Ashley Cherian Director & Delivery Head (MEA & India Region)
Ashley has several years of experience in the banking sector across the areas of credit, market and operational Risk. He has managed multi-disciplinary projects including consideration of data, analytical modeling, governance, methodology, tools and process issues. He has vast experience in assisting banks in developing roadmaps for compliance with emerging regulations, risk models’ development and validation, stress testing and reporting frameworks, asset liability management, and capital planning. He has also been a speaker at several risk management focused forums and has conducted trainings for Central banks and other regulatory authorities. As Head of Delivery at Aptivaa, he oversees project delivery, resource allocation, as well as quality assurance. A certified FRM practitioner, he holds a PGDM in Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
Vibhor Mittal Regional Director - Client Relationship (MEA Region)
He has 8 years of rich experience of working with various banks across UK, the Middle East and South Asia. He has been involved in multiple projects related to Basel II, Basel III, Credit Risk, Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Risk Systems Vendor Selection, Model Development / Validation, ICAAP, Stress Testing & Risk based pricing. His current role includes Client Relationship management, Pre-sales, Business Development and alliances management in the region. He has also been a speaker at several risk management forums. He holds a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur and PGDBM (Finance) from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He also holds FRM (Financial Risk Manager) Charter by GARP.
Dinesh Chaudhary Director – Risk Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Dinesh has 12+ years of experience in banking, risk and capital management and risk analytics.He has headed Basel II IRB and AMA projects for top private banks in India and has led multiple projects covering risk model development and validation. He also has six years of experience with a large private bank where he headed Basel II implementation and Corporate Risk Analytics team. As Director at Aptivaa, he is heading machine learning and risk analytics projects. Dinesh has done PGDM from IIM-Indore and is a certified FRM and PRM.
Satya Vemireddy Director & Practice Head - ALM, FTP & Market Risk
Satya brings with him more than 10years of Banking and Risk Management experience focusing on Liquidity and Interest Rate Risk Management, FTP, Behavioral Modeling, Market Risk, VaR, Counterparty Credit Risk, and related areas. At Aptivaa, he has been leading regulatory implementation projects like IRRBB and ILAAP with some of the largest banks in the Middle East. He has developed a deep understanding of the banking business through his previous role as Head of ALM function where he worked closely with ALCO to help the bank strategize for optimum balance sheet structure and risk-return profile. He was earlier part of the FSRM advisory practice of Ernst & Young Middle East. He has graduated in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and holds a PGDM degree in Finance from IIM Lucknow. He is a GARP certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
Krishnan Chari Director- Risk Analytics Project Delivery at Aptivaa
He is a Banking and Risk Analytics professional having 25 years of rich experience in managing, developing & implementing Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks & Risk Analytics Models for Banking & Asset Management Industry. In his career in BFS , he has delivered both as a leader and functional expert in executing Risk management project initiatives in Private Banks & Fund Houses in India.
Earlier to Aptivaa, as a Principal Consultant with consulting firms , he has successfully implemented Risk Analytics Solutions for Basel II/III, ICAAP, ILAA, ALM, IFRS 9-ECL including Market Risk, CCR & Ops Risk silos for 20+ BFS clients spanning India, Africa & Middle East markets.
As Risk Analytics professional, he is a an avid researcher and practitioner of Statistical Learning, Machine Learning & Computational Finance techniques. His academic credentials are MBA(Finance), MA(Economics), PG Diploma in Financial Engineering and a CAIIB.
At Aptivaa as a Project Director, he oversees Quality Control in client delivery across Risk Management spectrum and also contributes to development of Risk Analytics Solutions