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Risk Management

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Marie Stohldreier. Marie is a co-founder at Skillz4Impact (, an Impact Venture Studio that partners with impact entrepreneurs in developing markets to define, accelerate and grow their businesses; and therewith enable them to create and scale long-term positive change in society. Prior to that Marie worked at McKinsey and has […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sonny Dozier with Fairlead Advisors. Sonny Dozier is founder of Fairlead Advisors, an independent consulting firm providing interim executive management services to asset management businesses. As a CFA charter holder and former President and COO of Hunting Hill Global Capital, a growth-stage hedge fund manager, Sonny has deep expertise in […]

Using COVID as a case study on the unexpected risks business leaders face, Davide Gronchi shares practical steps on risk mitigation. Whilst in the middle of an heavy and unexpected crisis, company leaders are requested to keep looking far ahead and shape the future of their company by (re-)designing the strategy and how to implement […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Pishu Ganglani.  Pishu spent 5 years as a Senior Expert with the Operations Practice at McKinsey & Co. Prior to that, he managed Reuters Consulting for Treasury and Risk Management in MEA and then moved as SVP – Head of Business Transformation at EmiratesNBD. After McKinsey, he joined Metlife as […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Jochen Kaduff.  Jochen started his career as Management Consultant and later Associate Principal in the Swiss and Eastern European Offices of McKinsey & Co. He advised numerous Swiss and European clients on questions regarding Strategy, Organization, Turnaround, Post Merger and Risk Management. Afterwards, for two decades he held senior management […]

Boris Galonske shares an evergreen article on the ever-changing (but ever-present) issue of political risk and how to approach it regardless of what the current risk is.  Coming to grips with political risk In the past, the concept of political risk has been somewhat obscure.  Applications with relevance for day-to-day management have not been entirely […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Maxim Bogdashkin. Maxim is a financial sector senior professional and a business transformation leader with 20 years of experience in banking, corporate finance, risk management, investor relations and corporate governance. Maxim used to work in the Boston Consulting Group and Oliver Wyman leading their client engagements with banks and financial […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Kate Wade with Wade Strategy.  Kate is an accomplished, results-driven senior executive with experience in identifying and accelerating value creation opportunities to drive growth and efficiencies. Background in strategic planning, market insight, and organization design efficiencies, and in helping companies grow by solving problems, motivating teams, and identifying demand-driven growth. […]

In this article, Barry Horwitz highlights the value of risk and how to track trends that may foreshadow problems. In the early weeks of March, many in the tech sector were surprised and distressed by the sudden collapse of a once-great institution, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Founded in 1983, it was the 16th largest bank […]

In this article, Martin Pergler explains why timing is so important when applying risk insights to strategic decision-making. Why timing is everything when it comes to effective risk management There is much discussion over how institutions should do risk management. In addition to who should be doing it, what is it (risk management… even risk […]