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Pius Fischer

Head of Risk Management
  • PhD in Economics (“Rent-seeking, Institutions and Reforms in Africa” published by Springer New York); graduate degrees in International Economic Relations (University of Konstanz), and in Economics and Business Administration (University of Bern).

  • Before joining responsAbility in 2006, 10 years of professional experience in designing and implementing economic and institutional reforms in developing countries (research, teaching and extended field visits) while working at NADEL (ETH Zurich).

  • Consulting mandates for World Bank and Swiss Development Corporation including field work in Africa.

  • Extensive experience in credit risk monitoring and management, assessment and rating processes (Head Investment Analyisis at responsAbility 2008-2014).

  • Head Risk since Jan 2019 (Deputy Head since 2014): Design, implementation and monitoring of Enterprise Risk Management Framework and participation in relevant committees (Risk and Audit, Investment, Valuation) and Credit and Fund review meetings.