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Emerging Risks
Radio Feature 63: Iordanis Chatziprodromou in conversation with Sona Blessing
 
Friday, January 25, 2013
radio Iordanis Chatziprodromou is a Senior Risk Manager at Swiss Re focusing mainly on the identification, analysis and quantification of emerging technological, financial and economic risks. Before joining Swiss Re, he worked in the finance industry predominantly as a quantitative analyst with strong emphasis on sustainable finance.

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  • Q1 - What are emerging risks?

    Duration: 01:04 


  • Q2 - The relevance and benefits (to whom) of identifying emerging risks?

    Duration: 01:05 


  • Q3 - Could you elaborate on some of the work you are doing that attempts to predict based on researching behaviour?

    Duration: 01:26 


  • Q4 - In the alternative investment space - they have set up a strategy that is actually based on mining twitter feed - to extract trading signals – i.e. the "Twitter Fund." What are your thoughts on this and what should investors bear in mind when allocating to "such" strategies?

    Duration: 02:24 


  • Q5 - Leveraging foresight in the context of emerging risks?

    Duration: 01:01 


  • Q6 - On the radar screen - the emphasis is shifting from using just "Math" to, Sociological and Language skills. Please elaborate.

    Duration: 01:19 



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