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Christian leads the risk measurement advisory team throughout the Americas and is an experienced credit practitioner, having spent most of his career in commercial banking.

Christian has a unique blend of business and academic experience across the financial services industry – including expertise in commercial credit and financial analysis, portfolio management, asset quality, loan loss reserve methodologies, stress testing, credit administration, process redesign, safety and soundness examinations, and credit risk modeling.

Christian received his master’s and undergraduate degree from the University of Texas and graduated as valedictorian from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.

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