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Prof. Dr. Michel Dacorogna speaks at the Waterloo Conference on Risk Management and FinTech

Prof. Dr. Michel Dacorogna will give a keynote speech at the Waterloo Conference in Statistics, Actuarial Science, and Finance in Canada on the subject of Internal Model Validation and present his latest research in these fields. The Waterloo Conference will be held on April 25 and 26, 2019 in Waterloo, Canada.

About the topic

Risk management and FinTech have been rapidly developing over the past few years. New challenges and practical issues arise on a daily basis, and they become increasingly important for scholars, investors, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and the society at large. The conference serves as an academic platform that provides experts from both academia and industry an opportunity to present their research advances on these two active research fields and their interplay. Topics include mathematical, computational, and learning methods as well as conceptual and technological innovations developed for finance, insurance, risk management, or policy making.


About Michel Dacorogna

Michel Dacorogna, is partner at Prime Re Solutions. He is the former scientific advisor to the chairman of SCOR. He conducts research in the field of insurance mathematics, capital management and risks. He presents models and capital management techniques to management and customers. He is Member of the board of the Research Center on Insurance Risk at the Nanyang Technical University of Singapore, he collaborates with the center on their various initiatives. Until July 2013, Michel was deputy group Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of SCOR in charge of Solvency II and the internal model. He was at the origin of SCOR’s internal model, which he developed with his team for more than 10 years.

He received his Habilitation, PhD and MSc in Theoretical Physics from the University of Geneva in Switzerland and did a post-doc at the University of California in Berkeley.

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