"Effective risk management is the shield that protects businesses from the storms of price volatility and supply disruptions as well as the challenges of the energy transition. It allows commodity trading firms to optimise portfolio performance and seize profitable opportunities while safeguarding against potential losses. I’m passionate about solving these complex challenges and defining innovative industry solutions which help our clients to become more resilient in turbulent times."
At a glance:
Joined Baringa in
Risk Management in Commodities and Energy Trading
What’s your favourite place in the world?
Italy, Bel Paese. It’s hard to find a place in the world as rich for landscapes, nature, food, history, and culture.
Andrey is a risk management expert and programme manager in our Energy, Utilities and Resources practice. He specialises in helping trading organisations to develop fit for purpose risk management frameworks that set them up for success in dynamically changing environments.
Over the course of his career, Andrey has worked with trading organisations in this space spanning investment banks, derivatives traders and energy and commodity trading companies. His career highlights include providing strategic risk advisory to CROs of trading organisations, delivering large risk transformation programmes with major European and UK investment banks and setting up new credit and liquidity risk functions for large commodity trading firms.
Andrey takes a hands-on approach to every project, building a deep understanding of a client’s business drivers at the outset. This allows him to build holistic risk management frameworks that are rooted in the organisation’s strategy and then cascade through the entire business – from the overall risk appetite right through to the tools, governance structure and processes needed to manage specific risk types.
Andrey is based in Germany and enjoys spending time away from work in the countryside. He’s a passionate pianist, chess player and tennis enthusiast. On holiday, you’ll find him in the North, far away from civilisation, dogsledding and watching the northern lights.
Insights from Andrey Shutov
How to manage margining risk in a highly volatile environment
Baringa and OpenGamma explore how trading firms can reorganise themselves to better manage margining risk in this new environment.Read more
As organisations face greater price volatility than ever, how should they manage energy trading risk?
Turbulence in the European power & gas market has shown that the risk functions of many trading organisations need to change. How?Read more
Do risk management frameworks need enhancements to better account for tail risks?
Do risk management frameworks need enhancements to better account for tail risks?Read more