SAS RiskAdvisory was proud to serve as the Platinum Sponsor
of the 2012 Committee of Chief Risk Officers Summit in Houston.
Our cameras caught up with some high-level attendees and CCRO
members to capture their informed insights about current trends.
From Big Data to Dodd-Frank, we offer three unique perspectives
on the changing role of Chief Risk Officers in today's commodity
Alliance Risk Group LLC
With more than 25 years
experience in the energy commodity world, Prokop is a recognized
industry leader in areas such as exchange management, energy
brokerage and clearing operations, market data management and
regulatory affairs. He has held senior trading and risk
positions at Amerex, Merrill Lynch Energy Group, CME and
elsewhere. In addition to his role with Alliance Risk Group,
Prokop is a Director of the Committee of Chief Risk Officers, a
Director of the Global Energy Management Institute at the
University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer School of Business and a
member of the Energy and Environmental Advisory Committee at the
US Commodity Futures Trading Commissions (CFTC).
Enterprise Risk Management Executive & Analytics Consultant
Mejorada is a quant with strong business knowledge.
An accomplished enterprise risk management executive and
analytics consultant, he has broad experience in the design and
execution of corporate-wide risk policies, trading strategies,
and trading controls. As CRO and VP of Risk Management at PSEG,
he evaluated trading and heduging strategies for regulated and
unregulated generation operations. At Peabody Energy, he
developed models to analyze PFE and option valuation, and he has
performed similar risk management functions for Shell Energy
North America, Chevron, Cheniere Energy, Calpine, TXU, Sirius
and other leading organizations.
Chief Risk Officer, NRG Energy
Mackey speaks to us directly from the front lines of
risk management. He is currently the CRO of NRG Energy,
a Fortune 300 company headquartered in Princeton, NJ.
Mackey was also the Head of Global Risk Management at
Nexen Inc, where he managed the commodity risk
associated with Nexen’s international oil, liquids, gas,
and power marketing and trading businesses. He has 21
years of commercial, and financial management experience
within the energy and financial services sectors,
cultivated with international industry leaders such as
Westcoast Energy, Engage Energy, Duke Energy Marketing,
Koch Energy Trading, KPMG, and TD Financial Group.