Bank Risk Manager of the Year - Goldman Sachs

Risk Awards 2008

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Some parts of the risk management community have been quick to describe the credit market turmoil of 2007 as 'unprecedented', sometimes by way of an excuse for the racking up of huge losses in the credit markets and elsewhere.

All firms have taken a major hit in some form or another, and Goldman Sachs is no exception. It took a $1.48 billion write-down on its leveraged loan book during the third quarter of last year and reported a $1.82 billion exposure to non-prime residential mortgage whole lo