Yogesh Kher
Managing Director, Market Risk Management

Years in the industry: 20+ years
Area of focus: Market risk, risk methodology, model risk, regulatory risk
School: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies and NYU Polytechnic University


What do you do at Mizuho?
I lead a team of very skilled market risk professionals. We’re responsible for measuring, monitoring and controlling market risk of trading positions carried by the firm.

What surprised you about Mizuho?
The support received from senior management in maintaining independence and objectivity within a key control function such as risk management.  

What’s a particularly proud moment you’ve had here?
I’ll always remember the feeling of pride when the efforts of my Market Risk team were recognized by way of a “One Mizuho” award.