Dominique Bourrat at Board Member & ESG Strategic Advisor
After earning my PhD in Mathematical Sciences and Nuclear Physics from ULG Belgium and University of Montreal Canada, I have gained over 20 years of extensive experience in the field of risk management applied to the financial world.
I started my career by developing mathematical models for the CERN in Geneva, giving rise to international publications. I then joined the dealing room of Paribas to develop risk management and hedging models in the derivatives market. After enriching my skills at INSEAD before joining MasterCard to set up and manage its European Risk Management Centre. Later, I led Fortis' cross-risk modeling department towards Basel II compliance.
As a founder of Risk Dynamics and industry expert, I have focused on supporting major financial institutions in leveraging their Pillar II and economic capital strategy, interfacing with regulators and facilitating roundtables around the globe.
Specialties: Risk model validation, Risk management frameworks, Risk benchmarking study, Risk management best practices, Economic capital framework, Insurance risk, Business risk, Stress testing, Corporate risk governance, Financial risk management, Risk appetite, Balance sheet optimization, Banking risk management, Insurance risk management, Risk model benchmarking, Gap analyses, Evaluation of risk profile.
Risk Dynamics was acquired by McKinsey in 2016. After a successful handover, I embarked as Board member and President of Risk Committee of a large insurance player.
She is now focusing on ESG matters and more specifically on how Financial Institutions can help preserve the natural capital and embed it in their decision making.