Bethesda, Md.–Anurag Saksena recently joined Berkeley Point Capital LLC as its Chief Risk Officer in the firm’s headquarters in Bethesda, Md. He will report directly to Jeff Day, CEO, and will be responsible for leading enterprise-wide risk strategy for the firm.
Saksena previously served as the President of Global Risk & Capital Advisors LLC, Vienna, Va., an independent risk consulting firm he founded in 2010, focused on assisting clients in improving the resiliency of their risk and capital management frameworks. From 2005 through 2010, Saksena served as Chief Enterprise Risk Officer for Freddie Mac. In this capacity, he led the development and management of a firm-wide framework for managing a full range of financial and non-financial risks. Prior to Freddie Mac, Saksena led Enterprise Risk Management for GMAC, the financial services arm of General Motors. Earlier in his career he held risk and portfolio management positions of increasing responsibilities at Societe Generale in New York, Royal Bank Financial Group in Toronto and Great-West Life Assurance Company in Winnipeg.
Saksena received a Bachelor of Science in Physics with Honors from the University of Delhi, a Masters in Science in Theoretical Physics from the University of Delhi and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Manitoba, Canada.