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  • Asia: +852.3551.3077
  • China: +86.10.6319.6580
  • EMEA: +44.20.7772.5454
  • Japan: +81.3.5408.4100
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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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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.

October 2017 WebPage Christian Henkel

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.

August 2017 WebPage Christian Henkel

Rethinking Commercial Real Estate Credit Risk

Commercial real estate (CRE) loans are seeing strong loan growth, combined with easing underwriting, resulting in increased credit risk. CRE mortgages often make up a significant part of a bank’s loan portfolio. CRE lending is quickly becoming an area of focus for regulators, who are looking into industry practices and concentration risk management at banks of all sizes.

April 2017 WebPage Sumit Grover, Christian Henkel