Hovik Tumasyan

Founder and president

FinRisk Solutions

Hovik Tumasyan is the Founder and President of FinRisk Solutions. With over 20 years of combined banking and advisory services he has advised financial institutions in North America, EU and Asia that range from investment and commercial banks to government owned and multilateral banks. Hovik assists financial institutions in design and implementation of capital and liquidity management frameworks and implementation of post-crisis changes for Capital Markets businesses.

Hovik holds a PhD degree in Physics from University of Miami and a degree in Mathematical Finance from University of Oxford. 

Karl Rubach

Managing director

IBSM Solutions Inc.

Karl Rubach is the Managing Director and founder of Integrated Balance Sheet Management Solutions, Inc. in Toronto, Canada. He has over 20 years of international Treasury, Balance Sheet and Capital Management experience. He has lead the implementation of Risk Adjusted Return on Capital (RAROC) and Balance Sheet Optimization frameworks, including Funds and Transfer Pricing (FTP) and Economic Capital allocation.

He is a frequent speaker at industry events. He holds a master’s degree in finance as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics from ITAM Mexico. He is also a CFA charter holder.

Mike McCausland

Senior manager


Dr Alex Shipilov



Alan McEntee

Director - enterprise liquidity management


Hany Farag

Senior director and head of risk methodology and analytics


Hany Farag is Senior Director and Head of Risk Modelling and Methodology at CIBC. Prior to his current position he was a partner at Eastmoor Capital Partners, LLP; Managing Director and Head of FX Statistical Arbitrage at CIBC; and Head of Quantitative Research at OANDA Corporation. Prior to his industry positions he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Caltech and at Rice University. He holds a PhD in Mathematical Analysis from Yale, a MS in Theoretical Physics from Yale, and a BSC in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Ain Shams.

Shahed Shafi

Head of counterparty risk management

US Bank

Hamed Iyaz

Senior consultant


Hamed Ijaz is part of Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Risk Management practice based out of New York. During his time at EY, he has gained experience on derivative valuations, market and counterparty risk management, Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) and Fundamental Review of Trading Book (FRTB) regulations. He has supported multiple FRTB and CCAR engagements at major US banks focusing on CVA and market risk.