I am an experienced Risk Management and Compliance Professional responsible for implementing large risk projects for major banks like Citibank,BOFA,BNY Mellon,AMEX.
Ravi is a FRM & PMP certified Risk Professional with extensive experience in Operational Risk . He has conducted RCSA workshops and control design,control testing & control walkthroughs and has worked closely with Business Risk and Control Management(BRCM) & Operational Risk Teams of various banks including HSBC,Citibank ,Bank of America where he and his team were responsible for implementing a large SOX optimization project across 4 regions ,conducting an end to end control walk through with control owners , creating complex process narratives for Capital Markets/Retail Banking & building a maintaining control library in RSA Archer.
Training & Development
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Operational Risk manager, 09/2016 to Current GRANT THORNTON LLP
Worked in all 3 Lines of Defense- Business Risk & Control Management (BRCM) - 1st Line of Defense.Operational Risk -2nd Line of Defense,Internal Audit -3rd Line of defense.
SOX Controls: Worked for the BRCM team for HSBC where I was responsible for optimizing the SOX controls for Global Banking & Markets, Retail Banking and Wealth Management.
Control Testing:Conducted control testing, control walkthroughs and updating process narratives.
Worked on controls for Global Banking & Markets, Retail Banking and Wealth Management.Extensive knowledge of controls for Derivative, Fixed Income, Money Markets ,Interest Rate Derivatives,Collateral and lending products.
RCSA: Worked on RCSA (Risk Control Self-Assessment) project for a G-SIB, which involved risk identification, documenting of all risks, classifying the risk into various buckets, ensuring there are mitigation strategies in place.
Operational Risk Reporting/Dashboard: Responsible for creating an operational risk dashboard using Qlikview, which provided insights on top risks, heat map, amount of losses etc.
Compliance & Internal Audit: Worked closely with internal audit and compliance teams of large to ensure all processes are in place and it is.
Lead Consultant, 03/2011 to 09/2016 Capgemini Financial Services – CHICAGO, IL
Responsible for coordinating activities related to Risk Control Self-Assessment, testing issue identification and corrective action tracking within a Senior Management Team organization.
Proactively managed risk and control through the identification, escalation, and solution development for compliance and audit issues including direct interaction and coordination with control officers and control owners.
Resolved complex problems through in-depth evaluation of control processes; performs root cause analyzed.
Ensured essential procedures are followed and helped to define operating standards and processes.
Business Analyst, 10/2006 to 02/2011 Cognizant Technology Solution – Scottsdale
Developed and executed strategies that mitigated the risks for American Express by serving as end-to-end Business Systems Analyst for two major projects launced by the company's Global Merchant Services Division.Reg Z and CARD ACT.
Implemented a large regulatory project for credit cards to help customers avoid interest rate increases, missed payments, and late charges-this project included the development of extensive use cases to determine a system's behavioral requirements.
Process Automation : Gathered requirements and tested a statement control application that captured data from various systems and financial products to ensure centralization of client data and supported the automation process of client reports for a major US bank.
MBA: MARKETING/FINANCE, 2004 SCMHRD - PUNE
BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, 1999 BANGALORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - BANGALORE