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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.

External Board Members

Sonia Baxendale, President & CEO, Global Risk Institute

Richard di Gioacchino, VP, Trade Floor Risk Management, Global Risk Management, Scotiabank 

Wassim El Ouni, VP & Head, Risk Capital and Model Development, BMO Financial Group

Jean-Sébastien Fontaine, Research Advisor, Financial Markets Department, Bank of Canada

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

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

Karsten Howes, SVP Market Risk, National Bank of Canada

James H. HurstVice President, Risk & Capital Analytics at Equitable Bank (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)

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

Jeanine Kwong, Global Head of Investment Risk Oversight, Global Wealth and Asset Management, Manulife

Ridha Mahfoudhi, Partner, Actuarial Services, PwC

Chris Noot, SVP Global Head, Market & Counterparty Risk, RBC

Sunny Oh, VP, Enterprise Risk Management, Canada 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)

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

Stephen Wright, Managing Director, Risk Surveillance & Analytics, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada

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


Rotman Board Members

Susan Christoffersen, Vice-Dean, Undergraduate & Specialized Programs and Professor of Finance

Eva Hughes, Managing Director, Specialized Programs

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

Heather-Anne Irwin, Adjunct Professor, Finance & Academic Director, MFRM

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