Ilana Ash, Governor

Ilana is a Managing Director in Risk at Credit Suisse. She was previously a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in Credit Risk Management & Advisory (CRMA). She managed the Americas Funds, Macro and Micro teams in CRM. She was a member of the Securities Division Operating Group within CRM. Ilana was also the chief risk officer for Goldman, Sachs & Co., J. Aron & Company, and Goldman Sachs Financial Markets, LP as swap dealers and was chairperson of their respective Swap Dealer Risk Committees.


Previously, Ilana managed the Credit Derivatives team within CRM. Prior to that, Ilana held various roles on other teams within CRM, including serving as a senior member of the Consumer Retail team. She joined Goldman Sachs in 1998 as an associate and was named managing director in 2011. Prior to joining the firm, Ilana worked at KPMG in Structured Finance from 1992 to 1996. Ilana earned an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School in 1998 and a BA in Economics from The University of Michigan in 1992.