Through a Mirror, Darkly: The art of measuring risk in commodities with Geir Robinson

The HC Insider Podcast - Episode 38

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  • Through a Mirror, Darkly: The art of measuring risk in commodities with Geir Robinson
24 February 2021
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Measuring risk is at the core of commodity trading and Value-at-Risk is the most common expression. However, as frequent outsized and unexpected losses, stop outs, and personnel departures attest, all our tools – especially VaR – are imperfect. How is risk measured and why do we get it wrong? What makes a good risk framework and what is the future of capturing market and other sources of risk in a digital world? Geir Robinson, former CRO of BP’s Integrated Supply and Trading business joins us to discuss.

 



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