Christian Pedersen

Partner - Head of Asia-Pacific Finance & Risk
Christian Pedersen is a Partner at Oliver Wyman and the Head of the Finance & Risk practice in the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. Prior to this role, he was based in London as Head of the firm’s Finance & Treasury sub-practice.

Christian has worked with over 30 leading global clients in all areas of risk management.  In addition, he has worked with clients on risk framework applications and has taken several roles in building bespoke risk management and risk-adjusted performance frameworks for a range of leading-edge institutions. He also spearheaded the push into the treasury and finance spaces, working with 10 leading clients in such areas as RWA optimization, capital and balance sheet management, liquidity risk, and the broader CFO / Treasurer crisis-response agendas.  Christian joined Oliver Wyman in 1999.

Christian has spoken at numerous conferences and regularly publishes Oliver Wyman position papers. Moreover, he has published over 20 articles in trade journals,  magazines and leading academic journals, which are referred to extensively and that cover a series of topics across risk, financial econometrics and finance.

Christian completed a PhD on Risk Measurement in Finance from Cambridge University. He also holds an MPhil in Economics from Cambridge University, as well as an MSc in Mathematics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His BSc in Economics (also LSE) was the top 1st class honors degree awarded in his year.