Uniper’s Khan on risk transformation and green energy

Novera Khan: as energy markets change, risk management should be at the heart of business strategy

Novera Khan

No one can accuse Novera Khan, chief risk officer of German utility Uniper, of shying away from a challenge. Having entered risk management just weeks after the collapse of energy trading giant Enron when the reputation of the industry was in tatters, she now finds herself managing the risk of a fossil fuel power generator amid the green energy transition.

Not just anyone would have leapt at the challenge. Uniper was spun off from German utility E.on in January 2016 as a separate legal entity c