Temasek Holdings fund manager to share tips with local financial community

A fund manager working for a top Asian investment fund would be in Sri
Lanka to share and train local financial positions on risk management. A fund manager working for a top Asian investment fund would be in Sri
Lanka to share and train local financial positions on risk management. David Belmont Managing Director and Head of Risk Management at Temasek
Holdings, the Singapore government’s asset management arm, will conduct
a
program on 10 June, on creating shareholder value through risk
management
at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Chapter of Chartered Financial
Analysts.

“Its very well accepted that a business must take risk,” says Ajantha
Madurapperuma of the CFA Sri Lanka Chapter.
“If we challenge that there is no business. And then probably there are
no
returns as such. Other than probably risk free returns that you can
earn.
If things go well then of course you are very happy. But if things go
wrong then you wonder why you took that risk. The idea of risk
management
is to take the benefits of upside potential of taking such risks but at
the same time manage the down side potential not to have if possible
the