About this Speaker

Maxine Nelson

Maxine Nelson

SVP, GARP Risk Institute

Dr Maxine Nelson is a Senior Vice President at the GARP Risk Institute GARP’s research and thought leadership arm where she focusses on climate financial risk management. She has extensive experience in risk capital and regulation gained from a wide-ranging variety of roles including Global Head of Wholesale Risk Analytics and Head of Capital Planning at HSBC significantly expanding counterparty credit risk management at the UK Financial Services Authority during the last financial crisis leading the credit risk team at KPMG London senior credit risk consultant at Oliver Wyman and embedding operational risk analytics globally at National Australia Bank. Maxine has a degree in mechanical engineering and a PhD characterizing how best to apply probability theory to real world problems.

Hear This Thought Leader

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