PRMIA Vancouver - New Regional Director Announcement

PRMIA announces today the appointment of Carl Densem as the new Regional Director of the Vancouver Chapter. In his role as a Senior Analyst at Central 1 Credit Union’s Integrated Risk department he is responsible for model risk oversight, enterprise risk management reporting and assessing internal capital adequacy. He has previously worked for Aviva Investors North America and Voya Investment Management in various risk roles. 

As chapter leader he and the Vancouver Steering Committee plan to collaborate with other local organization with similar educational aims as PRMIA. Through events, they plan to continue to promote PRMIA webinars and PRMIA training offerings. They also plan to continue to expand the PRMIA Vancouver network through one-on-one introductions and continuing conversations about contemporary issues in risk management.

Carl will be replacing Carlos da Costa as Regional Director of the Vancouver Chapter.  PRMIA would like to take this opportunity to thank Carlos for his contributions to the Vancouver chapter and PRMIA.   Carlos served the Vancouver membership as Regional Director from February 2010 – October 2017 and was the key factor in cultivating a successful PRMIA network in British Columbia.  PRMIA is extremely grateful that Carlos continues his support for PRMIA as a member of the PRMIA Global Council.

PRMIA would like to acknowledge the Steering Committee members of the Vancouver chapter that will help the chapter achieve their goals, please find the members below.  

Regional Director

  • Carl Densem, Senior Risk Analyst, Central 1 Credit Union

Past Regional Director (2010 - 2017)

  • Carlos da Costa, Lecturer, Simon Fraser University (SFU) / University of British Columbia (UBC)

Steering Committee

  • Amit Budhwar, Director, Risk Management, Powerex
  • Andreana Yang, VP, Deals - Business Modelling, PwC Canada
  • Benjamin Jang, Portfolio Manager, Nicola Wealth Management
  • Carlos da Costa, Lecturer, Simon Fraser University (SFU) / University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • Cesar Oboni, Vice-President, Oboni Riskope Associates
  • Chris Galloway, Director, Compliance, Central 1 Credit Union
  • David Baxter, SVP and CIO, Peoples Trust
  • Glen Donaldson, Associate Professor, Finance Division, UBC
  • Laurent Birade, Americas Lead CECL - IFRS9 and CCaR, SAS Institute
  • Martin Kyle, Chief Information Security Officer, Payments Canada
  • Sudhir Dhingra, Director - Structured Finance, Citibank, N.A.
  • Tania Bangayan, Senior Operational Risk Analyst, Central 1 Credit Union
  • Tony Webb, Lead Quantitative Analyst, Americas, FINCAD