Partner, Ernst & Young LLP; Advisory Board Member, The Islamic Finance Council UK (IFC)

Dr. Nasir M. Ahmad

Dr. Ahmad is currently a Partner at Ernst and Young LLP in London and specialises in risk and regulatory services to financial institutions. He has 20 years of international experience in financial risk management in banking, consulting, and academia, based out of Europe, Middle-East and Canada. Dr Ahmad has lead several risk and regulatory engagements, covering credit, market, operational and liquidity risks, including the implementation of Basel II and III programmes, Eurozone instability planning, stress testing, quantitative model development for complex derivatives, risk MI, internal control systems.

Dr. Ahmad has been involved extensively in training, including programmes to central banks and regulators in the Middle-East, and has contributed to thought leadership in the areas of banking, risk and financial regulation. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and risk seminars. Dr. Ahmad holds an MSc in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Mathematics, both from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.