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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

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

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

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)

David Milne,  National Leader, Quantitative Advisory Services, Ernst and Young, Canada and Regional Director, PRMIA

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)

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

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

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

Tiff Macklem, Dean, Rotman School of Management

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