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CreditSights Enhanced Risk Products: Webinar (APAC)

Thurs, 9 November 2023, 9:00AM (SGT/HKT)

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Event Details

Thurs, 9 November 2023
Online Webinar
9:00AM SGT 
CreditSights Risk Products

CreditSights Risk Products

CreditSights Head of Data and Analytics, Mike Lavin, and Head of Quantitative Strategy, Kai Gilkes, Ph.D., will be hosting a topical webinar to introduce the latest advancement in our suite of offerings - CreditSights Risk Products Version 2.0.

Topics include:

  • An introduction to the new version of CreditSights Risk Products, including an overview of what’s new in terms of content and functionality.
  • An overview of the CreditSights Risk Products quantitative models, including summaries of our approach, our data sets and our validations.
  • A product demo, showing users how to find and use Risk Products data and tools on our new website.
  • There will also be the opportunity for live Q&A.

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Head of Data & Analytics, CreditSights

Mike Lavin

Mike joined CreditSights as Head of Data & Analytics in April of 2022. Leveraging his more than 25 years of experience in financial data, Mike is responsible for driving our strategy for integrating and delivering our valuable data sets across our brands. Prior to joining CreditSights Mike held a number of leadership positions at Thomson Reuters, including Head of Fixed Income – Americas and Global Head of Capital Markets Insight. He holds a BA degree in Finance from Villanova University and an MBA from Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.
Head of Quantitative Strategy, CreditSights

Kai Gilkes, Ph.D.

Kai heads up the Quantitative Strategy team, which is responsible for the development of quantitative tools and models, including the Risk Products suite of credit risk models. Prior to joining CreditSights, Kai was involved in the quantitative modeling and rating of structured credit products, including CDO and RMBS transactions. He joined the firm after spending two years at DBRS (2006-2008), where he ran a team responsible for the development of quantitative tools for structured finance transactions. Prior to that, he spent eight years at Standard & Poor's (1998-2006), where he built a quantitative team to support the European structured finance business.
Kai received a BSc in Physics & Computing from Kent University (UK) and a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge. Prior to working in finance, Kai held a research fellowship in physics at Cambridge University (1992-1994), and lectured in physics at the University of East Anglia (1994-1998).