Identifying and Managing the Financial Risks of Climate Change

Develop and integrate new strategies into your climate risk management processes for effective use in a changing financial risk environment

Identifying and Managing the Financial Risks of Climate Change

June 7–10 | Time zone: EMEA / Americas


November 14–17 | Time zone: EMEA / APAC

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Key reasons to attend

  • Focus on the challenges within climate change risk modelling

  • Learn to build and practice climate risk governance

  • Explore the usage of data to model social impact 

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Join us for this 4-day virtual learning experience where participants will be able develop a deeper understanding of emerging regulatory standards and best practices for climate change risk.

Subject matter experts will focus on the climate change risk strategies needed to measure the impact of climate change and the importance of using effective data management practices to accurately model this. Participants will also learn about the importance of integrating climate scenario analysis and stress testing into their framework to benefit from challenges and opportunities.

Delegates will have the opportunity to enhance their ability to leverage quantitative metrics and analytics to effectively evaluate climate change risk.

Learn how to
  • Define the importance of linking risk appetite and business strategy

  • Build and practice climate risk governance frameworks

  • Develop a comprehensive Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) program

  • Apply use of value chain management (VCM) to forest and agriculture

  • Measure social impact of climate change

  • Adjust the data collection process to effectively evaluate climate change risks

Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Climate change risk

  • Sustainability

  • Operational risk

  • Reputational risk

  • Enterprise risk

  • Business risk

  • Credit risk

  • Finance

  • ESG

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Alessia Falsarone
Alessia Falsarone

SASB FSA, managing director

PineBridge Investments

Alessia Falsarone is Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy and Risk, Head of Sustainable Investing DMFI at PineBridge Investments, a global asset manager based in New York. Prior to joining the firm’s predecessor entity, AIG Investments, in 2007, Alessia spent over a decade in banking and research roles at Credit Suisse and Citigroup in Europe, North America and Asia.

A fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program, she is an advisor to the London Stock Exchange Green Segment with focus on financial markets’ participation in building environmental resilience and promoting climate risk practices, as well as a non-executive director of OpenCorporates, the largest open platform of transparent corporate data and provenance solutions. Alessia is an alumna of Stanford University and the MIT Sloan School of Business.

Åse Bergstedt

Sustainability and climate change expert

Board level ESG & Sustainability Advisor

Åse has extensive experience in Sustainability and ESG at Board and Executive level, as well as leading Sustainability teams in large Corporations and mentoring Executive programs. She specialises in going beyond risk management and compliance by integrating Sustainability into the core business strategy including digitalisation. She has the last 6 years worked with the EU sustainable finance agenda being Chief Sustainability Officer for International – (investment arm of IKEA) and Nordea Bank, Asset Management and Pension & Insurance. Prior to this she worked with Sustainability, Health and Safety for multinational companies in Telecom globally. She has on the ground experience of supply chain management and impact investing in over 35 countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. She holds a Master’s Degree in Population and Development from London School of Economics

Maria Lombardo

Head of ESG advisory sustainable finance

Standard Chartered Bank



Nick Talbot

Head of climate risk

NatWest Group

Nick Talbot has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry. Having previously worked at the Bank of England and the Financial Services Authority, Nick has spent the last 15 years at NatWest Group (formerly Royal Bank of Scotland Group) working in a range of risk management roles across both the 1st and 2nd lines of defence. As the Senior Responsible Owner, he led the Group’s response to the PRA Supervisory Statement ‘Enhancing banks’ and insurers’ approaches to managing the financial risks from climate change’; he is now the Head of Climate Risk within the Risk function.

Stefano Bonini PhD, CStat, PStat®

Head of advisory

Cerved Group SpA

Peter Plochan

EMEA principal risk specialist


Peter Plochan is the EMEA Principal Risk Management Advisor at SAS who helps financial institutions to deal with their challenges around finance and risk regulations, enterprise risk management, risk governance, forward looking risk analysis, stress testing, model risk management, risk modelling and climate change risk management. 

Peter has a finance background (Master’s degree in Banking) and is certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) with 14 years of experience in risk management in financial sector. He has assisted various banking and insurance institutions with large-scale risk management implementations while working both internally and also externally as a risk management advisor (PwC). Since joining SAS in 2014, Peter serves as a global acting domain expert - leveraging the latest trends in risk analytics & technology with his deep risk management & finance expertise. 

Peter also acts as the Risk Management trainer for PRMIA (Professional Risk Management International Association) where he developed and delivers training on Model Risk Management and ERM & Stress Testing for the global risk community. Peter regularly speaks & presents at risk events/webinar and publishes risk management thought leadership materials. 

Sonia Shah

Head of ESG and climate risk - regulatory lead

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Zeeshan Rashid

Global head of climate change advisory, BFSI Industry Advisory Group

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

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