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Please direct all media enquiries to David Moorcroft @ david@strategy2communications.com / 416-727-1858


Global Risk Institute Appoints New Director

NEWS RELEASE –   Tiff Macklem, Chair of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Francine Champoux to the Institute’s board of directors.   Francine Champoux, Chief Risk Officer, Desjardins Group, is responsible for enterprise-wide risk management, including credit, market, and operational risks. She is also responsible for… View Article

Announcement on Behalf of Richard Nesbitt, President & CEO, Global Risk Institute

FEBRUARY 17, 2016 I am pleased to announce that Brian O’Donnell has joined the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services as an Executive-In-Residence.   Brian will initially focus his efforts on risks and opportunities relating to data issues and regulation.  Brian was most recently Chief  Data Officer at CIBC.  He has broad experience in Risk Management including risk… View Article

Global Risk Institute Member Publishes e-Booklet on ERM Governance

JANUARY 15, 2016   The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) has released an innovative e-booklet on ERM governance practices. This publication, titled Enterprise Risk Management: How do we govern it?, is a collection of essays by leading risk management practitioners. The essay topics reflect a wide range of key risk governance-related themes, such as governance structures,… View Article

Investment Expert Brian Gibson: Increasing Returns While Reducing Risk

NOVEMBER 19, 2015   GRI is pleased to announce that investment expert Brian Gibson will host a lunchtime seminar for our C-suite executives from GRI’s member institutions on Wednesday December 9, in downtown Toronto. This event will focus on the strategies that can be used to earn higher returns while efficiently using risk capital. Brian… View Article

Report from November 20 GRI Research workshop, “Extreme Risk and Model Risk: A “Learning By Failing” Approach

While regulators have required that financial institutions assess model risk, there is no accepted approach for computing such risks. In this presentation, Professor Bertrand Maillet proposes a remedy for this lacuna via a general measure for estimating model risk which involves adjusting imperfect risk forecasts by outcomes from back-testing results. Professor Maillet’s presentation was followed… View Article

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