Team

Founded in 2016 as Business Interruption data intel company, the team has extensive experience managing exposures of tangible and intangible assets through all points of an economic cycle and across range of industries and geographies. Having designed a disruptive, yet collaborative model of operation within industry verticals, we have a distinct advantage in understanding not only Operational Risk exposures, but also key drivers and trigger points that can cause substantial financial and reputational losses. Our broad range of industry partners and telematic-data feed affiliates ensures that the Operational Risk Resilience is always kept up to date.  Client centred approach, coupled with our rapid licensing and advisory services, cements Audeamus Risk position as a strategic partner to industries and governments.

Aleksandar Kovacevic  is the Founder and  Managing Director of Audeamus Risk. He is 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 was a Board Member of the Transparency International SEE chapter, a global coalition against corruption. Before establishing Audeamus Risk, he has held positions in leading banks and “Big 4” advisory firms, managing transformation projects and operations across four continents.

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.

 

Advisory Board

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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