He has a unique blend of experience developing analytical solutions within banks and as a financial services consultant.
Before joining A&M, Mr. Stevenson was Senior Vice President of HSBC North America Holdings, where he developed their Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Program. In addition, he designed and led economic capital and stress testing programs for the bank’s U.S. operations and built their operational risk Loss Distribution Approach model.
He also designed and implemented HSBC’s Enterprise-wide Stress Testing program, including stress testing for the firm’s capital plan, idiosyncratic and firm-specific stress tests, and reverse stress testing.
Mr. Stevenson was a former managing director and department head of portfolio management at BNP Paribas, responsible for developing, selling and managing four collateralized loan obligations ($14 billion in assets), including the first securitization of non-investment grade commercial loans.
He also served in quantitative risk and credit portfolio management positions at Fleet Financial Group and Citibank, developing quantitative models for estimating probability of default and loss given default, as well as portfolio optimization, stress-testing and economic capital models.
Mr. Stevenson was the principal and managing director at Stevenson Associates LLC, a risk and investment management consulting company that he founded, and has provided management advisory services to banks as an executive of Loan Pricing Corp.
Mr. Stevenson earned a PhD and a master’s degree in environmental biology from the State University of New York and a bachelor’s degree from Williams College. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi and is the winner of the 2009 Chief Risk Officer Award at HSBC.
An industry thought-leader, he has published nearly 20 papers on risk management, portfolio management and quantitative analytics in lending and risk management journals. He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Fairfield University (CT) and Pace University (NY).