Audeamus Risk – Resilience Intel Exchange is founded and currently managed by Aleksandar Kovacevic (MBCI, F Fin, FAIM), a senior banking, risk and business continuity management professional. With over twenty years’ International Banking and senior management experience gained in Australia, Asia and Europe he possesses a unique blend of management and analytical skills.

Aleksandar Kovacevic  is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Business Continuity Institute in the United Kingdom. He has served as Adviser to the Australian Federal Government on competitiveness matters and has served as a Board Member of the Transparency International SEE chapter, a global coalition against corruption. 

Aleksandar has been a Board Member and CFO of a Bayerische Hypo und VereinsBank (HVB) Central European subsidiary, senior advisor to KPMG Barents-US; Director of Deloitte & Touche in both Hungary and Poland; served as Country Director of Raiffeisen Investments; and held management roles at Westpac Banking Corporation’s head office in Sydney Australia where he was responsible for  prudential reporting and overall data analytics.


Marko Schneider, Business Development Lead Europe

Marko is an experienced finance professional with a proven track record in banking and financial services in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Central European region. He has been a General Manager of a subsidiary of the largest Slovenian banking group - Nova Ljubljanska Bank. Marko also served as Head of International Corporates Unit at Erste Bank’ subsidiary and held several roles in management and Supervisory Board roles at commercial banks across Central Europe. Furthermore, he has been a CFO of an engineering and project management company in the pharmaceutical industry. Marko is a member of the Supervisory Board of a subsidiary of Austrian Grawe Insurance company.

He holds a diploma from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and a master’s degree in economics from the University Union - Belgrade Banking Academy.


Sanja Puvalic Janic, Head of Analytics

Sanja holds a graduate degree in Computer Science & Mathematics and a master’s degree in Actuarial Science. She is also an active member of the Actuarial Society. Sanja has a decade long actuarial experience gained with several leading international insurance and technology companies. Her main responsibilities were in pricing, modelling, and reserving for life and non-life business. She continued her professional career in the FinTech industry, contributing to the development and improvement of insurance processes in multiple international projects.

As a very proactive and open-minded person, Sanja has recognised the opportunity to improve worldwide actuarial practice with the resilience approach offered by Audeamus Risk.

Audeamus Risk’s solution enriches existing stochastic models with clear, trusted data necessary for appropriate pricing of existing and emerging types of risk.

Kristy Yee is an Analyst Intern at Audeamus Risk with a B. Actuarial Studies from UNSW. Previously, Kristy has worked in research and actuarial capacities amongst both traditional life insurers and international consulting firms. Her interest in operational risk modelling stems from a desire to understand the complexities of the risk environment in today's marketplace. Her curious mindset and desire to understand the whole picture are what drives her to seek opportunities, new environments and better ways of modelling risks.



Dr. Tom Ludescher, Advisory Board Member. Dr. Tom Ludescher is an experienced CEO and insurance expert, with an extensive background in the strategy and management functions of insurance companies in Switzerland, Europe and Asia. He received his doctorate from the University of St. Gallen HSG in the areas of financial markets and insurance law. Tom is based in Singapore, where he is Chairman of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an association of more than 200 Singapore-based companies with a strong connection to Switzerland, building bridges between two of the world’s leading Fintech hubs. Tom is also the Vice President of the European Chamber of Commerce, a leading advocacy institution in Singapore, as well as advisor to various FinTech and InsurTech startups across Europe, Australia and Asia.


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