Al HamdaniVice-President at Canada Development Investment Corporation
Al Hamdani is Vice-President at the Canada Development Investment Corporation, which manages various investments of the Government of Canada as well as the LEEFF loan program for large enterprises facing difficulties due to COVID-19. Prior to this role, Mr. Hamdani was Chief Risk Officer of Export Development Canada overseeing all aspects of EDC’s risk management activities for its global operations, including credit and market risk management, capital management, as well as compliance and ethics. In addition, Mr. Hamdani oversaw a multi-year program within EDC branded the Enterprise Risk Management Transformation Program, which focused on enhancing and further building out EDC’s practices to align to regulatory standards. Mr. Hamdani is an active participant in various international risk management organizations.
Prior to this position, Mr. Hamdani served in various senior leadership roles at EDC, including Vice-President and Head of EDC’s Risk Management Office overseeing EDC’s credit adjudication, loan portfolio management, and capital and market risk management activities, as well as Vice-President and Head of EDC’s Structured and Project Finance Group. Before joining EDC in 1999, Mr. Hamdani held positions at CIBC World Markets as well as the Bank of Canada. Mr. Hamdani has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Rotman School of Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Carleton University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.