Conversations with leading experts in risk management. Listen and subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.


May 2, 2024

AI, ESG and 1.5 Degrees: UNEP FI Reports at the Frontier of Climate Risk

Hear from David Carlin, Head of Risk at the UNEP Finance Initiative, as we dive into their latest reports covering the climate risk tool landscape, the use of AI in disclosures, and 1.5 degree warming scenarios.

As the world’s leading authority on...

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April 14, 2024

Geopolitical Risk: Trends, Challenges and Prognostications

Hear from Daniel Wagner, CEO of Country Risk Solutions, about the complexities of the global geopolitical risk landscape.

In these volatile and uncertain times, identifying, measuring and managing geopolitical risk is a daunting task. Everywhere we...

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April 11, 2024

The Psychology of Climate Change: How to Build Consensus through Communication

Hear from George Marshall, Author of “Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired To Ignore Climate Change,” as we dive into the psychology of climate change.

If you follow this podcast, you probably already have a good understanding of...

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March 21, 2024

Five Times Faster: Ways to Accelerate the Transition to Net-Zero

Hear from Simon Sharpe, Director of Economics at the UNFCCC Climate Champions, as we explore three key problems that are impeding the transition to net-zero and how to address them.

We know that reaching net zero emissions quickly enough to avoid...

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February 29, 2024

The Inevitable Policy Response Forecast: Optimistic or Realistic?

Hear from Dr. Jakob Thomae, Project Director for the Inevitable Policy Response, as we discuss their latest forecast and what it means for the transition to net-zero.

Scenario analysis is the natural tool for anyone wanting to understand how...

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February 16, 2024

Risk Resilience: 2024 Trends and Perspectives

 In this podcast, Julie Muckleroy, Global Banking Strategist from SAS, and Abraham Izquierdo, Managing Director of Trading and Treasury Risks at Grupo Financiero Banorte, explore the top risk management trends for 2024.

With the start of 2024,...

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February 8, 2024

EU Deforestation Directive: Overcoming Challenges in Supply Chain Transparency

Hear from Thomas Vaassen, Co-Founder and CEO of Meridia, to learn how the EU Deforestation Directive is changing the nature of data required across supply chains.

Supply chains are becoming an ever-greater focus for risk professionals. Firms...

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February 5, 2024

Forecasting 2024: Risk Trends and Predictions

Hear from Moody’s Analytics’ Cris deRitis about geopolitical risk, cybersecurity, political unease, supply-chain threats, and other key issues that will impact risk managers this year.

2023 was a hectic and extremely challenging year for risk...

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January 18, 2024

What We Learned About Climate Risk in 2023

Hear from Jo Paisley and Maxine Nelson of the GARP Risk Institute as they look back on key learnings from the latest season of the Climate Risk Podcast.

As we head into 2024, Jo and Maxine look back at the past year of Climate Risk Podcasts,...

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December 14, 2023

The Power and Pitfalls of Models in Climate Risk Management

Hear from Dr. Erica Thompson, as we examine the modelling ecosystem and when we need to escape it to make real-world decisions.

Climate science – like many areas of our lives, such as economics or public health – is based upon models. These models...

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November 30, 2023

Bridging the Gap between Climate Science and Risk Management

Hear from David Schimel and Pooja Khosla of Entelligent, as we explore the intersection of climate science and risk management.

For over 30 years, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC, has reported on the future physical impacts...

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November 21, 2023

Real Estate Risk in Volatile Times

Hear veteran risk manager, advisor and professor Clifford Rossi’s viewpoints on trends, threats and opportunities in the commercial and residential real estate markets. 

The past couple of years have been an extremely challenging time for risk...

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November 9, 2023

TNFD and Beyond: An Introduction to Nature in Finance

Hear from Simon Zadek, Executive Director at NatureFinance and Senior Advisor to the TNFD, as we explore the growing intersection of nature and finance.

With the recent release of the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures Framework...

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October 30, 2023

AI, ML, Blockchain, Crypto and CBDCs: Risks and Opportunities of Disruptive Technologies

Hear from Wall Street veteran and author Aaron Brown about the impact of fast-evolving technology on risk management.

Financial institutions are now using everything from machine-learning modeling and generative AI to blockchain and public-key...

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October 19, 2023

The COP28 Survival Guide: How it Works and What to Expect

Hear from Nigel Topping, Former UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP26, as we set the scene for COP28 in Dubai.

The COP, or Conference of Parties, is the annual convention of the signatories of the United Nations Framework Convention on...

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September 28, 2023

Dealing with Uncertainty in Scenario Analysis: Stochastic vs. Deterministic Approaches

Hear from Ron Dembo, Founder and CEO of, as we apply stochastic thinking to the challenge of climate scenario analysis.

One of the most difficult aspects of managing climate risk is its inherent uncertainty. Because we can’t know...

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September 7, 2023

License to Drill: What New Oil & Gas Extraction Means for the Energy Transition

Hear from Jane Stevensen of JS Global Advisory, as we examine the overall progress of the global energy transition.

We always knew that the transition to net-zero wasn’t going to be smooth. Political realities must be considered, especially during...

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September 6, 2023

Risk-Based Decisioning in an Age of Uncertainty Part 2

In this podcast Zeynep Salman, Head of Risk Decisioning, EMEA at SAS, will explore the top trends and market practices for financial institutions as they adapt to digitizing credit decisioning.

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August 23, 2023

Risk-Based Decisioning in an Age of Uncertainty Part 1

Is it possible for financial institutions to offer on-demand, superior customer experiences while making risk decisions in near real-time in an increasingly digital and interconnected world? That is the question we’ll explore in this podcast...

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July 27, 2023

Climate Risk Taxonomies 101: A User Guide

Hear from Bob Buhr of the Imperial College Business School, as we explore ways of organizing the risks from climate change.

A risk taxonomy is a key underpinning of enterprise risk management. Used by firms to create a common risk language, it...

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July 6, 2023

Why Extreme Climate Physical Risks Are Closer Than You Might Think

Hear from Rohan Hamden, Co-Founder and CEO of XDI, as we examine how climate-related impacts are exceeding our models and why the need for adaptation has never been greater.

Despite our best efforts to measure and model the physical risks from...

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June 15, 2023

The Future of the Carbon Markets Explained for Risk Professionals

Hear from Mike Azlen, Founder and CEO of Carbon Cap Management, as we explore the ever-changing carbon markets and the future of emissions trading.

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May 25, 2023

From Startup to Sustainability: Innovating For The Climate Emergency

Hear from Nicky Dee, Co-Founder of Carbon13, as we take a closer look at the climate startup ecosystem and how it’s changing the way we decarbonize.

Many sectors, especially hard-to-abate ones such as steel and cement, are failing to align with a...

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May 12, 2023

Risk Management’s Latest Trial by Crisis

Hear veteran risk manager, advisor and professor Clifford Rossi’s perspective on recent turmoil in the banking system, on where risk management fell short, and the profession’s readiness for future challenges.
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May 4, 2023

Powerful Risk Management: Insurance Foundations for High-Integrity Carbon Markets

Hear from Natalia Dorfman, CEO & Co-Founder of Kita, as we explore the potential role of insurance in boosting the integrity of the voluntary carbon market.
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April 20, 2023

Behind the Balance Sheet Part 1: Integrated Balance Sheet Management in the Current Banking Climate

Hear from Dr. Donald van Deventer, Managing Director--Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions at SAS, and Professor Robert Jarrow of Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business as we continue our discussion of the current banking climate as...
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April 20, 2023

Behind the Balance Sheet Part 2: Integrated Balance Sheet Management in the Current Banking Climate

Welcome back for the conclusion of this special two-part podcast series featuring Dr. Donald van Deventer, Managing Director--Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions at SAS, and Professor Robert Jarrow of Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of...
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April 14, 2023

SVB and Signature Bank: The Roles of Risk Modeling, Culture and Stress Testing

Hear from risk modeling expert Tony Hughes about the parts various risk management techniques played in recent bank failures, as well as the current challenges facing modelers.
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April 13, 2023

Soil: An Invisible Crisis and Massive Climate Opportunity

Hear from Professor Jo Handelsman on the threats and opportunities that arise from soil – a vitally important resource that many of us take for granted and yet is at significant risk.
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March 28, 2023

Embedding Climate Within Risk Management: A Practitioner’s Guide

Hear from Chris Howland and Lars Popken of Deutsche Bank, as we delve into the complexities of incorporating climate risk within financial institutions.

Measuring and managing the risks from climate change is often a challenge for many financial...

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March 2, 2023

Balancing Mitigation and Adaptation: Insights for the Financial Sector

Hear from Dr. Nicola Ranger, Director of Climate and Environmental Analytics at the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment (CGFI), as we discuss the importance of climate adaptation.

When discussing humanity’s response to climate change, we...

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February 17, 2023

Forecasting 2023: Predictions for Financial and Non-Financial Risks

Hear risk management prognostications from Cris deRitis, the deputy chief economist at Moody’s Analytics.

Risk managers have been severely tested over the past 12 months. Rising interest rates, supply-chain problems, inflation and heightened...

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February 9, 2023

How Film and Television Are Adapting to Climate Change

Hear from Carys Taylor, Director of BAFTA’s albert programme, as we explore the issues of climate change and sustainability through the lens of film and television.

The film and television sector may not have the biggest carbon footprint, but it...

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February 8, 2023

2023 Market Trends: How Will They Impact ALM Efforts?

Hear from Dr. Donald van Deventer, Managing Director--Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions @ SAS, as we discuss the impact of current market trends on asset liability management.
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January 19, 2023

What We Learned About Climate Risk in 2022

Hear from Jo Paisley and Maxine Nelson of the GARP Risk Institute as they look back on key learnings from the latest season of the Climate Risk Podcast.

As we head into 2023, Maxine and Jo once again join forces to review the latest season of Climate...

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December 8, 2022

CFRF Underwriting Guides: Litigation and Physical Risk

Hear from members of the UK’s Climate Financial Risk Forum, as we dive into their brand-new publications on climate litigation and physical risk.

Part 1 | Litigation Risk Underwriting Guide | 00:00:00–00:15:54

Part 2 | Physical Risk Underwriting Guide...

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December 7, 2022

Future-Proofing Liquidity Risk: The Stagflation Dilemma

Hear from Alla Gil, the co-founder and CEO of Straterix, as we examine the liquidity risk challenges and trends that have been fueled by extremely rare market conditions.

In a recent survey conducted by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets...

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December 1, 2022

Christmas Climate Book Club Special

What climate books do you want for Christmas? Listen in to find out where to start on picking out those stocking fillers.

In this special episode, Jo reunites with William McDonnell to discuss their top picks of climate books across all genres, from...

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November 10, 2022

The “Net” of “Net-Zero”: Making Voluntary Carbon Markets Work

Hear from William McDonnell, COO of the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market, as we discuss the role of carbon credits in the transition to net-zero, and what changes are needed to ensure that the voluntary market can function correctly.

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October 28, 2022

Tail Risk: How to Incorporate Extreme Events into Financial Risk Modeling

Hear from Prof. Clifford Rossi as we examine some of today’s biggest financial risk modeling challenges.

Risk modelers have recently been befuddled by rare and powerful non-financial events, including the pandemic, geopolitical conflicts, radical...

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October 20, 2022

Investing in the Era of Climate Change

Hear from Bruce Usher, Professor of Practice at Columbia Business School, as we examine the investment opportunities and strategies that have emerged in response to the challenges of climate change.

We know that we need to rapidly reduce global...

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September 29, 2022

Data, AI, and Innovation: Insights from the Frontiers of Climate Science

Hear from Prof. Emily Shuckburgh OBE, Director of Cambridge Zero, as we explore the potential for machine learning to help us navigate an increasingly difficult transition to net-zero.

Time is fast running out to limit end of century warming to...

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September 8, 2022

How Politics Shapes Climate Policy: Insights for Risk Professionals

Hear from Prof. David Victor and Dr. Danny Cullenward, as we dive into the political forces that mould the climate policy landscape.

Designing climate policies that are effective in achieving climate change mitigation and adaptation is a major...

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July 27, 2022

30,000 Years in 30 Minutes: Climate Risk from an Archaeologist’s Perspective

Hear from Prof. Brian Fagan, Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, as we dig up lessons in climate risk from the ancient world of our ancestors.

Humanity has been subject to extreme weather and natural...

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July 6, 2022

The Green Bond Market Explained (And Why Investors Do Need to Worry About Climate Risk)

Hear from Sean Kidney, CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, as we explore the many ways finance is going green, from the phenomenal growth of the green bond market, to the ongoing revolution in investor sentiment, to the growing financial risks from...

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June 15, 2022

EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Finance: Everything You Wanted to Know, But Were Too Afraid to Ask

Hear from Eila Kreivi, Chief Sustainable Finance Advisor at the European Investment Bank, as we take a closer look at the EU Taxonomy, including what it is and isn’t, how it developed, and what it means for the future of sustainable finance.

A key...

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May 26, 2022

30 Years of Catastrophe Modelling: Lessons for Risk Professionals

Hear from Fathom’s Matthew Jones and Andrew Smith as we discuss the challenges and opportunities created by climate change for modellers of physical risk.

Modelling physical risks, particularly from natural catastrophes, is challenging, requiring...

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May 5, 2022

The Oceans & Climate Explained (and Why it Matters to Finance)

Hear from Julie Pullen, a leading expert in ocean-atmosphere interactions, on how our oceans are being affected by climate change, what we stand to lose, and how we can restore them whilst building resilience.

The world’s oceans are critical to all...

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April 14, 2022

Supply Chains: Why Sustainability is the Best Form of Risk Management

Hear from Kevin Dooley, Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management, as he talks to us about how managing the sustainability of your supply chain is the best approach to risk management.

Supply chains are an absolutely integral part of the...

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March 24, 2022

Culture and Capability: An Asset Owner’s Guide to Net Zero

Hear from Alan Smith, First Church Estates Commissioner, about the culture and capabilities that asset owners look for in the companies they invest in.

Asset owners have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of their ultimate beneficiaries,...

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March 3, 2022

Achieving Net-Zero: Reframing Climate Change as a Supply Side Issue

Hear from Mark Campanale, Founder of the Carbon Tracker Initiative, as we dive into the strategies being used to align financial markets to a net-zero economy.

Global financial markets play a major role in addressing the challenges of climate change....

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February 10, 2022

Sustainability and Space: Lessons from Low Earth Orbit

Hear from Chris Geiger, Internal Audit Director at Lockheed Martin, as we explore a new frontier in sustainability and engineering.

Amidst growing concerns over the sustainability of space-based technologies, Chris Geiger explains his firm’s strategy...

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January 20, 2022

What We Learned About Climate Risk in 2021

Hear from Jo Paisley and Maxine Nelson of GARP’s Risk Institute as they look back on learnings from the 2021 Climate Risk Podcast series.

As we head into 2022, Jo and Maxine look back at the past year of Climate Risk Podcasts, reviewing key learnings...

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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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December 9, 2021

Adapting to Tail Risks: Surviving the Cascading Risks from Climate Change

Hear from Prof. Tim Benton, Research Director at Chatham House, as we explore growing concerns over tail risks from climate change.

By their very nature, it can be extremely difficult to capture the truly disastrous potential of the tail risks...

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November 18, 2021

Confessions of an Economist: How imperfect policymaking will shape transition risks

Hear from Prof. Jim Stock, Vice Provost for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University, as we dive into the economics of climate policymaking.

Many of the financial risks that will arise from the transition towards a net-zero economy will be...

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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 28, 2021

The Rising Tide of Climate Litigation

Hear from Nigel Brook, Partner at the law firm Clyde & Co, as we take a closer look at the rising tide of climate litigation.

Against a backdrop of increasing societal awareness and improved scientific understanding of climate change, many...

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October 7, 2021

Navigating the Alphabet Soup of Climate Reporting Standards

Hear from Mardi McBrien, Managing Director of CDSB, as we take a closer look at the complex environmental and sustainability reporting landscape.

Today’s episode is all about how to navigate the increasingly complex landscape of climate disclosures,...

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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...

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September 16, 2021

B Corps: How to put sustainability at the heart of a business

Hear from Charmian Love, Co-Founder of B Lab UK, as we take a closer look at firms that are truly walking the talk when it comes to sustainability.

Over the past few years, we have seen an increasing number of companies take it upon themselves to...

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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 29, 2021

Climate Disclosures: What can we learn from TCFD adoption in the banking sector?

Hear from Hector Fontaine, Principal Consultant at BCS Consulting, as we take a closer look at TCFD adoption across the banking sector.

In today’s episode we will be returning to the topic of climate disclosures, looking specifically at the...

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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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July 8, 2021

Why Net Zero Doesn’t Always Mean Net Zero

Hear from Prof. Sir Dieter Helm as we take a closer look at the realities of reaching net zero.

In this installment of the Climate Risk Podcast we are joined by renowned economist Professor Sir Dieter Helm, whose extensive experience of advising...

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June 17, 2021

Agriculture and Climate Change Win-Wins: How to Reduce Emissions While Building Resilience

Hear from Maggie Monast, Director of Working Lands at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), as we take a closer look at the intersection of climate risk, financial risk, and resilience-building in the agriculture sector.

In this instalment of the Climate...

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June 1, 2021

The Race to Net Zero: Understanding the role of boards and firm commitments

Hear from Emily Farnworth, Deputy Director at the Centre for Climate Engagement at Hughes Hall, Cambridge, as we take a closer look at the role of real economy firms, and their boards, in the race to net zero.

In this instalment of the Climate Risk...

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May 6, 2021

Climate Data Challenges: What are they and how can we solve them?

Hear from Emilie Mazzacurati, Founder and CEO of Four Twenty Seven, as we address some key challenges around climate data.

In this instalment of the Climate Risk Podcast we address a few different topics all tied together by the central theme of...

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April 15, 2021

Engagement vs Divestment: How to navigate risk whilst achieving impact

Hear from Meryam Omi, Head of Sustainability and Responsible Investment Strategy at LGIM, as we address two key questions for Asset Managers.

In this instalment of the Climate Risk Podcast we address two pressing questions facing asset managers and...

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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 25, 2021

3 topics to keep an eye on: Carbon Offsets, Biodiversity and Nature-related Financial Disclosures

Hear from Rebecca Self, Director of Sustainable Finance at South Pole, as we discuss three important climate-related issues.

This episode covers:

  • Carbon offsets – what are they and how can they help tackle climate change?
  • Biodiversity – how can offsets...

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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...

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February 26, 2021

Responding to Climate Change Risk: A Financial Regulator’s Perspective

Hear from Arthur Yuen, Deputy Chief Executive at the HKMA, as we discuss how financial regulators are responding to climate change risk.

When it comes to setting out the financial system’s response to climate change and the related risks, it is clear...

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February 4, 2021

Physical Climate Risk: How to assess the impact on assets

Hear from Rohan Hamden, CEO and Founder of XDI, as we discuss how to assess and respond to the physical risks from climate change at the asset level.

The physical effects of climate change - rising global sea levels and temperature, to extreme...

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January 14, 2021

What we Learned About Climate Risk in 2020

Hear from Jo Paisley and Maxine Nelson from GARP’s Risk Institute as they discuss key learnings from 2020 and look ahead to 2021.

In this latest instalment of the Climate Risk Podcast, we will be looking back at the past year of podcasts and...

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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...

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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...

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December 17, 2020

Climate Change as a Risk Management Problem: How to Price the Risk

Hear from pioneering risk manager Bob Litterman as we discuss the importance and challenges of properly pricing the risks from climate change.

In this latest instalment of the Climate Risk Podcast, we will be exploring the issue of pricing the risks...

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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...

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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 3, 2020

Aligning Finance with the Transition to Net Zero

Hear from the head of the Green Finance Institute as we explore how finance is changing to meet the needs of transitioning economies.

In this latest installment of the Climate Risk Podcast, we will be exploring two key concepts in the transition to...

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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...

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November 12, 2020

How Will Climate Change Impact Our Energy and Water Systems?

In this latest instalment of the Climate Risk Podcast, we will be taking a closer look at the financial risks associated with energy and water systems, and how these could change as the impacts of climate change increase.

In this series we have...

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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...

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November 2, 2020

Systems Theory: Complexities of Climate Risk

Hear from leading earth systems scientist Tim Lenton as he discusses climatic and social tipping points, the interconnected nature of climate risk and the critical emissions pathways that lie ahead.

The systemic and existential nature of the risks...

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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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October 2, 2020

Getting Informed About the Impacts of Consumption: How Data Can Shift Consumer Sentiment

Consumer sentiment is a critical part of climate transition risk. As consumers become increasingly aware of the impact goods and services are having on the planet, we will start to see profound shifts in demand.

Join us today as we hear from James...

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September 11, 2020

Beyond Disclosures: How to Hold Firms to Account Over Climate Change

What are some of the limitations of the current disclosure frameworks for use by risk managers, and how can we tell when companies are saying one thing but doing another? 

In recent months we have seen climate risk disclosure frameworks, such as the...

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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.

In this podcast, we speak...

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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...

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July 16, 2020

Responding to Climate Risks: Perspectives From the Board

Chapter Zero co-founder Julie Baddeley discusses a corporate Board's perspective on how climate change will affect firms in the real economy.

Originally released on the GARP Risk Podcast on July 16, 2020.

In this episode of the Climate Risk Podcast...

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July 16, 2020

Interconnected Risks: COVID-19 and Climate Change

Hear an in-depth discussion of the linkage between climate change and the COVID-19 crisis.

Originally released on the GARP Risk Podcast on June 11, 2020.

Continuing our theme from the last episode of the COVID series, in this special episode of the...

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July 16, 2020

What can the Insurance Sector Teach us About Climate Risk?

Listen to find out how the experience of the insurance sector can help in mitigating and adapting to climate risk.

Originally released on the GARP Risk Podcast on June 4, 2020.

Insurance plays such an important role in how we collectively navigate...

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July 16, 2020

Embedding Climate Risk: Reflections of a CRO

Retired CRO Betsy Nelson discusses embedding climate change risk into the broader context of sustainability.

Originally released on the GARP Risk Podcast on April 23, 2020.

In this episode of GARP's Climate Risk Podcast Series--Embedding Climate Risk:...

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July 16, 2020

Climate Risk: Where Have We Come From and Where are We Going?

Investor expectations are not being met for reporting on climate risk issues. Best practices are emerging. Can reporting change behavior?

Originally released on the GARP Risk Podcast on March 17, 2020.

Welcome to the first episode of GARP Podcasts...

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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...

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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

With complex challenges like COVID-19, climate change and racial violence facing firms, how do chief risk officers prioritize risk?

Today’s chief risk officers must not only contend with the economic impact and shock of the pandemic but also manage...

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June 22, 2020

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

Elena Philipova discusses how incorporating ESG factors can mitigate risk in a post-COVID-19 world.

The COVID-19 pandemic underscores the importance of environmental and social risk factors, as well as strong governance. Business structures are...

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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,...

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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...

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June 8, 2020

What COVID-19 can Teach Companies about Climate Risk

COVID-19 has created challenges for risk managers surrounding climate change. What can COVID-19 can teach companies about mitigating climate risk?

COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on the nature of market, credit, financial, and operational risks...

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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...

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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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February 10, 2020

Basel IV and the Future of Regulation

Today we speak with Luis Jesus - Global Solution Lead, Regulatory Capital Management, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions Division, SAS and Luís Filipe Barbosa, Leader of European Risk Modelling & RWA initiative, PwC Portugal on Basel IV and...

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December 13, 2019

Climate-related Corporate Reporting: Where to Next?

Financial Reporting Council polls investors for reporting best practices. Voluntary compliance like TCFD gives firms a chance to develop creative solutions. If they don’t step up, regulators must enforce mandates.

A new report from the Financial...

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December 6, 2019

What's on the horizon for Stress Testing

We spoke with Rutang Thanawalla, Director, Risk Advisory, Deloitte about the ever evolving role of stress testing. 

For more information on this topic,  please see Comprehensive Enterprise Stress-Testing Solutions - A portfolio for efficiently...

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November 14, 2019

An Update on CECL

Today, we speak again with David Anderson, Advisory Director from KPMG, for an update on Current Expected Credit Losses, also known as CECL.

For more information on this topic, please see - Preparing Finance Organizations for CECL and IFRS 9...

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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,...

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October 21, 2019

TCFD: Global Progress for the Banking Sector

This GARP Podcast looks at a new report indicating many top banks aren't disclosing climate change risks.

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...

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September 3, 2019

Credit Risk Modeling and Decisioning

Today we speak with Vikas Deep Sharma, Executive Director, EY and Ivy Tan, EY Senior Manager, specializing in IFRS 9 and Credit Risk for the Financial Services Sector, on the subject of Credit Risk Modeling and Decisioning. 

For more insights on...

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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...

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July 24, 2019

Adapting to the New Risk Landscape

Welcome back to the New Age of Risk Analytics. Troy Haines, SVP, Head of Risk Research & Quantitative Solutions at SAS talked with us about his work, the overall risk landscape and how it all impacts a risk manager’s career.

Learn more on this...

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July 7, 2019

Model Risk Management in the Age of AI and ML

For the second half of our focus on Model Risk Management, we spoke with Tomasz Mostowski and Luther Klein from Accenture about the impacts of artificial intelligence and machine learning on model governance.

Learn more about the rigorous...

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June 18, 2019

What is a Model? And other thoughts with Sonia Sodhi

We spoke with Model Risk Management expert Sonia Sodhi at the SAS Global Forum on What is a Model? and more. 

To view Sonia's slides and audio and all other SAS Global Forum presentations, register here

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May 29, 2019

What IFRS17 Means for You

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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May 29, 2019

Transforming Trade Finance Compliance Through Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

At the SAS Global Forum, we caught up with Valeria Sica, Managing Director, Head of Global Trade Services and Jake Jacobson, Technology Advisory Partner, EY about how they are using AI to digitize compliance.  

Celent recognized Citi as the Model...

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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...

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April 4, 2019

Operationalizing AI and Risk

Over the years, GARP and SAS have worked together many times to bring to risk practitioners unique insights on a variety of topics related to financial risk. This time, we are partnering on a brand new podcast, The New Age of Risk Analytics, a sneak...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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