Peter was born in Martin in Slovakia on 13th of December 1982. As he grew up, he developed his survival and creativity skills early on, mainly to deal with his 4 brothers & 4 sisters. That could be also one of the reasons behind his relocation to Amsterdam for 12 years. Besides speaking decent Dutch, which is often subject of numerous jokes, Peter is happy to chat also in English, Slovak, Czech and in limited “Peter” version of Portuguese / Spanish. In order to escape reality, Peter enjoys science-fiction & fantasy and whether it is a good book, decent movie or an addicting game, they all do the job nicely. To challenge his body and stimulate his brain Peter loves to train Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Art), do Thai-Boxing and to perform regularly as part of the Funnylicious Improvisation Comedy theatre group.. Peter lives now back in Slovakia, just outside of Bratislava togethert with his wife and little princess daughter Lea.
Peter has a finance background (Master’s degree in Banking) and is certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) with 14+ years of experience in risk management in financial sector. He has assisted various banking and insurance institutions with large-scale risk management implementations while holding both internal and also external (PwC) risk management advisory roles. Peter joined SAS in 2014, and supports now SAS risk management activities across EMEA and serves as a global acting domain expert - leveraging the latest trends in risk analytics and technology with his deep risk management and finance expertise.
Peter also acts as the Risk Management trainer for PRMIA (Professional Risk Management International Association) and other organizations where he develops and delivers trainings on Model Risk Management, IFRS 9, ERM and Stress Testing and Climate Risk. Peter regularly speaks and presents at risk events / webinar and publishes risk management thought leadership materials (list of publications here ).