08 Dec Gautam Mukharya, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for HSBC Singapore, joins SPIN Analytics’ Global Advisory Board
Gautam Mukharya, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for HSBC Singapore, joins SPIN Analytics’ Global Advisory Board
SPIN Analytics, a modern FinTech provider that brings a new paradigm for credit risk modelling, announces today that Gautam Mukharya, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for HSBC Singapore will join the Company’s Global Advisory Board.
Gautam is a seasoned banker and Risk professional having 25 years of experience in the financial sector across multiple geographies, with specialization in credit and enterprise risks, and an active sponsor of Innovation, FinTech and new technologies. Over the last 20 years with HSBC Group, Gautam has held a variety of country and regional roles across geographies, including CRO HSBC Australia, Head of Wholesale Credit Risk for Asia Pacific and CRO HSBC Mauritius.
Panos Skliamis, Co-Founder & CEO of SPIN Analytics, said: “I am delighted to welcome Gautam to our Advisory Board. He is a leading expert in the risk field and brings extensive experience in FinTech, which is very important to our company. Gautam was our industry mentor during the Global Hackcelerator Programme of the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018, and we have since been engaging with him to help in our efforts in Asia Pacific. SPIN Analytics will benefit greatly from his expertise as we continue to build a talent-driven organization with strengthened leadership. We look forward to working closely with him towards the growth of our business and having his vital perspectives as we execute our strategy and create further value for all our stakeholders.”
“I am very pleased to join the Global Advisory Board of such an impactful company for the digital transformation of banks. SPIN Analytics has always been a catalyst for the financial services industry, leading the way of Explainable AI automation in Regulatory Credit Risk Modeling,” said Gautam Mukharya. “I am confident that together with my fellow board members and the management team, we can help SPIN Analytics to improve its product suite and accelerate the adoption of RISKROBOTTM by global as well as digital banks to enhance their model risk and credit risk management.”
As the Country CRO, Gautam is responsible for managing all risks areas across HSBC’s operations in Singapore covering all the global businesses across nine legal entities – Wealth & Personal Banking, including Private banking, Insurance & Asset Management; Commercial Banking; Global Banking; and Markets & Security Services. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Singapore Chapter of Risk Management Association (RMA) and an international speaker, who is frequently called to share his thoughts and experiences at various conferences, workshops and government webinars.
Gautam has been very active in the innovation eco-system in Singapore as a thought leader, sponsor, mentor and advisor to many FinTechs. He is a technology expert and enthusiast and has contributed to the National KYC Utility project and to the Green eco-system in the use of AI for solving Climate Risk Data challenges. Since 2019, he has sat on the Demo Day Judging panel at the Global Hackcelerator and selection panel for the FinTech Awards at the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF).
Gautam is passionate about sustainability and climate risk, and collaborates extensively with the industry and the regulators in Asia. He co-chaired the industry work-group that designed the MAS’ Regulatory guidelines on Environmental Risk Management (ENRM) for banks and the Guidelines for Responsible Financing by Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). He is currently chairing the risk management work-stream of Green Finance Industry Taskforce (GFIT) that published the Handbook on ENRM and is driving the industry capacity building initiatives. As a member of Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) to ASEAN Capital Market Regulators and Ministries of Finance, he co-chairs the work-stream on Transition Standards.
Earlier this year SPIN Analytics and the Singapore Chapter of the Risk Management Association (RMA) hosted a Thought Leadership Roundtable on Model Risk Management in the Age of COVID-19 to all CROs from the Banks in Singapore, where Gautam as the Board Member of the RMA and key industry expert participated in the discussion panel.
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