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May 2022

Wei Ma
Head of Model Risk and Validation at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation


Wei Ma is Head of Model Risk and Validation in SMBC U.S. Prior to his current role, he was an enterprise risk officer leading the development of the bank’s risk appetite framework. 

Before joining SMBC in 2013, Wei worked at AIG as an Associate Director managing structured product portfolios. He also led the development of structured product risk analytic capabilities, stress testing and model risk management initiatives. 

Prior to AIG, Wei was a structurer at Merrill Lynch and PwC with a focus on CLO’s. He also worked as a risk management consultant at PwC, advising banking clients on market risk management solutions. 

Wei received an M.B.A. from NYU Stern School of Business and holds degrees in computer science from top universities in China. He is a certified FRM.

Agenda Sessions

  • Interactive Roundtable: Stress Testing Models – A New Standard for Model Risk Management