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About this practice

Facing extreme volatility in financial and commodity markets, more and more of our clients are realizing that effective, risk-informed strategy can offer a major source of competitive advantage. We take a truly global, cross-sector, cross-functional view of risk issues, combining’s deep industry insight and strategic skills with a structured risk-management approach, proven methodologies focused on true transformation, analytical tools, and practical implementation.

Our capabilities rest in three primary areas:

Leading-edge industry knowledge

We serve clients across sectors in a full range of risk areas: credit risk; crisis response; risk data and digitization; operational risk, compliance, and controls; enterprise risk management and risk culture; trading and balance sheet risk; risk advanced analytics; and risk and regulation. We regularly publish our latest experience-based thinking on and in on Risk, our premier risk journal, issuing twice annually. We also publish in leading academic and industry publications. We participant in the most important risk conferences globally and host risk leadership roundtables that bring together leading executives from the world’s top institutions.

A global network of expert practitioners

Our network includes more than 100 partners and 250 consultants advising on risk projects in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. We also work closely with senior expert advisers—external collaborators who bring to bear decades of industry, regulatory, and academic experience.

Unrivaled breadth of global experience

We have completed more than 2,000 client projects in the last five years at leading banks, insurers, asset managers, and energy and materials companies, as well as public-sector entities. We have also advised leading corporations in industries such as health care, telecommunications, and automotive and assembly.

As clients have challenged us with risk problems that are ever more technically demanding, we have responded by investing to develop greater analytical depth. We have more than 130 professionals who specialize in serving clients on risk advanced analytics. This group not only includes our consultants with deep expertise in analytics, but also a group of over 65 specialized modelers with advanced mathematical degrees across the Americas, Europe and Asia.