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Risk Management Risk Governance Standards and Lessons from Recent Scandals 23 May, 2013 - Chicago, United States
An event organised by the Chicago chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

The panel will explore some of the lessons of recent risk governance events, including MF Global and the JPMorgan “London Whale” event, drawing out principles of effective governance of risk-taking and risk measurement, and control practices designed to avoid risk surprises.

  • Patrick S. McGurn, Director and Special Counsel, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

  • Hilary Till, Principal, Premia Capital Management, LLC, Research Associate, EDHEC-Risk Institute
  • Michelle McCarthy, GARP Chapter Director, Managing Director, Risk Management, Nuveen Investments

About Hilary Till

Hilary Till is a co-founder of Premia Capital Management, LLC, a proprietary trading and research firm. Prior to Premia Capital, Ms. Till was the Chief of Derivatives Strategies at Putnam Investments, and a Quantitative Analyst at Harvard Management Company. She serves on the North American Advisory Board of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and is a Research Associate at the EDHEC-Risk Institute.

In 2011, Ms. Till was named to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Working Group on Financial Markets and became a Fellow at the Arditti Center for Risk Management in DePaul University’s finance department in Chicago. She is the co-editor of Intelligent Commodity Investing (Risk Books, 2007).

Ms. Till earned a BA (with honors) in statistics from the University of Chicago and an MSc in statistics from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Event Details
  When   Between 23/05/2013 05:00 PM and 23/05/2013 07:00 PM
Where   DePaul University, Department of Finance, 11th Floor, 1 East Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois 60604, United States
Contact Details
  Name   Michelle McCarthy
E-mail   michelle.mccarthy@nuveen.com
  Presentation by Hilary Till: "The MF Global Collapse Case Study"