Katherine Zhang,

Managing Director,
State Street


Updating models to better capture risk and account for global volatility


Katherine Zhang is a MD and the head of Centralized Modelling & Analytics Team at State Street. She is currently leading this team within ERM & Compliance to provide either quantitative analysis or model development services to treasury and finance business units. She also led the model validation team for three years after she joined State Street in 2015.
Prior to joining State Street, Katherine Zhang has 20+ years of experience in model risk management, either in model development or model validation ares to support Basel II compliance, regulatory and economic capital, stress testing, allowance and pricing, and underwriting and equity/derivative trading experience in the early career. She worked for JPMorgan Chase and GE Capital before for 12 years. Katherine Zhang is a graduate of University of Chicago with a MBA with concentration in analytics, and has MSc in Finance and Economics in London School of Economics and Political Science and Mathematics bachelor degree.