Alexander Carmichael

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Previous Experience

  • Global Head of Commercial Banking, RiskMetrics Group Inc.
  • Director, Risk Solutions Asia Pacific
  • RiskMetrics Product Specialist, Market and Credit Risk Analytics, RiskMetrics

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Alexander Carmichael

Chief Operating Officer, Promontory Financial Group Australasia, LLP

Alex works with clients to strengthen their risk management and compliance processes. With a background in quantitative risk measurement and information management, Alex specializes in the effective communication of risk information across large and complex organizations. He also helps clients optimize benefits and savings from the investments made in regulatory compliance programs and technology.


Prior to joining Promontory, Alex spent seven years with RiskMetrics Group Inc., a risk management research, analytics and data firm. In New York and Singapore, he served in a range of positions, including Global Head of Commercial Banking with responsibility for the development of products and services for RiskMetrics’ commercial bank clients. Alex also was director of Risk Solutions, Asia Pacific, where he served as the head of the regional team responsible for risk advisory and training, project management, client services and technology. Before joining RiskMetrics, he was a marketing executive based in Beijing with the Colly Cotton Group, a cotton producing and commodities trading firm.


  • Certificate in finance, Princeton University
  • B.A., economics, Princeton University

Affiliations, Awards, and Civic Engagements

Representative Engagements

  • Assessed and enhanced a global banking institution’s anti-money laundering program as well as the bank’s sanctions compliance and reporting programs.
  • Analyzed a large bank’s resolution scenarios and policy options for a regulatory agency.
  • Assessed and enhanced the global risk functions of governance and organizational structure for a large banking institution.

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