About this Speaker

Markus Wimmer

Markus Wimmer

Director Portfolio Risk & Stress Testing, Standard Chartered Bank, AG

As a director Markus Wimmer is responsible for portfolio risk management and stress testing (ERM) for Germany France and Sweden at Standard Chartered Bank AG (SCB AG) in Frankfurt am Main.

In his role he has developed and implemented the ERM quarterly aggregated risk report for microbusiness and small business; manages all local stress testing activities risk governance and strategic risk projects; and leads a project team for local regulatory risk compliance. Prior to joining SCB AG Wimmer worked for Deutsche Bank AG for more than ten years where he held positions in credit risk management ERM and Treasury and led a balance sheet and portfolio optimization team in the Corporate Bank in Asia.

Wimmer completed a part-time executive master’s in business administration with a focus on mergers and acquisitions after earning his bachelor’s degree in international relations and master’s degree in European business. He has become a LinkedIn Influencer in the area of climate risk and speaks regularly at global risk events to increase the awareness across regions industries organizations and disciplines on climate crisis and implications for global banking business and risk management.

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Modeling Climate Risk in an Age of Complexity

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 11:45 AM

  • How to model the complexity of climate risk  
  • Are the current climate models suitable for financial institutions?
  • Cascading effect of increased frequency and severity of weather-related events 
  • Climate risk’s impact on bank balance sheets