Before joining EconLab, Niko Järnberg worked as a manager at Crowe Horwath Slovenia. He has also held a senior associate position in Grant Thornton Slovenia. His main areas of expertise are enterprise risk management, risk modelling and power markets. In the field of corporate finance, he has experience in transaction advisory, project finance and building comprehensive financial models. Niko has several times been a conference speaker in topics of enterprise risk management for the Slovenian institute of auditors and occasionally holds lectures at the faculty of economics in topics related to derivative valuation and risk management. In addition to advisory work he has also been the project lead and subject matter expert in development of enterprise risk management application that is widely used by large Slovenian corporations. Niko has an undergraduate degree in marketing and pursued his graduate degree in quantitative finance, both from University of Ljubljana. In both of his studies he has been the best performer of the generation and has numerous awards for his study success. His main tool of choice is Matlab which he uses for optimization and simulations. In addition, Niko is skilled also in other tools such as Stata, R and Crystal ball.


Selected references

Development & advisory regarding ICAAP models (forward looking & internal capital) in areas of market risk, credit risk & operational risk for multiple clients.

Review and improvement of the electricity trading risk management system in two trading companies.

Feasibility study and project documentation for EFSI/EIB loan for a +100 million euro project.

Buy-side due diligence of a major regional bank. Main focus areas were portfolio and collateral quality assessment.

Development of a forecasting model for all photovoltaic plants in Slovenia. The ARDL model covered over a thousand PVs and forecasted production taking into account the weather and seasonality linked variation.

Synergy evaluation as part of an acquisition process in the logistic sector. Target EV ≈ 100 million euro

Leading the content side development of SBR and helping numerous companies implement new risk management workflow inside SBR software.