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December 13, 2021

The Next Frontier: Addressing Climate Risk’s Biggest Analytical Challenges With AI

In the financial services industry risks related to climate change are now considered major resulting in all firms assessing how to incorporate climate risk in financial decision making. As we find ourselves in the decisive decade there is an...

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November 1, 2021

Addressing Bias and Fairness in AI Systems

In this episode we will continue with part three of a four-part series looking at Responsible AI (Listen to part one: Alternative Data in Risk Modeling and part two: Explainable/Interpretable AI). “Fairness in AI” is getting a lot of attention...

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October 4, 2021

Explainable/Interpretable AI

In this episode we will continue with part two of a four-part series looking at Responsible AI (Listen to part one: Alternative Data in Risk Modeling). One of the major challenges with effectively developing deploying and managing AI systems are...

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August 30, 2021

Alternative Data in Risk Modeling

In this episode we begin a four part series looking at Responsible AI by looking at Alternative Data in risk Modeling. Over the course of the coming months we will also look at Explainable / Interpretable AI Fairness and Bias in AI and the new...

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July 26, 2021

Managing Pension Risk

Many companies are considering their de-risking options and strategies for pension risk transfer (PRT). PRT is steadily increasing in the U.S. but comes with a high-level liability. Today we speak with Sarvesh Soi Principal Wealth Practice at Buck...

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April 12, 2021

Big Data and AI: Impact and Opportunities for the Financial Risk Space 

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are transforming the ways in which financial institutions manage risk. Driven by a proliferation of data and computing power institutions are harnessing these tools to build predictive models that...

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March 15, 2021

Global Risk Management Trends 2021 and Beyond

Over the next two years driven in part by the economic consequences of COVID-19 and the shift toward work-from-home financial institutions are expected to pay a lot of attention to credit risk cybersecurity ESG non-financial risks data management...

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January 5, 2021

Has COVID-19 Accelerated Cyberattacks?

Circling back on the issue of cybersecurity after many months of COVID we speak with Robert H. Rosenzweig RPLU a SVP and National Cyber Practice Leader at Risk Strategies on the current environment for cyberthreats what are the trends/issues firms...

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December 22, 2020

Opportunities for Energy Risk Professionals Post-ERP

Edward Hancox VP Certification and Educational Programs and Beth Gould Creller SVP Certification and Educational Programs discuss the decision to sunset the Energy Risk Professional (ERP) Certification and how GARP can continue to serve the energy...

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December 14, 2020

Integrated balance sheet management: Why should I put all my eggs in one basket

GARP’s Robert Sales leads a roundtable with Randy Ahluwalia Managing Director BNY Mellon Gokce Ozcan Partner Oliver Wyman and Wei Chen FRM  Director Global Risk Consulting Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions at SAS on bank asset and liability...

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December 10, 2020

From Respond to Re-imagine - PART 2

From Respond to Re-imagine – PART 2: Charting the journey forward for banking and risk management  


In this episode we continue our circle back with Naeem Siddiqi Senior Advisor Risk and Quantitative Solutions SAS to explore the effects of...

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December 1, 2020

From Respond to Re-imagine - PART 1:

In this episode we circle back with Naeem Siddiqi Senior Advisor Risk and Quantitative Solutions SAS to explore the effects of COVID-19 on banks and risk managers six months out from our previous discussions. GARP’s Robert Sales moderates this...

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November 10, 2020

COVID-19 and Disruption in Electricity Markets

COVID-19 has resulted in significant decreases in demand for electricity primarily due social distancing and quarantine policies. Glen Swindle Managing Partner at Scoville Risk Partners an energy analytics firm joins us to take a deeper dive into...

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October 5, 2020

How COVID-19 Has Changed the Audit Landscape

The pandemic has certainly had a significant impact on the third line of defense in risk management presenting audit with significant challenges in areas like credit risk modeling emerging risk evaluation internal controls and remote working. In...

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August 24, 2020

COVID-19 and the Commercial Real Estate Market

The pandemic has had a dramatic impact on commercial real estate greatly dimming the short-term attractiveness of big cities while triggering extremely high delinquency rates on CRE loans and skyrocketing office vacancies.

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August 10, 2020

COVID-19: Implications for Banks

Clearly the impacts of COVID-19 on banks globally are unprecedented and requiring huge pivots in a short time. Join us on this podcast where our experts discuss banking challenges the impacts on balance sheet reporting relationships with regulators...

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July 20, 2020

Modelling COVID-19

In today’s episode Jo Paisley Co-President of the GARP Risk Institute (GRI) will be speaking with David Kelly Co-Founder and Managing Director of Quant Foundry. Their conversation focuses on a collaborative endeavour between Quant Foundry and...

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July 16, 2020

Responding to Climate Risks: Perspectives From the Board

**We’d like to take a moment to inform you that this climate series is moving to its own dedicated channel. All future episodes as well as the previous four instalments of the series will now be located on the Climate Risk Podcast channel. You can...

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July 13, 2020

Need to know: Data Privacy vs. Public Health

Today we welcome back Steve Durbin Managing Director of the Information Security Forum (ISF) to discuss the evolving implications of data privacy in the face of our concerns around information pertaining to public health. Companies and employers are...

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July 6, 2020

Global Expansion in Uncertain Times

Companies looking to expand globally might be hesitant to tap into new markets given how the business environment has changed so dramatically as a result of the pandemic. This moment in time is an inflection point for businesses to redefine their...

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June 29, 2020

Transformational Risk Leadership in Turbulent Times

Today’s chief risk officers must not only contend with the economic impact and shock of the pandemic but also manage complex challenges like racial violence climate change geo-political change and global supply-chain failure.  Robert Sales GARP’s ...

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June 22, 2020

ESG in a COVID-19 World: The Risks You Can't Ignore

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the importance of environmental and social risk factors as well as strong governance. Business structures are changing to become more resilient and sustainable leading to a greater focus on G and S as companies...

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June 15, 2020

The Risks of Reopening

Shutting down the global economy in the age of Covid-19 was tough. Reopening is proving even harder. How should organizations continue operating in this new normal? What are best practices and lessons learned from past outbreaks including SARS MERS...

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June 11, 2020

What can COVID-19 teach us about Climate Risk?

Continuing our theme from the last episode of the COVID series in this special episode of the Climate Risk Podcast Series host and Co-president of the GARP Risk Institute Jo Paisley is again joined by John Scott Head of Sustainability Risk for the...

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June 8, 2020

What COVID-19 can Teach Companies about Climate Risk

COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on the nature of market credit financial and operational risks facing companies. Information about these risks is evolving at a rapid pace. To help risk managers stay informed of the latest developments and...

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June 4, 2020

What can the insurance sector teach us about Climate Risk?

Insurance plays such an important role in how we collectively navigate risk and many insurance firms are already used to dealing with the extreme weather events that are being made worse and more frequent by climate change. It is therefore important...

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June 1, 2020

How Hong Kong is Fighting the Pandemic

The effects of COVID-19 spread to virtually every aspect of Hong Kong’s economy impacting operational credit and market risks at all types of businesses including banks. Many companies in fact saw payments for goods from customers in the US and...
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May 25, 2020

A quick message from GARP

We would like to thank our listeners for tuning in to our special subseries on COVID-19. We will be skipping this week due to the holidays but will resume our weekly series on June 1st with an enlightening conversation with Arthur Yuen Deputy CEO of...

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May 18, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact on the Leveraged Loan Markets

The current pandemic is having an enormous impact on the leveraged loan markets which until recently were priced to perfection. Bid-Ask spreads have widened dramatically and leveraged loan indexes have fallen substantially. One of the biggest areas...

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May 11, 2020

COVID-19: CECL Stress Testing and Overall Credit Risk Impact

To help risk managers stay informed of the latest developments and address the challenges associated with COVID-19 GARP has launched a podcast series featuring lively discussions with thought leaders and experts.


The economic fallout from the...

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May 4, 2020

Calculating Credit Risk: The COVID – 19 Factor

COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on the nature of market credit financial and operational risks facing companies. Information about these risks is evolving at a rapid pace. To help risk managers stay informed of the latest developments and...

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April 27, 2020

Cyberattacks and COVID-19: The New Normal

COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on the nature of market credit financial and operational risks facing companies. Information about these risks is evolving at a rapid pace. To help risk managers stay informed of the latest developments and...

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April 23, 2020

Embedding Climate Risk: Reflections of a CRO

Welcome back to GARP’s Climate Risk Podcast Series. Through the course of this series we will be bringing you insights from those working at the cutting edge of climate change. We will be joined by regulators business leaders and risk practitioners...

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March 17, 2020

Climate Risk: Where have we come from and where are we going?

Welcome to the first episode of GARP Podcasts Climate Risk Series. Through the course of this series we will be bringing you insights from those working at the cutting edge of climate change. We will be joined by regulators business leaders and risk...

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December 13, 2019

Climate-related Corporate Reporting: Where to Next?

A new report from the Financial Reporting Lab of the UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) reveals that companies are falling short of investors’ expectations for clearer reporting on climate-related issues. It notes that while reporting on climate...

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November 13, 2019

How to Build a Well-Understood Risk Management Program

In this episode GARP Executive Editor Robert Sales speaks with Brenda Boultwood a former CRO and a current Risk Advisory Partner at Deloitte about the core components of a well understood risk management program including: framework policy taxonomy...

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October 21, 2019

TCFD: Global Progress for the Banking Sector

According to a new report from BCS Consulting more than a third of the world’s top 75 banks have still not declared their support for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) an initiative to get companies to disclose clear...

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August 8, 2019

The Next Generation of Risk Leadership

On this episode we are so pleased to welcome:

  • Hillary Ackerman former CRO Goldman Sachs Bank now retired and the boards of Dynegy Inc Hartford Funds Credit Suisse USA and Vistra Energy
  • Craig Broderick former CRO Goldman Sachs
  • Mark Hughes former CRO at...
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May 29, 2019

What IFRS17 Means for Yo

GARP's new podcast with SAS The New Age of Risk Analytics features an episode focusing on the new insurance accounting standard IFRS 17 which may have broader implications for risk managers - whether you are in insurance or not - than might be...

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April 22, 2019

GARP Presents: The New Age of Risk Analytics Podcast

Sweeping changes to regulations and accounting standards breakneck advances in technology and the emergence of innovative competitors are upending the traditional business model. To adapt to this new environment risk and finance infrastructures must...

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January 18, 2019

Cybersecurity: A Global Assessment

As a cyber risk management adviser to public- and private-sector organizations Coalfire  has a firsthand perspective on information security challenges how they are evolving and best practices for compliance and controls. CEO Tom McAndrew discusses...

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December 19, 2018

The Crisis and Its Lessons Relearned

Risk managers’ role “involves two related but fundamentally different tasks” David M. Rowe  writes in An Insider’s Guide to Risk Management. Rowe expounds on these tasks – avoiding a “death of a thousand cuts” in normal market conditions and...

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November 5, 2018

Paxos and the Quest to Institutionalize Blockchain

In 2015 Paxos (then known as itBit) became the first firm active in the emerging digital asset and blockchain business to obtain a New York State trust company charter. Recent milestones include the launch of the Paxos Standard “digital dollar”...

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October 9, 2018

The Future of Risk: Christine Todd Whitman

Christine Todd Whitman former Governor of the State of New Jersey and former Administrator of the EPA (2001-2003) shared her perspectives about creating common ground in communicating climate risks.


“We are making gestures that seem to be industry...

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September 12, 2018

An ERM Pioneer Looks Back...and Ahead

At Citibank David X Martin ( developed one of the first comprehensive enterprise risk management processes. While with AllianceBernstein he was the founding chairman of the Investment Company Institute’s Risk Committee....

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August 16, 2018

GDPR: The Next Steps

Fully in effect as of May 25 2018 the far-reaching data security and privacy provisions of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation are no longer hypothetical for risk managers and compliance officers. In this podcast Information...

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May 22, 2018

Growth at Risk: Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR)

Fabio Natalucci Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the International Monetary Fund discusses the April 2018 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR). A bumpy road ahead could put growth at risk in the medium term both...

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February 25, 2018

Future of Risk: Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security speaks with Jeremy Davis VP Media and Event Producer GARP about the new age of risk. The risk landscape that we now face is one in which emerging and non-traditional risks intersect to create...

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January 19, 2018

The State of Financial Crime

In this episode Steve Beattie Principal and Global Financial Crime Operations and Advisory Leader at EY joins GARP Editor in Chief Jeff Kutler for a discussion about financial crime and the industry response to it. Beattie shares his professional...

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December 13, 2017

The 2018 Global Cyber Threat Outlook

Steve Durbin Managing Director of the Information Security Forum (ISF) talks to GARP Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kutler about ISF’s 2018 Global Security Threat Outlook. The discussion covers some of its key findings in the areas of crime-as-a-service...

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December 6, 2017

EY’s Mark Watson on Risk Priorities for Global Banks

Mark Watson Executive Director in EY’s Financial Services Organization (FSO) advisory practice joins GARP’s Jeff Kutler to discuss the 8th annual EY/Institute of International Finance (IIF) global bank risk management survey “Restore rationalize and...

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October 25, 2017

The Future of Risk: Climate-related financial disclosures

In the first installment of this series Jeremy Davis (Vice President Media and Events GARP) speaks to Mary Schapiro (29th Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission) about her work with the Financial Stability Board’s task force.

This series...

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October 13, 2017

How to Effectively Communicate Risk to Senior Management

John Carlin (Chair Global Risk and Crisis Management Morrison & Foerster; former Assistant Attorney General of the Justice Department’s National Security Division) discusses enterprise-wide approaches to managing cyber risk.

The complex...

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October 13, 2017

Russia’s Involvement in U.S. Political Hacks

Jack Tomarchio (former Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Department of Homeland Security) shares his invaluable insights into the recent political hacks and teaches the crowd how to think like an intelligence officer.



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October 13, 2017

Careers: New York Chapter Panel Discussion

Candice Nonas (Managing Consultant Resources Global Professionals) moderates a panel of professionals from Deutsche Bank Ernst & Young and more about the current state of the risk field.

Our global chapter network is a core benefit of our community....

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