Dan Rissin


Senior Consultant

Dan is a Senior Consultant at Impact Delta. He has over 20 years of experience in financial technology and entrepreneurship and has recently completed an MSc in Climate Change Management and Finance at Imperial College. Prior to that he founded AlphaDesk, a leading financial software company, providing trading, risk, accounting and operational tools to hedge funds and traditional asset managers globally. AlphaDesk was acquired by Refinitiv in 2019.

Dan was one of the co-founders of Waterfall Investments, a hedge fund management company. There he developed proprietary quantitative trading and risk management methodologies and was involved in the overall management of the business and investment strategy.

Dan also founded TrueRisk, an early leader in enterprise risk management systems and derivative securities modelling. TrueRisk software became the de-facto standard for convertible bond valuation globally, used by most of the largest investment banks and hedge funds. TrueRisk was sold to Sungard (now FIS).

In addition to his MSc, Dan has an MBA from the University of Toronto, and a BSC Engineering from the University of Cape Town.