Ali Samad-Khan is Founder and President of Stamford Risk Analytics. He has over 25 years of experience in enterprise/operational risk management and more than 30 years of experience in financial services and consulting.
Ali has advised more than 100 of the world’s leading banks; insurance, energy and transportation companies; and national and international regulators on a full range of risk management issues. Key elements of his Strategic ERM/ORM framework and methodology have been adopted by leading institutions around the world.
Recognized globally as an expert in the risk management space, Ali’s thought provoking articles and white papers have served as a catalyst for change in the way organizations manage risk. For his contributions to the field of risk management, Ali was named “One of the One Hundred Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury & Risk Management magazine. He is also a charter member of Who’s Who in Risk Management.
Prior to founding Stamford Risk Analytics, Ali served as a Principal in the ERM Practice at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson), where he was also Global Head of Operational Risk Management Consulting. Previously, Ali was Founder and President of OpRisk Analytics LLC, a software provider, which was acquired by SAS. Before that Ali worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York, where he headed the Operational Risk Group within the Financial Risk Management Practice. Prior to that, he led the Strategic Risk Initiatives Group in the Operational Risk Management Department at Bankers Trust. He has also worked as a policy analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and at the World Bank.
Ali holds a B.A. in (Quantitative) Economics from Stanford University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Yale University.