Armel R. Kouassi
Northern Trust Corporation
managing director and head of market risk
Yujush Saksena is currently the head of market risk, GE Capital covering Interest Rate Risk, FX Risk and Commodities Market risk. Prior to this he was the managing director market risk for GE Capital Americas and the Verticals and co-head of Interest Rate Risk oversight at GE Capital where his primary responsibilities included providing Independent Market Risk oversight of GE Capital Americas and GE Capital’s Global Commercial Real Estate, Aviation Financial Services, North American Life and Health and, until full divestiture, Synchrony. Prior to SIFI de-designation he was responsible for strengthening the independent oversight and challenge of IR risk, including evolution of IRR Policy, Standards and Procedures framework
Prior to joining GE Capital Yujush was at Citigroup, where was the managing director Interest Rate Risk Oversight and Market Risk Manager for the Retail Asset businesses. In his 23 years at Citi he held a number of roles in Market Risk and Finance, including Market Risk Manager for Latin America Retail bank. While at Citi, he also worked on developing and implementing a standard NII forecast process across Finance, Risk and Treasury at Citi.
Yujush holds an MBA from The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore India and has an undergraduate degree in Engineering and a Master’s in Economics. He is also holds CFA and FRM certifications.
head of regulatory interpretations, liquidity
Shahab Khan currently works for Deutsche Bank in New York in Treasury function as head of regulatory interpretation-liquidity. Prior to this, he was with the Regulatory Policy group where he was subject matter expert on matters related to Liquidity, Capital, RWA, Market Risk etc. Before this, he worked for various financial institutions and was associated with one of the big 4 accounting firms in the financial advisory group at the beginning of his career. During his professional career, he has held various positions in Treasury and M&A groups. For the last several years, he has been dealing with Capital and Liquidity regulations that are applicable in the US. In addition to MBA, he is also a Certified Treasury Professional. He is an avid reader and loves to travel.
Juan Gonzalez Herrera
vice-president, global treasury risk management
Juan Gonzalez Herrera has over 20 years of experience on interest rate risk management and derivatives modelling.
He joined State Street Bank and Trust in 2014 as director of quantitative analysis in the Global Treasury Risk Management team, where he led the oversight of interest rate risk, liquidity risk and market risk models, as well as the development of models to be used by the second line of defense. In 2018 Juan joined the Model Risk Management team, where he leads the validation of models related to Treasury Risk, including behavioral modelling of deposits. Before joining State Street Juan worked for Santander US, leading the modelling and methodology for market risk models. Additionally, Juan spent 5 years as consulting manager on ALM, with wide-ranging exposure to banking markets in the US, Canada, LATAM, Europe and China. His previous experience also includes several years of academic teaching, mainly focused on risk management and derivatives.