk Manager of the Year 2017

01. November 2018, 18:30-20:00, Flagship event

Globale Märkte und der Schweizer Finanzplatz

Oswald Grübel: former CEO of Credit Suisse Financial Services, co-CEO of Credit Suisse Group and CEO of UBS

23. October 2018, 18:30-20:00, Flagship event

Blockchain – An Enabler Of Risk Management?

Gerhard Lohmann: Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Re’s Reinsurance business unit and Chairman of the B3i Initiative
Lars Henneberg: Head of Risk Management at Maersk, responsible for insurance, enterprise risk management and business continuity management
Paul Embrechts: Professor Emeritus of the ETH Zurich, will present the winner of the 2018 Swiss Risk Award.
Karlo Novak: Associate Partner at EY

11. October 2018, 18:00-19:30, Chapter event

Organizational Approaches To Model Risk Management

Oliver Kaufmann, Associate Partner, EY
Daniel Sigrist, Head Reporting and Projects, Raiffeisen Schweiz

04. October 2018, 18:30-20:00, Chapter event

Blockchain Live On Stage – Enterprise Solutions With Smart Contracts And Distributed Ledgers

Alison Eujin Shim: Member at AERGO and Chief Innovation Officer at Blocko
András Miklós: Business Development Lead Switzerland ad Adjoint

25. September 2018 -  Chapter event

Flight industry take-away: Real-time monitoring and handling of crisis situations

Daniel Weder: former CEO of Skyguide, Independent Board Member and Adviser at Weder Management

24. September 2018 -  Chapter event

Risk Management in Times of Higher Uncertainty - Best practices for Pension Funds

Raphael Joos: former Chief Risk Officer in Pension Fund of Credit Suisse
Stephan Meschenmoser: Managing Director at BlackRock

12. September 2018 -  Swiss Risk Dinner event

The Fight Against Financial Crime – 2018. Advanced techniques in Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD)

Keynote Speaker:
James Swenson: Global Head of Proposition for Screening Resolutions Services and Enhanced Due Diligence, Thomson Reuters

29. August 2018 -  Chapter event

Managing technology risks – three perspectives

Alain Beuchat: Chief Information Security Officer, UBS
Eric Durand: Head Cyber Center of Competence, Swiss Re
Marc Holitscher: Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Switzerland
The session will be moderated by Peter Rek, managing partner at zeb.

02. July 2018 -  Chapter event

Trends in Outsourcing


Gaudenz Barblan: Head IT Risk (Global IT) at SIX Group
John Corless: Head of Business Resilience, Sourcing & Shared Services Risk Management at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Carmen Edelmann: Head IT Digital Advisory-Director at Swiss Re

18. June 2018 -  Chapter event

The impact of the latest Basel regulatory reforms on the banking system


Martin Birn: Member of Secretariat of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
Lampros Kalyvas: Senior Policy Expert at European Banking Authority

11. June 2018 -  Swiss Risk Dinner event

PSD2 – Einführung neuer Schnittstellen für Third Party Provider/Non-Banks auch in der Schweiz?


Rolf Brüggemann: Head of Tax, Legal & Compliance and Regulatory, ExB Swiss Bankers Association

31. May 2018 -  Know Risk Know Fun event

SRA Member Party

Last year we had our first member party for members of the Swiss Risk Associaton. It was great fun, so we did it again. With drinks, food and music by DJ Enrico Lenardis in Seebad Enge.

14. May 2018 - Swiss Risk Dinner event

Interest rate risk in the banking book (IRRBB) – Enhancements on the Horizon


Serena Fioravanti: Head Market and Liquidity Risk Switzerland at Credit Suisse

19. April 2018 - Chapter event

Risk Appetite in Asset Management: a fiduciary and operational approach


Pascal Engel: Chief Risk Officer of Man Investments (CH) AG, Director of Man (Europe) AG
Günther Dobrauz: Partner & Leader PwC Legal Switzerland
Eelco Fiole: Managing Partner at Alpha Governance Partners
Christian Nauer: Director at Castle Hall Diligence

12. April 2018 - Chapter event

Chapter FinTech and AI: ICO Go-Live on Stage

Lan Bui: CEO of
Maciej Latek: Chief Technology Officer at
Mike Foster: Trestle Group

27. March 2018 - Chapter event

Chapter Stress Testing and Scenario Generation - Stress Testing and the Global Economy: Main Drivers and Risks

Antonio Del Favero: Senior Portfolio Strategist at Rubrics Asset Management
Jaromir Benes: Senior Partner at OG Research

19. March 2018 - Chapter event

Chapter Model Risk - Validation Techniques and Validation of Aggregated Risk Models

Michel Dacorogna: Partner at PRS Prime Re Solutions
Marie Kratz: Professor at ESSEC Business School

05. March 2018 - Chapter event

Chapter Operational Risk including Cyber Risk - Data privacy: Approaches and preparation for GDPR implementation

Paul Berchtold: COO ARS Switzerland at Aon Risk Solutions
Christian Drechsler: Group Legal at Zurich
Dr. Gabriele C. Holstein: Group Data Protection Officer at UBS
Andreas Bertschi: IT Legal at Falcon Private Bank
Christin-Isabel Henn: Head Strategy Office SIX
André Dylan Kohler: Partner at EY


26. February 2018 - Swiss Risk Dinner event

Climate risk and sustainability

Keynote speaker:
Alison Martin: Group Chief Risk Officer at Zurich

08. February 2018 - Know Risk Know Fun event

After Work Drinks Q1

Thanks for starting the year in such a great athmosphere with us!