Raymond Goss, CEO and founder of Genera Capital, sees himself as more of a risk manager than an asset manager.

While most retail investors worry about whether they will have enough money for retirement, Goss spends his time helping ultra-high-net-worth families trying to preserve, grow and transfer their wealth across multiple generations. To achieve this, he has to take a much broader view of economic history than most institutional investors, a process that involves factoring in the potential for unforeseen, catastrophic risk. These are the Black Swan events made famous by Lebanese-American statistician, investor and author Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book The Black Swan...

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