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Doug Gardner Head, Risk Independent Review at BNP Paribas, Americas


Doug leads the development and implementation of the model risk management program for the US operations of BNP Paribas, which includes overseeing the validation of a wide variety of models including those used for enterprise-wide stress testing. 

He previously led the model risk management function at Wells Fargo, including oversight of models used for trading, asset-liability management, stress testing and regulatory capital.  Before that, he led the Financial Engineering team at Algorithmics, where he oversaw the development of models and analytics for market and counterparty risk.

Doug holds degrees in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a PhD in Operations Research from the University of Toronto, and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Schulich School of Business, York University.