Fabrizio Balda, République et Canton de Genève

Chief Risk Officer, République et Canton de Genève Mr. Balda is Chief Risk Officer of the République et Canton de Genève since 2012. Reporting to the President of Conseil d'Etat, he chairs the internal control committee and has established a risk management policy and governance for the entire public administration.

He coordinates the heads of internal control in each department in matters of risk management and internal control, and delivers training in risk and business continuity management. He is also teacher within the ERM Diploma of Advanced Studies at the Haute École de Gestion in Geneva.

Before joining Etat de Genève, Mr. Balda worked as a manager in audit compliance, business continuity and risk management at the International Air Transport Association (IATA); previously, he worked in safety management for Skyguide, the Swiss air navigation service provider, and at CERN. He has a master degree in nuclear engineering as well as an Executive MBA.