Shyam Venkat, MBA '85
Shyam Venkat is a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he leads the delivery of Financial Risk Management services to the Firm’s financial services clients. He has over fifteen years of experience advising clients on a spectrum of financial risk management issues relating to market and credit risk. He has assisted numerous financial institutions with the development and implementation of best practice approaches and control frameworks for risk management. He has also worked with energy sector clients to develop and implement risk management capabilities and internal controls for energy trading activities, physical generation assets, and transmission assets. Mr. Venkat has advised clients on risk management strategy and policy, organization structure, valuation models, market and credit risk measurement techniques, asset/liability management, capital attribution and performance measurement, and risk management information systems. His clients include: global, super-regional and regional banks; insurance companies and asset managers; mortgage banks and thrifts; government sponsored enterprises and multilateral financial institutions; and energy companies.
Mr. Venkat has chaired, moderated and presented at several industry conferences on risk management, capital allocation and performance measurement. He has also authored and published several articles on risk management. He holds a B.Com from the University of Bombay, and a M.B.A. from Cornell University.