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ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTOR
Steve Lindo is a financial risk manager with more than 30 years' experience managing risks in asset/liability management (ALM), funding, international fixed income, and alternative asset portfolios. His current role is Principal of SRL Advisory Services, an independent consulting firm specializing in risk governance, culture and education, risk strategy, measurement, and regulatory expertise, in the United States and internationally. His career includes U.S. and international risk management positions with Fifth Third Bancorp, GMAC Financial Services (now Ally Financial), Cargill Inc.'s proprietary financial trading group (today operating as Black River Investments and Carval Investors), First National Bank of Chicago (now part of JPMorgan Chase), and Lloyds TSB Bank. During 2008-2010, he undertook a two-year engagement as CEO of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA), a nonprofit member organization with more than 75,000 members in 198 countries. He has a BA and an MA from Oxford University and speaks fluent French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese.