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Master of Financial Risk Management Advisory Board

Master of Financial Risk Management Advisory Board

The Master of Financial Risk Management Advisory Board seeks to raise the profile of Rotman’s MFRM program, facilitate networking and employment opportunities for students, and highlight the multiple ways in which the school is engaged in the risk management field.


Richard Nesbitt, CEO Global Risk Institute and Adjunct Professor of Finance at Rotman (Rotman MBA graduate)

External Board Members

William Bonnell, Executive Vice President and  Chief Risk Officer, National Bank of Canada

Gregory Bauer, Research Director, Financial Markets Department, Bank of Canada

Eduardo CanabarroGlobal Head of Model Validation, Barclays Bank, New York 

Darryl Gunness, Vice President – Global Corporate Banking COO, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch 

Frank Guse, SVP, Enterprise Risk Management, CIBC

Kelly Hastings, Chief Risk Officer, CIBC Mellon

Graeme Hepworth, SVP Group Risk Management, Personal & Commercial Banking, Royal Bank of Canada

Newton Hong, Manager - Financial Risk Management, TMX Group (Rotman MFin graduate)

James Hristoskov, Director, Enterprise Risk & Portfolio Management, Royal Bank of Canada (Rotman MFin graduate)

Jeremiah Hudacin, Vice President, Head of Investment Risk, OPSEU Pension Trust

Isabelle Hudon, Chef de la direction - Financière Sun Life, Québec, Vice-présidente principale Solutions Clients - Financière Sun Life Canada

Rocky Ieraci, Managing Director and Head of Investment Risk, , CPPIB 

Irina Issakova, VP & Director, Trading, TD Asset Management (Rotman MFin graduate)

Rishi Kapur, SVP Head of Financial Risk, Group Risk Management, Manulife Financial

Dissirama Lao, Senior Consultant, FRM, for Risk Consulting Advisory Group, KPMG (Rotman MFin graduate)

Victor Leung, Director - ALM Balance Sheet Analytics, Group Treasury, Scotiabank (Rotman MFin graduate)

Daniel Moore, SVP, Chief Market Risk Officer, Scotiabank

Sunny Oh, VP, Enterprise Risk Management, Great West Life

Anthony Peccia, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, Citigroup Canada

Scott Picket, VP, Research & Risk, OTPP

Mirela Predescu, Deputy Head - Market and Counterparty Risk Methodologies for Credit/Repo Business, BNP Paribas, London (Rotman PhD graduate)

Anusha Santhiapillai, Director - Risk Management Audits, Royal Bank of Canada (Rotman MFin graduate)

Philippe Sarfati, Senior Director, Supervision Support Group, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada

Sanjiv Talwar, Head, Risk Capital, Stress Testing & Model Development, Enterprise Risk & Portfolio Management, BMO Financial Group

Alexandra Turner, Vice President, Retail Risk Management, Toronto Dominion Bank

Jim Zhang, Director, Overseas Investment Fund Management, BlackRock, Shanghai 


Rotman Board Members

Peter Christoffersen, Professor of Finance, TSX Chair in Capital Markets, Co-director MFRM

Susan Christoffersen, Professor of Finance, Vice Dean, Undergraduate and Pre-experience Programs

John Hull, Professor of Finance, Maple Financial Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Co-director MFRM

Alexandra MacKay, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream in Finance, Academic Director MFRM

Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management

Leanne Pollard, Managing Director, Morning/Evening MBA, MFin, Executive MBA Programs, MFRM & G.Dip.P.A

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