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Thorsten Hein
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Principal Industry Consultant

As Principal Industry Consultant in the Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions Division at SAS Institute, Thorsten Hein specialises in global risk management operations insights both in banking and insurance, focusing on Risk and Finance Integration, IFRS and Stress Testing. He helps risk management stakeholders to go beyond pure regulatory compliance and drive value-based management to maximise business performance. By applying experience from more than 20 years in Business Intelligence and Analytics, and supporting Financial Services and Risk Management, he ensures business relevance as well as technical coherence.

Thorsten Hein joined SAS Institute already in 2004. Previously, he has been working for more than ten years for renowned providers of business intelligence solutions. Having started his career at the headquarters of Allianz Insurance in Germany, from the very beginning his main focus was assisting companies in the financial services industry in improving their processes and systems.

Analytics | Risk Management
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The need for seamless risk and finance integration

The importance of risk management has always been clear in financial services, but it is growing in other industries, including energy and telecommunication companies. This importance is being amplified through increasing demand for risk and finance integration. Innovation in risk has often come from firms with complex trading books. This

Machine Learning | Risk Management
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Hand aufs Herz: Kann Ihre Risikobetrachtung mit den Marktveränderungen Schritt halten?

Ich möchte Sie etwas fragen? Sehen Sie Risikomanagement als: alleinige Aufgabe des Chief Risk Officer, als Pflichtübung, die jede Menge Papierkram – aber keine wirklichen Vorteile – bringt; oder Verantwortung von allen im Unternehmen und eine Chance, eine sichere Umgebung für heikle Geschäftsentscheidungen zu schaffen? Natürlich sind diese beiden Auffassungen