Our advisors

Global Risk Clinic employs 35 advisors, including our permanent subadvisors. Our advisors have been hand selected and are thought leaders within their fields of expertise. We have chosen this mode of operating to remain flexible and perform tailored solutions based on customer needs. Our approach provides superior value due to the broad spectrum of knowledge and seniority of advisors.

Meet a selection of our core advisors below

Risk manager, Owner, Founder

CEO
Michael E. Jensen

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CIO and COO
Maryam Kazemieh

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Consultant
Peter Watson

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CRO
Malcolm Farrell Staite

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Compliance Consultant
Lydia Bailey

Gurminder Mahal

Consultant
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HR Partner
Hans Vexo

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Consultant
Jakob Seierø

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Consultant
Benoit Paquin

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Consultant
Nicolas Guilbert

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Consultant 
Kirstine Kromberg

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Consultant
Nikat Malik

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Consultant
Ashish Malhotra

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Consultant
Carlos Pais Jorge

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Marketing & Communications
María Florencia Torres

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Educator
Theo Pootjes

Michael E. Jensen

CEO and Primary Risk Management Advisor

Prior Professional Experience

Fidelity International | UK | Global Head of Operational Risk
Saxobank | DK | Head of Group Operational Risk Management
Rabobank | NL | Strategic Advisor
Danske Bank | DK | Head of Group Operational Risk
Capital Group | USA | Manager Group Operational Risk

Academic Background

Harvard Business School | MA | USA | Risk Management Executive Course 
Harvard Business School | MA | USA | Advanced Management Program 
Loyola Marymount University | CA | USA | Master of Business Administration 

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Risk manager, Owner, Founder

Michael E. Jensen

CEO and Primary Risk Management Advisor

Prior Professional Experience

Fidelity International | UK | Global Head of Operational Risk
Saxobank | DK | Head of Group Operational Risk Management
Rabobank | NL | Strategic Advisor
Danske Bank | DK | Head of Group Operational Risk
Capital Group | USA | Manager Group Operational Risk

Academic Background

Harvard Business School | MA | USA | Risk Management Executive Course 
Harvard Business School | MA | USA | Advanced Management Program 
Loyola Marymount University | CA | USA | Master of Business Administration 

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Maryam Kazemieh

CIO and COO

Prior Professional Experience

3Gamma (Sofigate) | DK | Director
Damco (A.P. Moller Maersk Group)| DK | Global IT Program Manager
Cerner Corporation | USA/UK | Senior Engagement Leader
Quadramed | USA | Product Owner 

Academic Background

Emeritus Institute of Management | USA | Digital Business Strategy (Certificate)
Copenhagen Business School | DK | Emphasis on Leadership and Strategy (MBA)
University of Evansville | USA | Bachelor of Science – Urban Affairs with Advanced Level Mathematic

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Maryam Kazemieh

CIO and COO

Prior Professional Experience

3Gamma (Sofigate) | DK | Director
Damco (A.P. Moller Maersk Group)| DK | Global IT Program Manager
Cerner Corporation | USA/UK | Senior Engagement Leader
Quadramed | USA | Product Owner 

Academic Background

Emeritus Institute of Management | USA | Digital Business Strategy (Certificate)
Copenhagen Business School | DK | Emphasis on Leadership and Strategy (MBA)
University of Evansville | USA | Bachelor of Science – Urban Affairs with Advanced Level Mathematic

Lydia Bailey

Compliance Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Metidian | Director
JPMorganChase Head of Regulatory Management (EMEA), Head of Internal Governance (EMEA)
British Petroleum | UK/EU | Head of Compliance
KPMG | Senior Manager
Bank of England / FSA  | Traded Risk and Operational Risk specialist

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Lydia Bailey

Compliance Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Metidian | Director
JPMorganChase Head of Regulatory Management (EMEA), Head of Internal Governance (EMEA)
British Petroleum | UK/EU | Head of Compliance
KPMG | Senior Manager
Bank of England / FSA  | Traded Risk and Operational Risk specialist

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Malcolm Farrell Staite

CRO

Prior Professional Experience

Eurorevision SA  (part of IGAL franchise) | Head of Risk and Compliance
Rabobank International | Global Risk Programme Manager
Barclays Bank | European Risk Manager
Royal Bank of Scotland | Head of Risk Governance
Quality Management Systems | Risk SME and Client advisor

Academic Background

Member | Institute of Risk Management
Member | Institute of  Operational Risk
Member | Cultural Management Research Assoc. 
Lead Auditor | Registrar Accreditation Board (USA)
Shefffield Hallam University | BSc Industrial Radiology

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Malcolm Farrell Staite

CRO

Prior Professional Experience

Eurorevision SA  (part of IGAL franchise) | Head of Risk and Compliance
Rabobank International | Global Risk Programme Manager
Barclays Bank | European Risk Manager
Royal Bank of Scotland | Head of Risk Governance
Quality Management Systems | Risk SME and Client advisor

Academic Background

Member | Institute of Risk Management
Member | Institute of  Operational Risk
Member | Cultural Management Research Assoc. 
Lead Auditor | Registrar Accreditation Board (USA)
Shefffield Hallam University | BSc Industrial Radiology

Gurminder Mahal

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

A& E Consulting Services | UK | Advisor on Risk & Stress Testing
HSBC | UK | Stress Testing Consultant (Market & Counterparty Risk)
Credit Suisse | UK | Market Risk Stress Testing Consultant
JPMorgan Chase | Global | (Roles Covered Include) Firmwide Market Risk Stress Testing – Legal Entity Risk Management – Credit Portfolio Solutions – Equities Credit Risk Reporting

Academic Background

Securities Institute | UK | Certificate in Securities & Financial Derivatives
Cass Business School | UK | MSc in Banking and International Finance
Kingston University| UK | BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

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Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

A& E Consulting Services | UK | Advisor on Risk & Stress Testing
HSBC | UK | Stress Testing Consultant (Market & Counterparty Risk)
Credit Suisse | UK | Market Risk Stress Testing Consultant
JPMorgan Chase | Global | (Roles Covered Include) Firmwide Market Risk Stress Testing – Legal Entity Risk Management – Credit Portfolio Solutions – Equities Credit Risk Reporting

Academic Background

Securities Institute | UK | Certificate in Securities & Financial Derivatives
Cass Business School | UK | MSc in Banking and International Finance
Kingston University| UK | BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

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Hans Vexo

HR Partner

Prior Professional Experience

Expuri, Search Company | Executive Search, Finance, Banking, Insurance
Randstad, staffing Search & Selection, Financial specialists
A Search Company  | Executive Search, General management
Estatum, Real Estate | HR & Information Manager
Poolia Denmark, staffing | General Manager

Academic Background

Copenhagen Business School | DK | Executive MBA
Aalborg University, AAU | DK | BSc. of Business Administration

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Hans Vexo

HR Partner

Prior Professional Experience

Expuri, Search Company | Executive Search, Finance, Banking, Insurance
Randstad, staffing Search & Selection, Financial specialists
A Search Company  | Executive Search, General management
Estatum, Real Estate | HR & Information Manager
Poolia Denmark, staffing | General Manager

Academic Background

Copenhagen Business School | DK | Executive MBA
Aalborg University, AAU | DK | BSc. of Business Administration

Peter Watson

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Prior Professional Experience

KPMG | UK | Senior Manager, Insurance and Banking Risk
PricewaterhouseCoopers | UK Manager, Financial Services Risk Management Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers | UK | Manager, CIPS Risk Management Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers | Global | Manager, Procurement Cost Reduction Advisory
British Army | Lieutenant Colonel; Infantry Officer; Weapons Procurement

Academic Background

The Open University Business School | UK | Master of Business Administration
British Army | UK | Army Command and Staff Course
University of St. Andrews | Bachelor of Science with Honours, Statistics

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Peter Watson

GRC | Academy © Educator

Prior Professional Experience

KPMG | UK | Senior Manager, Insurance and Banking Risk
PricewaterhouseCoopers | UK Manager, Financial Services Risk Management Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers | UK | Manager, CIPS Risk Management Advisory
PricewaterhouseCoopers | Global | Manager, Procurement Cost Reduction Advisory
British ArmyLieutenant Colonel; Infantry Officer; Weapons Procurement

Academic Background

The Open University Business School | UK | Master of Business Administration
British Army | UK | Army Command and Staff Course
University of St. Andrews | Bachelor of Science with Honours, Statistics

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Ashish Malhotra

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Fidelity International | IN | Director & Head of Risk
BlackRock | IN | VP & Head of Risk 
RBS | IN | VP & Head of Risk Reporting  
ABN AMRO Bank | IN | Manager, Operational Risk | Finance, Operations, Internal Control 

Academic Background

Harvard Business | APAC | Business Leadership Program
Indian Institute of Management | IN Business Leadership Program
Institute of Chartered Accountants | IN | Chartered Accountant 
Institute of Management Technology | IN | PG Diploma in Business Management
HNB University  | IN | Bachelor of Science

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Ashish Malhotra

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Fidelity International | IN | Director & Head of Risk
BlackRock | IN | VP & Head of Risk 
RBS | IN | VP & Head of Risk Reporting  
ABN AMRO Bank | IN | Manager, Operational Risk | Finance, Operations, Internal Control 

Academic Background

Harvard Business | APAC | Business Leadership Program
Indian Institute of Management | IN Business Leadership Program
Institute of Chartered Accountants | IN | Chartered Accountant 
Institute of Management Technology | IN | PG Diploma in Business Management
HNB University  | IN | Bachelor of Science

Jakob Seierø

Cyber Security & Risk Management Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Certified Enterprise Risk Course Instructor | ERM, IT, Cyber Security Expert
Cyber Security Innovation | Cyber Security Consultancy
Nordea | DK |Head of Cyber Security Communication
Nordea | DK | Head of Cyber Security Engineering and Reporting
Nordea | DK | Senior IT Security Specialist
Infinigate | DK |Business Development Manager
PC-WARE | DK |Security Business Manager
NS Network Technologies | DK | Network Security Engineer

Academic Background

SANS Technology Institute  | Managing Security Operations: Detecting, Response and Intelligence (2018)
SANS Technology Institute  | Advanced Digital Forensic Incident Response (2016)
SANS Technology Institute  | Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations (2016)

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Jakob Seierø

Cyber Security & Risk Management Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Certified Enterprise Risk Course Instructor | ERM, IT, Cyber Security Expert
Cyber Security Innovation | Cyber Security Consultancy
Nordea | DK |Head of Cyber Security Communication | Head of Cyber Security Engineering and Reporting | Senior IT Security Specialist
Infinigate | DK |Business Development Manager
PC-WARE | DK |Security Business Manager
NS Network Technologies | DK | Network Security Engineer

Academic Background

SANS Technology Institute  | Managing Security Operations: Detecting, Response and Intelligence (2018)
SANS Technology Institute  | Advanced Digital Forensic Incident Response (2016)
SANS Technology Institute  | Continuous Monitoring and Security Operations (2016)

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Benoit Paquin

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Ange Analytics | DK |  Managing Partner 
Change Group | DK | Partner
Damco (A.P. Moller, Maersk Group) |DK | Senior Logistics Consultant
A.P. Moller, Maersk Group | DK | Project Manager
Solition | DK | Founder and Owner

 

Academic Background

University of Montreal | Canada | Bachelor of Arts – Mathematics and Computer Science

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Benoit Paquin

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Ange Analytics | DK |  Managing Partner 
Change Group | DK | Partner
Damco (A.P. Moller, Maersk Group) |DK | Senior Logistics Consultant
A.P. Moller, Maersk Group | DK | Project Manager
Solition | DK | Founder and Owner

Academic Background

University of Montreal | Canada | Bachelor of Arts – Mathematics and Computer Science

Nicolas Guilbert

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

LinerGrid | DK | Partner and CIO
Ange Analytics | DK | Managing Partner
LinerGame | DK | Director
Ange Optimization | DK | CEO
New York Shipping Exchange | USA | Developer/ Architect

Academic Background

Lund Institute of Technology | SE | Ph. D Student
Danish Technical University (DTU) | DK | Cand. Polyt, Computer ScienceMathematic

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Nicolas Guilbert

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

LinerGrid | DK | Partner and CIO
Ange Analytics | DK | Managing Partner
LinerGame | DK | Director
Ange Optimization | DK | CEO
New York Shipping Exchange | USA | Developer/ Architect

Academic Background

Lund Institute of Technology | SE | Ph. D Student
Danish Technical University (DTU) | DK | Cand. Polyt, Computer ScienceMathematic

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Kirstine Kromberg

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Ange Analytics | DK |  Delivery Manager and Consultant
Svitzer | DK | Intern

Academic Background

Copenhagen Business School | DK | Master’s Degree in Information Management
Copenhagen Business School | DK | Bachelor’s Degree in HA(it.) – Business Economy – IT

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Kirstine Kromberg

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Ange Analytics | DK |  Delivery Manager and Consultant
Svitzer | DK | Intern

Academic Background

Copenhagen Business School | DK | Master’s Degree in Information Management
Copenhagen Business School | DK | Bachelor’s Degree in HA(it.) – Business Economy – IT

Nikat Malik

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Lloyds Banking Group | UK | Senior Treasury Group
Credit Suisse | UK | Principle Business Architect & Project Manager 
Royal Bank of Scotland | UK | Risk Architect 
Standard and Poors | UK | Capital Analyst/Architect 
HSBC | UK | Risk Architect 

Academic Background

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants | UK | Chartered Management Accountant
International Management Institute | CH | Executive MBA in International Business

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Nikat Malik

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Lloyds Banking Group | UK | Senior Treasury Group
Credit Suisse | UK | Principle Business Architect & Project Manager 
Royal Bank of Scotland | UK | Risk Architect 
Standard and Poors | UK | Capital Analyst/Architect 
HSBC | UK | Risk Architect

Academic Background

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants | UK | Chartered Management Accountant
International Management Institute | CH | Executive MBA in International Business

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Carlos Pais Jorge

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Eurogroup Consulting | FR | Senior Advisor
Electricidade Industrial Portuguesa | PT | CFO 
Portuguese Banking Association | PT | Guest Speaker   
Square Asset Management | PT | Statutory Audit Committee Member

Academic Background

Harvard Business | US | Driving Corporate Performance Course
Universidade Catolica | ES | Lisbon MBA, Finance
Universidade Catolica | ES | Bachelor, Business Administration 

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Carlos Pais Jorge

Consultant

Prior Professional Experience

Eurogroup Consulting | FR | Senior Advisor
Electricidade Industrial Portuguesa | PT | CFO 
Portuguese Banking Association | PT | Guest Speaker   
Square Asset Management | PT | Statutory Audit Committee Member

Academic Background

Harvard Business | US | Driving Corporate Performance Course
Universidade Catolica | ES | Lisbon MBA, Finance
Universidade Catolica | ES | Bachelor, Business Administration 

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María Florencia Torres

Marketing & Communications

Prior Professional Experience

Autonomous | WW | Graphic Designer & Digital Strategist
SRITour Travel Agency | ARG | Designer and Marketing Assistant
Remy Architects | ARG | Web Designer
POSTA Food Supplier | ARG | Designer and Marketing Strategist

Academic Background

University of Buenos Aires| ARG | Graphic Design
National Technological University | ARG | Professional Webmaster
IT Education | ARG | Community Manager
Udacity | WW | Product Design

Maria Florencia Torres

Marketing & Communications

Prior Professional Experience

Autonomous | WW | Graphic Designer & Digital Strategist
SRITour Travel Agency | ARG | Designer and Marketing Assistant
Remy Architects | ARG | Web Designer
POSTA Food Supplier | ARG | Designer and Marketing Strategist

Academic Background

University of Buenos Aires| ARG | Graphic Design
National Technological University | ARG | Professional Webmaster
IT Education | ARG | Community Manager
Udacity | WW | Product Design

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Theo Pootjes

GRC | Academy © Educator

Prior Professional Experience

Authority Financial Markets | NL | – Independent Risk Consultant
Rabobank Finance | Investor Relations Officer (a.i.)
Rabobank Risk | Consultant Risk & Compliance
Rabobank Group | Head of Operational Risk | Operational Risk Officer Wholesale
Rabobank International | Operational Risk Officer
Rabobank Security Services (Retail) | Head of IT | Head of Operations Control

Academic Background

University of Groningen | NL | MSc in International Financial Management
Member Institute of Operational Risk
Certificates ISMA, Prince2, Coaching

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Theo Pootjes

GRC | Academy © Educator

Prior Professional Experience

Authority Financial Markets | NL | – Independent Risk Consultant
Rabobank Finance | Investor Relations Officer (a.i.)
Rabobank Risk | Consultant Risk & Compliance
Rabobank Group | Head of Operational Risk | Operational Risk Officer Wholesale
Rabobank International | Operational Risk Officer
Rabobank Security Services (Retail) | Head of IT | Head of Operations Control

Academic Background

University of Groningen | NL | MSc in International Financial Management
Member Institute of Operational Risk
Certificates ISMA, Prince2, Coaching