LIBOR BOOTCAMP 2021 PROGRAM EXPERT FACULTY
Sanjay Sharma, PhD
During 2007-16 Sanjay was the Chief Risk Officer of Global Arbitrage and Trading Group and Managing Director in Fixed Income and Currencies Risk Management at RBC Capital Markets in New York. His career in the financial services industry spans over two decades during which he has held investment banking and risk management positions at Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Moody’s and Natixis. Sanjay is the author of “Risk Transparency” (Risk Books, 2013), Data Privacy and GDPR Handbook (Wiley, 2019) and co-author of “The Fundamental Review of Trading Book (or FRTB) – Impact and Implementation” (RiskBooks, 2018).
Sanjay is the Founder and Chairman of GreenPoint Global – a financial technology, risk advisory, and education services firm headquartered in New York. Founded in 2006, GreenPoint has grown to over 400 employees with a global footprint and production and management teams located here in the U.S, India and Israel.
Sanjay was the Founding Director of the RBC/Hass Fellowship Program at the University of California at Berkeley and is an Adjunct Professor at EDHEC, Nice in France and at Fordham and Columbia Universities in New York. He has served as an advisor and a member of the Board of Directors of UPS Capital (a Division of UPS) and on the Global Board of Directors for Professional Risk International Association (PRMIA). He holds a PhD in Finance and International Business from New York University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and has undergraduate degrees in Physics and Marine Engineering.
Ann M. Battle is Head of Benchmark Reform at ISDA where she leads ISDA’s global efforts related to the transition away from LIBOR & other benchmark reform initiatives. Ann represents ISDA on the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) & the Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee of the CFTC Market Risk Advisory Committee. She also leads ISDA’s global work with the FSB Official Sector Steering Group (OSSG) to implement more robust fallbacks for derivative contracts. At ISDA Ann also covers derivatives clearing & CCP-related issues, bank resolution, & netting & collateral opinions for cleared & uncleared derivatives.
Prior to joining ISDA, she was a counsel in the Legal Division, Complex Financial Institutions Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Her work at the FDIC focused on resolution of systemically important financial institutions &, specifically, on domestic & cross-border issues related to derivatives and financial market infrastructures. Prior to joining the FDIC, Ms. Battle was an attorney with the law firm of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP in Washington, DC, where her practice focused on derivatives & structured products (including regulation of such products), secured & unsecured lending, & capital markets transactions. Ms. Battle received her undergraduate B.S. Business Management from Georgia Tech & her J.D. from William & Mary Law School.