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Nasreen Kasenally
Group Managing Director & Chief Risk Officer at UBS Asset Management


Nasreen Kasenally is a Group Managing Director and the Chief Risk Officer of UBS
Asset Management (AM). She is responsible for Investment, Market, Liquidity and
Counterparty risks across Active/Passive Funds, Multi-Asset, Hedge Funds, Real Estate,
Private Equity and Infrastructure Fund businesses. She also has oversight of all the
consequential risks and is a member of the AM Executive Committee, AM Operating
Committee, AM Executive Risk Committee and UBS Group Risk Executive Committee.
She is also the Chief Risk Officer of UBS Group EMEA region, including all entities for
the various UBS divisions in EMEA and a member of the EMEA Executive Committee
Nasreen is the Chairman of the International Expert Advisory Committee (IEAC) of the
Insurance Asset Management Association of China is a Board Member of UBS Asset
Management AG.

She is a senior risk professional with over 20 years of experience on both the Investment
Bank side (sell side) and Asset management (sell side) and worked in New York and
London. In 2015, she was the UBS Group Head of Market Risk covering all asset classes
(Equities, Credit, FX and Rates) and for the non-core portfolio. She has also previously
worked in Wealth Management Americas in the U.S. in 2003 as senior Market Risk
Officer covering municipal trading and taxable fixed Income.

She has a Masters in Mathematical Trading & Finance from Cass Business School and a
Bachelor degree in Actuarial Science from University of Kent.

Agenda Sessions

  • How can CROs and their teams be better equipped to spot and analyse future risks?