Sergio Scandizzo is Head of Model Validation at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg. He is associate editor of The Journal of Operational Risk and has been recognized as one of the "Top 50" Face of Operational Risk by OpRisk & Compliance Magazine. 

Prior to his position at the EIB he was a principal in the London office of PricewaterhouseCoopers and, prior to that, a senior manager in the Global Risk Advisory team at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce in Toronto. He holds degrees in computer science and finance and is author of four books and several articles on risk management and bank governance.