Our Vision is to harness the power of complexity science to create more resilient global markets. Our Mission is to redefine risk.

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Rick Bookstaber, PhD

  • Renowned expert in financial risk management, leading the industry for over 35 years
  • Currently the chief risk officer for the University of California Office of the CIO
  • In 1984 he inaugurated the chief risk officer role at Morgan Stanley and then at Salomon Brothers in 1994, and was chief risk officer at Moore Capital and Bridgewater
  • Post 2008 crisis he served in the U.S. Treasury developing risk models to assess vulnerabilities and help stabilize the U.S. financial system
  • Author of The End of Theory (Princeton University Press, 2017) and A Demon of Our Own Design (Wiley, 2007)
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Alicia Karspeck, PhD

  • Climate modeling and initialized climate prediction research for over 12 years
  • Ensemble data assimilation and verification of probabilistic forecasting
  • Co-founder of SK Analytics, a commercial venture focused on providing real-time forecasts of infectious disease
  • Lead scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Global Change Fellow
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Govinda Quish

  • Founder of Quish & Co. AG, a private Zurich based investment office working for the interests of European families
  • Served as Investment Fellow and Senior Risk Management Professional for University of California Office of the CIO
  • Has developed risk and portfolio management models for institutional asset managers and family offices such as the Mellon Family Office, SAP Family Office, and Synergy Fund Management
  • 20 years of investment management experience spanning the US, London, Zurich, and Hong Kong

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