Models at Work: A Practitioner's Guide to Risk Management (Global Financial Markets) (Paperback)
This book provides a much needed 'middle ground' for risk practitioners who need an in-depth understanding of risk management without excessive formulae or theory. Written to appeal to a broad but financially-minded audience, it provides coverage of risk management and the frameworks commonly applied in the financial services industry.
Jawwad Farid has been building and implementing risk models since August 1998. Working with clients on four continents he helps bankers, board members and regulators take a market relevant approach to risk management. He is the founder of Alchemy Technologies, a risk consulting practice and writes about risk and treasury products at FinanceTrainingCourse.com. Jawwad's expertise includes investment management, product development and risk models. He has advised multiple due diligence teams on risk assessment in banking and insurance sectors, set up FX and commodity hedging desks, built fair value models for illiquid securities for FAS 157 disclosures, helped a 3 billion US$ dollar life insurance fund on allocation and bid patterns for 20 and 30 year bonds, ALM mismatch and fixed income strategy. He has worked with the securities and banking regulator and the Asian Development Bank on assessing the state of the corporate bond market as well as issued valuation opinions on cross currency swaps, participating forwards and contingent liabilities for Exchange Guarantee Funds in the region. Jawwad is a Fellow Society of Actuaries (Schaumburg, IL), holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and is a computer science graduate (NUCES FAST). He is an adjunct Faculty member at the SP Jain Global School of Management in Dubai and Singapore where he teaches Risk Management, Derivative Pricing, Project Finance and Entrepreneurship.