OW Capability: Risk Management

Finance & Risk

Oliver Wyman's Finance & Risk Practice provides leading financial institutions with custom solutions covering all aspects of risk management, including its application to financial management. Decades of work with the world's top 100 financial institutions have given us a unique global perspective on the challenges they face.
Risk, Capital and Performance Measurement

Our Finance & Risk Practice measures and manages all categories of risk at all levels within the institution.  From credit and market to business and strategic risks, we create the capital, solvency, and economic performance measures to help businesses proactively manage risk.

Capital and Balance Sheet Management

Oliver Wyman works with companies to align risk and business strategies with financial and economic resources. Whether the goal is to optimize capital and balance sheet structures or improve shareholder returns, we can help build a more resilient financial platform for risk taking.

Performance and Value-Based Management

The world's leading financial institutions count on Oliver Wyman to improve their performance metrics at the transaction, line of business and corporate levels. Our team helps clients embed these metrics across their organizations, from strategic planning to incentive programs, for maximum performance.

Risk Governance Amid Regulatory Changes

We support our clients as they navigate the current environment of unprecedented regulatory change and increasing governance expectations. We offer advice on corporate governance frameworks and best practices, and our experience covers all levels of the institution - from the board and executive management to line management.

Risk Technology Capabilities

We define and implement compliance (including Basel II) and market, credit, and operational risk data requirements across multiple levels: financial product, business line, or enterprise level.

Key Areas of Insight
  • Risk quantification, policies, and processes
  • Capital, funding, and balance-sheet strategy
  • Accounting analytics, policy, and implementation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Organization design and governance

Finance & Risk Insights