Risk Committee

The function of the Risk Committee is to oversee and support the Board of Directors in fulfilling its duty to supervise and set an appropriate risk management and control framework in the areas of:

  1. risk management and control, including credit, market, country, legal, compliance, operational and conduct risks;
  2. treasury and capital management, including funding, liquidity and equity attribution; and
  3. balance sheet management.

The Risk Committee considers the potential effects of the aforementioned risks on the Group’s reputation. For these purposes, the Risk Committee will receive all relevant information from the Group Executive Board and has the authority to meet with regulators/third parties in consultation with the Group CEO.

The Risk Committee is comprised of following Board members:

Board of Directors - Portrait David Sidwell

David Sidwell

Senior Independent Director / Chairperson of the Risk Committee / member of the Governance and Nominating Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2014
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2008

Board of Directors - Portrait Reto Francioni

Reto Francioni

Member of the Corporate Culture and Responsibility Committee / member of the Compensation Committee / member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2014
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2013

Board of Directors - Portrait Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Julie G. Richardson

Member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2017
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2017

Board of Directors - Portrait Beatrice Weder di Mauro

Robert W. Scully

Member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2016
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2016

Board of Directors - Portrait Joseph Yam

Dieter Wemmer

Member of the Risk Committee

Year of initial election to UBS Group AG: 2016
Year of initial election to UBS AG: 2016

The Committee operates under the Risk Committee Charter as described in the Organization Regulations.