Senior Risk Manager

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Senior Risk Manager with diverse experience and understanding of financial products in global markets


- Over 16 years of experience building risk models.

- Excellent relationship-building skills, including complex, large relationships.

- Detailed knowledge of capital markets, including structured credit, credit derivatives, and emerging markets.

- High yield, investment grade, and distressed securities trader.


Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA 2006 - Present

Global Fixed Income Risk Manager. Risk manager for fourteen fixed-income funds, totaling over $105 billion in assets.

- Collaborate with fund managers on optimal risk allocation.

- Monitor portfolio risk limits and ensure credit policy compliance.

- Manage staff of seven portfolio analysts.

- Responsible for management reports on consolidated risk exposures and risk assessment.

- Member of risk committees for other funds outside of direct responsibility.

Citigroup, New York, NY 2000 - 2006

Managing Director, Risk Management, Distressed Securities, 2005 - 2006. Managed investments in all areas of distressed fixed-income and equity securities.

- Evaluated and approved distressed asset purchases in managed portfolios and actively managed mutual funds.

- Structured, underwrote, and approved the purchase and sale of both performing and non-performing consumer and corporate loan portfolios.

Director, Emerging Markets Trading, 2003 - 2005. Directed all trading in emerging market securities.

- Managed team responsible for risk management for global emerging markets trading.

- Reviewed all complex transactions to ensure appropriate risk and valuation.

- Structure and price emerging markets bond options.

- Determined reserve levels for the emerging markets trading desk.

Senior Risk Manager, Institutional Accounts, 2000-2003. Risk manager for multiple institutional managed accounts.

- Assess pricing on illiquid or unpriced securities.

- Established capital methodology for new products and compliance with the Global Risk Management System.

- Established baseline position for securities to balance total risk.

- Advise trading desk to optimize risk on capital.

Vanguard Group, New York, NY 1991 - 2000

Head of Market Risk, US Securities 1997-2000

- Created and managed risk reporting team.

- Established limits for structured derivatives in actively managed funds.

- Monitored liquidity risk for actively managed funds.

- Improved valuation assessments of illiquid securities.

- Ensured total risk of funds with multiple managers remained within fund guidelines.

Local Risk Manager, 1993-1997

- Responsible for actively managed income portfolios for both corporate and mortgage-backed instruments.

- Managed staff of five portfolio analysts.

- Oversaw the hiring and training of new analysts.

- Ensured compliance of portfolios to risk guidelines.

Portfolio Analyst, 1991-1993

- Computed performance of total portfolios against benchmarks.

- Advised portfolio managers on securities purchases to keep portfolio balanced relative to the benchmark.


Series 7 and 63 license

Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder, 1993

MBA Finance, New York University, Stern School of Business (1991)

B.S., Finance, SUNY New Paltz (1989)

Keywords: risk manager, risk analysis, securities analysis

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