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Hamid Samandari Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company


Hamid Samandari is a Senior Partner in McKinsey’s New York office, the leader of the Americas Risk Practice, and a member of McKinsey’s Global Knowledge Council. Hamid joined the Firm in 1997 and has served a number of leading financial institutions in the Americas, Europe and Asia on a broad range of risk management, strategy, operations and technology issues. Hamid’s areas of expertise include capital management, credit risk management, operational risk management, risk organization and governance, risk culture, and compliance and controls functions. Hamid has a Ph.D. in Scientific Computing and Computational Mathematics from Stanford University (where his research focused on the modeling of complex dynamical systems) and a M.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Geneva.