Benoit Genest – Partner, Chappuis Halder London

Benoit, Senior Partner within Chappuis Halder since 2013 and Board member, is also the Managing Director of both London and Budapest offices.

Benoit is heading the Risk & Finance practice and the Analytics Team. He has extensive experience in managing strategical, technical and quantitative wide‐scope projects, especially those dealing with modelling in financial industries. Leading the R&D department of Chappuis Halder since 2013, he also develops new original Risk management technics (Catastrophe bond pricing, Back testing automation …) using AI, machine learning technics.

Previously, Benoit spent 17 years within consulting firms (EY & PwC) dedicated to Financial Services sector. He oversaw the Risk modelling team with which he has established and reviewed multiples aspects of bank strategic issues (Credit risk, Risk appetite ICAAP and economic capital, ALM, Stress testing, liquidity, Market activities including rogue trading, Operational risk …) for various international players.

Eventually, Benoit publishes in several specialized magazines (Risk, Prmia, Garp …). He gives numerous conferences. As an expert, he is often consulted for advice and intervention in several international organizations (World Bank, Central Banks of Tunisia and Morocco, Caisse des Depots et Consignations in France, Autorité des marches financiers in Canada …)