Introduction to Credit Risk Mitigation

Introduction to Credit Risk Mitigation

Credit risk is the risk of financial loss to a lender should a customer or counterparty default. The accurate measure of credit risk is an essential tool for credit decision making and internal risk management. In the first part of this video series, Belinda will discuss the concept of credit risk - what it is, how it is measure?
Overview

Credit risk is the risk of financial loss to a lender should a customer or counterparty default. It is managed through a variety of risk management techniques, including documentary mitigants and periodic reviews. The accurate measure of credit risk is an essential tool for credit decision making and internal risk management.

Key learning objectives:

  • What is credit risk?

  • Understand how credit growth facilitates economic growth

  • What are the types of credit risk?

  • How is credit risk measured?

  • Understand how we can mitigate and manage credit risk

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Belinda Green

Belinda Green

Belinda Green is a credit risk specialist, with a career spanning 4 continents and numerous sectors. She has spent over 20 years in commercial and corporate lending roles for FirstRand Bank and UBS, where she was director of Corporate Lending from 2002 until 2013. Belinda shifted into education in 2014 and was a Faculty Lead and Senior Trainer for Moody’s Analytics Learning Solutions in Dubai for over 5 years, leading and delivering training programmes across the Middle East and Africa. In 2019, Belinda launched her own training consultancy in London, delivering learning solutions to clients around the world.

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