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We currently provide services to 74 funds managing €2.8bn

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ABOUT US

 

RiskCap International Limited was established in 2013 to provide customized and outsourced risk management solutions to the financial services industry in particular the fund management sector. It is an EU-based company pioneering risk management services as its core business. RiskCap’s team, which includes two fully qualified PhDs, has a mix of experience and academic background that enables RiskCap to transform data into information, thus promoting a greater understanding of risks and opportunities for investment funds. RiskCap’s commitment to innovative thinking, professionalism and a strong risk culture will serve its clients for years to come.

 

PEOPLE

Dr Paul Magro

Dr Paul Magro

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Paul is Co-Founder and Managing Director at RiskCap and is responsible for risk management and quantitative research. He joins RiskCap after recently receiving his PhD in Finance at the University of Bangor in June 2013. His research focused on hedge fund performance and risk, persistence and capital flows and is in the process of being published in top rated international journals. Paul is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta’s Banking and Finance department lecturing on hedge fund strategies, alternative investments and financial modelling. Paul is a member of the Malta Association of Risk Management and is a Certified Risk Manager (CIRM).
Prof Joseph Falzon

Prof Joseph Falzon

Director and Consultant

Joseph is the current Dean at the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy (FEMA) at the University of Malta. He received a PhD degree in economics from Northwestern University (US) in 1984. He has taught at several American Universities including Roosevelt University (Chicago), Northwestern University and University of Cincinnati. He returned to Malta in 1988 and was appointed as the first Head of the Department of Banking and Finance, set up in 1994. He is the author of several local and foreign publications and of numerous papers on the Maltese economy. Joseph has served as a consultant to several governmental organizations, private companies and funds.
Jean Paul Gauci

Jean Paul Gauci

Risk Associate

Jean Paul joins RiskCap as Risk Associate after working in fund administration for Valletta Fund Services and Calamatta Cuschieri. He is responsible for monitoring the risk exposures for funds by applying various risk measurement tools and providing recommendations. He worked on funds having a variety of trading strategies. Jean Paul graduated with B.Com (Hons) degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Malta in 2011 and then in 2012 he furthered his studies abroad at Strathclyde University where he obtained an MSc in Investments & Finance with Distinction.
Mariosa Galea Mercieca

Mariosa Galea Mercieca

Accountant

Mariosa graduated as an Accountant from the University of Malta in 2005 and also received a Masters of Arts in Financial Services in 2009. Mariosa was also awarded a Diploma in Taxation from the Malta Institute of Taxation back in 2007. Currently, she carries out the duties of Financial Accountant within RiskCap. Mariosa is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants and a member of the Malta Institute of Taxation.
Analise Despott

Analise Despott

Compliance Manger

Analise joins RiskCap after working as a compliance officer for 3 years at another company service provider. She graduated with a Diploma in Law from the University of Malta and shortly after obtained a Diploma in Financial services Operations and Compliance award by the MFSA. She is currently reading for an Executive MBA Degree. Analise deals with all compliance procedures and oversees the policies for the company. She develops, initiates, maintains, and revises policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program. Analise is also responsible for handling compliance related matters for clients.
Matthew Giusti

Matthew Giusti

Junior Risk Associate

Matthew joins RiskCap as Junior Risk Associate after successfully completing RiskCap’s internship programme. Matthew has successfully graduated from the University of Malta in B.Com (Hons) degree in Banking and Finance. He also has an Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration from Master Business School. Matthew is responsible for the monitoring of risk exposures for funds by applying various risk measurement tools and reporting.
Julia Melkozerova

Julia Melkozerova

Junior Risk Associate

Julia joins RiskCap as Junior Risk Associate after successfully graduating in Economics, Management and Statistic degree from the Alma Mater University of Bologna in Italy. Julia is responsible for the monitoring of risk exposures of various UCITS, AIFs and PIFs by applying various risk measurement tools and reporting. She aspires to complete FRM program.
Milica Kodzo

Milica Kodzo

Junior Risk Associate

Milica joins RiskCap after graduating with a Bachelor`s degree in Finance and Banking at Megatrend University (Serbia). She is currently completing a second degree in International Business from the John Naisbitt University (Serbia). She plans to do a Master`s degree in the near future. Milica is responsible for the monitoring of risk exposures of various UCITS, AIFs and PIFs by applying various risk measurement tools and reporting.
Denis Velija

Denis Velija

Junior Risk Associate

Denis joins RiskCap as Junior Risk Associate after working in fund administration for BNP Paribas and advisory services at Nexia BT. He completed a Bachelor`s degree in Finance and Banking at Tuscia University (Italy) and he is currently finishing his Master degree in Finance (specializing in risk management) from the same university. Denis is responsible for the monitoring of risk exposures of various UCITS, AIFs and PIFs by applying various risk measurement tools and reporting. He aspires to complete FRM program.

 

 

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