We emphasize and encourage links between academic researchers and practitioners at financial institutions to bring theoretical techniques to bear on real-world issues.

Research Focus

We are focused on identifying the best solutions in global risk practices

The recent financial crisis reinforced the centrality of research in assessing, reporting, and mitigating risks in the financial services sector. From both macro and micro perspectives, our research programs deliver a wide range of insights to assist our members

Research Approach

We emphasise and build connections between academic researchers and industry practitioners at financial institutions to bring theoretical techniques to bear on real-world issues.

Latest Research Reports

Quantum Risk Assessment Report – Part 3

Quantum Risk Assessment Report – Part 3 A Resource Estimation Framework for Quantum Attacks Against Cryptographic Functions – Improvements   Authors: Dr. Michele Mosca, Co-Founder, President & CEO, evolutionQ Inc., Vlad Gheorghiu,  Co-Founder & CEO, softwareQ Inc. The Global Risk Institute provided funding for the research and the preparation of this paper. The authors are independent contributors to… View Article

2018-19 Risk Outlook Survey Results

2018 marks the third year of the Global Risk Institute’s annual Risk Outlook Survey of our member organizations’ risk outlooks for the coming year. The results of this survey provide insights into our members’ views on key risks, on the stability of their individual institutions and the overall Canadian financial system, and on the strength of major global economies. Survey responses were obtained from a range of financial institutions including banks, insurance companies, and pension funds.

Reimagining “NAFTA 2.0”

This report moves beyond traditional approaches to risk management in the financial services industry and focuses specifically on understanding political uncertainty. It uses the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a case study to illustrate the value of social scientific theory when analyzing multilateral negotiations.

Emerging Risks

Our research team is tasked with identifying new and emerging insights to better understand risks and trends for the financial sector.