Dr. Martin Ewen, ARKUS FS

Dr. Martin Ewen Martin Ewen is the Chief Risk Officer of ARKUS Financial Services. Prior to his current position he was Head of Risk and Development leading the Risk and IT teams in London and Luxembourg. Additionally, he acts as Conducting Officer and permanent Risk Manager for UCITS and AIF structures. Martin studied Finance and Econometrics at the University of Giessen and the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing. He holds a doctoral degree in Financial Economics from University of Trier and a professional banking degree (CCI). Martin is a lecturer in Finance and Investments at the University of Trier.

Round Table Discussion - Risk Management: a key pillar of the governance model

  • Risk management models
  • Roles & responsibilities of the ManCo Board
  • Relation between Board of Funds and ManCo
  • Roles & responsibilities of the Conducting Officers
  • Local substance requirements
  • Parent Companies/Branches/Subsidiaries
  • Risk Management, compliance & internal Audit


BREAKOUT SESSION 1: Stress testing & VaR model backtesting C.S.I. - Practitioners thoughts


BREAKOUT SESSION 2: Risk modeling for Alternative Assets (PE & RE) - A theoretical hardship and a challenging practice

  • Focus on liquid/real estate
  • To what extent can quantitative models be applied to real assets?
  • Practitioner approach
  • Dr. Jörg Henzler

    Dr. Jörg Henzler Professor of Economics and Financial Markets & Member of the Board Luxembourg Investment Solutions S.A.


Delegation & Oversight - Current thinking & possible scenarios for UK based Asset Managers

  • Investment Management – role of the investment advisor
  • Central administration (Accounting,TA)
  • Marketing & Distribution
  • Custodian/Depositary
  • ESMA-General principles on supervisory approach to relocations from UK
  • ALFI guidelines:Principles of the oversight of financial

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