Alexey Smurov is Senior Director and Head of Capital Model Validation at Capital One. Dr. Smurov has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Over the last 5 years, he's been leading Capital One's model risk management team in the areas of Regulatory and Economic Capital across the full spectrum of risk types: Credit, Counterparty, Operational and Market risk. Alexey earned a PhD in Economics from the University of Georgia. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Energy Risk Professional (ERP) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designations.