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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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What are the Major Differences with the New CECL Accounting Standard?

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Interview

How Should Institutions be Preparing for CECL?

In this video, Chris Henkel identifies the key factors institutions need to consider during the planning process and how to improve the measurement of credit risk over the lifetime of a loan.

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Interview

What is CECL (Current Expected Credit Loss)?

In this video, Chris Henkel from Moody’s Analytics provides a brief overview about the new accounting standard, Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL). Listen in to learn more about the implications and how institutions can prepare.

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