Gerrit Jan van den Brink is the German & Irish Chief Risk Officer for Standard Life International. After spending the last 25 years within the financial services industry spanning across the financial services which include, banking, insurance & the consulting space.
His experience spans across the 3 lines of defence and is very insightful and diverse in comparison to your traditional financial services background in getting to a Chief Risk Officer position.
Gerrit Jan has also been a key figure within the German academic scene as he’s been a lecturer for a variety of universities (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Johann Wolgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Geothe Business School and many more)
During this podcast, we’ll be talking about what Gerrit Jan believes it takes to become a good risk professional, the development in risk management being a worthwhile career, how he got to where he is today and much more.