"A great resource for current credit risk practitioners seeking the latest thinking on credit risk models and management techniques." -- Richard Apostolik, President, Global Association of Risk Professionals
About the Author
David Shimko is Founder and President of Risk Capital Management Partners LLC, and is Senior Lecturer in finance at the Harvard Business School. He consults extensively with senior executives globally in the area of risk-based corporate finance, strategic risk management, credit risk management, risk policy and implementation. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and is active in the association. Before founding RCM, David worked with Bankers Trust as Principal and Head of the Risk Management Advisory Group. Prior to Bankers Trust, he was Vice President and Head of Risk Management Research at J.P. Morgan Securities. He also managed Commodity Derivatives Research on J.P. Morgan's trading desk. David was Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Southern California. He has published over 50 academic and trade articles on strategic issues and the practice of risk management, including the first edition of this text. He has written a technical textbook at the PhD level entitled Finance in Continuous Time: A Primer. He was the end-user columnist in Risk Magazine for 4 years. David completed his PhD in Managerial Economics/Finance from Northwestern University in 1988, and his BA in Economics from Northwestern in 1982.