Risk Management Practices in Sovereign Wealth Fund

  • 03 Feb 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • East York Room, 2nd Floor, 4 King Street West, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 15


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Kevin Yang, SVP, Head of Modelling & Valuation at CIC

Audience are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Sovereign Wealth Funds have played very active roles in global investment activities, covering asset classes from public markets to private equities. This talk will explore the framework of risk management and the challenges in risk management practices for the Sovereign Wealth Funds.

Speaker’s Bio:

Kevin Yang

SVP, Head of Modelling & Valuation at CIC

Kevin Yang, Head of Modeling & Valuations in China Investment Corporation (CIC), leads the team to be responsible for the valuation of OTC derivatives, PE, real estate projects and long-term investment projects. Before join CIC, Kevin worked as lead financial engineer, AVP and senior manager in a couple of Canadian financial institutions including Algorithmics, CIBC, BMO, STATESTREET and Scotiabank. With more than 20 years working experience in financial industry, Kevin is a risk professional with extensive experience and expertise in portfolio risk management, derivative pricing and modeling, market risk, stress testing, ALM and liquidity risk modeling.

Kevin earned his MBA from Rotman School of Management and MSc in Statistics from University of Toronto. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

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