Dr. Andrew Aziz, Head of Risk Analytics, Insurance and Buy Side Institutions, Algorithmics

Dr. Andrew Aziz is Director – Risk Analytics with IBM Business Analytics, heading the group’s Insurance and Buy-Side risk analytics segments. Prior to its acquisition by IBM, Andy held a number of senior positions at Algorithmics including Executive Vice President, Vice President of Professional Services and Vice President of Products.

In addition, Andy currently teaches in the PRMIA Risk Management Training Course and in the Financial Engineering Programme at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto. He has published several refereed articles on financial engineering, risk methodologies, and portfolio management as well as speaking extensively at risk management and financial engineering conferences worldwide.

Andy holds several degrees, including a Ph.D. in Finance from York University and an MBA in Finance from Queens University.