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The Risk Management Challenge is a case competition that empowers undergraduate and graduate students by taking them beyond the classroom and giving them exposure to real-world business situations. The Challenge offers students the opportunity to apply the concepts they have learned and showcase their knowledge, critical thinking skills, leadership, and presentation abilities while competing to win a US$10,000 prize. We are grateful to the following PRMIA Chapters for their support... Details
When: December 1, 2020 – April 20, 2021
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Lenders of all shapes and sizes are on a path of digital transformation that will allow them to realize the benefits of process automation and capture new business opportunities. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, early adopters of innovative digital technologies were already gaining competitive advantage; today, for example, a financial technology company is now the largest mortgage originator (by volume) in the United States. Similarly, a Gartner survey of more than 3,000 CIOs... Details
When: December 10, 2020

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Regional Directors

  • Sarah Reppchen, M.Sc., M.A., German CPA (Wirtschaftspruefer), Leader Financial Services Western Canada, Risk Advisory, Deloitte LLP 

Past Regional Director (2010 - 2017)

  • Carlos da Costa, Lecturer, Simon Fraser University (SFU) / University of British Columbia (UBC)

Steering Committee

  • Andy Leung, CTO, Aquanow
  • Amit Budhwar, Director, Risk Management, Powerex
  • Benjamin Jang, Portfolio Manager, Nicola Wealth Management
  • Carlos da Costa, Lecturer, Simon Fraser University (SFU) / University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • Cesar Oboni , Vice-President, Oboni Riskope Associates
  • David Baxter, SVP and CIO, Peoples Trust
  • Kevin Chen, Commercial Specialist, BMO Private Banking
  • Tony WebbQuantitative Advisor, FINCAD


  • Chintan MataliaMSc Finance Candidate, Simon Fraser University

Membership Coordinator

  • Paapa EsselMSc Finance Candidate, Simon Fraser University

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 PRMIA Announces Board of Director Election Results
   Congratulations to new and returning members
 PRMIA Recognizes New Sustaining Members
   PRMIA would like to thank and acknowledge those people who became Sustaining Members during September 2020.
 New Issue of Intelligent Risk Focuses on Future Effects of COVID-19 on Risk Management
   The November 2020 issue of Intelligent Risk is now available.


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