A Political Risk Primer

The webinar, “A Political Risk Primer”, will provide the participant with a quick and effective tutorial on political risk. The webinar will address what political risk is, its relevance to the business organization, and how businesses can manage political risk exposure.
 
  Date:
April 17, 2024

  Time:
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. EST
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. GMT
 

  Presented By:
Michael (Mike) McDonnell, Founder and Managing Director of MMD Global Advisory

 Session Length:
60 minutes

 

About This Webinar


The webinar, “A Political Risk Primer”, will provide the participant a quick and effective tutorial. It will address basic definitions for political risk and review useful sources of political risk analysis. The webinar will also discuss methods and approaches toward the analysis of political risk and review select case studies. Lastly, the webinar will address political risk as it effects the business organization and what businesses can do to manage political risk exposure.



About Our Expert  

  
 
 

Michael (Mike) McDonnell is the Founder and Managing Director of MMD Global Advisory, established in Starnberg, Germany, and now based in Northern California. MMD focuses on country risk, the global capital markets and emerging market developments. MMD has served client needs in the sovereign wealth space, and institutions in the multi-lateral and subnational state lending areas. Prior to forming MMD, Mike held positions at the global insurance company Allianz SE in Munich. At Allianz, Mike served as Head of Credit Risk Analysis in Group Risk, where he was responsible for the monitor of obligor credit risk quality in the AZ Group insurance investment portfolio, and as an Advisor for the Allianz Group Public Policy and Economic Research team. In addition to his tenure at Allianz, Mike has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has worked in the Corporate Risk Management group at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he was Director and Co-head of Country Risk. Mike was also the Founder and Research Director for Berkeley Global Advisory, an investment research firm focusing on the global equity markets. And, prior to joining Allianz, Mike was a Principal and Investment Risk Manager at Barclays Global Investors (BGI)/BlackRock in San Francisco. While at BGI, Mike focussed on investment risk management applied toward US HY and EM fixed income strategies, country risk analysis and risk policy. He has also lectured on country risk at the Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet in Munich, for the Institute of International Finance (IIF), and for the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA).

Mike received a Masters Degree in Applied Statistics from Columbia University in New York City as well as a Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Chicago. Mike has also received course certifications from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Macro-econometric Forecasting, Debt Sustainability Analysis and Macroeconomic Diagnostics. In addition, Mike has a Financial Risk Manager certification (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He is a native English speaker, and business proficient in French and German.



 

Continued Risk Learning Credits: 1

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When
4/17/2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Where
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