Financial Risk Management: Industry Panel Discussion and Reception


Jul 12, 2018 - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Columbia University, Faculty House (116th St. bet. Amsterdam and Morningside Dr.), Presidential Room

Please join us for an industry panel discussion with senior practitioners from the financial sector. Discussion will be focused around hiring practices and key skills needed in financial risk management roles.

3:45 p.m.: Registration
4:00 p.m.: Panel Discussion
5:15 p.m.: Reception

Please RSVP by July 10, 2018. For questions, please contact Vanessa Carrillo at

About the M.S. in Enterprise Risk Management
Columbia University’s Master of Science in Enterprise Risk Management program delivers multifaceted and practical ERM knowledge focusing on all ERM activities, addressing all risk sources, and taught by faculty who are widely recognized speakers, authors, and practitioners in ERM and related fields.


Opening Remarks: Sim Segal, Academic Director and Senior Lecturer in Discipline, ERM Program

Moderator: H.S. Bob Kostakopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Discipline, ERM Program

Industry Panelists: Michael Zwecher, Managing Director, Deloitte
Mohsen Mazaheri, Partner, FF Capital Partners
Felipe Toro, Vice President in Risk Management, American Express
Scott Malat, Chief Strategy Officer, XPO Logistics
Hilmar Schaumann, Head of Macro Risk Management, Bank of America Merrill Lynch