Mark T. Williams is a risk management practitioner and academic with two decades of experience. Since 2002, he has been on the Finance & Economics Faculty at Boston University and currently holds the academic rank of Executive-in-Residence/Master Lecturer. Prior to teaching, he worked as a senior trading floor executive, a bank trust officer and as a bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank. He is particularly experienced relating to risk management in the energy trading, banking industry and derivative matters involving the capital markets. In addition to his teaching duties at the graduate as well as undergraduate level, his expertise is called on frequently by national media. He has also been a guest columnist for Forbes.com, Reuters.com and the Boston Globe. In 2010 he published Uncontrolled Risk (McGraw Hill), a book examining the root causes of the financial crisis and the rise and fall of investment banking giant Lehman Brothers. Outside of academics, he conducts risk management seminars, has provided consulting for various Fortune 500 companies, and is a senior advisor at the Brattle Group. On several occasions, he has also been an expert witness in various corporate cases involving risk management matters.
MBA, Boston University School of Business, Finance, 1993.
BS, University of Delaware, Finance, 1985.
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Litigation, Allstate Insurance , Boston . (January 1, 2013 - December ).
Academic, DC Gardner Inc, NYC. (June 2, 2013 - September 2013).
Litigation, GAM, Boston. (February 2, 2013 - June 19, 2013).
Academic, MISYS , NYC. (May 12, 2013 - June 6, 2013).
Academic, Learning Prep School , Boston. (January 2, 2013 - June 2013).
Litigation, Brattle Group, Boston . (June 1, 2013 - July 29, 2013).