The E-axes Forum on Climate Change, Macroeconomics, and Finance

Julia Trabert, Tan Schelling, Cassandra Archer

“Climate stress tests: Lessons learned and way forward”

Event description

Join our new webinar series on “Climate stress tests” in collaboration with the European Banking Institute (EBI). We will be joined by an expert panel comprising Julia Trabert (European Central Bank), Tan Schelling (Swiss National Bank), and Cassandra Archer (Bank of England).

The panelists will discuss their views and experience on climate stress test exercises, challenges faced, the industry preparedness and feedback for these tests, and finally the policy relevance of climate stress tests in today’s time.





Pierre Monnin
Senior Fellow, CEP

Julia Trabert

Senior Supervisor
Julia has been working for 12 years in the field of banking regulation and supervision. She joined the European Central Bank (ECB) in 2017 and is responsible for the direct supervision of significant institutions in the Euro Area. Further, she is part of ECBs horizonal team on climate and environmental risks, assessing current methodologies across institutions and driving the development of supervisory approaches. Previously, Julia worked as a Regulatory Manager at Deutsche Bank Group as well as a Manager at KPMGs Regulatory Services Team, being specialised on prudential requirements. Julia has a Master of Science in Finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and started her career at KPMGs Financial Services, auditing financial institutions in Frankfurt and New York.

Tan Schelling

Senior Economist
Tan Schelling is a senior economist at the financial stability division of the Swiss National Bank. He has 15 years of experience in analyzing potential sources of risk to the financial system and in contributing to the design and implementation of the regulatory framework for banks in Switzerland. In the last three years, he has been leading the efforts at the SNB to acquire a better understanding of climate-related financial risks at the two big banks in Switzerland. Apart from climate risks, his research interest lie in financial stability and the role of financial intermediaries in the transmission of monetary policy. Tan Schelling studied economics at the University of Zurich.

Cassandra Archer

Co-Head of Climate Club
Cassandra is co-Head of the Bank of England’s Climate Hub. The Climate Hub is responsible for the Bank of England’s policy response to the financial risks arising from climate change and the transition to a net-zero economy. The team was involved in the Bank of England’s Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenarios (CBES) exercise and also works internationally with other central banks (e.g. via the NGFS) to develop reference scenarios to assess the risks that climate change may pose for the macro-economy and financial system.

Paper and slides



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