Global Head – Financial Risk Analytics, IHS Markit
Dr. Andrew Aziz is global head of Financial Risk Analytics at IHS
Dr. Aziz is responsible for all the business, product and R&D functions of the Financial Risk Analytics group, which provides capital markets analytics and risk management solutions to banks and other financial institutions. Financial Risk Analytics solutions support risk management best practice for counterparty credit and market risk, as well as addressing regulatory compliance requirements for risk, including comprehensive support for FRTB Solutions. He came to IHS Markit in October 2016 with over 20 years of experience in the risk technology sector. Previously he led the strategy, research, business development and SAAS functions at IBM in their Risk Analytics division. Prior to its acquisition by IBM, he was managing director of the BuySide business line at Algorithmics Inc, heading all business functions while launching the company's first SAAS solution. In previous executive roles at Algorithmics, he has headed the financial engineering, product management and professional services functions. Dr. Aziz has published numerous articles on financial engineering, risk methodologies and portfolio management, as well as speaking extensively at risk management and financial engineering conferences worldwide. He has taught in master’s degree level Quantitative Finance programs at McMaster University, York University, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Connecticut, US.