Ben Golub is a member of the Global Executive Committee and co-head of the Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group of BlackRock. Dr. Golub has served as Chief Risk Officer since 2009. Dr. Golub is responsible for the investment, counterparty, technology and operational risk of BlackRock. Dr. Golub is also the chair of BlackRock's Enterprise Risk Management Committee.
Previously at BlackRock, Dr. Golub was co-head and co-founder of BlackRock Solutions, BlackRock's risk advisory business beginning in 1995. Dr. Golub also served as the acting CEO of Trepp, LLC., a former BlackRock affiliate that pioneered the creation and distribution of data and models for collateralized commercial-backed securities beginning in 1996.
In 1988, Dr. Golub was one of the eight founding partners of Blackstone Financial Management LP, from which BlackRock Inc. . Prior to the founding of BlackRock, Dr. Golub was a Vice President at The First Boston Corporation beginning in 1985 where he established the Financial Engineering Group. During his tenure, the group structured over $25 billion of bonds, including many innovative collateralized mortgage obligations and asset-backed securities.
Dr. Golub earned an SB in Management in 1978, an SM in Management in 1982, and a PhD in Applied Economics and Finance in 1984, all from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Stuart was appointed to the Management Board as Chief Risk Officer in June 2012. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1996 from Credit Suisse where he was Head of European Credit Risk Management, a position he held for four years.
In his 20-year career at Deutsche Bank, Stuart has assumed a number of senior positions. In the two years prior to his current role, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer and Chief Risk Officer for the Corporate and Investment Bank. Previous roles included Global Chief Credit Officer, Global Head of Loan Exposure Management Group and Chief Credit Officer for Asia Pacific.
Stuart attended the University of Dundee where he obtained an LLB (hons). He also holds an LLM (merit) from the London School of Economics and took the Law Society Finals Examinations at the College of Law, Guildford.
In January, 2016 Stuart was elected to serve as chair of the International Financial Risk Institute (IFRI)Executive Committee. He was recently awarded the visiting professor title at the London School of Economics (LSE) Finance Department as he is a regular guest speaker on the MSc Risk and Finance Programme where he was involved in establishing and advising on the content of this course. In addition, Stuart works in partnership with LSE's internationally renowned Financial Markets Group, through his support of the Deutsche Bank Doctoral Fellowship Programme.
In March 2013, Stuart was elected to the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Board of Trustees.
David Wildermuth, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Goldman Sachs
David is the firm's deputy chief risk officer, with oversight for credit risk, debt underwriting, enterprise risk and liquidity risk. He is chair of the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses Committee and co-chair of the Goldman Sachs Bank USA Bank Investment Committee. David is also a member of the Firmwide Risk Committee, Firmwide Capital Committee, Firmwide Enterprise Risk Committee, Firmwide Model Risk Control Committee, Risk Governance Committee, Firmwide Investment Policy Committee and the Investment Banking Division Growth Investing Committee.
David is a director of Goldman Sachs International Bank and co-sponsor of the Risk People Development Committee and the Finance and Risk Women's Network. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1997 and was named managing director in 2001 and partner in 2010.
David serves on the Board of Trustees of the East Harlem Scholars Academy. David earned an AB in Computer Science and Economics from Dartmouth College.