Management

Audeamus Risk – BIAX 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.

 

Srdjan Stojkovic, CTO     Srdjan is a tech-wizard, full stack developer and code addict that has successfully delivered projects for globally operating businesses over the last ten years. He is the founder of the Escape Velocity, boutique internet advisory, where he is managing the team of highly experienced developers and advanced data analysts.  Srdjan possesses insatiable thirsts for innovation and often works in projects that are moving industry boundaries, creating new markets and exploring “unchartered waters” of the new technologies, which is the very reason why he joined the Audeamus Risk.  His proactive urge to advance with latest trends and emerging technologies, allows him to work with industry leaders and innovators. He manages client-facing environments and works on complex data sets, UX design and graphics. Besides his technical skills, he also advises and works on start-up projects.

 

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.

Frank Zanka,  Advisory Board Member. Frank is focused on developing strategy and launch operations.  Prior to Audeamus Risk, Frank worked in various general management, field-facing and venture funding roles for many Internet-based start-up companies where he directly facilitated their growth and eventual acquisition. He has vast experience in developing strategic partnerships/alliances with U.S. companies such as Microsoft, SUN, Intel and with leading international technology companies such as Dassault, Astrium (formerly Matra-Marconi Space), Mitsui, SK Corporation, Pemex, AON, Palace of Westminster (Parliamentary IT Security) and others.  Frank holds undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Life Sciences, an MBA from Pepperdine University and is licensed by the DRII as a Business Continuity Professional.



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