Chapter Meeting

Toronto, Ontario

The Road to Net Zero: Lessons Learned from GARP’s Climate Risk Symposium

December 6, 2022

This chapter meeting has passed.


The GARP Toronto Chapter is hosting a roundtable discussion featuring insights and perspectives emerging from the 2022 GARP Climate Risk Symposium. Participants may join the conversations into emerging dilemmas and risks facing companies as they navigate the transition to a low-carbon or net-zero economy. 

The roundtable discussion will focus on:

  • Strategic challenges companies are facing in their transition
  • Engagement in ESG practices and sustainability outcomes
  • Systemic risk and decarbonization

We are pleased to have Rita Achrekar, Board Director and SCR® certificate holder, as a facilitator. Following the roundtable there will be a networking reception where you can meet with local Chapter members and peers in the risk management profession.


Welcome/registration: 5:00 - 5:30 pm EST

Roundtable discussion: 5:30 - 6:30 pm EST

Networking reception: 6:30 - 7:30 pm EST

Meeting Location

Vantage Venues

Inverness Room (S3/S4) - 27th Floor

150 King Street West

Toronto Ontario


Attendees qualify for 1 GARP CPD credit.


December 6, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM


150 King Street West 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9


Rita Achrekar, FRM, SCR

Rita Achrekar, FRM, SCR
Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute

Chapter Directors

Desmond Alvares
CFO and Director Operations Emerge Canada Inc.

Xiaobo Wang
Chief Risk Officer at WinnerMax Capital Inc.

Committee Members

Facundo Zapata
Senior Manager Enterprise Risk Management TMX Group

Shailesh Mulki
Senior Auditor Capital Markets Scotiabank

Melanie Dussarrat
FX & EM Rates HSBC Global Banking and Markets

Sudip Kumar Bhura
Market and Credit Risk Technology TD Securities

Michael Rososhansky
Grants Consultant Ryerson University

Senior Manager Data Quality at Scotiabank

Christy Chen
Director in Enterprise Stress Testing Scotiabank

Azaan Jaffer
Principal Promontory Financial Group Canada ULC

Hira Shahzad
Director IT Risk Methodology & Governance Great-West Life

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