I work in risk controlling and am responsible for identifying, measuring and monitoring market price risks. This includes both the reporting of present value and earnings-related risk figures to internal and external stakeholders as well as the monitoring of the new product process and the associated further development of methods.

Iris Jurisch, FAR graduate, works as a risk controller for market price risks

Fields of application

  • in all quantitative areas of banks and insurance companies
  • in companies in the financial sector that require quantitative expertise 

I work for a consultancy that advises insurance companies in the quantitative field. We support our clients both in implementing the new regulatory requirements and in remodelling projects. Sometimes we are also deployed directly to the insurance company premises to optimise internal processes.

Patrizia Stein, FAR graduate, works as an actuarial services consultant

Typical employers

  • Universal, investment and mortgage banks
  • Insurance and reinsurance companies, building society and pension funds
  • Consulting, capital investment, leasing and factoring companies, venture capital and private equity companies
  • Credit card issuers, auditors, securities firms, hedge funds
  • Rating agencies, credit agencies, credit insurers
  • Supervisory authorities (BaFin, EBA, EIOPA, ESMA) and central banks (German Central Bank, European Central Bank)

At HTW Berlin, we value the practical teaching and sound course content at a high scientific level. The graduates of the Master's program in Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Science and Risk Management are particularly convincing due to their implementation strength in the application of the theoretically acquired knowledge.

Verena Spieß | FPERSONNEL DEPARTMENT Deutsche Kreditbank AG

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