Jacqueline Faridani

Dr Jacqueline Faridani heads up Prospect Law’s fast growing ESG practice. She is an advisor in financial risk management with 20 years of experience in a variety of risk management, compliance and product control roles at Canadian, German, French and Russian banks and life insurance companies, as well as for the Canadian financial regulator (OSFI).

Jacqueline’s early career as a specialist in particle physics followed the award of a D.Phil. in particle physics from the University of Oxford and a Masters Degree in Mathematical Finance from the University of Waterloo.

Jacqueline also holds a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) and her practical experience covers dealing with regulators’ criticisms and recommendations on risk models, analysing term sheets, and the calculation of credit counterparty risk across different asset classes. She has experience in market risk calculations, including working on the FRTB initiative and the calculation of default risk charge.

Jacqueline has also conducted independent price verification and worked in desk control roles for credit derivatives and exotic interest rates desks. Before joining Prospect Law, she contributed to a major third-party pricing and counter-party risk software upgrade project for a Russian bank, by designing pricing and sensitivity tests, analysing regression results and recommending changes and enhancements to the vendor.

Since joining Prospect Law, she has built and managed a number of ESG Audits. She is a regular contributor to the Prospect Law newsletter and writes weekly blogs on ESG-related topics


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