Career Development: The way from Senior Analyst to VP

Career Development: The way from Senior Analyst to VP

If you are interested in a career in risk management in the financial industry, the first couple of years will be spent learning the ropes and choosing to specialize in one particular area. But what are expected in your career development and what options are available further down the line? We would like to invite you to join Chandra Stempien for a discussion on her career from Senior Analyst in Market risk to VP, Stress Testing and Credit Analysis & Measurement on April 15th.

We are honoured to have Chandra Stempien, VP of RBC Risk Management as our DSS speaker. Ms. Stempien has a diverse finance background and brings about 20 years of risk management experience to her role as VP, Stress Testing & Credit Analysis and Measurement.

Ms. Stempien joined RBC in September 2000 as a Senior Analyst, Equity Market Risk Management responsible for market risk oversight of the bank’s equity trading activities in Capital Markets. She was promoted through a variety of roles to one of Director, Market Risk Analysis and Reporting until May 2009 when she took the role of Director, New York Trading Credit Risk.

Ms. Stempien was responsible for the risk management of the Central Funding desk for both market and counterparty credit risk. In May 2011, Ms. Stempien shifted roles again as Director, Counterparty Credit Risk Analysis and Measurement in which she oversaw the implementation of the Internal Models Method for both Counterparty Credit Risk and CVA capital while evolving credit risk analysis for the OTC derivatives portfolio.

Ms. Stempien then transferred to Hong Kong to take the role of Head of Market Risk, APAC in which she oversaw the market, counterparty credit risk, liquidity and Enterprise Risk for the region. In January 2016, Ms. Stempien was appointed an executive officer of RBC and assumed the role of Managing Director and Head, Counterparty Credit Risk in which she had oversight of all counterparty credit risk exposure within the trading book. In November 2018, Ms. Stempien moved into her current role as VP, Stress Testing & Credit, Analysis and Measurement.

As a recognized leader with 20 years of experience managing risk domestically and globally, Ms. Stempien will share her career story in Canada’s largest bank, from a Market Risk Analyst to her current role overseeing Enterprise Wide Stress Testing, Parameter Estimation data and the analysis, reporting and controls surrounding IFRS9. The speaker presentation will be followed by panel discussion and Q&A sessions.

Moderator: Molly Li

Molly Li is currently working as a consultant and project manager in First Derivatives. Before that, she worked with a Regulatory Initiatives group and a project team to automate regulatory reporting and provide optimized workflows solutions at Scotiabank. Molly has a Bachelor’ s degree with major in Mathematics from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Economics from the University of Toronto.

Event Details

Date: 6:30 – 8 PM, April 15, 2019

Location: University of Toronto, St George Campus

Dress Code: Business Casual

Registration: Click Here to register(Detailed location will be in the confirmation email)


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