ABOUT THE BOOK
In the digital era, various personal lending products emerge every day, from different banks, credit unions, and fintech companies. How can these lenders extend billions of dollars in loans without asking for any collateral? How do credit risk professionals manage the risk of an unsecured lending portfolio effectively?
Unsecured Lending Risk Management provides a comprehensive introduction that will help readers quickly establish a holistic view of the risk management practices in this traditional, yet quickly evolving industry. In this easy-to-follow guide, all behind-the-scenes risk management decisions and best practices are revealed.
The author puts all of his experience in managing billions of dollars of unsecured lending portfolios over the past two decades into this book.
Those exploring a career in unsecured lending risk management will find this book to provide important business contexts and the know-how that will help them launch their career.
For risk professionals in the early phase of their careers, this book will facilitate becoming a well-rounded professional and further advance their career.
Seasoned risk and non-risk professionals in the lending ecosystem can find this book to be a quick refresher of key aspects in portfolio risk management.
Curious consumers will get a peek into how the decisions on your own credit cards, loans, lines, and overdrafts are made.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Frank Tian is a seasoned risk management professional in the unsecured lending industry. His work over the past two decades has spanned the full spectrum of retail risk management, from credit strategy and risk modeling to credit systems and fraud management. Frank has held various risk positions at multiple financial institutions in the US and Canada, including Wells Fargo, MUFG Union Bank, GE Money, BMO and CIBC. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Ottawa and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
“A comprehensive overview of all the key areas for unsecured credit risk …anyone who is working to advance a young career or is considering a career in credit risk management will greatly benefit from this book. You will gain insights into the end-to-end efforts required to effectively manage consumer credit risk.”
Bryan Leaver, CRO, Luxury Card
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Retail Risk Management
Performance Measurement of Origination
Credit Line Increase
Credit Line Decrease
Portfolio Stimulation Campaigns
PORTFOLIO RISK MANAGEMENT
Portfolio Risk Management
Portfolio Risk Reports
Manage through Business Cycle