Momentus is a boutique consultancy firm that has unique business model: it combines private sector expertise and public sector deep knowledge to deliver sustainable value and deep-rooted insights to public institutions across the globe driven by people that are genuinely concerned about their country’s, regional or global well-being."
- Werner Claes, Senior Advisor, Banking and Risk
A banker with 30 years of professional experience, Werner has extensively covered risk management across the entire risk taxonomy: credit risk, market risk, ALM risk, operational risk, compliance risk. He has an in-depth knowledge of retail banking, commercial banking, corporate banking, corporate finance and private equity. In addition to strategy and risk management consulting, he undertakes supervisory board or consultancy assignments, including on behalf of multilateral financial institutions and private equity groups in emerging markets across Latam, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa.
In the credit domain, Werner has covered every aspect of the credit spectrum, ranging from developing and validating credit models for all types of business line over credit policy, to specialized lending (project finance, trade and commodity finance). He has a strong understanding of machine learning techniques and their application in digital processes.
Werner holds a Master’s degree in Interpreting Dutch-French-Russian from Iverto in Belgium; a Special Master’s in Business Economics and a Special Master’s in Financial Management from Vlekho (Belgium); and a Special Master’s in Accountancy from EHSAL Management School (Belgium).
He is fluent in 14 languages.