Chief Risk & Policy Officer
During her 35-year career, her public sector work included serving at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and most recently at the US Treasury in the Office of Technical Assistance where she advised Central Banks. Her most recent postings include the Central Bank of Moldova, the Central Bank of Afghanistan and the Central Bank of Tunisia. Diane also served in risk and asset management roles at Morgan Stanley, Fortis, ABN AmroBank, Moody’s Investor Services, State Street Global Advisors, TD Securities. Diane’s career has taken her from managing risk in asset securitizations, to asset management, to counterparty credit risk, to derivatives, to stress testing and now into digital currency. Diane is a strategic risk professional whose experience with a broad range of risks enables her anticipate issues and mitigate them.
Diane’s thought leadership includes speaking engagements on Blockchain and Technology, Cyber, Big Data and Emerging Risks, Central Bank Risk Management, Stress Testing, and Operational Risk. She has published several articles on credit risk, mortgages and student lending. Diane has also authored/co-edited three financial technology books for Risk Books (London).
Diane serves as a volunteer board advisor to several non-profits including the Washington DC Value Tech Board, Nigeria’s COIN NEWS, the JC Kravit Foundation and the Community Development Board for North Beach San Francisco. Previous board positions include the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Risk Management Association (RMA), SF Habitat for Humanity and the Paris Based Asset Backed Credit Research Institute.
She holds a BA in History from Salem State College, an MPA in Finance from Arizona State University, a MSc from the London School of Economics where she completed work for a Doctorate in financial services regulation. She holds two recent professional ISACA Certificates on Controls (COBIT) and Privacy (CDPSE).